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Pitch In, Sign Up And Help Out – How To Volunteer When You Think You Don’t Have The Time To

As a parent, I am a firm believer in doing your bit. Before complaining about that state of the school, the lack of activities in the community or how difficult it is to meet other families, I prefer to make a suggestion, volunteer or start an initiative.  I’m shy and the phrase “we are looking… Continue reading Pitch In, Sign Up And Help Out – How To Volunteer When You Think You Don’t Have The Time To

50 Things That Make Me Happy · children · crafts · Easter · family · friendships · sewing machine embroidery · supermarkets · writing

50 Things That Make Me Happy

In one of my very eary posts on this blog, I mentioned that I was never one for soul-searching. That said, it doesn’t hurt now and again to take a step back and look at your life. But, be warned, it can go either way, depending on the mood you are in or the day… Continue reading 50 Things That Make Me Happy

children · Easer eggs · Easter · Easter traditions · Photoshoot

German Easter Egg Decorations – A Photoshoot

Decorating hard-boiled eggs with children is a typical German Easter tradition. There are so many ways to decorate eggs and over the last few years we have been trying them out- From sticker patterns to hand painting to natural dying, the possibilities are well not quite endless but certainly vast.  The only problem we have… Continue reading German Easter Egg Decorations – A Photoshoot