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Leaving everything behind

When someone mentioned that they viewed moving abroad as leaving everything behind, it really did make me think twice. I hadn’t thought about it in this way at all and I guess it has opened my eyes to other people’s experiences. 444 more words

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Make it Monday: Fake Snow!

Okay, so the weatherman’s right: there’s 0% chance of snow outside. But inside, mamas? That’s another story. Whip this up and stick it in the fridge. 33 more words

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12 Books of Christmas, #4

Written by Miek Wiking, The Little Book of Hygge: The Danish Way to Live Well technically isn’t a Christmas book, but the concept of hygge… 183 more words

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Christmas markets — last chance

I fully expect we will travel to Europe in the future, but I don’t expect we would travel in December. So, this is our last chance to experience the Christmas markets! 761 more words


The Hair is Still a Problem

Why does a hair style seem like such a big deal? I try to keep things in perspective, especially things that are only about how I look. 710 more words


Long Shadows, Long Light

We’ve had a break from all the clouds, torrential rain, intermittent hail and nights of snow – so I went for a run.

At this time of the year, the sun is low at 4:30 in the afternoon and sets only 20 minutes later. 311 more words