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Home sweet home

Moving home is always a process that involves a complex cocktail of emotions; fear, stress, excitement, inspiration, sadness and joy all melted together to keep you awake at night either compiling a to-do list the length of your arm or picturing all the bits you’ll buy to make this new house home. 827 more words


Week 1: Settle-In Slowdown

The holiday part of our trip ended suddenly and stealthily. I didn’t realise it was gone until this afternoon, when I collapsed on our bed, exhausted by a day of apartment-hunting in the desert sun. 417 more words

Working Mumma Series - ep 1 "you're here but you'd rather be somewhere else"

Week one done – and to say it has been an emotional roller coaster would be an understatement!!

Dropping your baby off at a nursery – however much you like said nursery is HORRIFIC! 1,028 more words


Part 1: Settling in

Having spent the first 2 years of my college life in the very small and student-filled town of Maynooth, my third year brought something bigger, better but absolutely terrifying. 393 more words


The one about the supermarket stamps ...

It’s been a while, and I apologise!  Things have been a bit hectic around here with the start of kindergarten for the girls, some medical issues, a family holiday and well, general laziness. 431 more words

So Dutch It Hurts

Update Summer 2016

Week of 11 July – Pack, Load, Clean

This was an extremely busy week. We gave away all of our food and cleaning products to neighbours. 673 more words


Home Sweet Home

My Kingdom for a contractor?

It’s long past time for a housing update.

After we signed in blood and exchanged our firstborn for a flat in IJBurg, there was the inevitable flurry of activity. 619 more words