Reviews: New Year. New You!

Firstly let me take this opportunity to wish you all a very Happy New Year. We’re stood at the open door of a brand new year and many people often take this opportunity to reinvent themselves. It’s not necessarily that you should be looking for a new you but how about an even better you?! …

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Arts & Crafts: Chinese New Year crafts

The Chinese New Year is also known as the Spring Festival. This ancient celebration marks the end of the Winter season and the beginning of Spring. This year it falls on February 5th, 2019 and it is the year of the pig. Everything is new and coming back to life, making the start of a…

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Expat: Intentions for 2019 & new year plans

The things we carry around are what defines us, especially as an expat. Our identity is in the things we choose to travel with: photos, books, food, national dress; a flag. It doesn’t matter if you are newbie expat or have been living in your adopted country for year and years, our stuff defines us.…

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Pinterest: Self improvement for New Year goals

Happy New Year! I hope you had a wonderful Christmas and New Year. We are at the start of a new year, so it’s a fantastic time to set those goals and motivate yourself to become a better you. For this month’s Pinterest round-up I will be sharing new year goals, resolutions and motivational pins.…

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Shopping Hauls: Invest in yourself this New Years’

So Christmas is over, the decorations are coming down and we’ve got the New Year to look forward to!  I’ve seen a lot of goal-setting going on towards the end of the year, which I personally think is a good thing – as long as it’s realistic. If there’s one thing I’ve learned this year…

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Books: Christmas chronicles, book advents & traditions

Welcome to December’s books round-up, are you ready for Christmas? Are you an ‘organise everything in advance’ person like me, or an ‘up wrapping on Christmas Eve’ type of person? Books always make it into my children’s Christmas present pile, they have a selection of fairytales, fact book and my son has the new David…

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