December 2014

14 posts

2014 has been quite a mixed year for us in the end. Some of it has been fantastic – we have travelled to various places this year, including Cyprus, Canada and America, we’ve got a new bathroom and have decorated the kitchen. We have spent lots of time with various family and friends over the …
December is over, and what a fantastic month it has been for us. I had a brilliant birthday, we’ve had a fantastic Christmas surrounded by family, and all in all, I feel very grateful for what we have. The break from work has been lovely and it has given me some time to reflect on …
What a lovely week it has been for us. We have spent time with family and friends, we have had some lovely gifts given to us by others, and lots of food has been eaten. I got to spend Christmas Day with my parents and grandparents, and then we spent Boxing Day with my husband’s …
As the year winds down and thoughts turn to the year ahead, I thought I’d do a reflective post about this blog so far. I started on June 1st, 2014, so it technically hasn’t been a full year, but I thought it was appropriate to do a post about the top 10 posts on The …
I have finally finished my day job for the holidays which means that I can well and truly get into the holiday mode now. I have spent quite a few evenings wrapping presents, decorating our house with sparkly lights and enjoying the wind down this time of year brings. I got a new gingerbread candle …
In what is seemingly a worrying trend, more and more adults are living on the financial knife-edge that is living pay cheque to pay cheque. Every month, their income is stretched to the limit, until they are literally left with pennies the day before payday. What is even more sad, is that once in the …
I don’t know if it is just me, but 2014 has gone by fast. Like, really fast. A “blink and you’ve missed it’ fast. All of those new year’s resolutions that we made at the start of the year are probably languishing in a corner somewhere, forgotten and lost. A new set of promises are …
It is definitely nearing Christmas now; the weather has got much cooler and I have had to defrost my windscreen more than once this week! Most of our evenings have been spent sat on the sofa, cuddled up and watching a film. We’ve finally got round to watching the start of Breaking Bad to see …
Now is the time start thinking about the year ahead; what kind of things do you wish to accomplish in the upcoming year and what things are you aware that you struggle with that you want to try and get sorted. I know for a fact, that snacking in between meals is going to be …
As someone who regularly reads the news, it comes as no surprise that in the UK, the rise in the need for food banks is rising. The more people are using, the more important they become to those in need. There has been a few articles recently that have caught my attention, such as this …
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