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This Moment

A Friday ritual inspired by SouleMama. A single photo – no words – capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment to pause, savour and remember. Our Advent Elves have been appearing with little messages every … Continue reading

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Getting ready for Advent

Up until this year, I have been using a little handmade advent calendar – little bags I made quite a while ago and refilled every year. This year, the big boy was utterly desperate for one of those advent calendars that … Continue reading

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Cutting felt circles: alternative activity to baking (since Kaya wanted to be helpful and washed our handmixer. As in: submerged it in water. No mixing here today) / 5 minutes at the sewing machine = new super easy Christmas garland … Continue reading

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Hello, December

          Kaya and I came down with a cold this weekend. I am already getting better, but the little guy is still coughing and wheezing, and just fell asleep in his bed listening to Christmas carols. … Continue reading

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This is the week

I lost a week of November somewhere along the way. I am sure there should have been another one between now and December. You know, the week where I get ready for Advent, think up things to put into the … Continue reading

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People, look east, the time is near  Of the crowning of the year. Make your house fair as you are able, Trim the hearth and set the table. People, look east and sing today: Love, the guest, is on the … Continue reading

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Reality Check

There is a lot to be thankful for these days. For the safe journey we’ve had, the people we’ve met, the food we had. It has been a very full few weeks; but also with its fair share of frustration … Continue reading

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