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    Playing with colours

    Today while I was watching one of my favourite programs I decided that it was time to start and play around with one of the pictures that my husband took with me and Kara while he was here for Christmas. I particularly love this picture because is not one of those in which we pose and smile. I don’t particularly like the way I look and my thick eyebrows but I am hoping this will be a nice memory for my eldest. So first  I chose the effects Black & White using Picmonkey.. Secondly I scrolled down to Daguerrotype and kept the “Brady” option and play around with the Fade…

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    My 5 favourite family destinations for young children

      Guest blogger: Katie is a self-confessed traveloholic. Travelling across Europe, Asia and Africa with her family has provided them with new experiences, new recipes and unforgettable memories.  http://www.delightso.me I’ve always loved travel so becoming a mum wasn’t going to curb my enthusiasm for overseas adventures. In fact, it’s probably heightened it because now I get to share my adventures with my two little ones. My eldest had her first trip on a plane when she was just three months old and my youngest managed to beat even that, boarding his first flight a month earlier. Despite the obvious difficulties of having to haul more equipment and luggage around with us,…

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    Conflicted

    Life… It certainly isn’t easy. As soon as you feel like you know what you doing and you are comfortable with your decisions something happens and all is taking a new perspective. I am the kind of person who like stability and change disturbs me out of my way. It makes me feel restless and conflicted. It makes me wonder constantly if the things I am doing are the right ones for me, my family and our future.I was born and lived until I finished high school in only one city. This is why I thought that after I will get married my life will be in only one city…

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    2014 – Happy New Year!

    Last year was a life changing, difficult and interesting year all together. I am not gong to talk about what happened last year because i already done it in a different post. I am hoping that this year will come with more happiness then the year before though. I am hoping that i will change my way of thinking and concentrate more on the positive side of things rather than on the negative side of things. I will try and enjoy the good and positive in my life. I think this will be better than try and change the negative. Sometimes negative things need to happen. Taking a break from blogging…

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    Guest Post: My new style crushes – and how I’m stealing their style this season

    While I’ll happily drool over celebrities’ red carpet moments, it’s not very often that I attend a movie premiere with a bunch of A-listers so my inspiration tends to come from looking at stars’ off duty style or even spotting someone walking past on the street who has put an outfit together in a way I might not have thought of. Here are just a few of my fashion crushes at the moment, and the pieces I’ll be buying to steal their style. Lena Dunham Country pop star Taylor Swift has recently named Girls star Lena Dunham as one of her style crushes. And I have to say I agree.…

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    My photo(s) of the week

    Today it was the first time my eldest daughter Kara participated in a ballet show.  She was very shy all the way through… but i guess it is expected from a 4 and half year old.However it was a happy day and the best bit about the whole day was her smile when she saw the quite funny Santa: My beautiful girl Kara was really good today and made mummy feel like the proudest mum ever! Mummy loves you lots and lots!

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    More chances for that sneaky kiss under the mistletoe with KiddyCharts £1,900 Advent Calendar giveaways

    Today on the blog we have a really special lady guest posting – Helen Neale. Helen is a freelancer writer and a blogger that besides writing at kiddycharts.com and stickersstarsandsmiles.com she is the mother of two young children. But she can tell you all about her and her challenges below.  Oh and she also has a few surprisers for you too! Thanks so much to Romanian Mum for letting me drop by and see all you lovely people here today. I am going to be a wonderful guest, I swear. See, I brought biscuits, chocolates, and even toys for the gorgeous wee girlies as well *passes imaginary toys around*. Today I have come all this way to tell…