What is that makes us happy?

I often wonder this…and I am sure that you wonder that too… Over the last 10 years I learned that being in a certain place does not makes us happier necessarily. However, being surrounded by the your family and the people you love does have that effect. Being happy is…

11 Smart Ways To Prepare Your Home For …

It’s just the start of November here and the temperature already dropped to 8-10C during the day and 2-4C during the night. The heating went on over a week ago as well as the floors were getting quite cold during the night already and as the girls spend a lot…

My dream winter home

The winter holidays are approaching and there’s a lot of thinking in our home at the moment. Now that we have a car to take us around we really want to spend holidays again somewhere where is proper winter. Living in the south of the country it means that we…

Thoughtful gifts for new mums

One of my friends had a baby recently and I have to admit that I struggled to find something suitable to buy for her. Of course I bought little gifts – a brush and some clothes – for her daughter but besides flowers I couldn’t think of anything else to…

Working at home VS working away

It’s not the first time I am talking on this blog about my working status. You all know by now that for the past 4 years I’ve been at home looking after my two daughters and for the past two years i’ve mostly earned my living by working as a…

How to raise bilingual kids

If you’ve been reading this blog for a while you know that my girls are bilingual. Obviously, I am Romanian but their daddy is English so although we don’t live in England anymore I am trying as much as I can to teach my girls about their home country as…

Seeing the truth…

Sometimes life and its events give us the right tools to realise that something or someone in our life doesn’t show their true colours. This happened to me last week – a supposed “dear friend” disappointed me. Someways I was always expecting for it to happen…you know when one friend…