Tuesday, 29 January 2013

Yellow - inspiration

Do you have a favourite colour?
 
If so, was it always your favourite?
 
Yellow was not always my favourite colour.
But I have fallen in love with it.
 
I find it warm and peaceful and ...the happiest colour in the world .
 
I love yellow.
 
 Here it is, my yellow inspiration, for this not so bright and warm month of January !
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Wednesday, 16 January 2013

Snow day.

 
 
Monday morning we woke up to see snow on the ground. It's the first snow we had this year.
We were hopping for it at Christmas time, but I'm thankful my girls got to enjoy it this winter.
Emma was a bit confused that is winter and there is no snow on the ground, she kept saying winter in not here yet.:)
 
 
That morning on the way to preschool, she was the happiest little girl I have ever seen, she was jumping around and shouting for joy, walking every were she saw snow on the ground.
Hannah was giggling too when she saw how happy her big sister was.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Tuesday, 15 January 2013

How to Turn Your Home Into a Birthday Present

 by Stacy Watts - guest post
 
What to do when you run out of ideas for someone special’s birthday present? You’ve done it all: expensive presents, cheap but handmade and cute presents, surprise parties, adventurous birthdays in nature, etc.

How about making a fun game out of his or her birthday? You can turn your whole home into a birthday present in a sort of treasure hunt where excitement grows with each step you both take.

Treasure hunt
First you should start out with a present, but it is here only as a tool. That is why you don’t need to work a headache over what to get your partner. It can be a nice piece of clothes, a book or CD they wanted, bicycle equipment, nicely illustrated set of playing cards or Tarot cards or whatever you choose.

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Wrap the present nicely in a shiny wrapping paper, put a ribbon on it if you want and hide it somewhere in your house! If it’s a big present, some places you could hide your gift would be: in the closet, in a basket in your bathroom where you keep dirty clothes, in a washing machine, outside on the balcony, underneath your bed, etc  then begins the fun part.


How to make the clue search fun

1) Place a handwritten or printed note in your partner’s slippers or anywhere she will definitely not miss it the moment she enters the house. If you choose to print the note, it would be fun if you chose some archaic or artsy looking font (lately I’ve been using Matura MT Script Capitals, it is very fun looking). The note could say something like this:

Are you ready for your big adventure? Can you resist the treasure hunt’s lure? If you carefully search your bedroom wall, you’ll be a step closer to your final goal.
 
 
 

2) Hopefully you are better at rhyming than I am. Your partner will be curious to find out what’s on the bedroom wall and he’ll immediately go there, where you’ll have prepared the next clue. It can be a picture of you guys sitting on the sofa in the living room, or a poster featuring some piece of furniture, a bed, or anything like that. You can circle the object where he’s supposed to look next, and if that’s too subtle, you can write in big red letters: YOUR NEXT CLUE.

3) Let’s say his next clue is bed, which would be convenient as he’s already in the bedroom. It can be an envelope consisting of cut out letters from a newspaper. Your partner should easily arrange the letters because it should be only one word, like: sofa, mirror, toilet, fireplace (that one might be more tricky to guess, maybe), or any other place you’d like to hide the next clue. As for the envelope, make him search for it a little. Place it
under the mattress, inside the pillowcase or under the bed.

Go on in this manner and hide at least 10 clues around the house using your rug, the cat’s basket, kitchen sink, computer (where you’ve alredy written a note and turned off the screen) and any other piece of furniture until you’ve toured the whole house and learned about hidden corners you’ve never even noticed. However, don’t make it too long and make your partner annoyed. The game should last just long enough to maintain the excitement and curiosity level, before your partner gets impatient. The last clue will, of course, lead her to her present, after which the reward for both could be a romantic dinner with candles.
 
   Stacy Watts likes to write about celebrations and decorations. She thinks life is very short so she doesn't want to miss any moment of joy and celebration. Hope you like her strange but interesting birthday celebration idea."

 

Wednesday, 9 January 2013

WIWW 09/01/2013

Hello there,I hope you all have a great week!I am linking up with the lovely Lindsey at the Pleated Poppy for What I Wore Wednesday blog hop.

Join me there,will you?

Click here for more info!
 
Saturday we went to the Museum with the girls.To me there is something magical about museums.I love going there with the kids, it inspires me !
 
We had beautiful weather and a great time walking the city streets afterwards.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Shirt: Vero Moda
Cardigan : H&M
Trousers : H&M
Boots: River Island
"diaper bag" -e bay
Hat : Christmas gift - in LOVE with it! I need one for summer!
Scarf : Car Boot
 
 
 

Tuesday, 8 January 2013

Welcome to our living room fort!

 
  Sunday night we built a fairy Fort in our living room for the girls.We had a  Snow White slide show on an old filmstrip, popcorn, pillows and fairy lights, the best combination ever!
 
 

  

 
 
...half way through it Emma was asking for Snow White on my laptop....so I guess I enjoyed the slide show a bit more.
 
 
 
 
Oh pretty fairy lights!
 
 
 
 A well spent Sunday evening!
 
Thankful to be able to make these happy memories for my girls!
 

Friday, 4 January 2013

My 10 favourite blogs! You will love them all!

Hey it's  Friday!
Do you know what my favourite thing to do is on Friday ( night) ,on a good Friday, one where I don't fall asleep  at 8 PM putting baby Hannah to sleep ?
 
I like to make a cup of tea and catch up on my favourite blogs.
 I'm telling you , it's like reading a good book. I feel inspired and ready for the weekend.

 I'm going to share with you today some of my favourite bloggers. You are going to fall in love with them , all of them, just like I did. You are welcome! :)

 



 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Happy Reading!
 
 

Thursday, 3 January 2013

December collage


 
December has been a blessed month.
 
We celebrated the birth of our Savior, had friends with us from Romania (some are still with us for a few more days, yay!!! ) we went caroling with the kids,  and my hubby was home from work for 10 days!!
I love it when he is home, I just fell complete and realaxed when I have him around.:)
 I love him so much!
 
 We had a great time making some beautiful memories and traditions.
 
I am thankfull for December!
 
How was your December?
 

Wednesday, 2 January 2013

WIWW 02/01/2013


Yesterday  we went out for a walk in the park.
 It started as a sunny day but we ended up back home in two hours freezing cold!
That's UK.:)
 
 
 
 
 
This is my new diaper bag.:) It was not designed as a diaper bag but  I find it very practical .
I got it from e-bay for £15.
 
Shoes - H&M (sale)
Jeans - hand me down from a friend
Shirt - H&M
Jacket  - a shop in the Mall...don't know the name , but it was on sale.
Scarf - Car boot
 
I am linking up with the lovely Lindsey from Te pleated Poppy for What I Wore Wednesday.
Join me here.
 
 
 
 

Tuesday, 1 January 2013

Happy New Year!



I have been a bit absent in the last month. Sorry about that.
December has been crazy busy with friends visiting from Romania , Christmas and life in general. But here I am, starting the new year right, with a blog post and a day out with the kids in the park,getting dirty and having fun!


I hope all of you had a blessed time this Holiday Season and you got to start 2013  right...if not ,make sure to finish it right! :)
 Have a great New Year guys!
Thank you for sticking with me!
God bless!