The six weeks of school holidays passed by so quickly! They were filled to bursting with time spent with our families in the UK, in Germany, and here at home in The Netherlands. It couldn’t have been more perfect, family was exactly what my heart needed. Here’s a little glimpse into our July and August! […]

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My childhood was entirely ‘analogue’. Over the the last couple of weeks I’ve been scanning old family photos that I’ve inherited from my Grandma so that I can share them with my brother back in the UK. We live in a digital world now. Sharing has got a whole lot easier. I love that. But […]

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I find myself drawn to comparison photos of the girls lately; photos taken in the same places but months/years apart. When I look back and compare, it really shows how fleeting these early years are and how fast our girls are growing up! Here’s a glimpse into our January and February.. [1] Writing notes for our Happiness Jar Our Happiness […]

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We’ve had more than our fair share of winter illnesses zap our energy over the past couple of months, so I haven’t been out and about with my camera as much as I would have liked. 2017 is looking bright though and i’m so excited for all the babies – family, friends and clients! It’s going to […]

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Our Happiness Jar

January 9, 2017

Have you heard of a Happiness Jar? On New Year’s Eve, my husband and I took it in turns to read my happiness notes from 2016. It was the first year I kept a Happiness Jar (putting memories and happy thoughts in it almost daily throughout the year). It was fun to recap the year this […]

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Whilst selecting images for this month’s blog circle, it hit me. My girls are growing up. Fast. Woah! My mama-heart made me choose only photos of them to share with you for this round of Impressions. These are memories I hold dear to my heart. Enjoy.. [1] Toes, and upside down reading. Oh goodness, my heart flipped at […]

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