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Blogmas Day 15 – Pre Christmas clean and packing

This morning was a very hygge morning spent doing yoga, a quick declutter and then a deep clean of the apartment. We will be leaving for the UK next week to spend time with family. So I don’t want to come back to a messy house! I’ve also packed and picked up a few remaining…… Continue reading Blogmas Day 15 – Pre Christmas clean and packing

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Blogmas Day 13- A gift for someone you don’t know well

Today I was very grateful to receive a lovely gift from a colleague. She is a lovely, cheerful lady who gifted me a beautiful Cath Kidston shopping bag. I want to get her a return gift, however don’t know her extremely well. In the end I did a bit of googling but could only find…… Continue reading Blogmas Day 13- A gift for someone you don’t know well

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Blogmas Day 9 – A very hygge Party

Saturday we held a little hygge gathering in the apartment. Close friends came to celebrate before hubby and I head back to the UK for Christmas and New Year. To give them a true British experience, we had mince pies, bucks fizz and sausage rolls. Everyone left full and Merry, which was my MO. I’m…… Continue reading Blogmas Day 9 – A very hygge Party

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Blogmas Day 6 – Party Prepping

We are having friends over this weekend for a small hygge gathering. I have been cleaning today to save time and sanity at the weekend. I’m trying to keep things simple after a busy week and just open some packets, despite watching Nigella all week! I have bought quite a lot of what I need…… Continue reading Blogmas Day 6 – Party Prepping

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Halloween party and pot luck

This year I had a nice chilled out Halloween party at home. Friends bought food for sharing so it ended up being pot luck style. We watched corpse bride and the Adams family and played Uno. It was a very hygge evening and a well earned respite from our busy city lives. Let me know…… Continue reading Halloween party and pot luck

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Fighting the urge to shop!

I read a really good quote somewhere that said if you want to buy something you should spend the day rearranging a room. Actually I think I saw it on Instagram (credit to the savvy Sagittarius). So that’s just what I did as my YouTube has been inundated with”Fall decorate with me” videos and “Halloween…… Continue reading Fighting the urge to shop!

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Frugal, thrifted and free Halloween 2018

This year I am planning a Halloween gathering ahead of time as nothing memorable happened last year. I think we just watched some movies. However this year is different! I have planned ahead due to being overwhelmed with the beautiful Halloween decor in Japan ( see my post on “popular”). I bought a few token…… Continue reading Frugal, thrifted and free Halloween 2018