Polar Bears, Singing Husbands & Rapunzel #LittleLoves

I’m so happy that March is finally here although I’m not sure how we are already in the third month of the year. Hopefully this month will bring us lots more opportunities to get outside and have some fun. I don’t know about you but when the sun is shining and things start to grow again it improves my mood and lifts my spirits.

I’m making it a priority to indulge myself in my little loves each week. For the last six months my work/life balance has been non-existent and it’s just not the way I want to live anymore. As much as I love being my own boss I just haven’t been taking the time for myself. I’m trying to rectify that by following a new working hours schedule and actually taking some days off.

Read

I read a post over on The Cornish Mum called The Unfair Stigma of Diabetes. Her message struck a chord with me and has really helped me with some of the guilt I feel about my own diagnosis with type 2.

Other than reading lots of blog posts I haven’t picked up a book or a magazine this week at all. I would love to get back in to reading regularly again but it’s the one thing that gets neglected when I’m pushed for time.

Watched

Another series I’m late to the party with is Fortitude. I started watching it earlier this week on Sky box-sets and I’m hooked already. It’s certainly not what I expected it to be. I love it’s Arctic setting and the plethora of recognisable actors. It’s got it all, stunning backdrop, murder, suspense and polar bears. If you love a good ‘who done it’ with lots of twists then I definitely recommend it.

I also watched a film at the weekend called ‘Nerve’. I think it’s more suited to the teen audience but I really enjoyed it. I thought it was like a modern day Hackers.

Heard

My husband, Chris is an amazing singer (of course I’m biased) he was singing at an open mic night when I met him. He has this beautiful rich tone to his voice that gets me right in my stomach every time I hear him. His guitar has sadly been gathering dust for a while as real life took over so I was delighted when he brought it downstairs at the weekend. We all sat in the kitchen and listened while he sang my favourites. I wish I had an ounce of his musical talent.

Made

Every half term I like to let the kids bake something. It’s great now that Jake is old enough to properly get involved. They made some cupcakes and lots of mess.

Worn

I have to let Daisy have this section this week. With world book day on the horizon I was so happy and relieved when she said Rapunzel was her favourite book. We already had the costume so I didn’t need to dash round trying to sew bits of things together. I’m just not that creative kind of Mummy. Next year Jake will at school too so I think I might snap up lots of costumes in the inevitable sales that follow.

And lastly 

It’s no secret that I’m a huge YouTube fan, I could watch videos all day long. I’ve had a bit of a shuffle and sort out on there this week and have found some great new accounts to follow. I don’t know what it is but having a video play in the background while I go about my day but it really makes me happy. There’s always something new to watch.

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12 Comments

  1. March 3, 2017 / 14:27

    I’m very much affected by the weather also – I’m hoping for some more sunshine now March is here. Also, we’ve had a couple of little outings locally, but for the most part I feel like we’ve been so cooped up indoors over winter. It has been driving me crazy!!!

    Daisy looked lovely for World Book Day, and I feel you on not being one of the creative mums! Baking with the little ones is always fun… And messy!

    I watch far too much YouTube – I probably watch more vlogs than actual TV shows. I think that’s partly to do with being a nosy parker and liking to see how others lead their lives!

    I hope you have a wonderful weekend!

    • March 6, 2017 / 06:50

      I know what you mean about YouTube, some weeks I feel like I watch more on there than on actual television. There’s just so much good stuff to choose from I have no aspirations to vlog though !

  2. claire @ the ladybirds adventures
    March 3, 2017 / 21:04

    I feel better when it is sunny too. Love the Rapunzel costume. We made cupcakes today too. #littleloves

    • March 6, 2017 / 09:09

      There’s nothing like a bit of sunshine to cheer you up is there.

  3. March 5, 2017 / 10:17

    Daisy makes a very cute Rapunzel! I started watching Fortitude on the way back from holidays a couple of years ago and loved it but have never got round to watching any more. It keeps popping up on my Sky box thing, I really should give it a go. xx

    • March 6, 2017 / 09:14

      I’m almost at the end of the first season and I’m still gripped. It is getting a touch too gory though !

  4. March 5, 2017 / 22:58

    Oh I love baking with the kids it is so much fun and they learn so much from it.

  5. March 6, 2017 / 10:52

    I watch Fortitude too, I’m on the second season now and while it’s not as gory (thankfully!) it’s just as weird and I will freely admit I have no idea what’s going on! haha
    Daisy looks so cute as Rapunzel, kids love dressing up for WBD don’t they. Have a grat week xx

  6. March 6, 2017 / 18:37

    Hi Angela, Shannon here!
    I couldn’t agree more with indulging in yourself. Reading is one of my favorite pass times too, and just like you I tend to just read tons of blog post. Its nice to pick up a book once in a while and be taken away by the pages.

    I enjoyed this!
    xx Shannon // http://www.duedatediaries.com

    Thats the cutest Rapunzel ever btw!

  7. March 7, 2017 / 13:10

    Aww, your little girl looks beautiful in her rapunzel costume! What a lovely choice 🙂 #tuesdaytreasures

  8. March 7, 2017 / 13:27

    How lovely that your husband can sing, such a talent-I am like to sing but am pretty horrible-even my toddler says no mummy no haha #tuesdaytreasures

  9. March 8, 2017 / 12:45

    Daisy looks lovely for world book day – last year my daughter wanted to go as cinderella which was handy as we had the costume! #tuesdaytreasures

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