Five happy happenings #20

Soooo, it’s been a while since one of these happy posts. My bad. In my defence, work has been super busy and both Mr Mouse and I have succumbed to a couple of particularly rubbish bugs which have left us fairly drained. Still, it’s October (my favourite month, like about 92% of all bloggers), the […]

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Five happy happenings #19

My bestie coming to stay in the Mouse House for the weekend. She lives in London and it’s been ages since we saw her so it was fabulous to catch up, drink lots of cava, and watch Harry Potter films. Discovering this cookie recipe (the whole book is also brilliant). These jeans. So comfy. Size down. The […]

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5 happy happenings #18

It seems a very odd time to be posting about happy things because it feels as if the world is rapidly going mad. We haven’t had a day recently without hearing about horrendous things happening somewhere – it’s such a traumatic time for so many people, in so many countries, that writing about how the […]

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A few of my favourite bloggers

I think that the vast majority of bloggers enjoy reading other blogs – sometimes hundreds of them – but it can be hard to find new ones if you’re not around for Twitter chats etc. I find myself occasionally getting stuck in a blog rut so I always welcome recs. of new things to read […]

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Five happy happenings #17

Ah, I love a three day working week. As I mentioned here, I spent a couple of days in Glasgow last weekend and it was great to explore somewhere different without any real plans or timetable. I also took the Tuesday after the bank holiday off so didn’t go into the office until Wednesday, which […]

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June shopping list

Did May feel like a particularly long month to anyone else? And by long, I mean that it felt as if we hadn’t been paid for about 78 days by the time payday rolled around. I’m trying to cut down on unnecessary purchases this summer, partly to save for our honeymoon (how long after the wedding does […]

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5 happy happenings #16

 It’s been a funny ol’ couple of weeks – let’s just say that I’m really looking forward to the long weekend coming up in the UK… I have had some happy things, though: The smell of freshly-washed bedding dried outside. Finding the perfect, super-comfy, ‘weekend’ jeans. Suddenly seeing peonies everywhere* for the first time this year. The […]

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Five happy happenings #15

We’ve just spend a week in a cottage by the sea in Aberdeenshire and I’m now suffering from severe post-holiday blues. Admittedly it rained/snowed/hailed/sleeted for almost the entire week but just occasionally the sun would come out and we could see the view above from our bedroom and everything felt better. I might do a […]

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