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Analysing My Bucket List

While my husband and I are weighing up what we want out of our future, I feel as though we are missing the present.  I feel my life is made up of computer screens and work, while I try desperately … Continue reading

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Happiness Resolution: April – Under-react

It is now the beginning of a new month, an in light of my happiness resolution it is time to implement the new plans.  This month I had decided was going to be about under-reacting, but also about getting back … Continue reading

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The Engagement Ring Metaphor

Things are truly put into perspective when you have a scare.  This week at work I lost a small diamond off my engagement ring, you can imagine the feelings the ran through me…  Disbelief, horror and reasoning! I first realised … Continue reading

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My Happiness Resolution

As I continue my journey on the happiness project (for anyone reading this post who doesn’t know I am following “the happiness project” by Gretchen Rubin), I have actually finally finished the book, which is always a sad moment.  But … Continue reading

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Christmas Isn’t about the Bells and Whistles

All around me there are people asking if I have all my Christmas shopping done, and asking what my plans are for the holidays.  The thing is I’m a nurse, there are no “holidays”, what you do is request time … Continue reading

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Own It Stow It – Past, Present and Future

It’s been a while since my last post.  From memory I was probably stressing about wedding plans, but here I stand now as an official “housewife” I guess you could say. A lot has happened since then, we have signed … Continue reading

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Is a Wishing Well Still Tactful in Place of Wedding Gifts? – Or Are We Losing Another Tradition?

Is it polite to ask for money at a wedding instead of gifts? I have read varying responses on the internet on this topic.  I have been married before, and we have everything we need, plus we live in a … Continue reading

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