I could have sworn it was only Tuesday… this is what happens when you trying to get a million things sorted before flying out to another country on the weekend! The four of us are going the England to introduce James to his British family, and give Lila some much needed face time with her cousins, who are all of a similar age. We are also going to be in Spain for a bit- we’ll see how all that travelling with the little ones goes!
My Favourite Articles and Links This Week
Back to school- how to form good habits (or help your partner or kids form good habits!).
Our daydreams and illusions feed our souls- And a lot of literary greats have always known it. Here’s Virginia Woolf’s take on it.
This is clever- takes what books you loved as child, and makes a grown-up reading recommendation. Or of course, you could re-read your childhood favourite!
Overcoming the obsession to shop. I struggle with this, even though I’m the first to say I’m not a ‘stuff’ person. I go to the mall to get one thing, go in 15 different stores, come home will all sorts of stuff.
My Favourite Pins This Week
I love trifle, it’s probably one of my favourite desserts, and the varieties are endless. This on makes the most of the end of season peaches and taste light and fresh. It’s one of those desserts that is immensely satisfying yet doesn’t sit heavy. Pinterest link is here, and the original recipe post is here.
For those of us doing Meatless Mondays or are vegetarian (or just genuinely like to get a bit more veg in our lives) this one’s for you- ricotta and zucchini ‘meatballs’. The recipe is easy-peasy, and they are crazy delicious. I think i actually prefer them to normal meatballs! Pinterest link is here, and the original recipe post is here.
I didn’t think this would really be that easy, since it looks fairly detailed in the photo, but I read the whole tutorial and now I think it’s an easy one! Pinterest link is here, and the original DIY post is here.
Knitters! Ever have the problem with a sweater you’ve knit and the hem keeps flipping up? The Craft sessions maps out why it happens and offers a couple different solutions to knitting a hem that doesn’t flip up. Pinterest link is here, and the original post is here.
I don’t know if anyone else is travelling soon, but I have started packing and am using a bunch of these tips if you are- like how every bottom you pack should match every top you pack. Pinterest link is here, and the original packing 20 outfits into a carry on post is here.