Christmas Is Coming (Are You Ready?)

Advent calendars everywhere are now seven chocolates lighter (time zone permitting, of course), and Christmas is rapidly approaching. I’ve already started listening to the Christmas playlist I compiled in YouTube to try and get in the Christmas mood. Whilst Christmas is a wonderful time of year it can also be a time of great stress. Food, cards…

White Winter

When we were outside this evening – taking the bins out and having a little wander around the block – I got thinking about winter. After all, ’tis the season, here in Finland at least. 

Perfectly Free

  As someone who is frustratingly unemployed, the concept of a day off is different to me than to many other people. Depending on my frame of mind at the time if someone asked me about what I would do for a day off I would probably answer in one of the following ways:

NaBloPoMo: Happy Holidays

This post is written based on BlogHer‘s prompt for today: “Where is the one place you would never want to go on vacation that other people seem to love?”   As I understand it, people my age enjoy going out clubbing. Getting drunk, being loud, and being in a crowded place with sweaty strangers is apparently all…

A Mini-Honeymoon

This weekend S and I finally got around to going on a honeymoon. We figured it was about time, considering we’ve now been married for a little over ten months. One of the reasons we haven’t had our honeymoon sooner is because we’d been hoping to save up to go somewhere in particular. We finally…

Water, Water, Everywhere

This blog has been sadly neglected for the past few weeks. We went to England to visit my family for the holiday season. I had intended to keep up the posts, though only occasionally, but with one thing and another that didn’t happen. We stayed at my mum’s house for most of our time in…