Working on the Hygge

Last night we had an unexpected power cut that lasted until the morning. Slight panic set in as I was faced with a phone that only had 2% battery and an evening of no TV/ internet, I felt at a loss. But in fact I had such a beautiful night with my husband, once he had returned from the gym, chatting in front of the woodburner, candles burning.

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No distractions, no false lighting and over stimulating TV. We played a game of big word trumps. Basically just try and outdo one another with big fancy/ funny sounding words. I must say my poor addled brain let me down somewhat but I slept really well and felt so calm this morning.

Popped my £1.75 print (wrapping paper) up on the wall finally. Need to start looking for other pretties to adorn the wall now.IMG_20160129_094243

The TV has stayed off all day and the children have played so much better and we’ve all been much happier. Screen time has crept up to a level I’m not comfortable with but it’s felt out of my control. Which is ridiculous. It’s as simple as pressing a button. Work in progress, but well worth putting the effort in.

Today was hair day, a much needed and long overdue treat.
All jazzed up but with nowhere to go though.
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I really fancied going out for drinks but no plans were made. After 4 years of children, almost 5 including pregnancy, making evening plans child free still isn’t foremost in my mind. This year I want to change this. I want to go out more, eat good food with friends, drink yummy wine and laugh all night. Work in progress.
We’ve kept the lights off tonight but *may* have given in to a few episodes of Sons of Anarchy. Small steps. I’d like to introduce an energy free evening more often, it will do us so much good.

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I hope you’re all looking forward to the weekend. I shall be swishing my newly tamed mane at a friend’s daughter’s birthday tomorrow, it’s all rock and roll here I can tell you.

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