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I could not be more excited to announce that I have been nominated for the Blogger Recognition Award. I would like to thank Kristenne¬†of Misis Blog for the nomination. It means a lot to me to be recognised and honoured in this way. Misis Blog chronicles Kristenne’s journey through motherhood, married life and being a work-at-home mum. Make sure you check out her mummy and wife adventures. About the Blogger Recognition Award So what exactly is the Blogger Recognition Award? It’s an award given by bloggers to fellow bloggers to reward their hard work. Let me tell you, it feels amazing to earn the recognition of the blogging community. Once nominated, you can either accept or ignore the award. Upon accepting this award, there are few rules you need to follow: Write a blog post to show your award. Thank the blogger who nominated you and provide a link to…

Halloween or All Saints Day? With the end of October fast approaching, I thought it would be a good idea to share with you what exactly the upcoming festivities mean to me. 31st of October is traditionally tied to Halloween in the UK, but in my country it’s the following All Saints Day that is still of major importance. Growing up in Slovakia, Halloween used to be a bit foreign to me. All Saints Day or All Soul’s Day was all I knew. The first time I learned a bit more about Halloween was probably when I was getting ready for my A levels from English language. British and American holidays and traditions was¬†one of the topics we had to learn about. There was no trick or treating during my childhood, no pumpkin carving, no scary decorations or dressing up during this time of the year. It was all about…

Few people who decide to move abroad can really anticipate what a huge transition lies ahead of them. You leave the comfort of your home and suddenly you are on your own and in a foreign country. That’s when the reality kicks in. Your idealised new home isn’t so idyllic after all. So, a little bit of planning and preparation can go a long way to make sure your move isn’t too stressful. Something I wish I gave more thought before coming to the UK. I made my fair share of mistakes when moving abroad (totally avoidable), so hopefully, you can learn a lesson or two from my missteps. When I decided to move abroad, working as an au pair seemed to be the best option. You can easily find an au pair position abroad through lots of different agencies. Everything is arranged for you before you go. Starting with…