Vegan coffee-flavoured cupcakes // Recipe

A few weeks ago, I spent an entire day in the kitchen baking things, among which an apple pie and pumpkin loaf. I also made coffee-flavoured cupcakes. Possibly my favourite thing I ever made. So,…

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Day Trip to Bristol

A few weeks ago, the kids went camping so I decided this would be the perfect time to go away for the weekend as well. I had to be back in Aldershot on Saturday evening…

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How to Travel on a Budget

I love to travel (chances are that you do too – if you’re an au pair). But let’s face it. The small salary you get for your work can make it harder to go to…

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25 things I want to do before I turn 25

I’ve been seeing a lot of these videos on YouTube and thought it looked like fun. As of now, I still have a year and 8 months before I turn twenty-five. Plenty of time to…

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Vegan Pumpkin Loaf // Recipe

The same day I made the apple pie, I also did some other baking. Among which this pumpkin loaf with pumpkin spice frosting. For this recipe, you can do as I did: buy a pumpkin…

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Jane Austen’s House Museum in Chawton

This post has been a couple of months in the making, but here it finally is! I am a huge fan of Jane Austen’s work. Pride and Prejudice is one of my favourite books of…

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17 Ways To Lift Your Mood

Whether it’s the autumn/winter blues or homesickness, everyone needs to lift their mood every once in a while. And there are a lot of ways to do this. Maybe you’re already doing some. You definitely…

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5 reasons why your twenties are awesome

Though it can be quite scary when thinking about the future, I really enjoy being in my twenties. These are some of the things I’ve learned in the last few years and why I think…

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What to tell your host family if things aren’t working out

You’ve been with your host family for a few weeks, and it’s been a nightmare. The kids don’t listen to you; the parents aren’t really helping by telling them to behave, and on top of…

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Places in the UK I want to visit

Travelling has turned into this thing that everyone does. If you go online, you won’t have to look far to find someone sharing cool places to visit, what hotels you should stay in and what…

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Halloween Movie Night

I’m a huge fan of scary movies. Especially the really gory, slasher ones. And, since it’s autumn, and almost time for Halloween, this is the perfect time to watch all of them. We have about eighteen…

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