Ways to earn extra money

Before I start talking about all the different ways you can earn extra money as an au pair, I want to make one thing clear: your priority should be with the host family and the…

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NaNoWriMo 2018

Read last year’s post about NaNoWriMo here! Only a few more days before it all starts. NaNoWriMo. I’ve been doing it for so many years, it’s a part of autumn now. It would just feel…

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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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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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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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Autumn Bucket List

As much as I love the summer, I’m actually kind of looking forward to autumn. I don’t want the weather to cool down, but I want the cosiness that autumn brings with it. The orange…

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Summer 2018 Plans and Bucket List

As you may have noticed in my monthly updates, I like making lists of things to do. The weather has finally been getting warmer; we kind of skipped over spring and went straight to summer.…

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Ready for Spring

Last week, I had a great week. The kids had the day off on Monday so, being the amazing au pair that I am, I took them out to the swimming pool. That got them…

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Goals for 2018

Happy New Year! Hope you had an amazing holiday! Last week, I reflected on the goals I had set myself for 2017 and I actually did pretty well. This upcoming year, I’m setting myself another ten…

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Reflecting on 2017

I used to absolutely hate new years’ resolutions. Why wait until the start of a new year to change things and set yourself goals? However,  I decided to try it out and I set myself…

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