Behind The Blog

Making Space

by Monique on July 13, 2016 · 5 comments

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While my body makes space for a growing baby, and my Mr and I make space for his arrival, I’ve realised I need space to allow this blog to grow too…

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Should we even celebrate Mother

Nowadays it seems that celebrating Mother’s Day is another expensive and commercially-driven expectation that has been added to a spending to-do list…

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Why I’ll Never Step Foot in a Zumba Class Again + Free Fitness Channels

After a mortifying first Zumba class, I vowed never again. But, just when I thought I’d sworn off Zumba for good, I discovered online Zumba and other fab free fitness channels…

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That Spring Feeling

by Monique on September 5, 2015 · 0 comments

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The flowers are blooming, the sun is shining and air is filled with that spring feeling… Okay, it’s a cliché but, as I heard someone say (or read it somewhere), ‘The best things in life usually are clichés.’

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How wedding blogging changed my life & why I’m taking a break

I started wedding blogging to avoid driving loved ones crazy with wedding talk. Almost five years later and it has taught me one of the most valuable life lessons.

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The Ugly Side of Pretty

by Monique on January 9, 2015 · 2 comments

The Ugly Side of Pretty: http://ohdarlingdays.co.za/2015/01/the-ugly-side-of-pretty.html

While standing in front of a mirror, in a wedding dress with a zipper that wouldn’t close, I felt the weight of weddings. This is the ugly side of getting ready for what is supposed to be the prettiest day.

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When Love Has Been Lost {Behind The Blog}

by Monique on September 30, 2014 · 0 comments

When love is lost

A neighbour knocked on my door and, with tears in her eyes, told me “he’s dead.” What do you say when love has been lost?

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