Author: The amazing Krista Kõiv
When I turned 17 I got myself an awesome cognac-colored Hilfiger wallet. Cherished it with all my heart… until it was stolen a week later. Since then (and it was a good bunch of years ago) I’ve been mourning that specific wallet (couldn’t find a new one anywhere) and been too stubborn to get a new one. This year H got me a wallet and even though it wasn’t the one I’ve been wishing for all these years, it was gorgeous and I grew very fond of it. I had it for exactly two months and found out yesterday that the silver-colored emblem on the wallet was starting to turn coppery… in addition to that, the lining looked like it was glued in. Very shady business… so H took it back to the Guess shop (they were surprised to see the crappy quality and gave him compensation, of course) and brought back a different one. I kicked and screamed and said I didn’t want a new one because I liked my old one fine (what is it with me and getting emotionally attached to wallets?) but looking at it again today I realize it might even look better than the old one did.
Matches a lot better with my python pattern Fornarina purse and the new snake pattern ballerinas I got from Stockholm
One of the things I had my mind set on when going shopping in Stockholm was a Fischer-Price baby gym from Toys’r’us. Unfortunately they didn’t have the one I wanted in stock so we got another one. Needless to say it’s an industry and baby toys are insanely expensive, but it has already paid off: the little bug absolutely adores it. She appreciates the contrast in black and white patterns so the zebra is her number one favorite.
There have been a lot of questions about how our dog Lorelei (we call her Loore) reacted to us bringing home a baby. We usually try to keep them apart as much as possible because Loore keeps wanting to lick the baby clean and we’re not too sure it’s a good idea. When baby gets a little whiny, the dog is clearly very upset and wants to console her, but she gets a little too excited and may end up hurting the ladybug… All in all, we like to keep them apart as much as possible. But this once, when the baby was falling asleep in the armchair, Loore veeery carefully got up on the chair and placed her body next to baby’s, resting nothing but her head on the kid. Extremely cute.
Author: The amazing Krista Kõiv
I know a few people who just can’t stop complaining about their lack of time and tight schedule, especially because they have kids. I don’t know what’s that damn time consuming, all I know is there are plenty of hours in a day for me. Cooking, cleaning, taking care of a baby… I even have time for manicures. I guess I’m the perfect housewife after all!
What do you think?
Moving back home means a lot of cleaning (we had new windows installed and the whole apartment was covered in dust) and moving stuff around so I haven’t had a spare second for blogging. All of our stuff needs closet and drawer space (you’d think a three room apartment would be just about enough for the three of us, but our stuff could use a whole apartment of its own), shelves need dusting, curtains and bed linens need washing and ironing, etc etc. Luckily, little ladybug enjoys her privacy so I have just enough time for cleaning, home improvement and cooking a few meals.
So, where were we? I promised to report on our trip to Sweden, which, by the way, was a great success.
Baby woke up at about 5.30 a.m. for a snack and when we looked out the window, we saw the rescue operation that delayed our arrival by three hours. Someone had fallen overboard another ship and we stopped to aid them. We found out later that it was a Finnish lady that unfortunately remained lost. Was exciting to watch nonetheless, the picture is awfully blurry but the bright dot to the left is a rescue float-thingy.
Just as happy as she is every time she wakes up. I admit her being in the cabin window started off by me staging a cute photo but when I tried to pick her up she didn’t consent so she ended up hanging out there until arrival.
I realize now we barely took any pictures at all on our trip but then again there wasn’t much to photograph. It was lovely to see my mummy and I bet she was thrilled to see us (at least the little bug) as well. Someone should have taken a photo of us on our way back to Estonia, we had so much stuff it’s a miracle we made it back without leaving half of it behind and never looking back. You’ll see what we got once we’re done settling back in at home.
- Little miss sunshine turned two
- Survived two overnight ferry rides (because our kid is incredibly patient and outgoing)
- We had my awesome mum cook us some delicious meals
- We had delicious Japanese food (we obviously love us some food)
- We spent an incredible sh*tload of money on shopping (home necessities, toys for the princess, clothes and beauty products for moi)
- I had my first liquor store purchase in Sweden (just because I can now and have reached the age limit, I bought beer for H)
- The photos we took with the photographer arrived (they’re very bloggable)
- We moved back home and the ladybug has already taken her first naps in her very own bed
- Edit: How could I forget?! For probably the first time in my life I fit my butt into a very tight pair of size 36 (UK size 8) skinny jeans. Hells yeah!
So you see even though we’ve been gone a little too long, we have a bunch of stuff to blog about 🙂 À bientôt!