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Little Moments #7

May 31, 2021
Little Moments 7 Feature Image: An open book lying on a beige rug. Along with the book is a small plate of Jammie Dodgers and a cup of tea in a black marble cup.

As I always end up writing during these Little Moments posts, it barely feels like any time has passed since I wrote the previous month’s post. However, unlike in April, I’m writing this month’s Little Moments post in the garden out in the sun – something that’s only been able to do a handful of times this year. 

May was an interesting month for sure; it started well and then was thrown into madness with multiple deadlines being pushed forward and my Granddad finally getting a date for his operation. Overall, there was just a lot going on, but there was still some little moments of April that made the month for me. 

The Little Moments of May

  • In May, I posted my first ever paid blog collaboration. When I started this blog over five years ago, I never had thought that someone would reach out to me for paid work and especially for baking.
  • Finishing decorating my bedroom. I haven’t decorated in over five years, and it’s safe to say that I’ve changed and my room needed some changes too. Since the start of the pandemic, my room has become my office, bedroom, and reading nook, so I was pleased to update it to make an enjoyable space to be in and cosy too.
  • Watching Star Trek The Next Generation. Despite being a Star Trek fan, I realised I’ve never seen The Next Generation from the very beginning, so have been spending my evenings and some lunch breaks watching episodes from the very beginning.
  • My unexpected two-week hiatus from blogging. As I already mentioned, this month was unexpectedly chaotic, so I ended up having to take two weeks off from blogging. At first, I was disappointed having to take time off, but I was pleased in the end as it let me have some time off.
  • Granddad having his operation. We’ve been waiting for about three months for a date for his operation, and it was a huge relief to get a date but find out his operation would be happening within a week of being notified. But it’s been lovely to see my Granddad finally feeling better and going back to his normal self.
  • Oscar enjoying his new view from the window in my room as he can now stand on the footstool and have a better view of the garden and outside.
  • Discovering Twitch and watching countless gaming streams and feeling very inspired to start my own?
  • Teaching Mum to play chess for the first time. It’s nice to be playing again, and my Mum ended up winning both games! 

What have been the Little Moments that made May for you?

Little Moments of May Pinterest Pin

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16 Comments

  • Reply Sumedha May 31, 2021 at 7:54 am

    Congratulations on your first paid blog post! That definitely says a lot about your content and brand. I saw your social media updates about your granddad – glad to hear that he is doing alright and that the surgery has passed now. Hope you have a great June!

    • Reply @cupofwonderland June 12, 2021 at 1:36 pm

      Thank you so much Sumedha! Thank you about my Granddad, he’s doing okay so hoping he’ll have a full recovery soon! x

  • Reply Della Driscoll May 31, 2021 at 10:55 am

    Congrats on your first blog collaboration, that’s amazing!! Your dog is so cute and I’m hoping June is a great month for you x

    • Reply @cupofwonderland June 12, 2021 at 1:37 pm

      Thank you so much! I hope that June has been a good month for you as well!

  • Reply BR May 31, 2021 at 5:26 pm

    Congratulations for your first paid post, hope you have a wonderful month
    Thanks for sharing
    https://uncuaderno4cero.wordpress.com/

    • Reply @cupofwonderland June 12, 2021 at 1:37 pm

      Thank you so much! I hope that you have a wonderful month as well!

  • Reply Jenny in Neverland` June 1, 2021 at 10:03 am

    Congrats on your first paid post! I’m so happy for you! This post has reaaaally made me want Jammie Dodgers now. Wishing your granddad the best and a speedy recovery and I just love your dog sitting there like a human.

    • Reply @cupofwonderland June 12, 2021 at 1:38 pm

      Thank you so much! Yes! Love a good Jammie Dodger for sure! Thank you so much about my Granddad – he’s doing well right now so it looks positive!

  • Reply Corinne June 1, 2021 at 12:37 pm

    Congrats on your first paid collab! That’s a huge deal!

    Corinne x

    • Reply @cupofwonderland June 12, 2021 at 1:38 pm

      Thank you so much!

  • Reply mia June 2, 2021 at 3:00 am

    Congratulations on your first paid gig that’s awesome! I’m glad your grandad is feeling better 🙂 x

    mia // https://beautiful-inspiring-creative-life.com/

    • Reply @cupofwonderland June 12, 2021 at 1:38 pm

      Thank you so much Mia!

  • Reply Cora @ TeaPartyPrincess June 8, 2021 at 9:05 am

    Watching Star Trek Next Generation from the beginning sounds like excellent fun.
    Your room is looking great, I love your reading nook 🙂
    Cora | https://teapartyprincess.co.uk/

    • Reply @cupofwonderland June 12, 2021 at 1:40 pm

      I can confirm that it is excellent fun indeed! Think I’ll do Deep Space Nine and then Voyager after this! Thank you so much! I love my reading nook it’s so cosy!

  • Reply Charlotte June 9, 2021 at 8:54 am

    These are some really lovely moments. I’m so glad your grandad is starting to feel brighter

    • Reply @cupofwonderland June 12, 2021 at 1:41 pm

      Thank you so much Charlotte.

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