Category «Friday Favourites»

{Friday Favourites} Children’s Movies

The other day I shared some of my favourite books from childhood. Jacques is feeling quite nostalgic these days, and has been watching some of his favourite childhood movies. He introduced the girls to E.T. and The Neverending Story, and has been listening to the Blood Sport soundtrack on repeat in the car. I wasn’t …

{Friday Favourites} UK TV Shows

Two weeks ago I shared my favourite US TV shows. Today I’m going to share my favourites from the UK. 1. Downton Abbey Who doesn’t love a good historical drama series? I think Downton Abbey may just be one of my all-time favourite TV shows. Why were there only six seasons? Why? The plot: The …

{Friday Favourites} US TV Shows

We don’t watch much TV these days. DSTV is ridiculously expensive, and when we moved we never got around to connecting the aerial, so the TV is really just for watching DVDs. I have no idea what the hot new shows are, but I don’t feel like I’m missing out. This week I’m sharing some …

{Friday Favourites} Baby Shower Gifts

Peanut will be here in less than three weeks! But who’s freaking out? My mom organised a baby shower for me recently and I thought I’d share some of the gifts we received. I’ve had baby showers for all my children, though I know the idea of multiple baby showers is frowned upon by some. …

{Friday Favourites} Christmas Carols

I love Christmas carols. If it wasn’t for the possibility that I’d drive my family crazy, I could quite happily listen to them all year long. 🙂 1. Oh Holy Night This is my all-time favourite carol. I get goosebumps singing it. A thrill of hope, the weary world rejoices!  2. Mary, Did You Know? …

{Friday Favourites} Disney Songs

We’re big Disney fans in our house. (For Jacques and I, it’s a case of if you can’t beat ’em, join ’em. 🙂 ) In no particular order, here are some of my favourite songs from Disney films. 1. Colours of the Wind (from Pocahontas) 2. Let It Go (from Frozen) 3. Belle (from Beauty and the Beast) …