Then pink it is 🎨😊

Hi ❣ It’s so nice to see you,- like always 😊 I hope all is fine with you 🧡

It’s often during hard and difficult time and situations we really see, feel and experience who our real friends are. And during December 2020 I did see who really was my daughter’s friends. Not all of them, but some of the closest she has here in Spain. She have some great and close friends in Norway too. And also a couple more here in Spain, but there’s two young women that has been around my daughter a bit more then others during the lasts months 😊.

The circumstances my daughter was in during December is not something she has shared with “all and everyone”, but I was allowed to write about it from my point of view as a mammi during a situation like that. And she also went to some good friends of her here in Spain for some great and supporting conversations 💛.

Like I mention, there’s special two of her friends that’s has taken a bit extra good care for my daughter during the lasts months, and I wanted to share my gratefulness for being there for her during a not the easiest period in her life. So I have painted one bottle each to them, and in pink. Because both of her friends favourite colour is pink 🎨.

Two painted winebottles with a “touch” of pink 🎨

I like to give, give people I care about something that shows them how grateful I’m for having them in me and my children’s life in some or another way. To give I don’t necessarily mean give gifts. It can be serving a nice meal, or just let them feel very welcome in my home with some tasty snacks and good drinks and good conversations, or let them borrow my air if they need to talk, give a good hug, or some other kind of attention. But it can also be small gifts like a painting, a knitted scarf or a painted glassbottle. It’s depends a bit on the different situations and also the people I’m together with.

I like to share and show that I presage my friends and family. I’m not good enough to show how much I care about my family in Norway, but there’s some suprices for them all “under process” too 🥰.

And I really wanted to share this two young women, my daughter’s friends who my I presage the time they have spent together with my daughter the lasts months 🧡. Anc then it became too oil painted winebottles with a touch of pink colour 🎨.

The painted winebottle to a young woman called Megan 🧡 without lights inside.
The same painted winebottle with lights inside 🕯.

One of her friends have also been “babysitting” my daughter a couple of times during the last months 😅. Sounds probably a bit strange since my daughter is actually 20 year old 😊. But I had just started my own “travel” in my own life when my daughter moved back home in a hurry, and I just needed a tiny bit time alone during this time as well. A bit “adult- time”, a bit just “Laila- time”. Sounds maybe a bit selfish, but I think maybe someone who already has been through the “children- moving- out” process and actually did like their new adult time and the life on their own, know what I’m mean, without being a bad mammi 😊.

One of my daughter’s friend got also some knitted stuff like a hat, scarf and elf- sock. And her dog got a blanket and a scarf too 😊. As “Thank you” for “babysitting” my daughter 😊.

My daughter has no hard feelings for this “babysitting” situation 😊. We had talked about this, and we both needed a bit time a part from each too 😊. It’s just a bit fun to call it for “babysitting”, because I have actually asked for a tiny bit time “off” for being a mammi and time for just be me, the adult me where just my “needs” was in focus for a tiny bit while 😊. And a timeout from being a mammi create me also to a better mammi 😊. Even when the children are young adults 🧡.

The other winebottle without any lights inside 😊 This is to a young woman called Cecillie 🎨
The winebottle with lights inside 🕯. Not the best video, but better then nothing 😊.

I hope you too have some great people, family and friends in your life you know are there, will be there for you,- special during difficult times, as well as good times 🧡.

I wish you a great day or evening wherever in the world you are 🧡. Thank you so much for using your time and dropping by my blog today 🧡

See you soon 😊

Then it became two pink painted winebottles for two of my daughter’s close friends here in Spain 💛. Because I wanted to show them how much I presage the time they have use together with my daughter during a bit challenging time for her 💚.

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2 weeks of holiday is over for this time 🌞🏖

Hi ❣ It’s so nice to see you,- like always 😊 I hope all is fine with you all 🧡

My 2 weeks holiday is over for this time, – and it has been a nice holiday even a bit fare away from what I had in mind, and what I did planned. But isn’t that the way it is sometimes?

I have used to many days of my holiday to wait for an internet technician to come and fix my internet line in my home 🙄. And that has not been very fun at all, but I should been use to this now- to wait. In Spain “they” have a bad habit to put people “on wait”. I don’t like that at all,- special when they tells me that they are coming “today” or in around 72 hours, or tomorrow, or even more concrete, like Saturday at 13.00. Then I actually do except them to come. But it hasn’t been like that for mostly 3 weeks 🙄. When that’s said, – they actually did come this Saturday at 13.00,- and the only thing they needed to do was to change my router to my internet. It took them less then 30 minutes 🙄. So why let me wait for closely 3 weeks? Special also when they knew I use internet to my work? 😔

But okay,- that’s the way it is,- in Spain it is “manana- manana” ( it means tomorrow tomorrow), or in my “case” “semana-semana” (next week- next week) 😅. This is a part of the culture here, a part and a habit I really dislike and also think its very disrespectful.

My plan for my holiday was to work with my blog, and also do some freelance writing work for around 4 hours every day in the morning,- and then just enjoy my holiday. Use time on my own, use time at the pool, at the beach and together with my children and my friends 😊. But because of the “promise” that there would be an internet technician “today, tomorrow, or in 72 hours”, I have, as I told you, been home and waiting for nothing for many days 😅. But I still manage to create a nice holiday,- special because I needed to “put my self together” and try my best to change my focus from this irritating “off line thing and status” in my home. Positive focus does in general help,- even it’s not “switched over” in just one minute 😊.

I was out for dinner with the team I’m working in. Thd costumer service agent team,- and it was a very nice and cozy dinner 😊.

I have spent a couple of days in La Cala, and visiting my friend Natasja. I also did some work when I was in her home, as well as had a great time together with her 😊.

I have had some relaxing days in the sun and with the pool too 🌞. And I have enjoyed to use some times at my “secret beach” as well. “My” beach that remains me on it’s own way about the Norway as well as the summertime in Norway 🌞. A place where I really enjoy to spend time, summer as winter. To be in the sun, or just watch the ocean and the waves 🏖. Just recover and relax 😊.

I have spent times together with my children, but most because I actually do live together with two of them at the moment 😊. Not quite the “quality- time” I had in my mind,- but still a nice time filled up with joy and laughter 😊.

I have also been “flinging” a bit 😉,- together with the “fling” I started to fling a bit together with before Spain went into “lock down” in March. We actually did started to flirt and fling the 14. February,- but had a tiny “hold” because of the 9 weeks of quarantine in Spain, and also a tiny little bit because of me 🙄. I’m not ready for anything more then a “fling” at the moment. My “experience” from “the bump”/the ex” that dropped me of in Spain is deeper then I thought. So I need a lots of time for just to learn and understand that most men aren’t like “the bump”. I’m working on it, I’m working with myself when it comes to this experiences from earlier in my “relationship- life” 😊.

Anyway,- I have had some nice days together with my “fling”, eating good food, nice conversation and a lots of good laughs too, and spent time on the beach as well 🏖. But I haven’t spent as much time with some of my other friends here in Spain,- that was actually my plan. Hopefully it will be a bit more time for that when we turn around to August 🌞. And I also should been out for a coffee with an earlier colleague of mine too. I hope we can manage that some of the next days 😊.

All in all it has been a nice holiday, special when I focus on the days I didn’t waited for an internet service and technician to come, and managed to fill up my days with nice things and stuff, and create a holiday worth to remember 🌞😊.

Soon it’s back to work, and not just “work from home” , but also at the office. We are moving back to the office now, and also into a new office,- so that will be nice. I do like best to work from my home,- but as long as I like my job and my colleagues good people too, it will be fine to be at the office. I will manage to work in the office as well. I have done it before, many times 😊. And who knows,- maybe I can get the possibility to work more from my home in the future? 😊

I wish you a great day or evening wherever in the world you are 🧡. Thank you so much for using your time and dropping by my blog 🧡

See you soon 🌞

From my “secret beach”- “my” place in Spain. A place that’s reminds me of Norway on its own way 🌞

Two weeks of holiday is over for this time. My holiday didn’t went quite the way I had in my mind 😊. But it’s still became a nice, relaxing and cozy holiday with some great memories 😊. And I have spent some relaxing days at my “secret beach” too 🏖.

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