My Favourite Insta Moments of 2019

insta moments 2019

If I had to describe 2019 in a five words, I would have to say it was all about learning and growth but not in the typical book smart way. It was all lessons I learned about myself.

I share quite a bit about me and my family and our day to day life on my platforms, but there’s actually a lot that I haven’t shared this year. There were so many highlights and a couple of low lights too, just like anyone else.

I however prefer focusing on the positive so (yes I do however acknowledge and learn from these things, that’s key) but I thought I’d do a recap of some of the fun things I’ve done and celebrated this year and perhaps mention 1 or 2 things I haven’t before:

My Favourite Insta Moments of 2019

Swellendam Winter School

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Early in the year, I got the amazing opportunity to be part of the media who got to experience what the newly launched Swellendam Winter School was about. I have so many awesome memories from this trip, including spending time with amazing people and horses! I am seriously considering going on one of this years courses.

 Magazine Features!

We featured in the Pick n’ Pay Fresh Living Magazine during the month of Mothers Day, which was really awesome. I also guest edited the latest edition of MamaMagic milestones magazine.

Hayley’s Joys turns 5

 

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My blog turned 5 this year and what a journey it has been. 2019 has also been an epic one blog wise and I’m excited to see what 2020 holds for it!

My first Momcation 

 

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I went on my first ever momcation! I travelled to Europe on my own and visited friends and family in Spain and Switzerland. I missed my kids and husband terribly but I cannot explain how good it was to get some time on my own. I am already planning my next momcation!

Goodbye Tony Vienna

 

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Probably the hardest thing I had to go through this year was saying goodbye to my first baby. He was part of our family. Kurt had given him to me as a Valentines day gift 16 years ago!  I miss him so much.

Pool Days

 

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We made an investment in our home this year and its certainly paying off. The kids are absolutely overjoyed with having a pool and being able to swim whenever they want to. Rain or shine they want to be in the pool..

I Was on Live TV on.. Afternoon Express Show!

I was so excited to share my involvement with the Nutrikids Choc Home campaign on live TV this month. It is such a privelage to be part of this campaign and it’s a cause really close to my heart.

I won an award

I didn’t really share this on social media, but I shared this picture on the day that I won an award at work. The award was for being the “culture champion” and it was voted by my peers! It was an absolute surprise but it means such a lot to me…

Family is Everything

 

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This year, I am thankful for the time with my immediate and extended family. I am thankful that we are all healthy and that we have each other!

Here’s to the most amazing 2020!

xxx

Hayley

1 Comment

  1. Lameez December 31, 2019

    2019 a beautiful year , may 2020 be more blessings ahead..happy new year

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