I am Julie, deeply influenced by my Colombian heritage and my British upbringing, now living in Denmark with my beautiful family.
Mummy of two to a very energetic toddler, a full on teenager and a wife to a not so danish husband.
A dreamer, who struggels to juggle my own ambitions, needs and motherhood.
Join me in my rediscovery journey.
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Quick, easy and effective home workouts
Toddler, Teen and coping the highs and the lows
Delicious & healthy family recipies
Natural · Effective · Handmade Skincare
My obsession with beauty and skincare started in my teens, so much so that I qualified as a beautician.Forward 20 years later, I have now qualified as a natural skincare formulator with the dream of sharing my creations and knowledge with the world.
Are you doing enough for yourself?
I often tell myself that I’m not just a mum and as I mentally prepare myself to return to work, I question what have I done for myself? Before pregnancy I got into the habit of working out, looking after my skin, budgeting, keeping an eye on my goals and pension but...
What it is like to be an upcoming 13-year-old?
Preface: Today begins a series of collaborations, people who have inspired me and helped me through motherhood. Of course, it's only right that I start with my biggest inspiration, the person who kept me going through some of the most difficult periods of my life, My...
Day 1 to 7 of my Detox
Achievements and challenges Day 1 I am seriously motivated, I am going to say goodbye to some really bad habits! The day started with a nice cold shower, it got gradually colder and it was a great way to wake up. My cold shower was followed by warm lemon water…...
30-day detox preparation
As a mum, time for myself is limited, I often end up having too much playtime with my daughter and son which leaves me with a mountain of house work to be done in the evening and feeling very tired. If I’m going to change habits I think preparation is key, at least...
My 30-day Life Detox
It was a Saturday, we were out walking, the sun was shining, the kids were happy and all I could think about was my bed and chocolate. I had more than my fair share of chocolate that day and it really bothered me how much my habits had changed since having Oscar,...
Keeping a 12-year-old busy during abnormal times
Here we are, doing our bit, staying indoors. As soon as the Danish government announced the country was shutting down, there was panic. I felt a little flutter in my tummy and not in a good way (for many reasons but I will stick to the subject). In our home we have...
New baby, new body
Body acceptance I am grateful for my body, it gave me my little man, it’s not a process that everyone can go through. Nevertheless, I have struggled to recognise and accept my body. Not only because it looks different than pre-pregnancy but because it...
Pre-teen reading, a small obstacle!
I love reading, when I was little I used to get lost in books. Reading has been something that I want my daughter to enjoy too not only because of academic reasons but because it is so calming. Reading always gives me peace of mind and opens up my...
Breastfeeding la la land
I didn’t have the easiest of labours, I had an emergency caesarean that resulted in my baby and I being in intensive care for a few days and in hospital for almost seven days. I exhausted, in pain, scared, disorientated and fiercely protective of my baby...
So close and yet so far Weeks 28 – when you are done, I was 40 weeks + 3 days I’m almost done, I’m nearly there! that’s what I told myself when I finally reached week 28 unfortunately the excitement soon wore off as I realised that I still had 10 or more weeks! I’m...