Last time I posted about my home was an embarrassing 1 year and 8 months ago (you can view that here). I’ve been tackling my house one room at a time which evidently, is an incredibly slow way of doing things. But that’s ok – if we can still function in any given room, we’re happy.
Wow. October. How the hell did that happen? Another month down and another month closer to the end of the year.
I had originally planned on addressing this topic in one of my LIFE LESSONS posts which, if you have followed me for a while, you will know that they are a humorous take on some of my encounters in life. Continue reading
I don’t know how but the year is absolutely flying by and yet winter seems to be taking an age to pass through. I have well and truly been battling with the winter blues. Nevertheless, I thought I’d do another monthly update on the blog for July/August because my May/June one got a pretty good reception.
For the past few months, I’ve been so terrible at getting up and tackling the day. I generally get a good sleep but I definitely have been staying up way too late and perhaps that’s made me a bit too sloth like in the mornings. Not to mention I get the most amazing cuddles if I wait to be woken up by my real-life, walking and talking, three year old alarm. However, she loves waking up to me moving about the house and I love getting my makeup done without little miss grabbing everything they can reach.
About a month ago I was trawling through my favourite organic store in my city in search of a new exfoliator. Anyone who knows me or has followed me for some time, knows I’m an absolute sucker when it comes to natural skin care.
I’ve always been about taking a dish and making it healthier but as a mum navigating through the difficult toddler years, it’s become even more important. Don’t get me wrong, Bella has some healthy (and odd) favourites – avocados, raw cauliflower, raw mushrooms and any kind of fruit – but if she had her way, her diet would consist mainly of mac and cheese, chocolate, fries and lasagne (after scraping out all of the meat sauce).