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).
The title of this blog lending a little insight into my secret love for Neil Diamond (blame my father).
Anyway, it’s been a while since I’ve been on here so I thought I’d update you a little on what I’ve been up to this past month or so –
I was going to start this post with a quick run down of my routine, but then I realised how ironic it would be to speak about how busy we all are and take up your time with information that does nothing to help you.
Those who follow me on Instagram, know I was in a bit of a panic a few weeks ago when I decided that, after a long hiatus, I would complete the second portion of my degree to become a practicing lawyer. Continue reading