WELLNESS: why i’ve given up coffee

Coffee.  The beverage that makes the world go ’round.  Pre-January 1 2020, coffee was my reason for getting out of bed.  The ritual of making it, smelling it and sipping it while I got ready for the day was everything. Continue reading

BACK TO SCHOOL: a new series

I started this blog to document my life, to share what’s working for me and what isn’t in a bid to (hopefully) inspire you in your life.  So as life is transitioning to a new stage again this year (my baby girl is starting preschool) – I thought I’d start documenting us finding our way with this new reality.

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CHRISTMAS 2019: a few gift ideas

I bloody love Christmas.  Our tree has been up for nearly two weeks and I’m constantly on the lookout for presents my loved ones will appreciate.  However, a few minutes on social media will show you that the days where Christmas is about mindless consumption and present giving for the sake of it are numbered.  Not only is it painful for the wallet, the pulling of fake smiles and empty thank-yous is nauseating and the impact of the waste on the planet in sickening.  Continue reading

HOME LIFE: dining room

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.

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CONFESSIONS: of a heart breaker

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