Do You See What I See

Do You See What I See

I never thought I would get a chance to post a blog today but plans change and it frees up time unexpectedly. My youngest daughter and her boyfriend were planning to stay at my house tonight, as they were here for Christmas Day and are due to be here tomorrow for Boxing Day. She asked if [...]

When in Paris

When in Paris

I love Paris. I've been to the beautiful city several times and have many wonderful memories of my times there. Whether it's been on business trips in my past life, or the wonderful weekend I spent there with a group of friends 15 years ago, the city has always been engaging, entertaining and fascinating. The [...]

My Own Worst Enemy

My Own Worst Enemy

I'm generally quite stable when it comes to my mood. I'm outgoing, gregarious and positive 99% of the time. When I do have a mood swing though I go from one to the polar opposite.  It usually manifests itself in every tiny thought of self-doubt that I've ever had magnifying to a million times their normal [...]

Garden of Dreams

Garden of Dreams

I love when things come together like this - especially at the moment when not much else is, at least my blogging is! There is so much cuteness and gooey goodness in this post with the items from across a range of stores and different events, and they all worked so well together for this [...]

Two’s Company

Two’s Company

A couple of weeks ago I got the opportunity to collaborate with my twinny, fellow blogger and friend Divos on a presentation for the Blogger & Vlogger Network. Our subject du jour was Collaborating with Other Bloggers and during the presentation we set a bit of a challenge for the bloggers of BVN to collaborate [...]

Down, but not out

Down, but not out

I've had a very peculiar week and weekend emotionally. Nothing particularly triggered it but I found myself feeling lower than I have in a long time with no good reason. However, once I was down it seemed like everything that happened just pushed me down deeper into my doldrum. Even Facebook had a 'kick her [...]

If You Could Read Me Like a Book

If You Could Read Me Like a Book

I was wondering today what the cover of the book of my life would look like. They say you can't judge a book by it's cover but as someone who spent a few years working in book publishing sales and marketing I know just how important the cover of a book is to grabbing the [...]