It's almost been a week since I decided to embark upon my shopping diet and I have to admit, it's been a bit challenging to rewire my brain into new habits. However, I haven't bought any clothes or cosmetics for myself. As I said at the start of this challenge, I can't impose a complete… Continue reading Shopping Diet Update – 1 week in
There's no such thing as free money.
Okay so I might have been a little ambitious when I said that I would write daily. Let's settle on a couple of times a week. So I've thrown myself in headfirst to this shopping diet thing. As per usual, I'm all in, I'm just hoping this one lasts. The first thing I've decided to… Continue reading The Shopping diet days 2-3. Research time
It's been a minute since I've posted, but life got busy. I went back to work from mat leave, there was a pandemic, I started teaching online, I got a puppy, I went back to work in person, then we added a little baby boy to our family and I find myself on leave again.… Continue reading Chronicling my month combatting binge shopping. Day 1
A fresh take on navigating women's fashion in your 30s.
So you're done with pregnancy and have a beautiful bundle to enjoy but there's one hangover from your baby carrying days that refuses to go away. Melasma.
A few posts ago I was lamenting about what the heck to wear in my 30s. It seems that these days all the stores contain fashions made for younger bodies and us 30 something ladies are left stranded in some strange fashion purgatory. Over the past year I've been trying different looks and thinking about… Continue reading Can you wear jean shorts in your 30s? Yes you can and here’s how to style them
Read about my master bedroom refresh and how I tackled wallpapering.
Ok, I am calling BS on the Marie Kondo method. After my joy filled rose tinted post several months ago about organizing my entire life I need to come clean about my fall from the organizational wagon. When the impossibly well presented Marie Kondo popped up onto my Netflix watch list in February I looked… Continue reading The un-sparking of joy. KonMari update 6 months on.
It seems like your 30s are a decade of many questions and mysteries. Why are my veins sticking out? Is that a grey hair? Why don't my shorts fit? What do I wear? How do I parent? Why can't I sleep despite being perpetually exhausted? But one of the trickiest mysteries is why is it… Continue reading Musings On Friendship In Your 30s.