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
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.
Hey friends, I know, I know it's been a long time. I started off this blog guns blazing and I desperately wanted to create something that people would flock to amidst the saturated blog market. It started off swimmingly, I was featured in Scary Mommy and I felt unstoppable. The response to the article was widely… Continue reading Hello…it’s me again.
"Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply" Stephen Covey Hands up, who loves to give advice? Guillltttttttyyyyy! We all love to be the hero sometimes. OK, another quiz, hands up who loves to be right in an argument? Guilllllttttyyy as charged again. I mean come… Continue reading Are You Truly Listening? 6 Steps To Become A Great Listener
Hey guys! I'm pleased to announce that I'm three weeks deep into the KonMari method and so far so good. Full disclosure: I did cheat a little and only did it on the top two floors of the house. Now, before you let out a collective gasp and Marie starts turning in her twinset let… Continue reading Top Questions About Tidying Clothing The KonMari Way Answered
So it's January 76th apparently. For real, why is this January so long? It has been frigid here in Canada and after the excess (both monetary and food/alcohol) of the holidays I have felt in a total funk. However, there are a few little things that have brightened up the grey days and helped spur… Continue reading My January Loves
Maternity leave is amazing. I get to spend lots of quality time with the kids, wear leggings or PJs all day long and watch tons of daytime TV (I've watched so much HGTV I'm positive I can now redecorate a run down farm house on a $50 budget). Living in Canada means that I am… Continue reading A Day In The Life Of A Mum On Maternity Leave As Told By GIFs