Blogmas Day 21: Keeping Up In the Dark

Hello guys and welcome to Blogmas Day 21. Well, it’s winter at last. Snowy, cold, and dark.ย While I love Christmas, I wouldn’t mind a trip to the southern hemisphere about now. ๐Ÿ™‚ Winter brings together all of the elements that make getting out of bed in the morning an uphill battle. That isn’t exactly ideal […]

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Blogmas Day 20: Whilst Waiting For Christmas

Hello guys! For the first year in many, I can say with confidence (and amazement) that I am ahead of the Christmas game. My shopping is done, gifts (mostly) wrapped and under the tree. If I didn’t have my work to keep me busy, the wait would be excruciating about now! Waiting to give a gift […]

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Blogmas Day 5: Looking Forward

Hello. Recently, I’ve been posting a lot about stuff: favorite products, gift lists, cosmetics. . . but this blog isn’t meant to sing the praises of commercialism. So lets take a break from all that today (as the Christmas and Black Friday parcels start to arrive, I think I need one). This month, I’m looking […]

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Baby Guinea Pigs & Approaching Autumn

I’m sitting in our upstairs living room, watching my daughter play with our new baby guinea pigs and wondering where the summer has gone. I’m not ready for the beaches to close and school to start. I love sweaters, but not the cold weather so much. Lately, however, I’ve decided to try toย be less pessimistic […]

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