Comparison is the thief of joy

I sat glued to a screen, dreaming of a beautifully styled home, looking at the photos of my friend sharing images with his partner and daughter as they enjoy a delicious dinner together, reading another friends’ gushing over how blessed she is to have her partner who showers her with flowers regularly, and seeing images […]

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Living simply versus simply living

Minimalism is becoming a craze, like chia seeds and kale, it’s a topic on screens, lips and in homes everywhere. Personally, I have a strong distaste for the term “minimalism” as a way of choosing to live, as I am involved in groups online that have people who are afraid of living to their own […]

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The Minimalists (and a new wallpaper)

I’ve been slowly moving out many of our possessions – less things to clean means more time to spend on the things I enjoy. I am currently going through, ensuring that at least 1 item a day is removed. Removed doesn’t mean to the garage either…. If it can’t be sold on eBay or Gumtree, […]

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I’m that mum..

I’m that mum that looks in the mirror and sees the reflection of a shadow of her former self, the body before kids that she took for granted; who touches the marks left behind from child bearing; that is greeted by the vision of no longer perky boobs, dimples in her thighs and bum, and […]

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My bad habit

Yeah you see it. That’s got to be my current worst habit (right up there with worrying about other people, and buying too many types of shampoo) I think….. Sam probably says it’s not as bad as when I would poke him in the belly button, but that used to make me laugh 😉 I […]

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