We have a new normal. Social distancing is a thing. I hate it. To quote Ariel: And I'm not even a people person! So I don't want to know how the extroverts feel 😦 What I DO love, is entertaining. I love planning a menu, designing a beautiful invitation, planning my colour scheme. Inviting friends… Continue reading Virtual Entertaining
Disclosure: Before we get to the things that go 'bump' in the night - in the interest of being clear and transparent: Bear in mind that the link in this post is an affiliate link and if you go through it to make a purchase I will earn a commission. Keep in mind that I… Continue reading Things that go ‘bump’ in the night
I was dreaming of a white Christmas last year - although we were facing 30+°C days. Why then? Because of these ... I've ALWAYS wanted these houses, that make these villages. They are the ultimate for me. So why don't I have any? Well, here in sunny South Africa they cost upwards of R400 -… Continue reading DIY Clay Recipe
John Legend says 'I love your curves and all your edges All your perfect imperfections' 2020 is the year that I will do the same. For ME. I will start loving all my curves and all my edges, all my perfect imperfections. For years I've been too skinny, too short, too young, too fat, too… Continue reading This is ME!
It is the year 2020. And I keep hearing - this will be MY year. From every-one. Some even tell ME that it will be MY year (not their's). But how. 2019 was not my year. Neither was 2018. Or 2017. So what makes 2020 so special? Why will it be MY year (and your's,… Continue reading Do you have 20/20 Vision?
Yesterday I took a me day. What is a me day? It is a day where you do what YOU want to do. Nothing else. All responsibilities becomes someone else's for that day. So what did I do with all that me time? Well, first of all, I only got out of bed at… Continue reading Me Time
A friend said a while ago - 'I'm so good at it, I put the pro in procrastination'. He could just as well have been talking about me. As I'm sitting here, I'm supposed to be baking. But I've just spent an hour playing PC games. I mean, if I HAVE to procrastinate, why not… Continue reading A Study in Procrastination …
Poor bitches – what did I do wrong – I work so hard and yet I am poor. This was a Face book entry. I reacted by offering to mentor the person who clearly wanted to change their situation. My offer was met with disdain – I was rebuked by her friend for my audacity… Continue reading Who do YOU take advice from?
Last weekend I attended our Network's Super Regional. Friday evening was just for the leaders in the business. What an amazing evening! Our Platinum Presidential challenged us. Three months with NO negativity. Why? Because there are power in our thoughts and our spoken words! This is what she said: Every time you open your mouth,… Continue reading No Negativity Challenge
So Mother's Day is nearly upon us. For those of you who forgot, it's the 12th of May ... I'm looking at this from (believe it or not) three perspectives. One: I am not a mother. Not by choice. I try to avoid the church services where they 'celebrate Mother's Day and every Mother gets… Continue reading To Mom, with Love