One Year of Blogging – What I’ve Learned

Oh wow guys, I knew it was coming, but I didn’t actually realise it was today until I got the notification from WordPress. I officially started my blog one year ago today! My Facebook page was a wee bit later than this because for the first few months I was petrified of sharing my blog with anyone I knew, totally caught up wondering what the judgement of my peers would be. Vulnerability at its highest point! Continue reading “One Year of Blogging – What I’ve Learned”


This Is Our Now – Not Our Forever

Recently we moved house, leaving our lovely rural home for town life again. It wasn’t a choice we wanted to make, but we’re renters (for now!) and the owners decided to sell the house we were living in. When we first found out six months ago, I broke down. Literally had a meltdown. I couldn’t sleep, didn’t want to get up, my appetite was absent (which for anyone who knows me, will know that is a big deal). Continue reading “This Is Our Now – Not Our Forever”

10 days into 2016 – it’s time to take action!

Happy 2016!

The festive season seemed to rush by in such a hurry, I’m a little sorry to see it go.  For the first time, we had both sides of our family at our home for Christmas celebrations over two days, and although it was hectic in the kitchen, it was such a great feeling!   Continue reading “10 days into 2016 – it’s time to take action!”

Being an optimist with insecurities

I’ll be the first to admit, I’ve had some major insecure moments in my life, and my husband would be first in line to back that up. I believe it has something to do with the fact I have always had an active imagination, “a dreamer” as my family says. So whilst I have the capacity to imagine all the wonderful opportunities that might come by, I am just as capable of envisioning what could go wrong. Continue reading “Being an optimist with insecurities”