IT’S Mother’s Day on Sunday. A lovely day. A day to reflect, be appreciative and if you’re a mum, to hopefully receive a little thanks too. Not that we need it of course (that’s so not why we do this job) but it would be rather lovely all the same wouldn’t it? To know that you’re loved. To know that you’re valued. I’m already ‘winning’ at Mother’s Day this year.
EVER feel like your blogging efforts are going unrewarded? Are you sick of spending heaps of time on a post and feeling that no one cares about what you’ve written? Do you look at other bloggers, read other blogs and sometimes feel inadequate, jealous, cheesed off?! Yes? You do?! Brilliant. Then it’s not just me then. *smiles* I’ve been blogging for over three years now and in the main, I
IF yesterday’s post was a little woe is me, you could say today’s post is WOW is me. Because today I am delighted to talk about one of my favourite things in the entire world. Nope not heels (although they are one of them) but flowers. Fabulous, fresh flowers that make my heart, well, bloom. I just cannot get enough of fresh flowers currently. In fact it’s probably safe to say,
I’M grumpy, snappy and incredibly irritable at the moment. So you have my apologies. As does everyone in fact who has to ‘put up’ with me at the minute, because to be quite frank, I’m just not myself right now. All thanks to my beautiful back which just does not want to play ball at the moment or do anything in fact. It’s not very happy you see. Not happy
THE greatest mentor I have in my life currently is a two year old girl. My two year old girl in fact. Elsie, my beautiful daughter. I always used to think, before I became a Mum, that a parent was the only one to teach in a parent / child relationship. But I was wrong, because amazingly Elsie teaches me as much about life and myself, as I do her.
SICK of buying your Mum flowers for Mother’s Day? Yep, me too. Which is why I thought I’d do a little gift guide featuring some rather lovely present ideas for marvellous mums (and grandmas) everywhere. Because although flowers are always lovely to receive, sometimes it’s nice to shake things up a little and put a smile on your Mum’s face with something different. Here are nine super gift ideas, that
WHEN it comes to jewellery, big usually equals better for me. Or at least normally it does. I’m renowned amongst friends for my fan-dabby-dozzy chandelier earrings (Pat Butcher is my earring idol) and I’ve had a long love affair with statement necklaces and chunky embellished cuffs. But over the past year or so, I’ve started a new romance with daintier pieces of jewellery. Pieces that don’t scream but whisper. Pieces
UNTIL you become a parent, you just don’t get it. You can’t get it. Parenting seems like the easiest, most natural thing in the world when you haven’t got a child. You see a kid throwing a tantrum in the supermarket and know exactly what the mum should be doing. You roll your eyes when you see a food splattered toddler in your local cafe (doesn’t that dad know he