Dear Journal, Spent most of the day indoors today, out of the ever increasing Sydney temperatures. Not even summer yet and yesterday was a vulgar 40°C, with today around 31°C. And to think we will peak at around 47°C soon enough. Save me! Little Everly Primrose is a little clingy to Mumma lately. She loves … Continue reading Saturday, 3rd November 2018
What made the October favourites list? This month the focus has been so much on you, the community, and on my family during the birth of our daughter that I invested little in those tangible things that usually make my monthly favourites list. There was, however, a few noteworthy favs making the list which I'm … Continue reading October Favourites | What I’m Diggin’ This Month
Admittedly, there were a few extra journal posts this week. One, because they are an easy way to share an update and document my life for myself, and two, they also fill in the spaces between the absolute grand, yet wonderful chaos that has been this week of October, and, blogtober! There was humility in … Continue reading What an incredible week, in life and the blog.
Sitting beside my new Himalayan rock salt lamp, my little girl Hazel in my lap, nearing 11pm at night, I was about to write a daily journal post. It then struck me, we are nearly 4 weeks into October and there are only a few days left. So I switched gears, back to you, in … Continue reading Thank you, for no reason, but you.
It's a little chaotic at times, right? We all have busy lives - in between working, studies, family life, finding time for friends and relatives, social commitments and sports activities or hobbies, and we can't forget rest or recovery, maybe sleeping or reading. Whatever is your fancy. Let's even throw in there having a baby, … Continue reading A friendly nudge for you #blogtober peeps
It is, with great joy and gratitude, that I (we) share something with you. You may recall some months ago we announced this. Well, it's time to introduce you to someone special... On Monday, 22nd October 2018, just shy of noon, little 'Everly Primrose' entered this big world. Shes is an absolute delight, beautiful, with … Continue reading I have someone for you to meet…
Dear Journal (and blogtober readers), Yesterday was a wonderful wrap up of week three of this month's challenge. I feel blessed. Today topped the cake above almost everything else. I'm exhausted. My head is pounding and I can't seem to shake the hiccups. But I couldn't go to sleep without dropping you a quick pen. … Continue reading Monday, 22nd October 2018
Life in general is throwing around all kinds of mixed emotions. Hang in there, some wonderful news coming soon for the true fans in our tribe. Despite a rollercoaster of a week (and the best hasn't even started yet), I managed to knock out a post each day. I won't let a day slip, I … Continue reading Holy moly, week three of #blogtober down! Here’s the Goss…
Dear Journal (and blogtober readers), After months of burnout, after months of waiting till tomorrow, it's finally the day, the last day of the work week in just 12hrs and then it's a whopping month off. I plan to spend time with the new baby coming soon, with family, time for reading/writing, and of course, … Continue reading Thursday, 18th October 2018
Every year it was the same handful of kids, on rotation, that would get that award, the big one, in front of the entire school. It wasn't a particularly fancy looking thing either, printed portrait on white A3 80gsm paper, as if it had just come from a photocopier. The stickers on it jazzed it … Continue reading I think my Mum was most proud – Versatile Blogger Award