The Sunshine Blogger Award 2018

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What a start to 2018, my first award of the year.  I have to thank the beautiful Nives Cavrić over at Travel Optician for this wonderful nomination, thank you so much Nives for thinking of me and please do check out her blog and follow her travelling adventures.

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The Blogger Recognition Award

Blogger recognition awardSo it has been a while since I wrote a post, as usual at the end of a year my home and work life get really hectic.  You see I work for myself so the end of a year for me means having to sort out my business finances, do my accounting, all the wonderful things you want to be doing in the run up to Christmas and New Year celebrations…NOT! Continue reading “The Blogger Recognition Award”

Thyme for a cold?

FireplaceNow I love autumn and winter and if you happen to be somewhere that gets snow, which unfortunately for me is not the case, then HOORAY you lucky devil.  Warm cosy nights in, a fire burning, stews and steamed puddings, all the comfy cosy things you need when it’s cold outside.  Yep all the comfy things you need because you feel like crap due to your darling child sneezing on you because their friend at school did the exact same thing.  Yeah, thanks! Continue reading “Thyme for a cold?”

Work life at home: the upside

So you’ve decided to work from home.  Great!  Whether you quit your regular job, this is your first job (very brave of you), or you just want to try something new.  Welcome to the fantastic world of working from home.

The advantages of working from home are numerous, but (there’s always a but isn’t there?) don’t forget the fundamental reason for working from home, you are there to work.

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Grief has no time limit

Grief Grief is something that all of us have encountered at some point in our lives and it is one of those things that NOBODY wants.  Image people sat in a room and someone says “Hands up who would like a shit load of grief?”.  Yep no one would sign up for that one would they?  However at some stage in our lives we will have to confront the dark emotion of grief and sorrow. Continue reading “Grief has no time limit”

School holidays whilst working from home: Part 2

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So we are at the end of the 2 week school holiday and boy am I glad about that!  Why?

It means my darling daughters go back to school to fill their heads full of interesting facts and increase their knowledge…hahaha who am I kidding?  Of course all of the above is true but the real reason I am so glad they are going back to school is because I will finally be able to revert back to being productive.  Oh the joys of a few hours of PEACE and QUIET, yep that’s right, peace and quiet, the 2 most wanted things by parents, not more so than parents who work from home. Continue reading “School holidays whilst working from home: Part 2”

Halloween, what does it mean to you?

When we think of Halloween it conjures up images of ghosts, jack-o’-lanterns, sweets, going trick-or-treating, death and anything else along those lines.  Essentially a bit of a fun fright-night mainly for the benefit of children, that is becoming more and more popular amongst adults.

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Every 31st October millions of people around the world get dressed up, throw a party, go out trick-or-treating or stay in and watch a marathon of horror movies.  I know I am guilty of decorating our house and throwing a party even before I had children and I have carried on that tradition since having children. Continue reading “Halloween, what does it mean to you?”