How To Feel Better About Life In 12 Hours

On Friday morning I woke up and wanted to go back to sleep straight away (although it was already lunchtime). After some internal arguments (and accepting the fact that it was far too bright to carry on sleeping) I got up, stood in some silence and realised that I really didn’t want…

Making Something Out of Nothing w/ Graham & Brown

When I hear the word upcycle, my mind tends to wander towards neutral tones with shabby-chic effects and the popular business venture that’s still finding its market today. What I don’t tend to think of is the kind of furniture I like. I’ll admit that I’ve been very closed minded about upcycling in the…

This Month’s Collection of Lovely Things

Sometimes the time feels right for some light, not-so-serious content, doesn’t it? After a sweltering (and horribly humid) few days, I’ve decided to take a break from deep reflections on life and take it back to a simpler time. I’ve never done monthly favourites religiously on this blog, although they…

The Biggest Lies of Blogging

I’ve been blogging for quite a while. Properly for the last couple of years, but the first time I set about writing some words and publishing them on the internet, it was probably 5 years ago. During this crazy journey, I’ve sure heard some crazy ideas about blogging. Some have just been out…

Why I Changed the Way I Blog

When we start blogging we naturally gravitate towards the ‘blogging routine’, the things that other bloggers are doing and the things that we are expected to be doing ourselves. These expectations could be anything from keeping a tight editorial calendar running, or blogging about Christmas when Christmas is coming up. As…

Focusing On The Little Things

Big life things can be stressful. Heck, if you’re not stressed about a big life thing, is it even a big life thing? In between all these big life things, however, yes, even if they are unnecessarily close together, are hundreds and thousands of little things. It’s these little things that put a smile…

April Check-In

Last month I didn’t do any exclaiming about how fast the year is going, so I think I’m allowed to this month, right? The strange thing is about the speed of this year, is that the days don’t feel that fast, but it goes from Monday to Wednesday like that *clicks fingers*…