The art of sharing

Ruby is learning to share at the moment. When she is playing with other kids, I often remind her “Ruby share”. When it comes to most things she is a very much into sharing. If she has a chocolate for example, she always wants to share it with me. Now ... Read More »

Being sorry

I read a great article in Huffington Post today titled “I’m Sorry Is My Armour“. I really resonated with the feelings the author, Jennifer Malise, was expressing.  You see after I came out of my last relationship, I was feeling like a very broken person. I was a shell of my former self. ... Read More »

What we eat

They say you are what you eat. And I certainly believe that and have become a lot more conscious of what we are putting in our mouths. With my long term goal for us to have some self sufficiency in our new home with vege and fruit gardens and a few chickens, I ... Read More »

I’m bursting at the seams

No this isn’t a post about how much weight I have put on lately…there could be a whole another post on that one! It’s not showcasing my average sewing skills either. No this post is about how excited I am with what is ahead of me right now. And there is ... Read More »

Adding luxe with grasscloth wallpaper

Have you been watching The Block? Dee and Darren are back again this year and as much as everyone in the whole entire planet seems to dislike them….I actually love what they deliver. This year Dee has a new weapon up her sleeve – grasscloth wallpaper. This product is something I have ... Read More »

Welcome 2015

Happy New Year…yes we are well and truly into it now with February peeking it’s nose around the corner already….WTF!?! Usually I look forward to the end a year, excited to plan the next 12 months, set some new goals and start planning my life out. But at the end of ... Read More »

Merry Christmas

It’s the evening of Christmas Day and I sit here in the quietness of the night. Little Ruby has gone to bed after a big couple of days of excitement and fun. Yesterday I started a new tradition – the Christmas Eve box. I pulled together a Christmas gift box ... Read More »


Today I farewelled a friend. My friend, affectionately known as ‘E’ to many, passed away suddenly last week after a very brief illness.  I have faced death before. I have lost loved ones – family dear to my heart. But I have never lost a friend before. When I heard of ... Read More »

A bathroom for a little princess

It’s been a while since I shared with you some of the images that are inspiring me for our new home. One of my favourite past times is to spend time on Pinterest drooling. Today I thought it would be nice to take a look at what I would love ... Read More »


It’s amazing how having gratitude can make a difference in your life. It is said that being grateful for what you have invites in more of what you want. After what I have experienced this last week I really believe this to be true. I have been living in a ... Read More »