25 years worth of Dates and Ideas

Boyd and I met after I had been previously married. As newlyweds and parents of a 4 and 5 year old, we had to make “date night” a priority because we hadn’t actually been on dates prior to our marriage. Anyone with kids knows, they will suck 100% of your attention giving the opportunity, so…

Tips for the Organized Hoarder

My mum still lives in the same house I grew up in. I’m pretty sure it’s about 1,000 sq ft with 3 bedrooms and one bathroom. She’s very tidy and her place is well maintained. but i’m always so surprised when she can pull out some random thing from my childhood and know exactly where…

Pinterest Parties

When I was very young, a birthday party mean’t fun and games, yummy food and a chance to dress up fancy. We lived for them. It was so exciting when someone walked into school clutching their little bundle of invitations and lo and behold, one of them was for you. Most of the time it…

F* Getting Older

Approaching big birthdays can be so awful but it’s a great opportunity to take a look at where you are and where you may wish to make changes.

Be a Cheerleader – to your friends

First, a little Kingdom to State Comparison I was at the side line to my sons first American Football Game in High School, where they, as the Junior Varsity (B Team) were going to get their behinds handed to them by the Varsity (A Team). It was crazy fun, with stadium seating, huge flags, concessions…

Break the Rules -Style

It makes me cringe when I hear or read that over 40’s shouldn’t…..you fill in the gap here. (wear a short skirt or their hair long, go dancing at a night club or have tattoos) What over 40’s shouldn’t… is give a crap about anyones rules for them. I seriously grew up thinking this rubbish….

No More Diets for Me.

This is me! Post Covid-19 Quarantine. No gym, No diet plan, No carefully curated before and after picture. Just me, in my pj’s, feeling content with life. You see the thing is, for the past 20 years, I’ve either been “on a diet”, just finished a diet or am in need of going “on a…

Little Luxuries

Most parents will relate to being last on their own list when it comes to time, energy or getting something new. Our darling offspring always seem to need that enrollment fee or dental work right when we were thinking about a weekend away or new outfit and in fear of being judged a selfish cow,…

Exploring the Kingdom

People often ask me “where should I go when I’m in London?” Whilst I definitely have my own favorite spots and also places that are not worth your time, I usually refer people to youtube or google to see what interests them most and then I can help from there. We’re all so different in…

I’m Out of Town

I seem to say this a lot lately. I never dreamed I’d spend so much time on a plane. I used think people with frequent flyer status had such a glam life full of adventure. Jet setting off around the world to see the lights and landscape of far away exotic locations but the reality…