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What’s up with me

Last week my most excellent Straight and Curly co-host Carly wrote a post with the same title as this one you’re reading here. Such a cool idea and, also, quite good timing. You see, there’s been …

EverythingChanged

Everything changed for me when …

I often get emails from readers when they’ve reached a crossroad in their life: they’ve been made redundant from a long-term job, are suddenly faced with an empty nest, or a relationship has ended. It’s …

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Feel the guilt and do it anyway

Last weekend my Mum lamented to me that ‘all’ she done for the past few weekends was lie on the couch and relax. ‘Um, what’s wrong with that?’ ‘Well, I just feel guilty. Like I should …

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Life right now

Every so often Pip does a ‘taking stock’ post and every-er so often, I join in for the ride! Thanks for the inspo Pip! Currently I am  … Making: banana bread. Mia keeps asking for it, …

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Random musings of an occasional baker

Sweet baby Jesus, baking is messy isn’t it? Maybe it’s not so much I don’t like cooking – it’s more I just can’t stand the mess involved with it all. If a cake has no …

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Why I get up so early

I get up at 4.15am every day. Yes, even on weekends. Why? Because it gives me three insanely precious hours where I can do whatever I want. No one is needing my attention. No one …

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The worst thing someone could say to me

I’ve always said that if I have a super-power it’s that I’m really, really hard to offend. But this line: ‘You just seem to have the perfect life don’t you?’ It’s one that tends to …

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One word for 2016 – Abundance

I’ve started writing this post at least six times since the end of last year. Each time I’ve gotten about 200 words in and just wanted to slap myself for being a whiney and ungrateful cow. …

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How to feel better after an epically crap day

Ah November. You’ve been a bit … crap y’know? Yes, I finished the first draft of Practical Perfection and that was pretty awesome – but gee there have been shenanigans galore otherwise. Building a house variety …