changing one thing in your day…


I’ve been seeing this quote and similar doing the rounds on social media recently,

and it got me thinking.

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new month, new make-up & new outlook


Happy November 1st guys! With Halloween finished I guess the real countdown to Christmas is on. 

I was up early this morning to the demanding meows of my fur-babies! After about twenty minutes I gave in and got them their breakfast. For a change I was feeling quite awake and ready to get on with my day. 

After a cup of tea and a bowl of oats of course.

++ side note – loving oats for breakfast at the mo and I’m going to do a dedicated post all about them ++

Showered and changed and of course the quick insta story ootd selfie, which Rae very kindly photobombed royally by launching herself onto my legs! It’s her new thing and Mark and I both have brand new set’s of cat scratches on our legs lol.

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memory boxes & scrap-books


When we first went overseas back in 2010, to KL for a six month adventure (which developed into more of a life adventure) I swore I was going to make a scrap-book of our time out there and update it each week.

Well the thought was there.

I think with the rise of the internet and social media it is so easy to share our lives online at a click of a button. But do we ever keep the real life hard copies anymore?

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do I need a dressing room – follow up…


You may remember this post a while back where I was debating if I really did need a dressing room.

I was feeling a little self-absorbed if you like, spoilt and even guilty I suppose, that I had this little space all for myself.

The kittens are getting bigger and stronger now and love being full-time in the house so there’s no need for them to have my dressing room as their bedroom anymore.

I must admit I do love having my dressing room back.

I mustn’t feel guilty that I have this space as Mark and I have worked hard, saved and even sacrificed things to achieve our home and all we have here in Spain.

So I am embracing it and feeling incredibly thankful and grateful that I have this space for little ol’ me.

So the answer to my own question, do I really need a dressing room? Is…

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