Why do I wear make up?

 This theme has been floating around the interwebz a bit lately. Specifically I’ve enjoyed This article by Christine Burke and This one by Karyn Pickles, and also people have been asking me similar question in my personal life. Probably because my make up obsession is a fairly new thing in the grand scheme of my timeline. For a long while, I didn’t even wear make up to work. Continue reading


No AL in my job

This week has seen a lot of my social media filled with posts expressing both fear and excitement at those who returned to work this week. My internal monologue has mostly reacted to these posts with a “My job doesn’t offer annual leave”. As Mum I work 24 hours a day (Thanks co-sleeping two year old), and whilst the perks are far more rewarding than any other role, it is definitely emotionally draining. Because my husband works Continue reading

Happy New Year!

First of First, two thousand and fifteen.

It’s pretty easy to be inspired by the first day of the new year. Even the date sounds fresh and fabulous. For the most part though, 2015 is going to be a lot like 2014. It will be another year where I will be lucky enough to be a full time Mum to my gorgeous girls. This year I continue to study something I really enjoy and am passionate about doing, and this year we will continue to live in (and improve) the pretty little house Continue reading