The Handbag Shuffle

R1’s Handbag? – – – – X Disclaimer: On any given day, my every day handbag is a mess- there is no logic to what you’ll find in there from menus to 1/2 of earrings, to a chocolate bar from 3 months ago (what?! I don’t like chocolate…) Between that and the other random things…

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What You Need To Know About The White Poppy

It’s been a few years since I first came across “the white poppy movement”, and it caught my attention. At first my reaction was visceral- how dare they disrespect the red poppy and the veterans? Then, I began to take a step back and look at it from both sides of the argument, and it…

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DIY: PIMPIN’ UP YOUR PUMPKIN

WHAT YOU’LL NEED Pumpkins (Any Shape/Size) Acorns, Leaves & Sticks Basket or Wooden Crate Paint or Spray Paint (your choice of colours), Sharpie Paint Brushes TIPS I used my “filler” items from nature, such as acorns and twigs- it adds texture and visual depth to the “basket”, but it was a fun activity to do…

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WHAT DID I GET MYSELF INTO?!

PARTY PLANNING Oh my goodness!? Anyone who knows me, knows just how allergic I am to planning. I’m the girl who has been engaged far longer than I can actually remember (#truestory). So, why T minus three days before my four year old’s party, do I still have only skeletal plans? Because, that’s how I…

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Dear Younger Me,

If given the chance to bestow wisdom on your younger self, what would you say? Would you stop yourself from making a decision you know you’ll regret later? How would you intervene?

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CRACKED…

 You Are Not Alone Cue the Michael Jackson song…joking aside, whether it’s the constant bombardment from social media, the news and life’s daily pressures, it sometimes seems like there are not many places to escape when the going gets overwhelming. Some of us are more resilient to the pressures life throws at us, but there are…

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Who Dis??!!

Introduction So… we think it’s about time that we introduce ourselves!  If you know R1 and I personally, then you already know our names, our personalities.. some of our likes… dislikes etc, but for the rest of you out there, we’re a mystery (*cue evil laugh!!). Just to change things up, instead of writing our…

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You Can Always Come Home…

The saying “my door is always open” or “you are always welcomed at my house”, gets thrown around a lot, but just how many people can truly say this is the case. Throughout our lives, we simply accepted that our house was the place us and our friends could hangout. I can easily remember my…

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The Struggle Is Hair…

Let’s Get Real Black hair is no joke and certainly not for the faint hearted and what makes it even more complicated is no two hair journeys are alike. Take us for example, siblings, yet we have completely opposite hair types and completely different takes on how we manage our hair. Let’s discuss the struggle.…

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