Thinking of You

I spend so much time with you on my mind, Tossing, turning Deciding whether to reach out, I spend so much time with you on my mind Contemplating whether thinking of you is a good thing, Debating and then changing my mind, I spend so much time with you on my mind, Trying to figure…

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Life, Wide Shut

Close your eyes.Really close your eyes.What do you see?What thoughts are running through your head?Did you send that email?Did you hang the washing? Close your eyes.Really close your eyes.What have you lost?What have you cut off?What paths that you chose brought you here?What paths were chosen for you? Close your eyes.Really close your eyes.Is this…

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Why I Won’t Be Having A 2nd Child

Everyone’s got an idea of what their “perfect” family is, from the gender, possibly their names and most certainly the number of children they’d like to have…well I (R1) wasn’t that person. I admit that at around 12 or 13, I might have dedicated a couple pages in a scrapbook to my potential family, but…

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Happiness: A Myth?

I’ve (R1), has been dealing with jet lag and in doing so has been doing a lot of late night musings, and it got me thinking… can someone really MAKE us happy? I’m not talking specifics, but you often hear people say “my kids make me happy or my partner makes me happy”. What does…

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Five Beauty Brands We Can’t Live Without

I will attest to LOVING a good makeup tutorial and follow an ever increasing list of makeup bloggers or makeup companies, but don’t ask me to recreate the looks or give you a review on the best makeup products…We took a peek into our makeup bags and wanted to share the ones which we swear…

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The Pinterest Rabbit Hole!

Oh Pintersting, oh Pintersting how easily you distract me (cue the tune of “Oh Christmas tree”). Have you ever been on Pinterest and spent hours on end looking at posts?? If you haven’t, or have never heard of Pinterest.. You MUST have been in space. If so, welcome back! In this day and age, everyone’s…

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Our Ride or Dies

Squad goals Girl gang, squad, crew, whatever it is we call our friends; we all have people who come into our lives and literally change our world. Some are in our lives for short periods of time and other friendships last literally a lifetime. We thought we’d take the time to pay homage to the…

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Oh The Places We’d Like To Go…

With the inevitable cold weather heading our way, We’ve been dreaming of warmer pastures. The world’s a stage, or so we keep hearing…So, in the interest of taking our minds off the brr, here are some of the places we’ve been and where we’d love to visit. “ And I think to myself…what a wonderful…

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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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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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