February 2019 Idea List

Pad and pen. Chalk board with thought bubble drawn on and a light bulb in the bubble indicating an idea

Welcome to the February Idea List. If you are new to the blog you can read all about the Idea List and the accompanying Facebook group here. I hope you find it useful and if you join in, I would love to hear how you get on. Friday 1st – Get ahead on any greeting cards you need by planning out who and what you need to buy for in the months of February and March plus a couple of[Read more]

F is for Fun: Relationship A-Z

Three people jumping for joy while sun is setting

“Having fun is a choice. There is enough fun for each of us. Choosing to have fun depends on you only.” – unknown Fun is an important component in any long term relationship. Of course, it can not all be fun and games when you are in a serious committed relationship, as life is not a fairy tale! However, if you get stuck in a rut, only talking about bills, kids, worries and problems, then the relationship will really start to[Read more]

Idea list and a new community Facebook group!

Desk, hands typing, surrounded by stationary.

Back by popular demand, I am bringing back the Idea List and this time I am creating a facebook group to go alongside it.  The Idea List For those who are new to the blog, the Idea List is a list of ideas (suggestions), which aim to encourage you to organise your home, your life and also to remember to have some fun each month. It will be published on the blog near the end of each month so that[Read more]

Happy planning

A large happy planner, some sticker books and a smiley face

Those who regularly read my blog will probably know that I do love to plan and I love stationery! About three years ago I discovered the Happy Planner range by MAMBI which is an American company. They are now more available in the UK as to when I first found them which is good. I fell in love with their planners and stickers which you use with the planners so I thought that I would share my love for the[Read more]

Top 10 travel goals 2019

American flags, Spanish flag, Pyramids, Venice canal and Icelandic northern lights

January is a great time of year to start thinking about your travel plans for the year ahead. Not only is it the start of the year, but it can also be a difficult time with the dark mornings and evenings and the cold weather. Planning or at least dreaming of fun holiday plans can really help to keep spirits high. So I thought that I would share my dream top ten list of holiday destinations for 2019. 1. Orlando,[Read more]

E is for expectations

Checklist implying expectations

‘Anger always comes from frustrated expectations’ – Elliott Larson Be Clear I think that it is really important to be clear of your expectations of both the relationship and the actions of your partner, which means being honest with yourself as well as your partner.  To start with you need to really think about what type of relationship you want. If you do not even know yourself, then you can not expect your partner to understand as well. This is where[Read more]

New year, big changes!

Clocks in amongst autumn leaves and a circle made of four arrows to signify changes

Hello and welcome to the relaunch of my blog! Happy new year to you all! Firstly, let me apologise for not posting for so long! Unfortunately trying to keep up with the blog while working full time at my social work placement and studying for my social work degree was just too much. Changes! This brings me to the big changes! I have quit my social work degree! Now many people will think that I am silly as I was only[Read more]