Chasing My Writing Dreams

    It’s a book. There. I have said it, and out loud too! My dream is to write a book.   The trouble with dreams are that they are often BIG. Don’t get me wrong, big is good, but it’s not always easy to explain yourself when it comes to BIG creative dreams. Whilst it makes perfect sense to me, Mr Button will look at me like I have…

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Inspire Me – Always Sparkle

    Inspire Me Series I love how quotes can make you feel uplifted and ready for anything. Throw in a sparkly graphic or two and there you have something gorgeous that’s shareable, printable and ready to go when you need it the most. Enjoy!   This quote is part of my  ‘INSPIRE ME’ series. If you liked this one, then you might also enjoy: Inspire Me – Laugh Often…

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Inspire Me – Laugh Often

  Like most families we have had our ups and downs this summer. Most notably, we were so excited to be getting our windows done at the beginning of June. Yay!   Except… nay.   It all went horribly wrong.       It’s the end of July and not one window has been finished and our upstairs floor at the front of our house has dropped down Ekk!!!  …

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Inspire Me – Full of Wonder

  When was the last time that you saw something that made you stop and stand there open mouthed, full of wonder?  *Whispers… that time when you peeped into your little one’s room to find the entire contents of EVERY cupboard and drawer emptied out across the floor doesn’t count.       Only a handful of recent moments come to my mind… not including the above.   But, when…

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Inspire Me – Happy Talent

  We are a competitive bunch, us parents. I can’t think of a day that has gone by when I haven’t heard praise being sung from the rooftops about a wonderful new learnt or conquered talent. We seem to collect them up and stash them away like pirates treasure. Most of us storing up our little ones accomplishments to be able to retell the gems back to our little ones…

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Inspire Me – Why You Should Smile

  Everyone recognises a smiley smile. It’s universal and crosses all ages. It makes us feel good on the inside and out. Anyone on the receiving end of a big smile will no doubt feel great too. It’s incredibly catching don’t you think?   I was absolutely thrilled to find out I had been nominated for the 2016 MAD blog awards for Outstanding Contribution for making the blog world a bit ‘smilier’.…

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Inspire Me – Know When To Make A Stand

  Amongst the groans, I am often the one that pipes up with something positive. The different angle in which to look at something that has gone wrong… the silver lining as they say. Those that know me say that I only see the good in people, and when I can’t find it, I will look harder or make an excuse for them. That’s a good thing right?   Mostly…

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