FROM CLUTTER TO CLARITY

Surfing this morning I ran across a post by Project Hot Mess with a link to 9 TedTalks about Minimalism. This one (probably part of the appeal is that she is a mature woman compared to the others presenting) I particularly enjoyed. I’ve been on a major declutter and am amazed at how much stuff […] Read more…

THE MILITARY UNIFORM

I popped onto the web to look for something and found this article, which naturally hit home to me as my son has just completed his first week of basic training. I’m far way down in South Africa and through the day often wonder what he’s doing, hows he coping, is he happy, scared, tired, […] Read more…

#SPEAKCOLOUR with Builders Warehouse

I’m so excited to be a part of the Builders Warehouse #SpeakColour Campaign. This weekend is d-day for my little project – upcycling ‘Grandma’s chest’. This chest/travel box has been around my entire life. Its been in my home longer than I can remember. Its served as a toybox, shoebox, linen box, blanket box, storeall […] Read more…

Military Mom

My son Jarod signed up to join the USA Army. I’m not sure how to articulate how I feel about it. Its a bag of mixed emotions. Being a born and bred South African, living in the USA, its an amazingly mature decision to be made by him. He won’t be a South African for […] Read more…

Sunday Musings

52 and fabulous. Wrinkles, grey hair and sagging skin are part of my reality, along with the many other flaws that make me perfectly Imperfect. But here I am, shaking my fist (no, not in anger) at the ones within my inner circle who just don’t get me. Who have comments and criticism. Who think […] Read more…

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