This festive season has truly been one of a kind. And throughout the season I have tried my very best to keep my spirits up. I have ensured that I did not let the current atmosphere get to me.
Christmas is my favourite time of the year, and even though this Christmas feels different, is out of our normal and will not have the usual festivities. Remember that the message of Christmas is still the same. A message of love peace and hope.
I will be the first to say I love a good selfie. Though not a big fan of black and white ones but I always love a good selfie. When I got these notifications to post a selfie I thought it was just another superficial challenge.
I always considered myself good at multitasking, I could always manage various things at once, and I believe I still can. But lockdown just pushed me over the edge. Helping the kids with school, working, running the household, fears of the ‘what ifs’ with the virus, all proved to be too much for me. I finally found my breaking point.
Wow, what a ride the last 90 days has been. March 2020 saw life as we knew it come to a complete halt and the world changed right before our very eyes. This new and strange lockdown world was surreal...
When I was younger, 2020 seemed like it was going to be a thrilling, futuristic time. A time so far ahead that we could not comprehend what it would feel like to be alive in this era. Shows like Beyond 2000 and cartoons like The Jetsons set our minds ablaze with the new and exciting technology that would soon take over our lives.
2019 has most definitely been a strange year. A year with a mixed bag of ups and downs, tremendously high, highs and extremely low, lows... Honestly, it has been one perplexing year and I’m happy to see the end of it. But on the same token I’m grateful for all that I’ve experienced and learnt this year. I was thinking how I was going to mark not only the end of this year but the end of this decade and thought what better way to say farewell than by sharing a few lessons 2019 has taught me. So, here is my list of 5 things I learnt in 2019.
When I decided to start this blog, I had images in my mind of a stunning website with new engaging daily social media content, beautifully designed products readily available, a perfect monthly newsletter and blog post which everyone can relate to, at least once a week! Surely, that was not a lot to ask for?
19 years ago, I left my childhood home heartbroken. I left behind all that I knew, a lifetime of happy memories, a great childhood and countless friendships. My mum packed up our whole life neatly into a truck and we moved across the province to a much smaller town than the one I grew up in.