Life lessons from Spring: "All of these Spring time clues that nature gives us, carry with them messages of hope, new beginnings and fresh perspectives!" - Helen's Journey
Saint Patrick's Day celebrations in Birmingham UK - the 3rd biggest St Paddy's parade in the world! New York City has the biggest Saint Patrick's Day parade & then the second largest is Ireland's own parade in Dublin.
Birmingham has Britain's only Irish Quarter & also hosted Britain's first ever Saint Patricks Day Parade in 1952. Read all about it...
A dose of female empowerment on 'International Women's Day' and to take with you into each new day ahead! Including my poem "WE ARE WOMEN" all about the power of a woman.
World Book Day - Snow White and other Fancy Dress Costume ideas and photos. It is a day to celebrate all things books - reading, authors, illustrators, book characters, etc. With the aim of encouraging more children to discover more books and the joy and pleasure that can come along with reading.
How to do pancake day, the healthy way! Product review of the Gluten-free, Sugar-free, Vegan and Non GMO pancakes on my menu.
A dose of love & perspective for singles on Valentine's Day. Change your feelings this February from lonely to loved! Read my strategies & advice for being single. Learn about the 4 Greek words to describe the different types of love.
The dangers of Tunnel Vision and how to break down the walls to widen your perspective in life
Survival Tips for when life feels overwhelming! Taking 'one day at a time' moving forward into the unknown 'step by step', getting things done 'bit by bit' & ticking off the to-do list 'one by one'!
Handy ways to get prepared, focused and be ready for all that's ahead... Set your intentions for the future with Focus Words, Goal Setting and Promises to yourself.
"CHRISTMAS CHEER" A Christmas Acrostic Poem encapsulating the beauty of the Christmas Season and all its traditions.
Mary Poppins Fancy Dress Costume DIY Tutorial. A great costume option when you need an easy outfit that isn't too complicated to put together, but that gives you a great chance of winning best costume!
Finding the right gift can be tough - So here are some handy ideas for touching gifts for friends and loved ones!
A post sharing a list of gifts I had for my Birthday, that helped to made it so full of love and effort!
LIFE LESSONS THAT THE SEASON OF AUTUMN/FALL CAN BRING TO ALL...
Like most things in life, how we experience the change of season and weather, is down to our personal perspective. This post is all about how we can purposely choose a positive perspective, as we transition into a new season.
Kirkstall Abbey - A free day out in Leeds any time of the year, surrounded by beauty, history and fun for all ages and abilities.
So cool in fact I visited twice in the space of four months! Read my review & take a peek through my camera lens...
What I've learnt from 3 years of growing my hair an extra 12 inches for charity, to make a wig for a child with cancer!
My story from "SHORT HAIR DON'T CARE" to "LONG HAIR COZ I CARE"
Please sponsor me to try and raise enough to cover the cost of making the wig - any amount appreciated! 🙂
The power of words!
Everyone loves a good quote, right?
Well I must say I've rather enjoyed this '‘3 Day Quote Challenge’ with choosing a new quote to share each day and explaining my reasons for choosing it. I love fun with words, I love sharing and I love encouraging others - the perfect challenge for me 😉
Here's the quote chosen for Day 3 of the challenge...
So just what is the '3 Day Quote Challenge'? I hear you ask... well it's when each day you choose a quote to share and explain your reasons for choosing it - I'm always up for fun with words!
So here is my quote for Day 2:
3 day Quote Challenge - Day 1:
I love a challenge, so being nominated to do a 3 day quote challenge, when each day you choose a quote to share and explain your reasons for choosing it - of course I accepted!
Here is my choice for Day 1...
"We are Woman!" A poem I wrote & a celebratory post about the power of a woman (Esp the single & childless woman)!
Over 30. Single. Childless. How these things can't take away your ability of being a loyal partner or your maternal instincts to look after a child!
It is in the power of 'Womanhood' not just of 'Motherhood'!
Deaths reminder to treasure your loved ones and work towards the legacy you'll leave behind!