The Year That Was 2015

As 2015 is drawing to a close, I thought I would continue my tradition of recapping my year that was with a blog post. I like to think of 2015 as a year when, I was able to find stability, motivation and courage. I returned to University, completed my first children’s book, renovated my bedroom, designed a stationery set…

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Christmas 2015

Merry Christmas to everyone around the world. I hope you had/have a great day. If you don’t celebrate Christmas, I hope you still have great holidays and an awesome 2016! My Christmas was spent with my mum and dad. Thankfully it wasn’t too hot (a typical Australian Christmas is usually icky heat and trying to…

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A brief message from my cats…

Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays! ?? Some of my cats decided to participate* in the jolly event of dressing up in a santa costume and spread the holiday cheer. I hope everyone does have a great Christmas or holiday season. ? ? [Be warned, this post is kind of random and image heavy.]

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I’m thankful for…

Number 13 on my 30 before 30 was to create an appreciation list of all the things I am thankful for. When you really begin to think of the things you have, there is a lot to be thankful for. For a basic example; internet, a computer, phone or tablet, a home, food to eat,…

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New Handbag and Purse

Last week, instead of saving money for Uni books I splurged on a new handbag and purse. ? The handbag and purse are from Colette by Colette Hayman. I didn’t intentionally plan on buying them, but I wondered into the store and kept looking at them. I left the store, but had to go back to get…

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The Month That Was: November 2015

In November 2015, I started study and finished my first children’s book. I have been busy in November with finding my study groove. I am only a part time student doing one unit at a time and right now that suits me perfectly. I submitted my first assignment last week and look forward to feedback. The current…

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I wrote a book

I am so thrilled to announce that I have completed my first children’s book. The book is called Tom and Geraldene and tells the story of a little boy (Tom) and his toy giraffe that becomes real (Geraldene). Tom wants everyone in his family to meet Geraldene, but not everyone can see her. I have based this…

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Room Renovation: Complete

I am so pleased that my room renovation is finally complete. The final step was decorating and I had a lot of fun doing this. There is still a few items that I want to add to, such as the owl lamps I like, storage boxes for the top of my wardrobe and cloud shelves.…

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Christmas Exchange 2015

With Christmas and the holidays approaching, I have decided to make an exchange post for anyone that may be interested to exchange cards or gifts via the post/snail mail. ?? The deadline for the exchange is November 9, 2015. So I then have time to print the cards and have everything organised.

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Room Renovation: Phase Three

Phase Three of my bedroom makeover is to paint the walls, skirting and cornices. Painting the bedroom walls was relatively easy (compared to the other tasks) and I was able to get everything painted in one day (with help from my mum). Thanks to the heat we have been getting, it should be dry in…

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