Health

A Fitness Update (It’s Been a While)

January 22, 2019 | 2 Comments
Fitness update January 2019

There’s a tendency for us bloggers to write only about our successes. Those Before/After shots. How we did it, step-by-step. But as in relationships, there is no happily ever after with fitness or health journeys. Our bodies and our minds are constantly in a state of flux and we have to work at them. We go through stages of having more time. And then less time. Happy periods, and then more stressful periods. And this obviously affects our exercise schedules, our health and how we eat. Plus how we feel about ourselves. Continue Reading…

Inspiration, Lifestyle

More of and Less of in 2019

January 6, 2019 | No Comments

This post is inspired by one on A Cup of Jo where Julia Rothman came up with a simple and elegant concept of laying out our wishes for each year. What do you want more of and what do you want less of this year? It’s so much easier to jot these down as they flow into our minds, compared to typical resolutions in sentence form, which feel so formal and tend to be harder to keep. I’m going to tape this list above my desk once it’s written, so I can be reminded of it each day: Continue Reading…

Food, Style

Wrapping Up 2018

December 14, 2018 | 13 Comments

The winner of ‘Kenny the Kudu’ is Simone Blanckenberg!

Do you see what I did there? Because it’s nearly Christmas, and we’re all wrapping up presents. Plus the year is almost over (“wrapped up”). Okaaaay…sorry if I didn’t need to explain it, but I wouldn’t want to waste a good pun. I also don’t want to waste much of anything this festive season. Lately I’m all about not wasting time, not wasting food, and not generating too much waste in general.

We all consume more than we need, and we need to tone it down, because although this is the season of excess, I think our planet will agree that we need to get a bit leaner when it comes to our consumption. Let’s keep things simpler.  Continue Reading…