It’s my Blogiversary!!

What even? I know I’m getting older and appearently time goes quicker as you age but it feels like only yesterday I decided to start this blog. And here I am …a whole year later celebrating my BLOGIVERSARY!!! This week marks the anniversary of the time I first pressed ‘Publish‘. What a difference a year makes….as they say. What began as a journalling exercise has, … Continue reading It’s my Blogiversary!!

These thankful things – 30/6/2019

Happiest of Sundays peeps! As always I have had a ridiculously busy week made even busier by the time of year. June is the time of half yearly developmental summaries and I have been snowed under getting these written in time to hand out to families this week. I spent yesterday proofreading and adding any little extra bits I thought they needed. I love writing … Continue reading These thankful things – 30/6/2019

These thankful things – 23/6/2019

Happiest of Sundays everyone!!! Today’s ‘These thankful things’ is going to be a quick one because I’m not feeling the most healthy today and I am busting to curl up and have a little nap….and that’s my first thankful thing…afternoon naps and the fact that even as adults we are allowed to have them. YAY!!! Because who doesn’t just need to lay their head down … Continue reading These thankful things – 23/6/2019

These thankful things – 16/6/2019

Happy Sunday peeps! Sunday being when I share what I have been thankful for this week, starting with my family…in particular my mother-in-law…strange as this may seem to some..and even to me who did not have a relationship of any kind with my ex-husbands family. My new mother-in-law is a truly wonderful human being….and she has been a huge support for me over the past … Continue reading These thankful things – 16/6/2019

These thankful things – 9/6/2019

This whole week has been a bit of a blur but as always there have been so many things to be truly thankful for. For one thing, it’s the Queen’s Birthday Long Weekend; meaning an extra day off work to enjoy the beautiful winter sun; spending time with family and completing masses of reading. YAY!!! The weekend began with our traditional Friday family movie night; … Continue reading These thankful things – 9/6/2019

These thankful things

Super quick gratitude post tonight because it’s Mother’s Day and I’m getting ready to snuggle on the couch with my peeps; watching Masterchef and wearing the cute new sunshine yellow socks my daughter gifted me. Just some of the things I’m thankful for this week: time spent connecting with my beautiful sock giving girl…playing ‘this or that’ on the couch on a Tuesday night after … Continue reading These thankful things

These thankful things

Happy Sunday peeps!! I hope you’ve had an amazing week filled with so many wonderful things to be thankful for. Last week was the first “These thankful things” of what I hope will be many. If you missed it you can visit it here: https://bookish-me.com/2019/04/28/these-thankful-things/ I have been looking forward to writing this post and being able to share some of the things that have … Continue reading These thankful things

These thankful things

Starting something new today…a weekly post of gratitude…why gratitude? …because expressing gratitude can transform the way we think, feel and behave. Being thankful for the big and the small things in our life creates a calmer; more focused; more positive state of mind. Appreciating what we have, rather than worrying about what we don’t have, reduces stress; increases happiness and improves our relationships. “Gratitude is … Continue reading These thankful things