Jewels

‘Let us be grateful to the people that make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom’ Marcel proust. We are halfway around the country, and still going,its Christmas eve and we never used to do this as a family.Just up and go?Nope.My dad,rest his soul was not much of a traveler.His idea of fun was sit around the house with his newspaper.lol.But we loved him all the same.So now we have a bunch of packed bags and music and we’ll go see how other people celebrate xmas.Happy times! Im grateful for the entire year.Its been

Gold on white

I woke up today with a heavy head.Too much wine and too much dancing yesterday night.Along with the headache were a few regrets.You see,I tend to wear my heart on my sleeve during such times, and I will most likely tell you off if you hurt me.Wine makes me ferocious like that…But I really wish I didn’t need wine to speak my truth.I wish I was stronger. Alot has happened to me this year.Some so good and so miraculous, makes me feel amazing to be alive at such a time.And some things made me cry my heart out,but that is

Modern meets African Print..

‘I have come to believe that caring for myself is not self indulgent.Caring for myself is an act of survival’ Audre Lorde When I met Beryl she didn’t wear any dresses.She was the kind of girl who wore jeans to her graduation.Can you believe that?Im happy to know i’ve influenced someone to embrace their feminine side.Now she can give me a run for my money on the number of dresses she owns..all by me :-)Thankyou love.I gave her an all white look with a dash of african print.The perfect mix between modern and ankara. I’m a work in progress and

Taking stock

It’s my birthday weekend and I’ve decided to take stock of everything… Eating: My desk mates awful sugarless diet biscuits and cringing because why does good health have to taste so bad.Haha! Drinking: Water, lots of hot warmish water and loving how my skin is responding to it.:-) Reading: Nothing right now and I’m not proud of it..i did try to read a book set in the 1800s and that ship sailed. lol! Learning: How to be effective at customer service and how to say YES’ more than I say NO’ to things hoping it will open me up more.