Category Archives: frustration

The 5 stages of grief

Life is meant to be shared. I ‘speak’ because I need to connect with you, to enjoy moments when we are feeling the same emotion, when we can laugh or cry at exactly the same time. I try to connect with you through creating beauty products, I try to touch you by blogging, and most […]

If the shoe fits…

It’s 11pm and I have just finished the first chapter of Edward Tulane, a book that my 9 year old daughter asked me to read because she thought that I would really enjoy it… Feeling a little childish reading pages with very big letters (and some pictures), I close my eyes and cuddle my cute […]

Are Concealers good for you?

  An extremely popular product within the cosmetics industry is The Concealer: creams that hide our skincare issues i.e. pimples, enlarged pores, uneven skin.  The products work by over layering the epidermis with a hydrating complex, often enhanced with special elastomers, which are then blended with colour pigments.  The combination offers a veil of colour […]

Bad moods travel fast

My daughter and I had plans to go to Windsor today to see our friends.  I never look forward to the journey there.  It takes us about 2 hours door to door, including a bus 2 trains and then a car ride.  But life isn’t always meant to be easy (mom told me that), and […]

What about me?!

Last month we went to visit my parents in Canada.  It was so relaxing that as the days passed, I began to forget all the stresses in my life.  Until one Sunday evening……. My daughter, my parents and I were walking to the park for a last go down the slides, when a man in […]

under pressure

To all modern mothers, with a special mention to single mothers, this prezi is for you….. http://prezi.com/tq35vbwkak5c/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy The presentation is set to music, so put your earphones on if you are at work. Make it full screen, and click through the slides. I had fun making this for you. I do hope that you enjoy […]

single mom….threatened

I have recently bought a dog. Name: Buster. Aka: Da Litl Fluffball. Breed: Cockapoo Nature: Very cool and placid, even when constantly being teased by his big sister, my daughter. Last week, while walking in the park, we saw a Staffordshire terrier attack a little black poodle.  The poodle was killed instantly. The scene was devastating […]