Four Ways to Give Back During a Second Covid Christmas

Christmas is the season of giving, right?  It can, however, also be the season where everything becomes a little too hectic and you lose sight of what’s important.  The Brainy One and I give to charity all year-round and have done since we were first married. This year, so many more people are in need … Continue reading Four Ways to Give Back During a Second Covid Christmas

Month in Numbers | November 2021

How did November turn out? Let's see what the numbers made of it: 23 Christmas presents wrapped 7 Christmas cards written and ready to post 9 pieces of Happy Mail sent 25,775 steps walked by me on my busiest day of the month* 15 online Step classes with Jenny Ford via YouTube 6 separate donations … Continue reading Month in Numbers | November 2021

For the Love of Books | Currently Reading November 2021

I didn't read many books this month, but that's not to say I didn't do a lot of reading. 🙂 Much Ado About You by Samantha Young (Kindle): An American moves to the English countryside to run a bookstore? Yes please. The small town cast of characters and dishy male lead are beautifully drawn; it’s hard not … Continue reading For the Love of Books | Currently Reading November 2021

Scrapbooking in 2021 | Honeymoon Album | Final New Zealand Pages

I have three more traditional 12x12 pages finishing up the New Zealand leg of our honeymoon album. All three designs have been used earlier in the album - I like how using the same few designs gives an album a sense of cohesion. Between her coming to the UK for our wedding and us arriving … Continue reading Scrapbooking in 2021 | Honeymoon Album | Final New Zealand Pages

Thoughts On Adapting To Living with Covid

November sunrise Here in the UK, there's still a lot of noise about Covid-19: booster vaccinations, testing, winter surge, the spectre of another Lockdown, the potential to cancel Christmas for a second year, masking-up and on and on. While no longer the headline news, it's there, affecting life as we used to know it and … Continue reading Thoughts On Adapting To Living with Covid