New Day Goals (Resolutions)

I don’t love New Year’s Resolutions. I just don’t think there’s something magical about the date ticking over that can make you change your life. You can change your life any day of the year. I did this year. You can read my very first blog post, where life had taken me on some twists... Continue Reading →

Merry Christmas

Just a quick little message- Wishing everyone a very Merry Christmas. Hope that you enjoy lots of food, laughter and joy. Christmas isn’t always easy for everyone & for those who might be missing a loved one or in a place they didn’t think they’d be in or just doing it tough I pray that... Continue Reading →

Diary of a Novice Gardener- Part 4

10.12.2018 Today I popped outside to do some watering after work and to my surprise there are little baby cucumbers growing on my plant. I’ve struggled so much with this cucumber plant. My best friend, who is an excellent gardener suggested I cut off the dead leaves so that the plant could spend its energy... Continue Reading →

Diary of a Novice Gardener- Part 3

I’m not pretending to be anything close to an expert. Gardening is something I’m very new at (so if you’re reading this and you more experienced, I welcome any tips!). I just thought as I went, I’d shared my ups and downs and perhaps something I discover or find out along the way might help... Continue Reading →

Christmas Under Wraps

My sister went through a phase in her early 20s where she would hand you your present in the shopping bag she bought it in, claiming ‘you’re just going to open it anyway’. I have never been that kind of gift giver. I want the gift to look beautiful, I want the person receiving the... Continue Reading →

JoJo’s Gift Giving Guide

It can be so tricky to think of just the right gift to give loved ones at Christmas and not blow the budget. I thought I’d put together some of my past ideas to inspire some of your own ideas. Mostly I have gift ideas for sisters/girlfriends because that’s the bulk of my gifts. I... Continue Reading →

Count it Down with Movies

My Top 25 Christmas Movies Another Christmas Countdown list to help keep you in the holiday Spirit. I tend to watch movies every night after work instead of TV during December. There are so many great ones to choose from. There are some classics that get a go each year, otherwise I’ll watch the newest... Continue Reading →

It is Well…

I was recently reminded of this song ‘It is Well’ by Bethel Worship while attending the funeral for a very dear friend and mentor. I like to think it was his way, one last time, of encouraging me. The song is a revamped version of the old Hymn ‘It is Well with My Soul’. I... Continue Reading →

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