Hello Monday! It’s a great day to start again, are you with me?


After what feels like forever I’m back home with no travel in sight (well that’s not true in about 6 weeks time I’ll be heading to the Gold Coast to attend ProBlogger) and it feels great… and a little unsettling. I always find after a period of non-stoppness I need a little bit of time to settle back into the daily routine.  Which isn’t a bad thing, I just need to remember to go easy on myself and not just expect everything to fall back into the way it was before the crazy started.

I’ve got some Canberra Quilters Exhibition sewing planned for this week and I’m also working on a little something I’ll be sharing sneak peeks on Instagram but doing the full reveal in August. I feel like I haven’t done any real sewing in forever and I’m missing it something fierce. Yesterday I went through and tidied up my space and tried to get it back to tip top shape for creating. Looking at the collection of things that I have in that room I really feel like it might be time to do a bit of destash. As much as I like to think I’ll use everything in there, I have to admit that maybe I won’t and maybe (just maybe) it might be cool to scale it back a little before I need to claim a second room in the house just for fabric.

It’s a pretty quite week ahead, which is good because I need to get back into my good habits. I stopped going to the gym while I battled that horrible virus and now I need to go through the crap of starting a new habit all over again. Lucky for me though I just have to look down to my waistline to find the motivation to get out of bed on these cold winter mornings. I know the first 10 days are going to suck, but it’s going to be worth it and 10 days goes quickly.

I’m also going to get back on the no junk food bandwagon. I had a shocking couple of days in Sydney which carried on to the weekend, but today’s a new day and I have the power to make the changes so I’m going to take it one junk free day at a time.

All-in-all it’s a great day to be alive. I’m looking forward to a fun week and I hope you are too. Wishing you a most wonderful day!

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  1. Love keeping up to date with your doings! Thanks for the chicken and leek lasagne link – we are trying to eat Failsafe and that means no tomatoes. Going to give this one a go!