If it doesn’t look good enough on the outside, they’ll not believe its good enough on the inside.

Ooh I’m all fired up and excited at the same time with what I want to share today.

Has anyone been watching Shop Well for Less?

I love these programmes, they used to frustrate me, (because I’m savvy enough that they’re no help) . . .

. . . but now I am just continually amazed at human nature, and how people decide what is good enough and what isn’t. Continue reading

7 little give aways

Signs that its beginning to feel a bit like Christmas . . . .

The boys are starting to talk and ask, and get upset about how long they have to wait.

We were lying in bed on Sunday morning and youngest son came in and asked how long till Christmas?
Dad “about 6 weeks”
me, ” I would say longer than that surely”

Well on checking the calendar, it turns out its actually 5 weeks and 2 days! Continue reading

Stress, stretch and sweep!

OMG – I am so busy, I think I might have overstretched myself. . . .

so little time so much to do – personal stuff, its my wedding anniversary so having a day out with hubby – but that means less time to work!

Couple of trade shows booked  to attend. . . . so hopefully make some new contacts, but that means less time to work!

Saying yes, when asked to be on committees, and getting involved with my village, so that takes up time which guess what – means less time to work!
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2b or not to 2b!

You may have noticed the blog page looks a little different this week . . .  read on and it will become clear.

Anyone who has done anything about marketing recently will know that we are constantly being reminded of the benefits of the internet, and social media, to promote ourselves.

Regular updates and interactions with your audience, snippets of info on what you have been up to and how you are feeling. Continue reading

Five to nine


When you are self employed then the workloads fluctuate, and after almost a whole year of being busy with client work or plenty of internal updates and changes to my own website and marketing, I finally seemed to have caught up, and last Friday had a quiet day. Continue reading

Lord Business


My seven year old son is obsessed by Lego, and all things lego related, and we had it scheduled to go and see the lego movie last week in half term, which indeed we did – at Tamworth Odeon. Continue reading

Balancing your dosha


If you read last week you will remember at the end, those Bon Jovi lyrics that helped me to get my head in the right place to be motivated and positive, but most of all not to stress too much if I did not quite achieve everything I set out to do. Continue reading