Daily Fun Three is a really fun challenge created by Rory who blogs at A Guy Called Bloke. He poses sets of questions that are so much fun to answer. I was meant to be doing something else right now but I came across these questions that just had to be answered, they were so much fun. Name Three … Three of your childhood books? … Continue reading Daily Three Dec. 14
I am sure, like me, you must often have been faced with the dilemma of the perfect gift for the perfect hostess (or the less than perfect gift for the not so perfect hostess). Taking a small token of appreciation is customary when going to a party or even a courtesy call. Yet, the search for the perfect hostess gift can at times be … Continue reading FINDING THE PERFECT HOSTESS GIFT
A winter weekend is the best time to stay home. Lounging around in your favourite pyjamas reading a fast paced thriller or binge watching a TV show. There are lots of fun things you can enjoy at home on a lazy winter weekend. But your conscience or the voice of reason (both are equally annoying) keeps raising its ugly head. It reminds you of the … Continue reading A Lazy Winter Weekend : 10 Excuses for staying home
The White Elephant Party is a fun activity created by Theresa, the Haunted Wordsmith. She begins by giving three bloggers virtual gifts. Each of the three recipients then gives gifts to three other bloggers. This way the giving and receiving continues like ripples on a pond. Chris Hall of Luna’s on line sent me a very useful and thoughtful present. She also sent me a … Continue reading The White Elephant Party, Dec. 6th.
Name Three … Cold things? My nose My toes My fingers (all the above, when it’s cold. I know they aren’t things, but this isn’t home work; it’s a fun challenge). Hot things? Okay. now I will behave: Tea, Coffee Soup.. Boy’s Names beginning with Z? Zachary ZigZiglar Zoolander Countries beginning with the letter G? … Continue reading Daily three, Novmber 5th
I have always been Looking for Leisure. Leisure to read, And leisure to write. Leisure to watch autumn leaves fall to the ground, To watch kittens at play, And birds building their nests. Leisure to see my friends, Or at least call them everyday. Leisure to pick berries from hedgerows, And fruit from trees. Leisure to fill my basket with roses, Then arrange them lovingly. … Continue reading Looking for Leisure FOWC : ‘leisure’
Pumpkin Spice Latte Coffee Chronicles — Part Four A series documenting the ongoing saga of mankind’s relationship with coffee. The pumpkin spice latte is trending now. You can see it in most lists of autumnal favourites. It is fast becoming as much of a seasonal culture icon as the pumpkin itself. Every October and November, pumpkins abound not just on grocer’s shelves but all over. … Continue reading Pumpkin Spice Latte : Trending Now
10 Useful Things To Do While Watching T.V. You must have come across that species of super-efficient, over achieving womanhood sometime. She is usually a successful professional holding a full time job who is managing to bring up three children at the same time. She jogs three miles every morning, cooks delicious meals from scratch and also makes time to volunteer at three different charities. … Continue reading Ten Useful Things To Do While Watching T.V.
Halloween and horror stories are very popular at this time of the year. Throughout the Western Hemisphere (and Westernized pockets in the East), people are going to celebrate the festival of Halloween on October 31st. Pumpkin lanterns, witches on broomsticks, skeletons, ghouls and ghosts galore are adorning supermarkets, schools and subways. This brings me to the question I have often asked myself, why do … Continue reading Halloween and Horror Stories
My autumn favourites are many, autumn being my favourite time of the year. Every year summer gets longer so that autumn brings welcome respite from the heat. My Autumn Favourites is part of my series: Little Things That Mean A Lot : Part III Here is a list of only a few of my little autumn favourites: Dry Leaves It is mesmerizing to watch … Continue reading My Autumn Favourites