Coffee & Current Reads

If we were having coffee, I’d tell you it’s like October here today, but the sun’s trying to come out. Neil and Isla have gone to the shops, and I’m here on coffee and ready to share. Settle in. We went to a pop-up market in town this week and spent too much on mojito … Continue reading Coffee & Current Reads

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My Top 17 Travel Memories

In my last post I mentioned that *I was this close* to 200 groovy likers on Gin & Lemonade's Facebook page.  With a little help from my friends, I'm now at 215.  Thank you! Moving on.  In a minute. When I was sitting at 199, I said that groovy person 200 would get to choose … Continue reading My Top 17 Travel Memories

My Favourite Blogging Hangout

I know I've been getting kinda good with the MWF schedule.  And Tuesdays are not on THE SCHEDULE.  I shall be adding 'Be flexible' to the list of 10 Things I've Learned In 7 Years of Blogging. And so, I just have to share that my favourite blogging group is currently sitting at 495 members, … Continue reading My Favourite Blogging Hangout

How To Shop When You Hate Shopping

The only shopping I like is book shopping. I buy myself new clothes about once every 3 years, I don't follow trends, and malls are not my happy place.  Unless we're talking books, coffee, or movies. And today I want to talk about clothes. After we booked THE TRIP, I got excited for a bunch … Continue reading How To Shop When You Hate Shopping

Blogging Survey From The Emma Edit

On average, how many hours a day do you spend on your blog during the week? (including anything blog related like social media) Probably too many.  And also not enough.  Trying to streamline it.  Spend more time on the tech side than the writing side.  Y'know, finding photos, resizing photos, cursing at photos.  Adding links … Continue reading Blogging Survey From The Emma Edit

Books & Blog Notes

I've spent most of the weekend in Starwars yoga pants and a green Team Awesome t-shirt.  Popcorn was consumed in vast quantities. Last weekend we set Isla up in a 'big kid bed' which matches 'big kid school'.  This is a good thing.  Bed time stories happen in her room now.  She falls asleep in … Continue reading Books & Blog Notes