a rainbow on a “blue monday”


today was apparently “blue monday.” I didn’t know this existed but I can understand it. but let’s not focus on the negatives, let’s try to focus on those little pleasurable things that make us happy. I know I always go on about that but it really is life changing! during these winter months being surrounded by greyer skies, chilly weather and bare branches I have managed to find a few little rainbows and rays of sunshine. amongst lovey-dovey acoustic song lyrics and cosy nights in with family and friends I have found comfort and colour in beautiful vegetables and fruits! what better way to add some colour into a gloomy day than through sunny lemons and rosy beets?

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sweet beginnings!

happy new year everybody! may your 2017 be filled with all the sweeter things in life.


how do I feel about this year? every year, I have the “it’s gonna be a good one” feeling but this year, I think it’s gonna be a great one! I guess I should tell you about my goals and hopes and dreams for this year. although completely unoriginal and possibly a little bit cringe in its cliche, 2017 is the year of self-love etc. under the “etc.” comes appreciating myself more, looking after myself more, doing more of the things that I love, valuing myself more and putting myself first where I need to. and I’mย so proud to say that I have already started taking my first steps!

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