We are 7 weeks short of our 3 year anniversary of moving to Wales. I love it here. I can honestly say I’ve never been so happy in all my life than I have been here living by the sea. Things are changing. I’ve had a few extra health issues of late. Big issues. Health issues that need to be I’vecome quickly as they have had a profound effect upon my health and life. They are also having effects on the kids as I am worried about what the future holds. We live such a far distance from hospitals here.… View Post

I absolutely love handbags.  I cannot remember the last time I didn’t use one.  I’m certainly not one of these women who put their purse and phone in their pockets and head on out for the day.  I just cannot go out without my handbag as I like to have things with me that I may need during the day.  I like to have things with me that I may not need.  What I’m trying to say is that I must have ‘stuff’ with me at all time when I leave the house.  Now my idea of what is important… View Post

Yes, you read that right. I’m disowning my daughter. After nearly 12 years of her in my life I can take no more. Her behaviour last night was unforgivable. You see, she dunked a biscuit in her tea. I walked in to the lounge and caught her doing it. Dunking that rich tea biscuit in that gorgeous cup of tea. I nearly keeled over right where I was standing. Such a waste of beautiful tea. I just don’t know where this behaviour had come from. Is it in her genes?  Her Father dunked biscuits. It disgusted me every time he… View Post

Tea. The most important part of my morning routine is drinking tea.  I just can’t face the world before I have consumed at least 5 buckets of tea. To me tea is the best thing ever discovered.  Legend says tea was discovered quite by accident over 5000 years ago.  The Chinese Emperor Shen Nung was overthrown and was banished to a remote corner of Southern China. Due to poverty all he had to drink was hot water  One day to his surprise a gust of wind blew some leaves from a nearby tree into his pot of boiling water.  The… View Post

Welcome. My name is Candace and I am a 40 something Mother of a teen and a tween.  Although I am a Mother there is far more to me.  As well as my children I have many interests including crafting, reading, cooking & baking, fashion and beauty.  Its only now in my 40’s I think I am finding my own style and I am beginning to be confident with who I am. This blog is my little space on the web where I write all about the things in my life that give me inspiration, happiness and hope whilst I… View Post