I know what you’re thinking, “Another female blogger?” I say, “Why not?”. The world needs more opinionated females, IMHO. A Blog for Real Women Who am I? A wife, mom, educator and entrepreneur with a passion for life and people. Problem is, I live in the UAE, a transient place with lots of expats and…… Continue reading Hello, girlfriend!
Dunno about you, but hands down the most versatile item in my wardrobe is the black legging/ jeans hybrid stupidly called the “jegging”. I have mine on repeat several times a week and have to replace it every so often due to chub rub destroying the inner thighs, or the colour fading so badly it…… Continue reading Get more out of your wardrobe: The black jegging
Please note: I’m not claiming this is happening, just what I wish would happen. “If wishes were horses…” right? I do try to achieve this most days, but life happens far too often for me to maintain it. Right now I’d say I’m batting a 3/7. Morning 5AM: Wake ( or get woken by!) hubby,…… Continue reading What a perfect day in my life would look like
There’s a running joke in our house about people that we’ve helped when they needed us and how they suddenly lost our number when they had what they needed. The colleague who didn’t have a cent to her name, who’s rent we paid in advance because she didn’t have a place to live after 3…… Continue reading How to know when people are using you and what to do about it
I’ve had a dream of seeing France for most of my adult life. I’ve dreamt of having a croissant at a cafe in Paris, of walking down the Champs Elysee, of going to the Jardins de Tuileries and walking the maze, and of seeing the Palais de Versailles in all its glory. Hubby and people…… Continue reading My Dream French Holiday
Having a SO is great most times. Having someone to rub Vicks Vaporub on your back when you’re sick with the flu is awesome. Having someone who will cook and make sure you eat something in a hectic day is wonderful. Knowing there’s someone to talk to at the end of a shitty day is…… Continue reading What NOT to do when you’re Mad at your SO
Confession time: I am a Philistine. I do not do art galleries regularly because I live in Al Ain and there are a dearth of them here. The best galleries are in Dubai, and unless I book into a hotel or stay at my home away from home, friend Ruth’s place, I do not get…… Continue reading African Art Exhibit at Create Hub, Dubai
Nothing to see here…keep moving! The Wedding Planner Seriously! South African wedding planners are the WORST! Since my last post, I’d contacted at least a dozen via their websites. ONE got back to me – I didn’t respond because it was clear she hadn’t even bothered reading my message (she asked me about my fiance…… Continue reading An Update on Our Vow Renewal Ceremony