It’s all for you

To my gorgeous girls, Billie and Asher, We're done! It has now been a year since I posted my first post on this blog and made the commitment to share something everyday.  365 days worth of sharing!!! It was a struggle at the end, I won't lie.  Not because I didn't want to do it, but with …

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Prepping for Nanowrimo

Can you believe that we are already nearing the end of October? Someone even said that it was only 8 more Friday's until Christmas - what the what now? But as we inch closer to Christmas, that also means we inch closer to Nanowrimo in November... Now you're really asking what the what now, aren't you? …

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Moral of the story

So, this happened today: A message from my Cousin-in-law - another Mrs Benno would you believe! So the moral of this story is that if you don't want people to know that you have a blog, then you shouldn't discuss said blog in public facebook comments because you never know who will see it. In all honesty, I …

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Two Sentences Tuesday #17

She never noticed it when she arrived home, too weary to focus and eagerly awaiting the opportunity to embrace her people after four days away. As she caught a glance from the corner of one eye the following evening, she was chuffed that her husband had been so thoughtful, unaware that it was in fact her fabulous sister-in-law who had …

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Up against a deadline

There is no question the past two months have been rough.  Change often is.  Even when it's expected and ordinarily embraced, change can be the cause of unexpected outcomes and heartbreakingly painful realisations.  The damage to my ego and pride is still very new.  It's taken it's toll on my confidence and even on my physical and …

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A bright and shining future*

Conferences are exhausting! Not just because of how physically tiring they are, because that's only a part of it, it's also due to how mentally draining they tend to be as well.  We've had a huge day today at the RWA Conference with a fabulous few sessions with Angela Ackerman who provided us with tools to create larger …

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1 more sleep!!!

It's nearly midnight and I'm still running around like a blue-arsed fly!  But I'm nearly sorted! Just finalising paperwork so it's all ready for when I arrive and then I can hit the sack.  Kids are sorted, bags are packed (despite having completely overhauled my wardrobe again tonight!) and I'm pretty confident I've got it all …

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