What donut do you wear?

What donut do you wear?

We all like donuts don’t we? I do, the sweet sugary taste, the billowy goodness you enjoy after your first bite. It’s comforting even though you know it’s not the best for you. We all crave that sense of comfort and that immediate taste bud fix.

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I thought this running class was for couch potatoes

I thought this running class was for couch potatoes

You may remember the first post I did about running here.  So we go to the first class and we figure it will be pretty laid back. I wear a sweat shirt, jogging pants and a black puffy coat. I don’t look amazing but I figure we will do some light exercising. We step inside and head to the counter to ask where to go.

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Adele would love this.

Adele would love this.

It’s a month until Christmas and as a maker, life is chaos.  Between fulfilling wholesale orders,  selling at weekend craft markets (who signed us up for these markets anyways? Oh wait a minute, that could have been meJ) and replenishing stock I find myself working alone in the studio with only the radio for company.

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Run a 5K, are you joking?

Run a 5K, are you joking?

Caron (the other bloom of Two Blooms) has posted about our running adventure here and here and now it’s my turn to describe the events that led up to me joining this torturous class.  Yup Caron saw a sign driving by several times that said ‘Sofa to 5 K’ and for some reason it was calling her.

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Lip loveliness

Lip loveliness

There are few things that really irritate me.  Buying a lip balm and smoothing it on your lips only to feel grittiness - do you know what I mean?  There is no reason for that silliness (unless of course you are wanting an exfoliating lip massage.)  Off topic here but I am amazed at the people who want to buy a salt scrub for their face?  No, they don't want the gentle sugar scrub we make and sell, they want the hard grittiness.  But I digress.

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When you just can't

When you just can't

This has been a power week.  We’ve gotten two runs in, long walks and sugar consumption has been low. Yesterday I was up at 6am working away and went until 11:30 at night.  Lists were made, plans were set and the Christmas market was a mere two days away and I was on fire with productivity.

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Think outside the box

Think outside the box

Iris Apfel is an inspiring, eccentric fashion legend and if you haven’t heard of her, find an online video – she’s inspiring.  Reading her quote this morning touched on something that I’ve been pondering.  Simply that for me, I no longer want to do what everyone else is doing.

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