24 ways to distract yourself

24 ways to distract yourself nicely

This year I've been very quietly knocking over quite a few bad habits. See, I figured that trying to 'change myself' overnight wasn't working, so I decided to simply focus on one habit at a time and see how I went with that. I've been going really well. My latest 'big habit' bust has been kicking a 20 year diet coke habit. Nasty stuff - both ...

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Teach me | How to punctuate correctly

Teach me how to punctuate correctly

The ‘teach me’ series is all about learning how to do things I can’t from clever clog wearers who can. I’m learning so much as we go and I hope you are too! Today we are lucky to score Emily from Emhawkerblog to teach us how to use punctuation correctly. Now, I confess to being a fellow word nerd who just so happens to have asked Em here today to ...

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Teach me | How to be more charitable

Be grateful

The ‘teach me’ series is all about learning how to do things I can’t from clever clog wearers who can. I’m learning so much as we go and I hope you are too! Today we welcome Lisa Humphries from the beautiful blog, The Art of Joy. Lisa is such an inspirational, motivational presence in blog land. She has been squeezed through such a lot to arrive at ...

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Teach me | how to be a fitness nut

Teach me how to be a fitness nut

The 'teach me' series is all about learning how to do things I can't from clever clog wearers who can. I'm learning so much as we go and I hope you are too! This week I bring you the hot, sculpted wonder that is Karla Gilbert from Ironmum Karla. Karla is a savvy, sassy fitness expert who cuts to the chase while she cuts those abs. I just love her ...

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Teach me how to make life simpler

Teach me how to make life simpler

The ‘teach me’ series is all about learning how to do things I can’t from clever clog wearers who can. I’m learning so much as we go and I hope you are too! This week I’m excited to have my smart, savvy, oh-so-lovely friend Kelly Exeter from A Life Less Frantic join us to teach us about slowing down in a busy world. Kelly has made these changes ...

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Make a drawstring bag even if you can’t sew

Teach me how to make a drawstring bag

The 'teach me' series is all about learning how to do things I can't from clever clog wearers who can. I'm learning so much as we go and I hope you are too! This week I'm welcoming an old bloggy mate of mine (one of my very first, actually!), Emma from Frog, Goose + Bear. You are unlikely to ever meet a nicer soul than Emma and certainly not many ...

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Teach me how to bake a loaf of bread

Teach me how to bake a loaf of bread

'Teach me how' is a series that encourages the clever clogs wearers of the world to show us less clever types how to do the things we've always wanted to do. Darling Bele from Blah Blah Magazine was actually the inspiration behind the whole series. She emailed to tell me that bread wasn't as hard to bake as I thought. Lightbulb moment there for ...

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Teach me how to make a film about everyday life

Teach me how to make a film about everyday life

'Teach me how to do something I'm rubbish at' is a series that encourages the clever clogs wearers of the world to show us less clever types how to do the things we've always wanted to do. This week I'm head over heels for Tahnee from Milk Please Mum (I've always been head over heels for Tahnee). Tahnee is going to teach us how to make those ...

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Teach me how to build a capsule wardrobe

TEach me how to build a capsule wardrobe

'Teach me how to do something I'm rubbish at' is a series that encourages the clever clogs wearers of the world to show us less clever types how to do the things we've always wanted to do. This week we welcome the styling Sonia Bavistock who blogs at Sonia Styling. I don't know about you, but when it comes to personal styling, I need all the help I ...

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Teach me how to work around my family

Teach me how to work around my family

'Teach me how to do something I'm rubbish at' is a series that encourages the clever clogs wearers of the world to show us less clever types how to do the things we've always wanted to do. These last school holidays made me more aware than ever that I cannot seem to do work and look after the kids at the same time. Thankfully, I know the delightful ...

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