My Souvenir From the USA

So, a girlfriend of mine goes on holiday to the USA. When we all get together to hear about her trip, this is what she gives us. DONALD TRUMP CHOCOLATE BARS!?!! This livened up the conversation a bit, as you might well imagine. We all had a good giggle. I did not even know this…

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Overwhelmed in Bloggerdom

So, what happens when I’ve worked my ass off to get a ton of great content to write about? Well – this, of course. For the first time ever, I’ve found myself so overwhelmed that I can barely complete a thought. I. Can’t. Believe. It. I LOVE blogging and all the many hours of research…

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Monday Laughs

Mondays suck. To make them a bit more bearable, I’ve compiled some giggle-worthy material to start your Monday off with a smile! ๐Ÿ˜€ Is this you on Monday? Fear not, we’ve got you covered with some laughs to start your day!   Hope you got a smile today! -Mliae

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Significant Sunday – A New Theme?

Hello everyone ๐Ÿ™‚ Happy Sunday! Well, maybe not for everyone…you know what ‘they’ say: Going to sleep on Sunday, results in Monday. Anywhoo… I read a great post by Ali at the Mindful Gardener. In the post, the possibility of starting a new theme on WP is discussed. That theme being ‘Soulful Sunday’. Now, don’t…

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Happy Valentine’s Day, all :)

Valentine’s day, Friend’s day….What do you call it where you are? It’s a celebration today. Wherever in the world you are, and whatever it’s called – it’s a day for appreciating those around you. I hope you have a happy day! -Mliae

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Monday Laughs

Happy Monday, all! ๐Ÿ™‚ I know, I know…everyone hates Mondays. Here’s a few memes to get your Monday started off with a smile ๐Ÿ˜€ Hope you got a giggle! -Mliae        

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Do Men Really Feel This Way About Women Over 30?!?

Hi there, I think I’m in shock, not really sure what to say but I definitely have to say something! I knew the internet was a bit of a ‘wild west’ but I’ve always lived under the assumption that people could conduct themselves with a bit of self-respect and act like adults who at least…

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Wifi Crashes, Everyone Panics

What happens when the Wifi goes down? Life ends, of course. Or so one would think, anyway, if one witnessed the morose, nearly teary-eyed faces that are the result of a lost internet connection. I realized after several hours, that, the struggle is real. This got me thinking; Are we really so dependent on our…

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I Read a Great Quotable Phrase Today

While I was visiting some blogs today, I saw this in one of the posts. I thought it was so perfect, I had to share it! ‘You are younger now than you will ever be.’ That’s it. Simple. True. It really shines some perspective on the fact that most of us over the age of…

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Enjoying Dublin!

Hello everyone and greetings from Dublin! ๐Ÿ™‚ We are having a blast, and have a full day ahead of us! I wanted to check in and show you some of what we’ve been up to. We found ourselves in an awesome AirBnb located near the canal and we realized that we are able to walk…

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My Almost Minimalist Closet Just Got More Minimal

Remember me writing about my sort-of minimalist closet challenge? Well, my already quite small wardrobe has just gotten a bit smaller. I’ve been working on categorizing what I do have, so I can show you everything. But today, I lost my jeans. 1 pair of skinny jeans I have that I live in, and now…

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A different type of hoard

Hi there ๐Ÿ™‚ As many of you know, when in need of some serious cleaning motivation, I watch hoarders (or a derivative thereof). Usually it only takes about 10 minutes for me to jump up and start frantically cleaning. Today was no exception. However, this episode was so different than usual, I actually watched the…

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Birthdays are for….

…CELEBRATING! Birthdays are for celebrating!! It’s a BIG one this year and I wanna party like I’m not old yet! (or not old soon either) ๐Ÿ˜€ Which is why I’ve decided to celebrate as much as possible for the entire week. Yeah, you heard me…how often does the decade-o-meter flip over?!? So let’s do this……

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Requiem For a Sweater

My old friend. How happy I was to pull you from the wardrobe today. It was my horror to find a hole in the front of you. We discussed sweater surgery, but you were beyond repair. So it was my sad news to have to throw you in the refuse. I will miss you my…

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Oh Yeah, We Got It Too….

Hi all ๐Ÿ™‚ I’m here, I’m here! So sorry its been a few days. I usually post every other day and didn’t want you wondering if I’d fallen off the planet. I know that I am late on my Recycled Book Reading Challenge too. We got the crud. BIG TIME! Whatever kind of virus it…

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Spontaneous Stop-off Results in Serious Smiles

Greetings ๐Ÿ™‚ Ever have those days when your spontaneity results in something super?? I did! I was really happy about it too because many times, my spontaneous shifts from schedule don’t exactly make everyone around me happy. So here we are, driving through the country-side and I spot an old building with a museum placard…

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The Wedding Photos are Here!!

I’ve been waiting until we got all the photos from people (and the photographers) to start posting about the wedding. Unfortunately, it has taken forever. Well, not too big of a surprise actually, considering international postal times. Anyway, they are here! WOOOHOOO!! So keep an eye out because in the next day or 2, I…

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Married Life Faux-Pas #1 (Of many…)

When you feel the iron pull and your heart drops a little. I did this. Just now. Playing happy home-maker for the weekend, this stoopid chic decided to do a months worth of ironing in one go. This was my first item. Then I decided maybe a break was best, since the iron got so…

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The Time is Now! We are Decorating for the Wedding! :)

Here we are! It’s almost tiiiiimmmmeeee! ๐Ÿ˜€ We have been preparing for this day for almost 1 year! We opted for a version of a destination wedding. Basically, taking ourselves somewhere we thought was absolutely gorgeous and inviting those closest to us to join us. It will be small, but it will be ours! As…

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Let’s Do This! Time To Say ‘I-DO’!

Today’s the day! Time to pack our bags and hit the road! We had a hard time trying to figure out how to get our families to the same places, so instead made it impossible for everyone and chose a destination wedding! Afterwards, we got a great honeymoon trip to the U.S.A.! We’re so excited!…

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Slightly embarrassing yet totally humiliating moment

When your speaking to your future father-in-law in English to avoid language confusion and you get tongue tied when wishing him good luck with a renovation project on his way out, and accidentally say ‘Good luck on your dick digging!’. There is no coming back from that. He left without a word & I almost…

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I have to ask…

Is it just me, or hasย anyone else gotten a front row seat to witness an otherwise almost normal functioning ex’s degrading mental health after the engagement was announced? If so, please share your story. Seriously! -Mliae *Photo from Pinterest

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Back to Wedding Planning!

Hello! Although I’m still in recovery for another couple of weeks, my brain has awoken and I realized… ‘OMG! The wedding should be in several months and we had to take this huge break from getting anything done! OMG, OMG, OMG…..’ ย So yeah, about that. Today, there are 2 items on my agenda that MUST…

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Is it Possible to NOT Lie?

Hiย there, Today I got Busted. With a capital B, for ‘lying’. Not outright lying, or pathological lying, but white-lie lying. And when I tried to defend myself, the reply I received was ‘you lie all the time about this stuff’. I was gobsmacked. I mean…REALLY?! I’ve always considered myself a rather straight forward person, with…

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Surgery

Hi all ๐Ÿ™‚ Today’s post is a short one, as I’m just coming to my senses after major surgery. ย Since I complain on the regular about people blogging after a few drinks, I don’t want to be a super hypocrite by blogging while waayyy heavily medicated. Just wanted to let you guys know that so…

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Getting to know you 15.02.2017: Timing

Why is it, when you have time to do things – nothing is going on…but when you have 1001 items on your to-do list, everything has to happen – at that moment? Or is it just me? -Mliae

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When your couples workout fantasy doesn’t go as planned.

Yes, I gave it a go and found myself looking like a wimp. My fiancรฉ is a beast. The man works out and works out hard. Since we enjoy doing basically everything together, we had discussed how nice it would be to do a couples workout together every now and then. I’ve really wanted to…

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Getting to know you 02.02.2017

Do you prefer a night out, or a night in? My answer: Night out! I love it ๐Ÿ™‚ I also love Netflix and chill. But, I think night out wins ๐Ÿ˜‰ What about you? -Mliae

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Hello!

Hi guys! Just checking in. I’m sure that some of you probably think I’ve fallen off the planet, since its been a couple days since my last post. My apologies. I do have some updates for you. I am working on my Recycled Book Reading Challenge book (from December! I know…Uuuugh). The book is ‘Hitman:…

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When you just….can’t.

What to do when a bad day gets shitty, and then a shitty day gets even shittier? Stick your head in the sand and hope it goes away, of course! Probably not the best advice, but its what I’m doing this afternoon. I had such high hopes for the day and it just rained…poured…crappy stuff…

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Getting to know you 02.01.2017

What are your favourite things to do on a cold winters’ day? My answer: Play in the snow, light a fire and drink some hot cocoa! What about you? -Mliae

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A Happy Start to Christmas Weekend!

Happy Holidays, everyone! It’s the Friday before Christmas…and what am I doing? Well, blogging at the moment. LOL But besides that, I’ve been cleaning like a squirrel on crack for the past 2 days. Seems like I got my energy back. Yay! And when I say cleaning – I mean cleaning! Scrubbing lamps, walls, windows…

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Bejeweled Blitz Challenge update

Greetings earthlings ๐Ÿ™‚ As many of you know, I challenged myself to see how many coins (starting from as near to zero as I could get without earning ย more coins by playing) I could get on Bejeweled Blitz by only using the daily free spin(s), the new treasure chest button (coins or a gem free…

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