11 positively inspirational quotes to live by!

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Just last week I stumbled upon (okay spent half an hour scrolling around first) the Netflix remake of Anne of Green Gables and it was serendipity. I have always been the biggest fan of Anne Shirley and so I was absolutely delighted to get to watch it all over again. I think they did a really great job too. The best thing about Anne apart from her fiery temper is her way with words. While re-reading the books I have discovered so many brilliant, inspirational quotes that just sum up life and all it’s complexity so wonderfully I thought I would share them with you.

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The week in review

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Our internet went down this morning which is why this post is so late. That and I also slept in and got distracted watching Youtube videos at my brother’s flat when I was supposed to be studying. But here we are nonetheless. Another week under our belts. I hope you have had a marvelous week. I always think my week has been very dull until I sit down to write these posts and suddenly I remember all the exciting things that happened. It is a sign of my age that I now get excited about new appliances and comfortable chairs in cafes.

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My three most embarrassing moments

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I’ve got a bad case of the Wednesday blues. You know when you wake up thinking it is Friday but then realize it is only Wednesday and it feels like your entire life is a lie and you don’t even know who you are anymore? Hands up if you are feeling those Wednesday blues too. Yeah I see ya, and you know what I think…I think we all need a little cheering up. And what better way to cheer you up than to have a laugh about some of my most embarrassing moments in my life thus far.

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The ups and downs of being a blogger

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I can hardly believe it, but this year AS & SF will turn three! I always feel a little hesitant about telling people how old my blog is (or lets be real that it even exists.) I’m a little scared that people will look at my blog and expect it to be so much better because I’ve been around here for a while. I know that is completely ridiculous because who thinks that besides me? So I thought today I would share some more of those behind the scenes thoughts and the ups and downs I have experienced as a blogger.

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The week in review

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How are we all? This has felt like the longest week ever for me. All the labs and lab reports have got me in a bit of a gloomy mood. This semester just needs to be over so I can focus on more important things like watching The Bachelor (my guilty pleasure) and painting my nails with enough coats that they don’t chip in two seconds. But anyway, for now I’ll just be here sighing and pouring myself another cup of coffee.

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6 easy steps to overcome overwhelm

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Ever have those weeks where suddenly everything is on at once and you end up running around like a headless chicken non-stop? Mmm yeah me too, and waaay too often! It is a strange world we live in that sometimes the less time you actually have, the more you get done. But that being said, it can be hard not to let that feeling of overwhelm get the better of us when our schedules are chocka-block. Don’t you worry my friend, you are not alone in your little meltdowns and minor freak-outs, I’m the Queen of Crazytown.

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Behind the scenes of that Instagram photo #4

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Welcome to a new week. Did you have a good weekend? I feel extra relaxed because I went back home to visit my parents this weekend and took Monday off. Can three day weekends always be a thing please and thank you! I took my Mum to the park on Sunday and made her be my photographer so I could frolick in the autumn leaves. It was really fun (for me anyway.) Mum had this uncanny knack for capturing me with my eyes closed though. This got me thinking, it’s about time I shared a little behind the scenes action with you all again…so here we are!

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The week in review

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So this post is going up a little late because I got up super duper early this morning to run my quarter marathon (applause is mandatory.) I’m not gonna say too much because I’ll spill all the deets in tomorrow’s ‘Weekly Whimsy’ email (sign up for that right here!) But let’s just say I did waaaay better than I was expecting and now I feel like I’m on top of the world. I’m invincible. I am strong, fierce and ready for anything. I am also lying flat on my couch like a deflated balloon 😉 What a champ.

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Monthly must-reads! (and ugly crying in the car)

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You know what we haven’t done in ages? A Monday must-reads. How sad. As a blogger I spend A LOT of time trolling the internet, reading other blogs and I’m always blown away by how much creativity and inspiration is out there. Google holds the answer to just about every question you can think of. I don’t know how our parents and grandparents survived without it!

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