Day 1 #ginmovechallenge

So it’s time for me to challenge myself again.  Back in April, Dave (my husband) and I did a health challenge to help us loose weight and see who could loose the most body fat (by %).  Dave won and I came in third.  Since then I have lost over 16 lbs and I, Read More

It’s been way over a year since I became 40 and as you can see I did not totally complete my 40 before 40 list. 🙁 But I am not deterred, once day I will finish them all. A couple of weeks ago we had friends visit from England.  While the boys were off, Read More

I Voted Today

Today after very little sleep I have woken up sad, disappointed but most of all scared.  Not because a Republican won, but because the man that will be the next president of the United States of America does not seem to value all people, regardless of race, religion or gender. He has ignited hatred and, Read More

10 Years From England to the USA

Ten years ago we landed in Phoenix to start our new life in the USA. We had no idea what life would be like, we just had this idea of what we wanted – a better quality of life and one where could spend more time together and enjoy life to its fullest.

Ginnie is 40

One of the things about turning 40 is that is makes you think about the life you have lead so far. Have I made the most of it? Do I have any regrets? What’s next?…

Greer May 2014

I come from an arty family on my Mum’s side.  My Nan is a great painter and my Mum and Aunt Jennie are also good painters. As a child I was enrolled in painting classes and spent many a day with my Nan painting. I am not really good at it as I just, Read More

No Social Media

On Monday February 9th a took a break for 7 days and did not visit any social media sites for personal use. No Facebook, No Instagram, No Twitter…

Me & Friends

Volunteering and helping out whenever I can is something that I have always enjoyed doing.  I have been lucky in life and feel strongly that if you can help someone, you should.  This is something that I learned from my Nan who always was doing something to raise money or help the less fortunate.


So on October 6 I decided to do challenge #7 and wear no make-up for 7 days.  I don’t wear a lot of make-up but the thought of not being able to hide my blemishes and spots was a little scary.


On Sunday October 12th we fancied getting out of the house and doing a road trip in our open top Audi to take advantage of the lovely autumn/fall weather.  On my 40 before 40 list was visiting the town of Patagonia, which is in Southern Arizona near the boarder with Mexico, so we decided to, Read More