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Blogging Insights – New Format # 23

TODAY’S QUOTE: “The expert in everything was once a beginner.” “Beginner” and “Expert” are two ends of a spectrum and there is a long journey between them. What the world sees is usually the expert: musicians, authors, scientists, athletes, artists and so many others. They become known only when they have reached the pinnacle in their field. Although veteran blogger Fandango will probably call today’s … Continue reading Blogging Insights – New Format # 23

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5 Fave Cupcakes & Muffins

The winter holidays are around the corner and its time for treats and goodies. This week, for 5 Things Tuesday I ask you to name your favourite muffins and cupcakes. I borrowed the idea for this post from Paula Light who said last week that she was thinking about doing a cupcake review. I love all kinds of cakes, cupcakes, muffins etc. Here are just … Continue reading 5 Fave Cupcakes & Muffins

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Blogging Insights – New Format # 22

“Nothing worth doing is ever easy. “ Today’s quote takes me back to January 2018 when I first launched my blog. I wasn’t very good at computer stuff except for the very basics. Navigating WordPress used to be quite a challenge for me. My daughter helped me a great deal but I used to be quite dependent on her for simple things like adding images … Continue reading Blogging Insights – New Format # 22

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5 Quick Workday Breakfasts

Before the pandemic turned the world on its head, breakfast was a hurried meal. Some skipped it altogether while others had it on the go. Being a “brekfast person” I am unable to face my workday without a morning meal no matter how rushed. I have put together a list of five of my favourites: Overnight Oats This is the quickest breakfast ever since you … Continue reading 5 Quick Workday Breakfasts

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Blogging Insights – New Format # 21

Today’s quote is another example of how anything related to life can be applied to blogging: To thrive in life you need three bones. A wishbone, a backbone, and a funny bone. A funny bone is the V-shaped bone between the neck and breast of a cooked bird that traditionally is removed from the bird and pulled apart by two people, allowing the one who … Continue reading Blogging Insights – New Format # 21

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Blogging Insights – New Format # 20

Last week we discussed whether it is better to rest rather than quit especially in the context of blogging. Several bloggers said that resting led to a “refresh”. Today’s quote takes this a little further. It is not much fun doing the same thing or writing the same kind of posts over and over again. Don’t be the same, be better. What do you think? … Continue reading Blogging Insights – New Format # 20

5 Sunday Breakfasts

What is better than staying in bed on Sunday morning? A fancy breakfast of course. While many of us are in a rush on weekday morning s, Sunday is when there is time and inclination for a long leisurely breakfasts or brunches What are your favourites? Here are 5 of mine: Halwa puri Sausages and baked beans Cinnamon rolls and Danish pastries Fancy omelettes Scrambled … Continue reading 5 Sunday Breakfasts

Sunday Poser # 56 – Lonely?

This week my question is; Do you ever feel lonely? And if you do, how do you overcome the feeling? With three young adult kids living at home and my mum at five minutes’ drive, I have not expected loneliness yet. When my kids move out and /or my mother passes away I might get lonely especially since I am no longer working. I have seen … Continue reading Sunday Poser # 56 – Lonely?

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Blogging Insights – New Format # 19

Quitting or taking a hiatus? “If you get tired, learn to rest, not quit.” Have you ever felt that you are too tired, busy, preoccupied , overwhelmed or just plain lazy to post on your blog? Whenever you feel like throwing in the towel and giving up on blogging, taking a hiatus is a good idea. So I agree with this quote. The quote is … Continue reading Blogging Insights – New Format # 19