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Monday, 9 December 2013

Sometimes...

Sometimes, when you're having a bad day it's totally okay to think bananas to this, I'm going to put my pyjamas back on, make a miniature fort out of my duvet, climb in with a good book and only move for the essentials, you know, like snacks and Ralphie cuddles...

Sometimes (like right now) my house is a mess and I'm doing everything I possibly can to avoid having to tidy up. There's glitter everywhere and there's glue on every flat surface from the Christmas cards I was just attempting to make. Erin makes it look so easy!! Mine look like a 4 year old has made them and I may or may not have temporarily glued a button to my hand. But that's okay. I'm calling the cards rustic and I'm running my hand under the hot tap hoping the button will peel off...

Sometimes I don't manage to keep up with everything I should. 

Sometimes I function entirely on auto pilot and I'm oblivious to everything going on around me. The other day I was in the supermarket and I successfully managed to knock over a display that someone had just finished putting together with my basket of shopping. I felt awful and he wouldn't let me help to put it all back...

Sometimes choosing between what I should do & what's easy to do is a lot more difficult that it should be.

Sometimes when I feel overwhelmed I step outside & look at the moon because someone, somewhere is looking at it too. Thanks for that quote tumblr, you're not all thigh gaps and starbucks cups after all!

Love, Jennie 
xoxo

64 comments:

  1. What a sweet post :) I often feel really guilty when I have to take a step back from life and just hide in my duvet for a while but this post reminded me that sometimes, it's essential.

    Sarah

    littlegoldxo.blogspot.com

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    1. Definitely not something to feel guilty about at all, sometimes it's necessary! xo

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  2. books and forts are an amazing combination. I find the moon such a calming influence too x

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    1. It helps to put everything into perspective I think <3

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  3. Can totally relate to having weeks like this, its kinda been a whole fortnight of this lately with being back at home whilst we wait to move, stuck in limbo a bit! xxx

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    1. I hope you're able to get all settled very soon! xo

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  4. I too can totally relate to those weeks! The moon always calms me down as well. It's so beautiful and mysterious all at once, it never fails to put me in a better mood.

    Caitlin
    www.atgatsbys.blogspot.com

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    1. It helps to put everything back into perspective <3

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  5. Aaw, I wholeheartedly agree Jennie! I am about to try and tidy my flat up - big sigh but hopefully I'll feel better when it's all done. xxx

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    1. You absolutely will even though it's no fun doing it! xo

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  6. Really cute words <3 I love the moon quote, so deep and meaningful!

    Sophie xox soinspo

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  7. This is a lovely post. I love your rabbit lights! x
    www.lornaswishingwell.blogspot.co.uk

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  8. This is such a lovely post, Jennie, I completely agree! Books and forts are a winning combination in my book, too :) xxx

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  9. Lovely post Jennie, I can safely say that sometimes, I feel exactly the same. xo

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    1. I think we all have those weeks! xo

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  10. This post makes me feel a lot better about not keeping on top of everything lately :) I did your little blog survey the other day but forgot to mention how much I love these posts - please keep doing them! xx

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    1. Thank you so much for filling it out for me, your feedback is always helpful! December is such a busy month, I think it's totally normal to feel super overwhelmed! xo

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  11. Wonderful post. It's nice to know someone else feels similar :-)

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  12. Thank you for reminding me I'm human! Some days it just gets a little too much,it's nice to know I'm not alone! <3

    Gold Dust
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    1. Sometimes it's just impossible to get things done! xo

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  13. this post is so sweet jennie :) love the last little quote <3
    http://sparklyghosts.blogspot.co.uk/

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  14. This is such a lovely post - very reassuring to know we sometimes all think the same. Adore the quote from tumblr - and well said about thigh-gaps and starbucks cups!

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    1. Definitely, we all have those times I think! xo

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  15. Loved this. A few of your sometime's happen very regularly to me :)

    sparklewithlaughter.blogspot.com

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    1. They happen all the time to me ;) hehe

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  16. so true! x

    www.tillylions.blogspot.com

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  17. I've been having a lot of 'saying bananas to it all' moments and I know how you feel x

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    1. I think we all have those times, sometimes they're just necessary hehe xo

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  18. This is a really nice reflection, I totally agree with everything you said! xx

    aclassystateofgrace.blogspot.com

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  19. I love this! I can relate completely. I always put off cleaning or doing the dishes and find myself doing anything else first.

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  20. This post is really sweet. I can totally relate -Hanna Lei

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  21. This is a lovely post that I can definitely relate to, sometimes there's nothing better than curling up in bed with a book to get away from it all :) xx

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    1. All about being cosy and escaping for a little while <3

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  22. I know all these feelings very well. Big hugs to you xxxxxx

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  23. I do the same with the fort. Hope you're feeling better :)

    hcozens.blogspot.co.uk

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  24. This is such a lovely post. I totally recognise all those traits in myself, it's nice to hear them recollected like this. XX

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  25. All of these are so true, and I identify with them completely, especially knocking things over in shops. I always feel awful when I do it for being so clumsy and just in my own little world but I can't help it! I think sometimes it is alright to be a bit of a dreamer though :) xx

    www.thelibrarian.co.uk

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    1. I completely agree, the food shop is much more fun if you're there but not *really* there! xo

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  26. I loved this post a lot :) xx

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  27. That's so true lovely! I think we are all very tough with ourselves nowadays and we don't even allow us to breath sometimes... xxx

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    1. Definitely! Sometimes it's okay to not try and get everything done! xo

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  28. I feel like I have been on Auto Pilot this entire year. Its been a tough one. I love putting my PJ's on during the day & going back to bed. I normally read xx
    http://www.letstalkbeauty.co.uk/

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  29. That last quote is lovely <3 I find myself doing that all the time.
    Amy x A Little Boat Sailing

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  30. I loved this little post, it makes you realise you're not alone in how you feel. Especially loved the tumblr quote :)

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    1. It's very comforting to know that whatever happens, you're never alone <3

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