2020: A year of no resolutions

We’re almost three weeks into the new year. A new decade. New opportunities. So far, so good. Certainly much better than the last couple of years. Certainly very different than previous years.  This is the first year, the first time in my adult life, that I’ve started a new year without making any resolutions. No…

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It starts here

Well, after a bit of a facelift, my blog is up & running. Yay! If you’re wondering what Sparkles & Words is about, have a read of this. Then read the post below. I will tell you what prompted me to start this blog. 27 July 2019. The day my boyfriend moved out. The day…

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Fear of judgement

This is such an important message. I need to keep reminding myself, over and over and over….especially as I embark on this blogging thing. So, this morning, as I was rushing to get ready for work, I decided to take a quick photo of my outfit and post it on Insta as #OOTD. I had…

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About last night…

Last night was important for me. It was a reminder of recent pain and hurt, but more importantly a celebration of how far I’ve come in just two short months. Exactly two months ago yesterday my then boyfriend walked out of the apartment that we had shared for the last nine months. He got in…

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