Tea Talk Tuesday #3

Hello all and welcome to my Tea Talk Tuesday, today I am having Just Beet It iced tea, I originally purchased it from David’s Tea. It is honestly better than I expected, I did not add any sweetener to it, so it just has the natural flavours of the tea itself.

Ingredients are: apple, raisins, hibiscus blossoms, beetroot, elderberries, carrot, green mate, goji berries, aronia berries, blackberries, red currants, guarana seeds, raspberries, cornflower blossoms, natural and artificial wildberry flavouring.

A thought that has been on my mind most recently is how cool it would be for me to create my own tea blends. But with the amount of tea’s I currently have in my cupboard, I should probably finish those up before I consider getting myself even more, but I am definitely making note of tea’s I find myself enjoying more so I can play around with some of the ingredients.

For the longest time, I have had the desire to have my own business, where it could be a used book store/café. How fun it would be to create my own menu for the café and mix the love I have for baked goods, teas, lattes and books! However, where I am from there is way too much competition over here and books are slowly dying down, as a lot of people these days prefer to go electronic, and even then, there are not too many people I know personally that even enjoy reading books in general. On top of that, to choose between eventually needing money to start a family and own a house is more of a priority than owning my own business. Which everything feels so out of reach considering the housing market keeps going up.

Although, there are times I also imagine that eventually when we can own our own place, there might even be a slim chance that I can some how have best of both worlds and still have the business I want, but only time will tell.

I have also been eyeing those cute little free libraries that people put on their front lawns, and that is something I would eventually hope to do also, that alone can probably make the bookish part of me satisfied and happy. I have not yet seen one in person, but quite a few people I know have been posting about them on Instagram and I seriously want to try to locate one this Summer.

On another note, my candle obsession is growing, today I was burning Charmed Aroma’s Cookies & Cream scented candle and it smells AMAZING! In a separate blog post this week I will reveal the surprise piece of jewllery that comes inside. It has been another hobby I have considered for a few years now to try to create my own scented candles and line of skin care (lotions, scrubs and bath bombs mostly).

I have always have been the kind of person that has so many thoughts and ideas, but when it comes to putting it into action, it becomes so difficult because of the amount of stuff I want to do and accomplish.

Honestly feel like it is never ending between what I wish and want to accomplish verses stuff I have to do on a day-to-day life.

Which this post in general made me realize why I always feel so stuck and far from accomplished… because there is simply too much I want to do and I can’t just focus on one.

^ It truly is….

~*ATBW*~

Motivational Monday #3

Words that are easier said than done.

In a world where there is so much hate.

A place where we’re all being judged and criticized for every little thing we do.

Having someone constantly breathing down our necks to tell us we’re doing things wrong and that we just don’t know how it is all done.

It starts making us feel like we’re just not good enough or makes us wonder if we’ll ever succeed in life.

That is when you need to stand tall, take a deep breath and let in those positive vibes, just to let out all that negative feeling.

Allow yourself to start with a fresh clear mind, this will help you see more clearly for a brighter future.

~*ATBW*~

Motivational Monday #2

Happy Monday Fellow Readers and Bloggers. Just wanted to share some Monday inspiration to hopefully set the tone for a hopefully successful week ahead.

Lets be honest… I. HATE. MONDAYs. Why? Because my weekend never feels long enough and it is the start to a very long work week. But.. what if that is just in our heads? I mean.. Monday is just another day of the week. So what if all the Monday haters such as myself, just need something to be happy about or something more than “just another day working”.

Well… what is what I did.

This motivational quote speaks volumes to me. Today I woke up a little earlier than I normally do, and I took my first Creative Writing class. And as much as I felt miserable working… after work I did Bootcamp even though I was exhausted. So despite how work makes me feel, I am driven to have a pretty good or at least decent week.

No more just talking for me, now I need to get cracking and start making steps in the right direction and make my thoughts and hopes a reality.

~*ATBW*~

Welcome to my New Blog

Hello Everyone,

Just wanted to check in on all of you that have been following me since 2013 (I believe that was when I originally created this account). I went through a lot of “This blog isn’t good enough and my life isn’t interesting enough”, and kept deleting all of my posts only to start new again in 2019… and then did it ALL OVER AGAIN.

Well, now I’m back, and hoping for good this time.

I’m incredibly excited for the future of this blog, I had just signed up for an annual subscription which means I have my own domain! YAYYYYYY! I have also finally figured out the magic of creating menus, which brings even more opportunities for this blog, because God knows I cannot just come up with one topic for my blog, so I feel as if I will be a lot more organized with this.

Lets start by getting to know each other again (or if you’re new to following/subscribing to my blog, would love to get to know you too). In the comments just let me know what your favourite thing to read in blogs are. And if you have a blog of your own and write somewhat frequent, what are your favourite things to write about?

If you have not yet seen the home page, do check it out to see what my focus will be on, is there something in particular you are most excited to see from my blog?

I hope you all enjoy your Friday and I hope you all have a lovely weekend.

~*ATBW*~