Hello….hello….hello… Is there anyone out there? I need your help – before christmas I was trying to upgrade TSO mailing system so I could add different features and so far it seems to have failed. I am not sure if my recent posts are reaching everyone. Depending on when you began following The Simple Owl,… Continue reading Hello – is there anyone out there?
Since starting a book club with some friends, I have renewed my love of reading and it feels wonderful! Actually its more than just the books, it about people coming together to share their experience and the fascinating different interpretations and understandings. Some of us might love the book and others can’t wait to get it over… Continue reading How To Start A Book Club And Your First Ten Titles
The weather forecast is for arctic conditions; so wrap up, settle in beside the fire and take in lots of essential vitamins and minerals to keep you going! My ‘Survivor Smoothie’ is a really quick way to get a major vit hit. It’s the simplest recipe and really convenient when the ingredients are pulled together in advance and… Continue reading Survivor Smoothie
Happy New Year! I hope your holiday season was fun and festive! I am slow to return to the grindstone, but thats OK, because slow is ‘sorta’ my new thing. My husband says starting something new or giving something up on January 1st is not a good idea. It is destined to fail because the pressure to… Continue reading 2017 Goal – To Be The Best Version Of Myself
Last year I was torn about throwing out two owl decorations. My mom bought me the red owl and my dad the other. Neither of these guys were my taste in colour, but I really liked their shape and form.Solution: I grabbed a tin of Annie Sloan Chalk Paint (bought here) and transformed these little beauties. I am… Continue reading Unwanted Gifts and Snowy Owls
This week I am abandoning the WWL to bring you a holiday gift guide for the lovely ladies! I have tried to shop Irish and local and these are marked with an asterisk beside the the links below. Eclectic Leather Wash Bag Humming Bird Flurry iPhone Case Niamh Reilly Millinery – 2016/17 courses and gift certificate details*… Continue reading 17 Holiday Gifts For Her
It is easy to know by looking at my Pinterest board, I am obsessed with DIY Advent Calendars. I love them because they symbolise the first day of Christmas and fill the gap while we wait until Saturday to buy our real tree at the school fair. Last year I used numbered pegs to secure red and white… Continue reading DIY Advent Calendar