Thursday, July 01, 2010

Wow - it was a scary but life changing moment!

I have only just realised how long it has been since I last posted.

I had so many intentions of coming back and updating you after my DS had his suspected meningitis scare in hospital, thank you everyone for all your kind wishes and support - he is now absolutely fine and thankfully it was a false alarm. Sorry I haven't been back sooner.

The whole incident became a rather pivotal moment where I realised life was starting to pass me by and I was just letting it, so I decided to try and start doing something about it.

I thought about how and why that was happening, and mostly it came down to finances, a lack of them.  Now I know you can do lots and enjoy life lots without money but there are just some things that are soooo much easier with some spare cash I realised it was time to start focusing on my business again.  Being a one income family is hard and I had always said that I would aim to start building the business back up when the children are at school, well my youngest is at pre-school now. So here I am.

So far the main thing I have done is reorganise how I use my day, I make sure I fit in all my jobs when I have my DD, as you already know she is a Domestic Goddess so she loves helping me out.  Which leaves my time when she is at pre-school free to work, its not a lot of time but it is better than before!

So what have I done, well the world has moved on whilst I have been a mom so I have been trying to update my skills and bring myself up-to-date and start networking but my most exciting achievement is that I have launched another blog!  lol!

I discovered I love blogging so much and that I find and meet so many wonderful businesses that I wanted to blog about them and offer giveaways.  It is a sort of half way between here and my business, so I can sort of justify it :)

So thats where I have been and what I have been up to, I just can't believe it has taken me so long.  But I am back and I intend to not leave it so long next time!

Oh yes, my new blog is www.nixispeak.com . Look I have a logo and everything lol!

It is still very new but I have launched my first giveaway, which is a beautiful pendant necklace courtesy of www.bridaldesignsweddingjewellery.co.uk .

Don't let her name fool you, her jewellery is suitable for any occasion!  (Sorry let my Nixi Speak persona take over!)    Either please pop and have a look, leave me a comment to say 'Hi!' and enter the giveaway, you have nothing to loose but potentially a beautiful new necklace to win!

See you soon!   xx

6 comments:

  1. Have been over and left my comment, plus subscribed too!

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  2. Fantastic - thank you!! Hope you are ok! and Good Luck!

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  3. So glad your DS is ok and good luck for the new blog!

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  4. Thanks Tracey. Hope you entered the Giveaway!!

    xx

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  5. Having just been on hols for a week, I am doing some catchup. Will hop over to your new blog tho. I am glad too that DS is fine, sometimes life kicks you for a reason eh? Good that a positive is coming out of such an awful experience - HMx

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  6. Hi Nicola,

    Thanks for your lovely comment - I am off to check out your new blog now. But you will keep on posting here, too, right?

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