DIY: Halloween decorations – Spooktacular doormat and hair raising paper spiders

Doormat Source: https://jojotastic.com/2016/10/12/diy-halloween-themed-door-mat-for-less-than-10/ Tools • stencil lettering • paint brush • paint palette Materials • door mat (we used this one from IKEA, but here’s another affordable option on Amazon) • black acrylic paint • painters tape Once you know what your door mat is going to say, lay out your stencils and make sure they fit across the… Continue reading DIY: Halloween decorations – Spooktacular doormat and hair raising paper spiders

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Food: Halloween cocktails – Mother’s Ruin

Mother's ruin Ingredients • 1/2 cup granulated sugar 3/4 cup chilled club soda 1 1/2 cups gin 1 1/2 cups fresh grapefruit juice, plus 3 thinly sliced grapefruit wheels, for garnish 3/4 cup fresh lemon juice 3/4 cup sweet vermouth 2 1/4 cups chilled Champagne or sparkling wine Ice How to Make It Step 1… Continue reading Food: Halloween cocktails – Mother’s Ruin

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Food: Halloween pumpkin cupcakes

Prep Time 10 minutes Cook Time 17 minutes Total Time 27 minutes Servings 24 cupcakes Calories 175 kcal Author Lil' Luna https://lilluna.com/easy-pumpkin-cupcakes/ Ingredients •1 box Yellow Cake Mix (plus ingredients listed on back minus the water) • 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice • 1/2 tsp cinnamon • 1 tsp vanilla • 15 oz can pumpkin… Continue reading Food: Halloween pumpkin cupcakes

Entertainment · Writing

This weeks playlist: happy songs

Get happy - Judy Garland Happy days - Barbra striesand Walking on sunshine - Katrina and the waves Defying gravity - Wicked Dancing queen - ABBA We're all in this together - HSM Perfect - Ed Sheeran Pageant Material - Kacey muskgravee Renegade Runaway - Carrie Underwood Together you and I - Dolly Parton In… Continue reading This weeks playlist: happy songs

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My mental health check in.

This afternoon I had my visit with two occupational therapists from the mental health team, they were both really lovely and really understanding of my situation. And they seem to think that counselling can help with my harsh Self-criticism and self-loathing and frustration at the lack of things I can control. I'm always telling you… Continue reading My mental health check in.