Being a Planner

In my experience, planners are either short-term checklist-ers, long term bucket list-ers, or non planners who find freedom in lack of planning –  and if you fall under that last category, I tip my hat to you! I’ve certainly never been that person. I’ve always wished I was better at short term planning, which is one of the reasons…

Stop Devaluing Yourself

Recently, a few people have asked me about this blog. What is it? What do you write about? Why do you do it? It’s very easy to devalue the things that we do. I’m never quite sure how to respond to these questions – what is Simply Sweet? I suppose it’s a lifestyle blog with…

Don’t Forget Your Girlfriends!

We’ve all heard the story, or felt the feeling. Girl meets boy, flirting ensues, girl’s time get’s taken up and, well… her friends can pretty much say goodbye. She doesn’t have time for coffee, or chatting, or any of the things she used to do with her friends. Having a boyfriend is lovely, don’t get me…

How Much Can a Heart Hold? (Written in March 2014)

I’ve been putting this post off for the best part of a month – but considering that it’s Valentines Day related, and we find ourselves in March, it’s probably about time to conquer the topic & move on. Before the 14th of February, I had planned to write a post about embracing Valentines day as…