Blue Monday. Dusky Pink Rose. Natural Lifestyle photography. Flowers. Still Life. www.aphoenixfromtheashes.com

Blue Monday? Could my day get any worse?

Susan Flowers, Health & Wellbeing, Lifestyle, Uncategorized

Where have I been for the last 41 years?  Today everywhere I have looked or listened people have been talking about ‘Blue Monday’.  So apparently today is ‘The most depressing day of the year’! Well I have to say, that when all you are seeing and hearing is negative it doesn’t take long for you to feel the gloom sucking …

Wreath making. Christmas. Displays. Bare Blooms. www.aphoenixfromtheashes.com

Christmas Craft: Wreath Making with Bare Blooms

Susan Christmas, Flowers, Health, Health & Wellbeing, herbs, Home & Garden, Lifestyle, Out & About

This year has seen my interest in Craft grow tenfold, so when I was invited to take part in a Christmas Wreath workshop with Bare Blooms I was so excited. I first met Chloe, the owner of Bare Blooms at a networking event at Southwood Stores, where we just clicked and have giggled our way through a few classes since. …

Hygge. Fresh Flowers. A single Yellow Rose. ©SusanBradfield for www.aphoenixfromtheashes.com

Hygge: Fresh Flowers in the home.

Susan Family, Flowers, Health, Health & Wellbeing, Home & Garden, Lifestyle

Hygge (pronounced hue-gah) has been on my mind A LOT this week. What is Hygge and why has this word just suddenly made my world finally make sense? Hygge is a Danish word that is quite hard to be specific with because it roughly means what makes you feel happy and content. It is about Nurturing yourself and enjoying the …

Embrace Life and do the things that make you happy. Susan Bradfield and her Labrador. www.aphoenixfromtheashes.com

Super Moon and New Beginnings.

Susan Christmas, Dogs, Entertainment, Family, Flowers, Food, Health & Wellbeing, Home & Garden, Lifestyle, lupus, Out & About, rebelfit, Renovations, Uncategorized

Lets jump straight in and make a big confession.  I have not been following the Rebelfit plan at all for a good few weeks.  My health and stress levels have been up and down, so I have decided what with the Super Moon tonight to make some changes.  Yes I want to eat more nutritional food.  More for my health …