Monochrome seems to be my default setting in winter.
I have recently noticed that I own good few black and white items of clothing and they are pretty much all I am wearing these days. It seems to be the only fitting colors in these winter days of grey skies, rain and darkness.
It is a well known fact that colors affect our mood and although wearing dark colors in the winter seems appropriate to blend in with the weather, it can also bring your mood down.
I have decided to step away from the monochromes, to fight the grey skies with colorful hats and scarfs, to rescue that orange and pink top that don’t get out in winter, to wear bright colors to fight the darkness.
I am excited to venture into my wardrobe to rediscover and fall in love with dresses that have not been worn in a long time, combine fun colors and think outside the box in terms of winter clothing.
This is my plan. This is how I am fighting winter this year. Will you join me?
Step away from monochrome and come to the bright side with me.
Last couple of weeks have been very busy. Mr B has just started his voyage around Ireland with The Unlucky Cabin Boy and the rest of the crew, which has left me at home in sole charge of house and children, which involves a lot of running away and talking to oneself.
Being the only parent around it also gives me an opportunity to hang put more with the kids, to have more cuddles and fun chats with them. They are so funny!
We are also creating new recipes. Lasagna, Pasta, Pizza is Chaotic Monkey’s specialty. It is remarkably tasty and easy to make so it will make the round again in my house…
We are very lucky to live in a lovely neighborhood with a strong sense of community and I am extremely grateful for neighbors that will give us free local honey because they know we love it. Also ridiculously grateful for friends that will give you the most thoughtful and cool present just because they thought you’d like it. And I did! That little sewing machine is just adorable!
Although the play is taking Mr B away quite a bit, there are also days where he is at home and we’ve had a chance to have lazy lunches, which we never get to do anymore. The kind of lunch that involves some eating, loads of coffee and loads of chats – remember those?
All these beautiful moments took place in the midst of chaos and rush but I am delighted that they happened and that I took the time to enjoy them and appreciate them for their beauty.
How was your week? Stay #ChaoticallyPostive