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October 19, 2014

3 weeks in ...1 week to go :/

3 weeks into the shopify comp I've turned into an absolutely nutty happy work aholic  again ...yay ..I'm back ... Making strong decisions can be hard, but I always believe that if you put your dream and your vision out to the world ..that someone just has to hear it..and that is all I need to keep the creative fuel going !  I'm off to my black shop today ..it reminds me of my old scent ..the worst house on the street , but going to be the best most fun place to 'bee' ..a hive of absolutely fun and nutty ..and what I love!  I can't wait to sit there , create , and get everything out of my head into a visual candy land of the newly sprouting honeybunch.  Along with my work ethic that has turned up again since my previous negative influences , so has my wonderful friendships .. Business is fun if you are with the right people ..and when I'm happy the energy and the business is nourished , fun and exciting ..it's a wonderful feeling!  I'm so going to give it my all to meet Richard Branson , I was super sad when one of my bucket lists, Joan Rivers kicked the bucket , she was such a strong funny lady.... So here's my chance to meet Richard and the awesome mentors on an awesome island ! OMG what more can a girl want ...so off to make it happen now :) !!!!

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October 10, 2014

Friday ..it's pie day ....

There's something about our week that really never makes one day different from the others ...well, that's the truth since we got back to our basics and nutty fun , let's live life and do this shit attitude ..AKA getting rid of bad banana.. Honeybunch is blooming right in front of my eyes, and I feel like a purposeful worker bee ..gathering and collecting and driving the hive to a fabulous bumble community.  So our week is pretty exciting ...Monday ...coffee cup cake day ...Tuesday subway coffee great giggles as we sit covered in soap ... Wednesday ..pizza box bagel cheese wine....coffee..cupcake ...Thursday massage ..coffee ..wine if we can sneak it before kids turn up ...and Friday PIE DAY!!!!!!!!!! Yipeeeeeeeeee life is good !

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October 06, 2014

Warm up the jet Branson ....

I'm on such a high ...purpose is awesome , and after serving a bit of a serve of built up reality to a certain person who has been in life for a while ..killing my Flo Jo ... I would have to say that I , make that me, and we...people in my life and business are feeling just fine!  During fine dining at subway for lunch my team ..or now known as the 'peeps' ..the 'bobby bananas'  and or the 'heads of departments' ..aka mum and ling ling ....we discussed what we would do on Richard Bransons island ...we also discussed that if ling ling was up the duff, she could have a water birth , as we are quite confident Richard will sort it for us ..I however, was fixed on travelling to the bar in a submarine in a black and gold sequinned bikini.... Anyway ... #buildabiz #shopify ...my new hashtag talents .... You have given us back our purpose ...so thanks a bunch honeybunch!

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September 21, 2014

Escaping and reloading my fruit basket ....

I can't help but smile sitting at the airport , it feels like my happy place...and also I'm feeling super happy with last nights election result, not because I dont like certain things about other parties, but simply that I have succeeded under the national government , and I'm such a true believer of creating your own wealth and destiny and not relying on anyone else to do it!  This has become so clear to me especially over the last couple of months, as I have currently made a mistake on believing someone else could help create MY vision... So not true..so feeling empowered, hot looking and working with B1 and B2 , alpaca 3 on the banana boat , I can see that my fruit basket it now becoming full again ...not full of financial gain ...but full of confidence , full of fun,and full of what we do best ...winging it !

 

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September 18, 2014

Nature release in the mall...

Ok, I think possible I may have been the first person in NZ history to complete a successful nature release into Sylvia park mall ..  I found karma biting me on the behind as I frantically unpacked a box of cane baskets in the middle of the mall, whilst Faulty as serving a customer... To add a little more paint to my picture ...I was running late to pick up kid 3 from school, I had turned my lunch break into a glass of wine o clock with ling ling ..a little bit of a tangent from Jenny Craig ..any way back to the story.. I'm unloading the boxes and faulty let our a high pitched scream, I jumped up from unloading to see a medium size rat run across the mall floor into the star bucks coffee lounge ... I was in fits of shock and laughter as the entire mall stopped , woman and men alike shrieked and ran from the mall. It didn't stop there ... As we all stood in wonder , wondering where the rat came from it dawned on me that I had possibly brought the rat in the box with the baskets .. Carefully pulling another basket back ... Only to have a flying rat jump out straight at me and do a runner in the mall to the florist .,then another ..straight into countdown ...I had brought the whole family ...omg !!!! Due to the drama kid 2 , who had been working the earlier shift came flying back into the scene ..(with a snack of course) and took control...( police training kicking in I assume) and I chose to leave whilst around another 10 rats of various ages decided to leave the box and fun into the shopping mall .... As I drove to pick up kid three all I could think about was number 16 rat escaping in my car before it got to the mall !!

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September 08, 2014

Drive by ....

Hmmmm ...I'm sitting in the north shore cafe , feeling like a hardened criminal .. It dawned on me as I hit the motorway at east tamaki with kid three in tow that I hadn't got a gst receipt to claim back my petrol ...then an awful after thought... It also occurred to me that I hadn't paid! Yup , rolled up, filled up and drove off!! So spent the next 45 mins trying to call Z ...only to get an engaged signal every time .. Of course , to me that was them describing my criminal face to the police!  Kid three was horrified , in fact I'm not sure if he will be seen in public with me again!!! Anyway , lucky for me, due to my coffee addiction , I have 'sunny' the local Takanini coffee maker at Takanini z on my phone ... Yes , I thought , text him to text the other z to tell them I will return... Thank goodness for my coffee connection , looks like they can land the police helicopter and stop looking for me for now .. What an egg!   Pretty much my drive by indicates my state of mind at the mo ... Frazzled and frustrated ..being in limbo is not my style ...and to be fair ..the petrol station is possible not the only thing I will do a drive by on ....

 

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September 03, 2014

One eyed bandit ...

I've pulled over on  side of the road, firstly because I can't see, as the Chinese masseuse that pulperised  me has left me sightless in my right eye ... I thought after a staff meeting and a couple of wines that my sight would be restored...but no.. Still lisa left eye ..and funnily enough , with loss of sight , there is no loss of appetite in sight ..why can the masseuse massage my cravings for pies, cheese wine and chocolate away .. Would be a freakin awesome business, as I would certainly sign up!  Was a weird staff meeting ...but I did leave feeling proud as Joy spoke up about here thoughts re offcuts , Bailey announced her pending bible college and my  (pastor) pasta jokes didn't really make anyone laugh except for me , and then lovely Jo came to collect shy wee Alyssa , and made me feel slightly better from announcing that she couldn't  go on the school trip to Spain as they were concerned she would drink on the plane .. So all in all ... An interesting day ... Can't wait for tomorrow ...maybe able to claim a sicky actually now being an actual blind old bat ...

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August 27, 2014

Family outing ...

Nothing like coming home ..walking the first bay peacefully after kid three drops you off and illegally drives off looking in my Toyota wi... Thinking he's p diddy ...except very white (winter) getting to the local gas station to collect the company soap mobeal (aka known as the Jesus wagon as it was purchased of the pastors ...lasagne and liquine family ) which has been in the shop for a wof ..getting in to what's spose to be a soap car and smells like a rotten dead fish / chicken situation to discover that you have left your Jenny Craig meal in it ....well it only gets better , get home to have the entire kids one two and three advise me that nana and poppy have invited us out for dinner..... I'm thinking , crap I have to wash... Look normal....but I guess it's a nice thought ...only to discover its KFC Papakura ....enough said!

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August 26, 2014

Narrow minds.....

Tuesday nights are now the worst night for me ... I come home to great comforts of a freshly made bed, dinner made and the mother in law at the helm ...what infuriates me is the trade off to the comforts is an out right take over of negativity and bullying ..which sadly is all fired back at me... I feel super grumpy right now, as I'm in horror of the narrow minds in this house ...don't get me wrong , every person is aloud an opinion and I love that ...but to generalise, and make assumptions when they are not prepared to stand in the traffic really leaves me fuming .. Anyway, I've come upstairs now ... To the beautiful bed, puppies in check , and now I'm going to think happy thoughts, as today, was a particularly awesome day with a new relationship just about to blossom with happy valley honey .. Now that's happy ... I'll cling to that for the meantime :)

 

 

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August 25, 2014

Good mummy ...

Sitting in my little car...aka 'wilbur' , no matter what i do I still struggle with the balance of being a mum and a business chick ...but here I am about to pick Kid 3 up from school .. Only a mere 75 km approx away ..two hours drive in the morn ... And I have to wonder..WTF was I thinking ..and on a bit of reflection .. My decision to do this at the beginning of the year was pure stubbornness on my part and trying to prove a point to kid 3 that life is not always easy ...failed to think about how unbalanced this driving would make me !!! Ahhhhhhh got to go kid 3 marching my way .. He looks hungry ..not good considering ling ling just blew my Jenny Craig gig today at lunch with my bagel and cream cheese ...oh well ..

 

 

 

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August 23, 2014

Ok..., giant big leap

Honey bunch is born and I'm attempting to be a born again writer as well, and to be fair, it's bloody hard...over the past few years, since my last blog with my business scent, my confidence has been..well ..not anywhere to be seen , and I guess that making the first step in a back to basics and back to all about me approach is something foreign.  So with the sunshine today a lot of things look brighter...... So was I sat on the deck, a lot of things relvealed themselves ...firstly a slight hint of confidence, secondly a smile and thirdly an ungodly amount of winter hair!  I also realised how white I was ... I actually found myself repositioning my deck chair incase an incoming fishing boat thought I was the light at the boat ramp ....anyway,  the later of the two are fixable ... And tick to confidence and having fun!  Business should be fun, life should be fun, and I'm not prepared to be anywhere in between ...so enjoy my blog..I'm sure as my confidence grows, I will offend many ...perhaps make people laugh ...but hey ...if you're reading it..then isn't it better to be talked about than not at all...!! Rock on honeybunch ... Starting with Whitford ...just a shell, but it's what's inside the shell which will create the journey and the experience...

 

 

 

 

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