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Inspiration for living a luxuriously and balanced life

Thursday, March 31, 2011

The Pieces Of My Life...

These past few weeks have been perhaps the toughest mentally and emotionally that I have had to deal with in a very long time, since my accident in 2006. Looking back over the past year I see how I have honestly been trying so hard to get me and my life back … I realize now that is where I’ve been going wrong. You see "I’m no longer that person nor is my life that life".



 
 

My Goal is that by October 28th, 2011- even if I don't have all the pieces of my life in place I will have Created A New Me! Saying this out loud and writing it makes it real, it also means that I now have to let go of the me and life I knew and lived; to be able to embrace the NEW!!!

Have you found yourself at a cross-road, what was your first step to rebuilding your life?



Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Toronto's LG Fashion Week ~ Opening Show

Thanks to my bestie Janice, we were seat 4th row to the By-invitation only fashion show, presented by Holt Renfrew (my fav shopping place ) at LG Fashion Week. The show was a medley of 11 of Canada's finest brands (Canada Goose;Denis Gagnon;Ezra Constantine; Greta Constantine;Jeremy Laing; Lida Baday (one of my fav's);Pink Tartan (a new fav of mine); Smythe;Todd Lynn;TwentyCluny and Wings+Horns.

Hope you enjoy the photos....


Getting settled in for the show...

The fashionable attendees provided as much
fashion-candy for the eyes as the show itself.

This one is for all the Alexander McQueen fans...

This purple Birkin certainly caught my eye...


I'm definitely going to try on this jacket!!!






These boots were stunning ...

joining.....





 
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Monday, March 28, 2011

Don't Be Tardy to the Party!!!

WELCOME ....To the new look for

High Heeled Life ... Falling Off

I'm so excited about the new blog design! HHL is all about TRANSITION in life,
whether it's expected and especially when it's unexpected.
I hope you enjoy the new look and the direction the writing will take over the months to come.


An over the moon Thank you goes out to

Jen, held my hand all the way through the process and her ability
to take my vision and bring it to life seamless!!
From Blog header to button, Jen's patience with my "what ifs" "could this be dones" was wonderful. Truly a wonderful person to work with.
 click here to discover this fabulous Gal!

I would also like to THANK my friend and one of my inspirations, Daphne at




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It was through her blog that I discovered
Posh and Palm Web Design!!!

BlogFriends really do share so many wonderful things...

Saturday, March 26, 2011

Something Great is Happening!!!



There have been lots of faceless helping hands behind the scenes..



Working on the pieces ...


We are only DAYS away from the reveal!!

Friday, March 25, 2011

Attitude IV (for) Life...



Sometimes we fall off our high heeled lives, and as the saying goes

"Change your shoes
                         Change your life"

It's important to remember~ no matter the shoes we are wearing we remain the Director of our own Life!

We may have not written the script for our life,
but it is up to us how we live it!



During my blog posting intermission, I have tried to visit and will continue to pop in for visits to your blogs as time permits. Thank you to everyone who has left encouraging comments, sent inspirational notes and emails. Know that I'm working very hard to get some focus and balance, so that I can give back through my writing!!
Stay tuned ....


PS... check out the great Linking parties under my Blog Hop tab...

Fashionista In The Country ...

Good Bye City Life ...

Angels ...

Creating a New You ...

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

A smile in your day!!!


Dolce has moved with daddy's help on to his own blog
Here is some of the cuteness that is going on over there......

Helping Mommy get her boots



Bath time for LadyBug....


Waiting....


waiting and waitng

You can visit him by clicking Dolce Adventures 

joining.....



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Saturday, March 19, 2011

Time Flies ~ On Angel's Wings


I can't believe its been a year since my little trembling fingers started clicking on the keyboard in hopes of trying to release the frustration filled days that had become my life and to help with rebuilding my writing and expression skills.

When I first started blogging March 1, 2010 ~ I had no idea/belief that a year later I would still be clicking away on my keyboard. Nor had I imagined the impact that blogging would have on me. Looking back over this past year, I can say without a doubt that blogging saved me (there were some very dark times that I did not share, perhaps one day).

I may not have realized the power of BlogLand but my Angels sure did ~ they always seemed to connect me with just the right BlogFriend who was writing about something that I needed to read. Or sometimes I found myself sharing more about me than I had expected ~ and then I would get a comment or email from someone saying how much that post had made a positive difference to them.


This past year BlogLand has reached and touched me, when psychologists failed; given me encouragement and support, when family and friends could not; forced me to look at the half full glass, when all I could see was emptiness; but most of all it has inspired me to give back, stay postive, stick with something and the desire to move forward.

Blogging is something that I would not have entered into pre-accident ~ after all I was busy with my High Heeled Life. But, Blogging is certainly part of my post-accident life and I hope that with help from my Angels I will inspire others to keep going no matter what detours their lives may take.

"Each one should use whatever gift he has received to serve others" 1 Peter 4:10

P.S. I would like to thank Mr. G. for being the one to remember that I started blogging a year ago! and for encouraging me to write when I can't even get my butt out of bed (he literally brings my lap top upstairs,sets it up on the bed and keeps checking until I start clicking on the key board.)

You can read my first post My Story ... It All Starts Somewhere here

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Tuesday, March 1, 2011

An Intermission in Blogging ...

"How Can I go forward when I don't
 know which way I'm facing". ~ John Lennon


So I'm going to take a little time


To figure out which way I'm facing...

Then I'm going to do some spring cleaning,
clear the cobwebs, polish things up


and with a little help,
return with  ...

Balance

Focus...


ready to tackle all the pieces
that make up the puzzle of creating a new life ...

Hope you will stay tuned!!!

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We Have A Giveaway Winner!!! and BlogLand Pen Pal News

CONGRATULATIONS !!!

JUST A BEACHKAT

Kat is a most inspiring writer, her wit, humour and wonderful positive
outlook on life will give a lift to your day!

If you have not yet discovered her blog Just A BeachKat, click here, you will be inspired!


Kat, please email me your address and I will get the Wine Lover's Gift set, out to you.

Thank you to everyone who participated in this giveaway!!


BlongLand Pen Pal News......



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