My name is Kristen, aka Kristarella. I’m currently on leave from Automattic with my first child, my son Mark. I have many interests and hobbies (🥋 📷 🧶 🎨 🎸 🎮), some of which you can read about in my blog posts below. For more frequent updates you can follow me on Instagram.
I have been reflecting on 2019 and how it set me up for this year. 2019 was wonderful, and at times really difficult. Before 2019 I was not a goal-setter; I had this sense that setting goals was an exercise in futility because there is so much we can’t control that can derail those goals.
Contents Why I love it Focus Awareness Fun My journey Part of my favourite things (🌧🌹) series. A wonderful quote came across my Facebook feed this week, Consistency is what creates a great martial artist, not brute strength. Karate is not for rank, glory, or revenge. It is way of life, a way to protect
Part of my favourite things (🌧🌹) series. I have posted about apple and bacon pizza before, but I’m going to do it again, because I have recently rediscovered this recipe! Maybe someday soon I’ll get a better photo! 😛 Hope you love it as much as I do!
I’m starting a short blog series on some of my favourite things (🌧🌹) and I want to start with a friend’s podcast song.land. Jesse is a very talented musician and I could listen to him sing all day (thanks to this podcast I have!). He describes the podcast as ridiculous and the weirdest podcast on