Month: September 2012

365 Grateful – Day 7

I’m grateful for these pretty eggs and their wooden holder.  They remind me of my first and only trip overseas some years ago.  I went to Singapore to visit my sister and her family when they were living there.  These eggs and wooden holder were bought on that […]

365 Grateful – Day 6

I’m grateful to be fortunate enough to have a pool!  In summer, I love swimming and floating around in it and lying on the sun lounge by the pool reading or just snoozing.  I love that it makes summer barbeques with friends or family all that more fun […]

365 Grateful – Day 5

Grateful for nature and it’s beauty.  Nature is amazing isn’t it?  So many wonders of nature can so easily be missed.  Today I went for a walk along the Wynnum Manly Mangrove Boardwalk, which is part of the Moreton Bay Marine Park, taking photographs for a future blog […]

Chelsea’s Vet Visit

In human years, our dog Chelsea, at 12 1/2, would be around 87, so she is getting some symptoms of old age.  She’s not hearing as well as she used to.  She sleeps a lot more. She sometimes just spaces out or seems confused – a possible sign […]

The Pursuit of Happiness

It’s what we all want isn’t it… be happy?  I know I do….and it’s not that I’m not happy.  I think modulations in our moods is quite natural and normal.  I do have happy days and some not so happy days, but the ultimate pursuit of happiness still […]

365 Grateful – Day 4

Flowers make me happy.  Even with imperfections they are beautiful and bring a smile to my face.  I am so grateful for flowers in every shape and form that they come. The original 365 Grateful project was begun by Hailey Bartholomew.  Read more in my original 365 Grateful […]

365 Grateful – Day 3

Very grateful for Mr MM and the cup of coffee he brings me in bed most each morning. The original 365 Grateful project was begun by Hailey Bartholomew.  Read more in my original 365 Grateful post.

MissM’s Tidy Room

MissM, my 17 year old daughter, is in Year 12 and as of Monday this week is on school holidays.  She left early on Monday morning for a 4 day/3 night camping trip with friends at Stradbroke Island.  In order to gain my full approval for going on […]

365 Grateful – Day 2

I’m grateful for vintage items that tell a story for generations to come.  This silver sugar bowl and teaspoon set was a wedding present for my mother and father in law.  It is one of the items recently acquired by us when my mother in law moved into […]