Month: October 2012

365 Grateful – Day 38

I’m grateful to have newly acquired favourite childhood books! My parents recently came to visit and my mother presented me with a bag of goodies containing a few surprises, including the three pictured favourite books from my childhood.  The moment I saw them, I felt a sense of […]

365 Grateful – Day 37

I mention my fish pond and fishies on my home page and did say that they might get a mention on the blog.  Well today is the day! I’m grateful for my fish pond and fishies!  With the fountain going it is lovely to have the sound of […]

365 Grateful – Day 36

I’ve revealed before that my only overseas trip so far has been a trip to Singapore to visit my sister.  You wouldn’t know it if you walked around my house!  I may not be well-travelled but my sister (the one I visited in Singapore) and her family were […]

Liebster Award

Yesterday I was very surprised to receive a message on the MinsMash facebook page from Mums TakeFive nominating me for a Liebster Award.  Thank you! So what is a Liebster Award? The award is given to support and recognise up and coming bloggers who have less than 200 […]

365 Grateful – Day 35

I am grateful to have a roof over my head – a home and a sanctuary.  In Brisbane today it is overcast, windy, chilly and rainy.  Days like this remind me to be thankful and grateful that I have a home which provides my family and I with […]

365 Grateful – Day 34

I’m grateful that I have the freedom to collect whatever I want! (within reason – not expensive stuff!) Here is a photograph of some teaspoons I have collected over the years.  The one featured in colour is special.  It was collected on my one and only trip overseas.  […]

Year 3 Min

Alison Tait of Life In A Pink Fibro has put out a challenge to share your Year 3 photo!  I don’t normally post on a Saturday but I love a challenge and I do happen to have a Year 3 photo. Now before you look at my photo, […]

365 Grateful – Day 33

I’m grateful to a very special friend of mine, who is a fabulous artist and a fabulous person, for giving up two whole days of her precious weekends to teach me how to paint on ceramic tiles.  Today’s photograph is of three painted tiles, framed and on the […]