Month: March 2013

365 Grateful – Day 177

Happy Easter everyone!  We had a lovely day today over at my parents house with family for Easter Sunday lunch.  I forgot to take my camera and though I had my phone, was too busy chatting to remember to take photo’s.  That was until a cockatoo landed on […]

365 Grateful – Day 176

I’m grateful for a really enjoyable walk along the waterfront with my hubby late this afternoon.  What a beautiful day!  The weather forecast was for rain today but the rain never came.  Hooray!  As you can see, the tide was out but it is still so beautiful along […]

365 Grateful – Day 175

My grateful photo’s often are of things in nature.  As I’ve got older, I notice nature more.  Nature is beautiful, soothing and actually quite therapeutic!  It makes me happy.  I see amazing things that when I was younger would never have been noticed.  Some are typically beautiful (like […]

Flashback Friday – Twin Duet

It was a hot summer’s day in late 1993.   A mother of twins (me) was very tired after another day of looking after Twin1 and Twin2.  To distract them from pulling at each other’s hair, she had spent some time showing them how to play the piano. That […]

365 Grateful – Day 174

I’m grateful Ava’s operation went well and so happy to have her back home again! Today, Ava (6 months) went to the vet for an operation.  She was desexed and had a small umbilical hernia fixed up.  She was dropped at the vets at 7am and we finally […]

365 Grateful – Day 173

I’m grateful for access to beautiful fresh, healthy and nutritious vegetables! Today’s grateful includes a recipe for the Roast Vegetable Salad with Feta that I cooked up today for today’s lunch today and also for my lunch for the next three days!  It is very yummy. 🙂 Note:  […]

365 Grateful – Day 171

The best friends I could ever have are my puppies.  The last couple of weeks have been difficult but these two have provided me with unconditional love, companionship, lots of cuddles and loads of laughs and smiles. Chelsea on the left turned 13 on 3 March 2013.  Ava […]

Blooms in adversity

This quote felt appropriate for me to use as my first post on my return from my blogging hiatus.  It is open to many different interpretations so rather than limit it by giving my own, I’ll leave it for you to interpret in whichever way you wish! 🙂

Cuppa and a Catch Up

Hi there!  I know that I said I would be on a break until Thursday 21 March but there was something that needed to be done before that time so I am popping in for a coffee and chat a little earlier than planned. You will notice that […]