Month: July 2013

flowers, plants

365 Grateful – Days 257 to 260

365 Grateful – Day 257:  A friend who was visiting commented on the beautiful trunk of the snow gum tree on our footpath!  Of course I told her that it was in fact a Leopard tree.  It does have a beautiful trunk doesn’t it?! 365 Grateful – Day […]

Manly, Marina, Boats

365 Grateful – Days 253 to 256

365 Grateful – Day 253:  I’m grateful to live somewhere where I can see this!  I love being near the water for so many reasons.  I love to walk by the water and listen to the soothing sounds of the lapping water.  I love the bird life around […]


Mindfulness.  Do you really understand what that word means?  I’ve mentioned my interest in mindfulness on my blog before but have never really gone into detail of what it really means. Before we take a look at the meaning of the word ‘Mindfulness’, let’s have a think about […]

WINNER – Wenatex Pillow

Well today is the day!  The day I announce the very lucky winner of a Wenatex SilverMed Plus Classic Pillow valued at $320! The post with all the details of the bloggers brunch that I attended at Wenatex and the details about this competition and prize pillow can […]

Plant, Garden

365 Grateful – Days 250 to 252

Over the last few days, I’ve been very grateful for the following things: 365 Grateful – Day 250:  Passing these little shrubs with tiny pom-pom flowers dancing in the breeze every time I go out to hang washing on the line. 365 Grateful – Day 251:  Building, creating, […]

My week according to Instagram

I’ve decided to link up with Janet of Redland City Living this week with MWATI (my week according to Instagram) for the first time.  I’ve excluded the six (6) grateful photos posted to Instagram as they are already on my blog.  These are all just phone snaps so […]

flowers, begonia

365 Grateful – Days 244 to 249

I had some time today so am playing catch up’s with my 365 Grateful Project!  I’m grateful for the following things: 365 Grateful – Day 244:  The final removal of some very sad and very dead Cycads.  They were once beautiful but sadly were killed by a moth […]

The Domino Effect

I’m sure you’ve heard of the domino effect – a chain reaction that occurs when a small change causes a similar change nearby, which then causes another similar change, and so on… A while back I decided to take a small break from blogging so I could catch […]

Healthy Sleep

Healthy Sleep & A Giveaway!

On my blog I’ve talked about the power of positive thinking and how the way we think impacts on our lives; stress and the effects it can have on our minds and our bodies; the importance of self-care, listening to your body and understanding your needs and limits; […]