Category: Around my home & garden

Fuchsia's, Flowers

A weekend well spent

What a great weekend I just had!  On Saturday I met a friend for brunch at Café Bullfrog at Manly.  It’s Brisbane’s only over water cafe out along William Gunn Jetty alongside Manly Boat Harbour.  A Wynnum-Manly Visitor Information Centre will soon be relocating to the space adjacent to Café Bullfrog.  […]

pomeranian, dog, puppy

Baci the Pomeranian

If you follow MinsMash on Instagram you would have seen several photo’s of Baci by now – and even a video or two! Baci is a nearly six month old Pomeranian who is staying with us for 2 1/2 weeks while his owners are overseas. Thankfully, he gets […]

garden, pots, pot plants,

It’s the little things …

… that can make all the difference!! I’ve had a few upsetting things happen lately but I don’t want to spend my days with my emotions all stirred up so do you know what I do to help calm them and pick myself up?  It’s something quick, easy […]

Monty of Montville

Meet Monty! Monty the owl is my one and only purchase from our time up at Montville.  I was quite taken with Monty.  He is made of pretty fabrics and out of all the owls in this particular shop, he stood out to me.  I think he was […]

fan palm

365 Grateful – Days 326 to 332

I hope you have had a wonderful Christmas with your family and friends!  I thought I might squeeze one more Grateful post into 2013! 🙂 +++ 365 Grateful – Day 326:  I’m very grateful that this little girl (Ava) came into my life.  She is 15 months old […]

Daisies

Post visitor ramblings!

Well hello there! My sister, niece and nephew left on Tuesday night.  I was sad.  You get used to having the company and it left a bit of a hole when they went.  The house seemed so quiet and empty!  I’m just starting to get used to it […]

garden, front yard

365 Grateful – Days 266 to 270

These are the things I’ve felt grateful for in recent days and things that make me happy! 365 Grateful – Day 266:  Late afternoons in my front yard – watering the potted plants that will go in the new garden beds, playing with the dogs, admiring my new […]