Tag: #summer

It's May

Pull up a chair. Let’s Chat!

Hi there! Can you believe it is May already?  It has suddenly gone from hot and humid summer to lovely cool mornings and evenings. Ahhhhhh – at long, long last!!  In case you don’t already know it, I absolutely love winter!!  Before you think I’m nuts though, you’ve […]

Christmas words


Can you believe it is December and therefore not long till Christmas?  That crept up fast didn’t it?! I’ve been so busy with my twin’s 21st (amongst other things) that December arrived before I knew it!  I am not prepared at all for Christmas yet.  Thank goodness we […]

365 Grateful – Day 111

Grateful for this view through my pool fence today. It was another very hot day in Brisbane today.  I was in the pool twice.  As I sat in the pergola area drying off after a swim, this was my view looking out towards the pool.  Aren’t those purple […]

365 Grateful – Day 91

My favourite part of our Aussie Christmas is all the summer stone fruits – cherries, plums, mango’s, peaches, apricots, nectarines and good ‘ol watermelon.  Who doesn’t have childhood memories of sitting outside eating watermelon with the juices dripping down your arms and spitting out the seeds – pure […]

365 Grateful – Day 87

I am grateful for the first swim for this summer in our pool today! I love swimming in our pool in summer.  It not only cools me down on a hot summer day but it relaxes me in a way that nothing else can.  I love to float […]

Let’s Catch Up!

Hello there! You may have noticed last week that apart from my 365 Grateful photo’s it has been a little quiet here at MinsMash!  I think it’s time we had a little catch up.  Let me fill you in on happenings over the last week! There is a […]

365 Grateful – Day 68

Summer officially starts in Australia tomorrow – 1 December – but it is hot already! I’m very grateful that we have ducted airconditioning!  It makes life in sweltering Brisbane, Queensland so much more comfortable!