me at Mikes is one of my favourite blogs. PipLincolneis seriously clever and crafty,
and comes up with some great ideas for her blog. She started the idea of 'TakingStock' and I thought I
would give it a go - giving you an idea of what we have been up to since my
last post, in a more interesting format.
Reading: (read) Alexandra Cameron's
'The Gift' - It was great! Otherwise have been immersing myself in this months
Inside Out, Home Beautiful and Real Living magazine's.
Wanting: So many things from Gorman's spring
collection - the colours and fabrics are amazing. This is a purchase I will definitely be making.
This Bohemian Traders skirt and dress are a must purchase too.
Looking:Blondeagain thanks to my buddy
Nadine from Cheveux Design and
espresso, here in
Brisbane. An afternoon with Nadsy is truly therapeutic and you come away looking pretty sharp
too - love your work Nadsy ;)
Playing: Puzzles... lots of freakin puzzles, over and over and
over again. We have now mastered 24 piece puzzles at the ripe and old age of
Deciding: Our plans for early
intervention for Dominic next year.
Wishing: For a holiday on a beach...
preferably Fiji. Imagine the cocktails and the serenity...
Enjoying: Time to myself.. when I
actually have it, I savor it.
Waiting: For a certain someone to have
their afternoon sleep.
Wondering: When I plant my veggie
patch, will the possums or bush turkeys get to it first? :)
Making : Decisions, lots of decisions
and lots of healthy snacks.
Hoping: To shave my legs in the not too
Marvelling: At all the beautiful gardens
we pass on our daily walk.
Needing: More hours in the day -
preferably for sleep and reading.
Smelling: Jasmine when we go for our
Wearing: skirts... lots of skirts and
dresses this spring/summer.
Following: Styling You... I love
Nikki's blog. She has great ideas on creating your own sense of style..
something I feel I have lost lately.
Noticing: Flowering Jacaranda trees. I
found one lone purple flower on our back deck early last week, looked up and
their she is - our Jacaranda Tree flowering in all her glory!
Knowing: A little bit more about Mental
Illness after watching 'Changing Minds' on the ABC
this week. Did you watch it? Yes, we did watch Jack's story too and
were equally amazed :) Such is the power of early intervention for children
Thinking: Probably too much... as
Feeling: Positive and eager all mixed
Sorting: Out my piles of paperwork. I
am so disorganised it is a disgrace!
Buying: Or should I say paying, for
a root canal - I am getting so old, even my teeth are dying :)
Getting: Excited about Christmas and
having a little bit of time off - bliss.
Disliking:Blogs that are preaching about dietary changes and
becoming sugar free. I am a big believer in healthy eating but 'hello'! I love
Pete Evans cookbook but he plummeted in my estimations earlier this month when
he commented that following a Paleo Diet
would reduce the occurrence of ASD.
What the? No doubt that a healthy, additive and preservative free diet for
children is ideal. Read this article for
Opening: Bills.... blah.
Giggling: At the funny little things
my little mate says...
Snacking: Nuts and home made yoghurt.
Wishing: I could find my sunglasses.
Helping: Clean up the garden.
Hearing: Little Butcher Birds
chirping from a nest outside.
Covetting: One of these (below). You
will be mine Lovestar vase. The perfect
birthday present.. hint.. hint.. :)