Saturday, June 30, 2012

Day 182

I am grateful for facebook!!!! Just 9 more sleeps to go... I can't wait.

Friday, June 29, 2012

Day 181

I am grateful for this wonderful day. For breakfast with Jack this morning at 4.30 am between our work shifts. For a few hours sleep and then into the city for lunch with Hedley. A chance to see the amazing Egyptian exhibit at the museum. A stroll through Southbank to take some photos of my beautiful city. For a night out with Mike to see the gorgeous old cars at Acacia Ridge and dinner at our local Chinese restaurant.
The weather and everything else was just perfect.

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Day 180


I am grateful for cupcakes!  For anyone who takes over my kitchen and bakes something yummy to eat. For beautifully decorated, delicious cupcakes..

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Day 179

I am grateful for cuddles and purrs the second I get home from work. This little bundle of fur can turn even a horrible day at work around.

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Day 178

I am grateful for those 5 years of French lessons! AND James!

Monday, June 25, 2012

Day 177

I am grateful for books. All books, fiction and nonfiction. For being able to read, for knowledge, for inspiration, for the absolute love of it, for wonderful authors who give so much through their books. I love a great story.

Sunday, June 24, 2012

Day 176

I am grateful that this morning when I finished work at 4 am it was perfect timing to talk to James via Skype. He wanted to chat so bad so I could "meet" Liv. I'm so happy he also wanted her to meet me. He's in Paris today and I'm so grateful he has this opportunity. I love him so much.

Saturday, June 23, 2012

Day 175

I am grateful for days in the park with Jack. You're never too old to play on the swings!!!
Back flips on the swing... just so mum can get that perfect photo for her photo challenge.. I love this kid!

Friday, June 22, 2012

Day 174

I am grateful for Friday rituals with Jack. My shift finishes at 4 a.m. and Jacks starts at 5 a.m. We always drop into Macdonalds and get breakfast every Friday morning. We get the same thing - bacon and egg muffins and hash browns - and enjoy each others company and our breakfast in the quiet, early morning.

Thursday, June 21, 2012

Day 173

I am grateful for friends that make me laugh. Love you girls!

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Day 172

So grateful Brock and Kylie are okay after the earthquake they felt in Melbourne. Grateful, too, that he let me know straight away and text this gorgeous message.

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Day 171

I am grateful for a beautiful day outside to stitch with the girls. Lots of laughs and chats about the weekend plus a lovely conversation with Mary on the phone when I got home.

Monday, June 18, 2012

Day 170

I am grateful for this little bundle of fur. She hasn't left my side since I've been home. I think she missed me!

Sunday, June 17, 2012

Day 169

I am grateful to have these 3 amazing friends - my room mates Jenny, Lynda and Helen. This trip to Sydney would have been nothing without you. You have given me the trip of a lifetime and so many wonderful memories.

Saturday, June 16, 2012

Day 168

I am grateful for this wonderful group of friends. For the chance to go to Sydney to meet them all and to have had such an amazing time.

Friday, June 15, 2012

Day 167


I am grateful for 2 fantastic days at Sydney's Craft & Quilt Fair. So much inspiration. So many wonderful things to see and buy. Great company. So many amazing friends to meet.
Anni Downs


Thursday, June 14, 2012

Day 166

I am grateful for the chance to fly to Sydney with my friends for 4 days. I am unbelievably lucky for this opportunity. The city is so beautiful.

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Day 165

I am grateful for this wonderful gift from Leona. I love the painting, the beauty of Tassy wonderfully captured... but most of all the gift from a true friend. Makes my heart swell.. Thank you.

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Monday, June 11, 2012

Day 163

I am grateful for fresh fruit and vegetables. We are very lucky to have so much variety and such great quality available to us.

Sunday, June 10, 2012

Day 162

I am grateful for sleeping in on a cold, rainy Sunday morning. For the smell of chicken curry cooking away in the slow cooker. For warm, purring cuddles from my sweet Squeaky.

Saturday, June 9, 2012

Friday, June 8, 2012

Day 160

I am grateful for hairdressers. Now if only I could get my hair to look the same way Sadie did!!

Thursday, June 7, 2012

Day 159

I am grateful my cat, Squeaky, is all better now. She had some awful cuts to her head (from our other cat!!) and lost all the fur around them. I'm so glad the infection has gone, the fur has grown back and she is on the mend.

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Day 158

I love this boy of mine. Loved working with him, laughing with him, sharing him over lunch with Shannon, and just being around him all day xx he makes me so happy!

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Day 157

I am grateful for a wonderful visit from Richelle. Such a gorgeous girl, inside and out. I love her to bits.

Monday, June 4, 2012

Day 156

I am grateful for catching up with Marin today. A lovely cup of chai at Gail's cafe and wonderful conversation and friendship.

Sunday, June 3, 2012

Day 155

I am grateful for friends made through blogging. For finding like minded kindred spirits. These women are wonderful, generous, happy, so much fun and I love being around them.

Saturday, June 2, 2012

Day 154

I am grateful for Winter. Rainy, cold, snugly, comfortable weather! Slippers, flannelette pajamas, cuddly cats, quilts and fire places.

Friday, June 1, 2012

Day 153

I am grateful the ducks are enjoying our lovely, rainy weather today.