Have you ever felt overwhelmed? Busy all the time just ‘living’? Never having time for anything but work and commitments? I have. I do. It is really weird, but just when I started to find myself in that debilitating position of having so much to do and so little time to do it, I picked… Read More
Making me happy this week. A kangaroo joining us at school. Reading Martina Cole’s Good Life before I go to sleep each night. Enjoying a coffee with my brother when I get home from work. Dogs cuddling on the knee. Spending a wonderful day stitching.
Where do you go for ideas on what to blog about? What happens when the ideas dry up? If you look at my Pinterest board on Blogging, you will see numerous pins linking to blogs with ideas. In April, I hope to follow one particular link, as I want to post something every day in… Read More
What is making me happy today? Little things. Such as the coffee I had as I waited for basketball training to finish. Taking time to read, for the simple pleasure of reading. Cuddles with my beautiful daughter. Going to a charity trivia night with an old friend. Visiting the annual Monbulk Quilt Show and seeing… Read More
The 2015 school year is off to a busy start. Already I have a mountain of corrections piling up. One of my goals this year is to complete my corrections in a timely fashion. And I am working away at it. One of the tasks we have had for this year is to develop learning… Read More
Over the past month, I have been trying to get things organised in the study. I think I have finally worked out the layout of the room, but I still need to get the furniture. I am planning to have a built in desk the entire length of one wall, with overhead shelves. The desk… Read More
So… What do you think of my new theme? You have looked right? It needs some tweaking. The slider on the front page is too large, but I am using this to give me some ideas of what might work on the Needlework Boutique’s site. I will be starting the revamp of that site today.… Read More
Whew! I have just been working on the update of my blog theme. What do you think? There is still loads to do, but it is functional! Oh, and I am working on the menu bar – I don’t want the About page to be before the Home link!
Yesterday I left off at June. Today we start with July. Arriving back from camp on the 1st of July, we entered the school holidays. One night the children and I had a wonderful movie night… Then in August we celebrated my little girl’s birthday. September saw my son participate in our school’s Presentation Balls.… Read More
2014 was a year of ups and downs. Regardless, it was an amazing year. One that I am pleased that I lived through, but would not want to repeat. In October 2013 my home of 8 years was put on the market. At the time, houses in our area were selling within 2 or 3… Read More