Posts tagged ‘holiday’

August 25, 2012

I’m loving…….

the last lazy days of summer

 I love them

eat, drink, swim

enjoy!

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January 2, 2012

2012

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I am sitting here on my veranda (porch) sipping my coffee and  thinking about what this New Year will bring.

 I decided many years ago not to make resolutions at this time of the year, mainly because I could never keep them!

But I guess it is good time to set yourself a goal or two.

Since my blog is so new I am  looking forward to continuing to post often.

I really would like to improve my photography skills and I also want to spend more time on my crafty pursuits.

(Since we moved to China two years ago I am sad to say that I have not been so productive.)

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But more importantly I am excited about all the new and interesting things that this year will bring.

Suprising things – some good and some, perhaps, not so good…..

If there is one thing that living abroad has taught me about life it is:

to always expect the unexpected, to be flexible and to embrace change.

So,  I wish you a Happy New Year and  I look forward to a great 2012.

Bring it on!!!

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December 18, 2011

dolce luce

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This week  I’m loving……

the sweet, gentle light of Christmas…..

flickering candles, shimmering lights on the tree,

the perfect reflection from a silver bauble.

Pure joy!

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December 3, 2011

I’m loving……

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I have always loved white interiors.

I have this idea that one day  I’ll have a house with white walls and painted white floorboards in every room.

Until then, I’ll just  have to be content with adding touches of white to the home.

Some flowers here, a candlestick there and a Christmas ornament or two.

White floorboards…….how lovely…….I’ll keep on dreaming!

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By the way did you spy the cute, crocheted stars on the tree?

I wish I could say I made them, but I didn’t.

You can find them here

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November 26, 2011

this week

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The Christmas edition of Mollie Makes

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This  morning I was delighted to discover that the latest copy of Mollie Makes had downloaded onto my computer.

Its full of fantastic crafty, Christmas inspiration.

Now I’m really in a Christmas mood.   This weekend maybe the perfect time to make a felt ornament or two!

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November 8, 2011

the season

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Its getting colder, the days are shorter now

I can light the fire and cosy up under a woolly blanket

Winter is calling, December beckons

When the season changes my mind turns to Christmas

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