Saturday, April 24, 2010

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

color :: green

Green: In my pursuit of regaining some of my long forgotten energy I've been juicing this last weekwhich was pretty hard-I even gave up the coffee!!! Now I'm transitioning to green smoothies. My lovely hubby bought me a new amazing blender that does nearly everything and today I had my first green smoothie- I had it all! And it was yum.
For those who are curious-
- 2 frozen bananas
- a chopped green apple
- bunch of kale
- water

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

color :: red

Red: Isabella showing me her red texta nails.

Monday, April 19, 2010

color :: blue


A week of color. A challenge to open my eyes and see a little closely and vividly in the amazing variety of life in color that surrounds me. For the last couple it years its been like I've been seeing in black and white (sleep deprivation can do that) but I've turned a corner in the last few months and so this week of color is a little celebration of that.
Blue: Probably one my all time favorite colors so I'll start here. This is Jett at the Homeschool Campfest in Albury that we went to during March. The kids had never Abseiled before so this was a great experience and something we will do again.

catching my breath

March and April have been a little bit wild around here with three birthdays, a road trip, Easter camping and some Home Education items due in. I have been a little overwhelmed and completely pooped.
I feel as if just now I'm catching my breath and readying myself for the next term. One way for me to do that is to continualy tell myself to s l o w down and enjoy this moment and if I can't enjoy it then accept it. This helps me allow for beauty in all shapes and sizes, even when its disguised by chaos or ugliness.

Enjoying the fact that my big girl can make cookies all on her own..
Accepting the mess and bickering when the younger ones want to 'help'...

Sunday, April 18, 2010

weekends are for-




Welcoming and enjoying a new addition to our home. A little 10 week old Shitzu cross Maltese named Tommy.

Saturday, April 17, 2010

Easter Holidays: camping at Cotten Tree





right now

nature table~ we found the biggest hairy caterpillar ever and I was happy to have it as far away as possible but no he ended up on the nature table.
Second-hand~ the $10 typewriter I got from a secondhand book shop was set up on the table ready to make some messages by eldest girl.
Old~ two things from my childhood which recently came into my hands and have made me so happy as I thought that most was gone. These silver candle holder's were my Grannies, they are so old and beautiful and the green velvet mirror was ours and I had completely forgotten it until my dad pulled it out from under his house. At first I wasn't sure but brought it home anyway and now I am so glad I did because I actually think it is vintage loveliness.
Grateful~ I never want to forget how every time my girl takes Missy for a walk down our street she brings me back simple beauty because she knows I love them.

Friday, April 9, 2010

seven is a great number








Happy birthday Beautiful Boy!!

Friday, April 2, 2010

good friday


pondering: what needs to die so that I might really live?