5 Things Friday

five things friday On my list this week is;

1. A relaxing long weekend last weekend.  Just what Mike and I needed after a busy month.

2. An outing today with a friend to Plimmerton & Porirua (my friend bought the cute kiwi today at a garden centre for her dad’s birthday. His back is hollow and she bought some ferns to pop into it).

kiwi iphone 025

3. Happy mail.

4. No trick and treaters last night meant that Mike and I got to eat some of the bounty we had bought for them instead.

5. A quite week at home.

What’s on your list today?

 

5 Things Friday

five things friday On my list this week is;

1. The opening day of Beautea HQ. It was wonderful to finally share the space with my guests.

decorations

2. This gorgeous card and these stunning flowers from Mich. It was so unexpected and I felt like I had my own personal cheerleading squad.

flowers and card from mich

3. Taking Monday off and doing nothing but read, watch movies and have a power nap. After such a busy week it was fab to just relax.

4. A long weekend with no real plans, they always seem to be the best kind of weekends.

5.Making Annabel Langbein’s Three ingredient chocolate mousse for dessert tonight.

What’s on your list today?

Beautea HQ

I had a wonderful time on Sunday and you can read about it here, if you haven’t already.  

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5 Things Friday

deco sneak peek

On my list this week is; 1. Mike’s mum arriving on Tuesday to stay with us until Sunday. She spoiled Smooch and bought her some edible treats. Smooch is going to do it tough when she leaves. 2. Spending Wednesday with Bev decorating Beautea HQ. I can’t wait to see the look on the faces […]

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Family Photos

The whole family

Late this afternoon I got the CD back with our family photos taken at my parents 45th Wedding Anniversary. Here are some of my favs that Nicola at “encaptured imagery” took in her studio. Nicola was fantastic to deal with and was a joy to deal with.  We were able to organise everything via email. […]

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7 Things Sunday

smooch @ 50 percent

Today I am mixing it up and combining Sunday with my Five things Friday. 1. Seeing Tall Tales and Tangos yesterday. Mike and I loved it, we had such a great time and what an awesome idea! It was fab seeing so many little people attending with their mums and dads and grandparents. I am […]

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Evening Ritual

tea bedtime ritual

Do you have an evening ritual? I do. Prior to winter I would turn off the television at 10.30pm and would be in bed by 10.45 pm, then I would read for an hour.  When the alarm went off at 6.30 am I would wake feeling tired. Mike suggested prior to winter kicking in that […]

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5 Things Friday

kissing my cooties

On my list this week is; 1. A successful hospital visit yesterday and making a decision to have my gall bladder removed. I am waiting on a surgery date. 2. Celebrating seven years of marriage to this wonderful man this coming Sunday. I love that we eloped to Melbourne and then on the 11th of […]

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A recipe for a happy marriage

blog post 2

On behalf of our family I would like to thank you for coming along today to help us celebrate mum and dads 45th wedding anniversary. They say that a wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance and tenacity and that the order varies any given year. Mum and dad in this day […]

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A trail of beautiful memories

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On Friday morning, I awoke to the news that a dear friend passed away surrounded by family. She had been recently diagnosed with cancer and unfortunately it had spread too far for her to have a fighting chance. On Saturday we celebrated her life and said goodbye to her. When she found out she was […]

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