taking stock on life

taking stock on life

I've carved out some time this week to sit and reflect on life. Taking the time to think about how everything is going using a fab list from the lovely Pip Lincolne at Meet Me at Mikes, here's my list... Making : a super cool hoodie vest for my littlest poppet (because of her broken wing) Cooking : zucchini slice and delish roast lamb Drinking : Tea because I have given up coffee Reading: Craft for the soul, New Scientist, Wendy (the stunt chicken) Wanting: To spend more time with my gorgeous kids Looking: at where I can spend some time at the beach for holidays Playing: nicely with others…life is too short for nastiness! Deciding: what the end of the year will bring (big questions here folks!) Wishing: I could see my sisters more often! Enjoying: catching up with old friends, good for the soul Waiting: for some new books I ordered to arrive! Liking: my new winter boots, make that loving! Wondering: if I should have a big party for my 40th? Loving: bearing able to wear a jackets/scarves again…thanks freezing weather! Pondering: what to do over the Christmas holidays Considering: subscribing to Frankie?  I love it, and it’s sometimes hard to find. Buying: books!  Australian Geographic – fab pictures, interesting stories Watching: Interstellar with my littlest bloke, it’s our new all-time fave. Hoping: that my littlest poppet’s arm heals quickly! Marvelling: at how quickly my kidlets are growing Cringing: at some of the nastiness I see online, be nice folks! Needing: time with family.  There is never enough is there? Questioning: everything!  Now I see where the kids get it from! Smelling: the gorgeous vanilla candle in the study whenever I am writing Wearing: opaque tights a lot.  Makes me wish I lived in a cold climate. Following: Pip Lincolne (a ray of sunshine!), Mrs Woog and Emma Watson Noticing: I have more energy since giving up coffee.  What?? Knowing: more about evolution (current topic I am teaching), go Darwin! Thinking: about fixed vs growth mindsets Admiring: gorgeous Australian wool! Scarves, jumpers with elbow patches…sigh! Sorting: kids clothes (this is never-ending with our largish family) Getting: ready to quit sugar Bookmarking: new patterns to try Coveting: an old table (all that history!) and church pews for the dining room. Disliking: the cold – except for the opaque tights bit Opening: messages from old mates, and laughing at the memories Giggling: a lot at my littlest poppet stretching her vocabulary and sometimes ‘muffing words Feeling: happier now, thanks to old friends and the rugrats Snacking: on carrots and hommus and cup-a-soups Helping: Little L practice reading, I love picture books (Wendy, Meg & Mog, Goodnight Moon) Hearing: fab tracks from the Offspring, Green Day…good times!   Here's a list for you! Making : Cooking : Drinking : Reading: Wanting: Looking: Playing: Deciding: Wishing: Enjoying: Waiting: Liking: Wondering: Loving: Pondering: Considering: Buying: Watching: Hoping: Marvelling: Cringing: Needing: Questioning: Smelling: Wearing: Following: Noticing: Knowing: Thinking: Admiring: Sorting: Getting: Bookmarking: Coveting: Disliking: Opening: Giggling: Feeling: Snacking: Helping: Hearing:   Enjoy xx
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