Wednesday, 8 October 2014

Today I Am

Making :   Something for a friend and a Christmas gift
Cooking :  Banana Bran Muffins - to freeze away, for back to school lunches
Drinking : Hot chocolate and Saints Chardonnay - not at the same time
Reading:   Gardening Women by Catherine Horwood  (a really interesting read)



Wanting:   Fresh summer fruit
Playing:    With 2.5" squares of fabric


Enjoying:  The scent of my neighbour's flowering clematis

Waiting:   For some packages to arrive in the post
Liking:  New season asparagus
Wondering:  Whether to get my hair cut short again  (think urchin style short)
Loving:    My vase of Alstromeria on the dining table


Pondering:  What to plant in my vegetable garden later this month
Hoping:  The wild and windy weather stops soon
Needing:   To do some serious spring cleaning
Smelling:  Oven Cleaner - guess what I'm doing later
Wearing:   Fluffy Slippers
Noticing:   That my lawn needs mowing again
Knowing:  That I will be the one to do it
Thinking:   I should stop wasting time on the computer
Admiring:   Deb - from Works in Progress, wife, mum to 4, student, quilter extraordinaire
Sorting:   Piles of fabric spread all over my cutting  and sewing tables


Buying:   Another small pile of fabric - thanks Spotlight for VIP specials
Getting:  Rid of old clothes and blankets to the op shop
Bookmarking:  Lots of inspiration on my Pinterest boards
Giggling:  At Mr J's funny sense of humour
Snacking: On chips and dip
Hearing:  Birds singing in the trees

10 comments:

  1. That all sounds lovely...except for the cleaning of the oven and maybe cutting the grass ! Another new book winging your way maybe? :)

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  2. Sounds like a great day, except for the oven cleaning. Hope you are enjoying it.

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    1. My oven looks beautiful, and the lawns are done now too. Feeling very virtuous.

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  3. Your day sounds like a good one! The book sounds especially interesting. xx

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  4. I must locate that book myself! Do you like the DSQuilts fabric from Spotlight? Last time I looked at a range it was very poor quality... does this have a good feel/weave to it? I love your 2.5" squares - they look like 3 Sisters?

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  5. I love how you wrote this post.
    It was fun to read.
    Thank you for another fun book to check out at the library.
    Carla

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  6. Spotlight Mt Wgtn only had 6 of the DS fabrics! Off to Manukau tomorrow.

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  7. That book looks wonderful!! I will have to look into that one! I love that you are enjoying Spring! I am happy to have a gardening/mowing break as it is getting colder here. Also, love the alstromeria!!

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    1. That book is a really good read, sadly the alstromeria is not from my garden though.

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  8. looks like you have a great deal to be thankful for!

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