taking stock no.2


Here we go again …

Making :
 my February significant something project
Cooking : 
food my kids will eat and much basil pesto (lots of basil pesto)
Drinking :
 freshly made juices everyday (thanks Kemi) oh and coffee
Reading :
 still goldfinch and latest collective magazine
Wanting :
 a weekend away (with no kids)
Looking :
 at my whiteboard full of ideas
Playing : 
on the kids trampoline (a lot)
Deciding :
 about an overseas holiday later in the year
Wishing :
 there weren’t so many pleats in my sons school uniform (I hate ironing)
Enjoying :
 eating tomatoes freshly picked
Waiting :
 for my latest ebay purchases to arrive
Liking :
 that tomorrow is Friday
Wondering :
 how I became a full time mum-taxi
Loving :
 my hot pink letterbox
Pondering :
 holding an exhibition this year
Considering :
 planting an asparagus patch
Watching :winter olympics (and wishing I was at the snow)
Hoping :
 for rain, lots of rain
Marvelling :
 how lucky moments pop up and surprise me
Needing :
 still a massage
Smelling : 
an unidentified odour wafting in the house each evening
Wearing :
 my new op shop purchases
Following :
 all the aussies competing at the olympics
Noticing :
 how my chooks know there are new lettuces planted
Knowing :
 I am not taking enough ‘me’ time
Thinking : 
how pleased I am our son enjoys school
Feeling : 
a little torn
Admiring :
Sorting :
 through my huge holiday magazine pile
Buying : 
op shop goodies and some vintage fabric on ebay
Getting :
 into raw food a little more
Bookmarking :
 megan mortons bits and bobs
Disliking : 
Opening :
 new packet of coffee (of that smell)
Giggling :
 at my daughters reasoning
Feeling :
 a little bamboozled
Snacking :
 on soya chips
Coveting :
 a pair of winter boots a friend bought overseas
Wishing : 
I could go overseas to buy the same boots
Helping :
 my son with reading homework
Hearing : my chickens fight over a snail

what are you up to this month?


taking stock

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BLOG_image_48_takestock1 BLOG_image_51_takestock4This is the first time I have posted a ‘taking stock’ post. I read foxs lane and meet me at mikes ‘taking stock’ posts regularly and always think what a great way to encapsulate exactly where you are right this second. So here goes:

Making : patches with embroidered patterns
Cooking : anything with the vegies I am harvesting from our vegie patch
Drinking : coffee, always coffee
Reading : goldfinch and attempting to tackle my inspiration pile
Wanting : an ethically created pair of winter boots
Looking : at paint colour charts
Playing : snap with my kids
Deciding : about a trip to vegas, mexico and new york
Wishing : there was a fresh cup of coffee right here right  now
Enjoying : the smell of rain
Liking : my new watch
Wondering : if my tomatoes will ripen before it gets cold
Loving : hearing about the safe arrival of &kathleen’s baby boy (total warrior mama!)
Considering : opening a studio
Watching : movies from the 90s
Hoping : hubby gets the deck painted before the weekend
Marvelling : how kids can be best friends then worst enemies within minutes
Needing : a massage
Smelling : roses outside my bedroom window
Wearing : colourful combinations
Noticing : how much I appreciate feeling organised
Knowing : that I need to kick my butt into gear and get a couple of projects finished
Thinking : about how much is too much to undertake
Feeling : calm
Admiring : this list is so long
Sorting : school uniforms
Buying : milk, so much milk
Getting : excited about undertaking interwoven in march
Bookmarking : anything to assist my something significant plans for 2014
Disliking : people who choose to focus on the negative potential of a situation
Opening : any pic or link or post that shows me snow!
Giggling : always giggling at my kids
Feeling : happy about being busy