Wednesday, March 26, 2014

taking stock + making changes. . .






there's early to bed for young and for old.
there's a rainwater tank that has nearly run dry.
there's a coffee and walnut cake made from this favourite book.
there's a six-year-old girl who can now ride a bike.
there are berries to be picked on the farm next door.
there's the excitement of a first visit from the tooth fairy. 
there's making sure i get to a yoga class once a week.
there's this documentary that has been on my mind.
there's a new cleaning lady who will be visiting soon.
there are some things i'm making for a little shop i'm creating.
there are karri trees in flower and the anticipation of honey.
there's the thrill of a ride in poppy's new sidecar.
there's the magic healing powers of a dip in the ocean.
there are tomato and zucchini plants on their last legs.
there's cool crisp mornings and beautiful autumn light.

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{there is also a big heartfelt thank you
for your kind thoughts in response to my last post ~
your support really means the world xo}

9 comments:

  1. How exciting that you are creating a shop!
    PS I want a cleaner!!

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  2. So lovely to see your blog appear on my feed... I love reading about what's been happening down your way. A cleaning lady visit sounds good, as does the bike riding and excitement of the tooth fairy :)

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  3. Your writing feels lovely to read. Gentle and full of love x

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  4. Pretty photos and gentle words Rachel, life sounds good at your place x

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  5. Exciting about the new store! All the best xx
    (our tank is almost dry, too! Come ON rain!!)

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  6. Oh the cleaning lady sounds good indeed! Darcy had his first visit from the tooth fairy a few weeks ago too. Very excited for you about your shop. That sidecar must be the very coolest way for a three year old to get to school. xx

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  7. Aila is SIX?? How did that happen? Also, methinks I'll be shopping your beautiful hand-mades a LOT. I am still squeezing Ivy into the lovely smocked thing you gifted. I hope the clouds cleared away quickly, so much to rejoice in your little part of the world. PS, we are still looking :-)

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  8. Lovely lovely photos. Your big girl is looking very grown up! How exciting about a little shop, almost as exciting as having a cleaner :-) Have a lovely weekend Rach...Mel x

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  9. sounds like so much goodness in your neck of the woods. especially that peak at a very pretty new label. xx

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i'm rachel. i'm a thirtysomething mother and wife. i'm a maker of things. i'm an op shop trawler. i'm a gardener of sorts. i'm a champion tea drinker and scone baker. loving life on the south coast of western australia.