Thursday, October 9, 2014

happy snippets


-Kaleb agreed to let me start teaching him photography- and I could not be more pleased.

-A friend sent me the most beautiful, encouraging text, completely out of the blue, that lifted me up and gave me wings.

-After a trying bout with my wee man, when my head was spinning and I was sorely deflated, he paddled up and gave me a big hug and said "I'll always love you, mamma," and I melted.

-birthday flowers-not sure of their real name, but happy little red wild flowers that pop on our farm this time of year.

-spending a day out and about with my Mom, it's a rare and lovely occasion.

-clean sheets- sure, one of my littles wet our bed, but hey, at least the sheets got clean. There is not much better than climbing into a bed with crisp, clean linens.

-A package came in the mail for me. One I had been wanting oh so badly and it made me oh so deliriously joyous.

-After many a failed yogurt making attempt- I successfully made two batches of the thickest, creamiest, most delicious greek yogurt.

-I have received some of the kindest, most affecting comments here on the blog, that have utterly warmed my heart.

It's been a big week, full of ups and downs and big twisting turns, but it's always important to find the happy. 

Any happy snippets from your week?

20 comments :

  1. My happy snippets this week are I've just found my biggest dream in life (after 21 years haha) and it motivates me a lot to doing things everyday ! And found your blog too ! It's so inspiring :) Thanks and keep up the good work ! :)

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  2. Aw I don't know right now.. My week it not was very happy, because my pet was sick, but now is ok! May I will share something better other week :) Have a wonderful weekend, great picture, so cute!

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  3. Ohh homemade greek yogurt sounds fabulous. My week was a rollercoaster, so here's to a steady week in the future!

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  4. You make the seemingly ordinary so magical! I'm with you, there's nothing quite like clean sheets!

    xo

    Michaela

    http://michaelajeanblog.com

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  5. Hehe I absolutely love changing the sheets... the bed just feels so much nicer... and smells good too :P

    Jessica
    the.pyreflies.org

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  6. belated birthday gifts from kind hearts and an impromptu doughnut dinner from yesterday are my week's highlights

    wishing a very happy Friday to you and your family! xoxo

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  7. You have the most beautiful way with words. You always make me want / remind me to pause and savor those sweet little moments throughout the day. So inspiring. Clean sheets are the best. I'm coincidentally washing mine right now.

    prosecco in the park

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  8. Beautiful words. Beautiful photo. Like the idea of 'happy snippets'! [I have a package from my Mum calling to be opened, a new magazine and clean sheets to look forward to as soon as I finish work for the day (am waiting on a VC so thought I'd hop over!)]

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  9. It's little things that make life so great! I enjoyed reading your special moments. A friend is taking me out to tea. So that made me smile.
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  10. "I'll always love you, mamma" SO CUTE!

    Christina
    cityloveee

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  11. Glad you had a week filled with happy things. I just love days out with my mom, and clean sheets, oh yes! It's the simple pleasures :)

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  12. Receiving things in the post can be so exciting, especially after having waited a while or if it's something you've been really looking forward to receiving.. I'm the same way! I like how you've focussed on the smaller pleasures in life for this post, as they're often the things that slip our notice :)

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  13. I really don't know how to describe it, your posts always seem to uplift me, they are so well written and beautiful.
    Inspirational and I can relate to things you write about - everything from the writing to the photography is beautiful and I cannot tell you how much I look forward to checking out new posts :)

    Layla xx

    www.sprinklesofstyle.co.uk

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    1. Wow, thank you so very much! That means so much to me!

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  14. "A friend sent me the most beautiful, encouraging text, completely out of the blue, that lifted me up and gave me wings." - Moments like these are simply good for the soul!

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  15. What a wonderful post! You write so poetically and simply inspiring. Being surrounded by loving family and friends is the greatest gift. My week has been a challenge, searching for jobs in Cairns. With a little (or a lot of) determination, I finally got hired and will fly up there on friday. Take care x

    Louise
    http://louiseplace.com

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    1. Congratulations! That's definitely something to be happy about, way to go!

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  16. *your* writing style makes me want to curl up with chai and read through all these blogs- it's so warm and inviting, and the blog world is lucky to have you <3

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  17. I really love your pictures! which camera do you use???

    xx

    isa

    www.un-likely.com

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