Bits of Lovely #1

I know it is really important to have an attitude of gratitude and appreciate and acknowledge the lovely things in your life.

Oh I really don’t have an instagram perfect life. Last week involved a tooth out a worrying hearing test, a big family row and a washing machine breaking down twice.

But my last few weeks also contained many bits  of lovely  and I need to give space and time to acknowledging that

Art

I love art it makes me smile to see, it moves me pause and sigh in such a good way. I do not make enough space in my life for it. This week I reviewed a host of prints form Desesnio and they have filled my home with some lovely new art, This bunny has to be my favourite.

bunny

 

Crafts

Lise and I learned to felt this week and made this little family of penguins. I just adore crafting and it always feels such a bonding time with my children.

felt

 

Flowers

I have been slimming and this weekend I received my 2 stone award from my slimming club . I have 4 stone left to lose till I get to a healthy weight. I am on it and motivated. Easter consisted of flowers for me instead of choc but oh how happy flowers and this weight loss make me.

daffy

 

Garden

Our long winter neglected garden needs bringing back to life with some warmth and some planning. We have begun and I cannot wait to see it flourish. We have so much to do from plug planting to woodcare of our garden furniture but it’s a labour of love becuase come summer we will be so happy.

garden plans

 

Organising my home

Organising my home is an ongoing project and yesterday I tackled my desk. I love this little space it brings me a connection to the big wide world, a way to make money from home and a chance to write and create.

desk done

 

Music

I am playing John Denver’s Country Roads again and again right now because I am learning it on the guitar and I just love this song. It reminds me of my mum, of simple times and appreciating where I live,, of appreciating home.

JDG

Hope you have a had a week filled with bits of lovely x

 

 

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5 Comments

  1. November 13, 2017 / 11:38 am

    Huge congrats 2 stone is a huge achievement! I know how hard it is
    I lost 7&1/2 stone

  2. March 29, 2016 / 7:17 pm

    Well done on losing 2 stone lovely, such an achievement. I love daffodils, much prettier than chocolate anyway, I love your desk area and I really need to get out into the garden to make it more bright and beautiful for summer. #happyandhome

  3. March 28, 2016 / 8:07 pm

    Love the garden planning – fab post-its too – and yes, it’s definitely a time of year to inspire isn’t it? #happyandhome

  4. Penny A Residence
    March 28, 2016 / 9:58 am

    What a beautiful and inspiring post Becky, not sure where to start, all your plans sound lovely, so well done on the 2 stone and the guitar playing. Must hear it soon, you will have to do a video! Thanks for joining #happyandhome

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