#resilience

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Words for this day in Australia. Resilience. Support.

Life can be fragile ….like the poppy.

My version of resilience in a tough environment.

Planted nearly fifty years ago on a farm. An apple tree.

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Chocolate chia pudding and then horror, chocolate chia pudding recipe, family, home made, Lindt Cafe, Martin Place siege , Quinoa, support network, Australia, chia recipes , sadness, emergency personnel , save lives, protect lives, mourning, Australian flag, patriot, Aussie , national pride, old apple tree, apple blossom, Moorlands farm

Chocolate chia pudding and then horror, chocolate chia pudding recipe, family, home made, Lindt Cafe, Martin Place siege , Quinoa, support network, Australia, chia recipes , sadness, emergency personnel , save lives, protect lives, mourning, Australian flag, patriot, Aussie , national pride, old apple tree, apple blossom, Moorlands farm

Love and care.

Wordless Wednesday

Fresh Dill as a herb and memories

Fresh dill as a herb and memories, salmon rillettes, salmon dip, homemade salad, herb garden, make your own dip, make your own gourmet mixed salad, memories , fresh , dill, grow dill Having just arrived home from a lovely driving visit interstate with family and friends I came across a refreshing recipe. It would be wonderful as an entree or for a gathering of friends and supper. Light, but I would say very moorish. I would add a delicate sprig of fresh Dill as well for its […] Continue reading →

Life is a Journey

Life is a Journey, travel, passage, morgueFile, life has many steps, observe a lesson from this photo, look to see, open your eyes on life's journey, coping with life, sea shells tumbled in the ocean, turbulent ocean, be thankful There is a saying ..Life is a journey. With many a detour, hold ups, unpredictableness, joys, throw your hands up in the air situations along the way. Each one is a step. Remembering those maybe tantrum hard days with children and then at day’s end as they lie sleeping peacefully in their beds you take […] Continue reading →

Connecting

Connection, thankful Thursday, Flowers, wild flowers, Black-eyed Susan, field of wild flowers, contemplation, thankfulness, thank you, Gods gift, are we thankful, child like, serving, learning, mother, dandelions, togetherness, teaching, life, together, laundry, gift of love, gift of thankfulness Browsing Thursday Blogs to connect and link with I came upon this gem. It ties in well with my last post on having gratitude on an ordinary day….the writer commences ” Let’s start this post by complaining, shall we? Life is hard. Life is a challenge. Life is not always sunny days, happy kids, and […] Continue reading →

Gratitude for this day

Gratitude for this day, Adventure, connecting with grandchildren, exercise, family, family time, fun at the park, Fun in the fresh air, fun times with children, grandchildren, gratitude, happy, joy, keep fit, keep fit in retirement, Memories, raise a child, scooter fun, morgueFile free photos My gratitude for today was being able to go out with all of my grandchildren ages 16 to 3, just me and them. Grandpa has another week of work till his temp work is finished. Off to the park we went with all the requirements to keep little ones fed and watered and older ones […] Continue reading →

Choc Chip Cookies

Choc Chip Cookies with love, choc chip cookies, choc chip cookies recipe, choc chip biscuits, homemade, homemade cookies, homemade biscuits, bulk biscuit recipe, make your own sweetened condensed milk, Simple Savings, sweetend condensed milk recipe, cooking with children, baking with children, family time, home schooling and baking with children, home school and cook with children, Reflection… Now this story started after our birthday cum Father’s Day family get together this last weekend. I was thinking back to our lovely time spent together. Then I thought “O bother” now why didn’t I take a photo of the lovingly laid out table. So a hasty email was sent “Hi Paula, any chance […] Continue reading →

Fathers, Family and Friends

Fathers, family and Friends, Father's Day, family time, consumerism, commercialised, family catch up time, home made afternoon tea, family time at home, children's games, no fuss party, grandparents and family time, grandparent, grandparents, how to enjoy family time at home, journey of life , life is a journey, life is an unfinished map, life is an unfinished road map Fathers, Family, Friends Father’s Day was celebrated on Sunday gone here in Australia. It always happens on the first Sunday of September, the beginning of Spring in the Southern Hemisphere. It is a time when I truly would prefer not to visit the shops as there are such a number of people about, with car […] Continue reading →