A letter of Gratitude

We have all received & written letters, haven't we? Letters for jobs, letters of resignation, letters of love, joy & of sadness. Although in this day & age letters are often called emails or even long text messages! But they are all similar in that they are the written word conveying thoughts, feelings or notices... Continue Reading →

Why Chocolate Eggs at Easter?

Hi, welcome my friend! Have you noticed the shops are full of Chocolate Eggs & have been for awhile. Years ago, when my daughters lived at home, we had fun making chocolate eggs for Easter. Of course a lot of the chocolate ended up everywhere, especially into the mouths of my chocolate loving daughters! Lol!... Continue Reading →

Letting Go…

Welcome my friend! It's time to grab a cuppa, get comfy & reflect together. Have you ever had to let go of something that at the time you didn't really want to let go of? Maybe it was a career opportunity that in the end just wasn't good for your family life. Maybe it was... Continue Reading →

A Teddy Bear’s Picnic

Have you ever looked at the world through a different lens my friend? Maybe from a small child's perspective, a Senior's wisdom or a child with special needs? This week I spent time with one such precious person & saw the world through her eyes that was truly humbling. But before I share, let's grab... Continue Reading →

A Theme for 2022

Welcome my friend! As we begin our new year with all its blessings to come. Let us enjoy a time together over a cuppa & of course a few treats! Today we have a spicy Cinnamon Caramel Coffee, my own creation & a slice of a gf sweet loaf, made with almonds, coconut, dried apricots,... Continue Reading →

The Art of the Slow

Well it's been another crazy roller coaster ride in these Pandemic years. Hasn't it! With the strangeness of border closures, health mandated restrictions, lock downs & isolations again & again. I'm sure all of us want to see the end of this CoVid virus with all its variants! But it seems it's not finished with... Continue Reading →

Finding Joy in this Season

Are you finding it difficult to find Comfort & Joy in this Christmas season my friend? Has it all become rather overwhelming? In the busyness of this season & after all the traumas we've experienced I invite you to take a little breather & join me in a relaxing cuppa… I have a hot mug... Continue Reading →

Is Gratitude a Platitude?

Welcome, I'm delighted that you have dropped by to share our time together! I thought in this season of being thankful in many parts of the World, it would be an ideal time to reflect upon whether Gratitude has become a platitude or not! I have made a gf Apple & blueberry loaf with a... Continue Reading →

A magnificent Occupation?

Welcome my friend! Come on in I have our cuppa's ready. It's Spring Time here on the East coast of Australia so we'll be sitting under our beautiful flowering Jacaranda tree today. We have a canopy of lilac blossoms above us & a carpet of fallen lilac blossoms beneath. Such breathtaking beauty! After last week's... Continue Reading →

Celebrating Joy

Welcome my friend! Come on in for a lovely Devonshire Tea. For today is a special celebration! I have baked homemade scones, have a pot of strawberry conserve & whipped the cream into snowy peaks for us. Take a seat & I'll pour you a cup of tea or coffee, your choice, as I have... Continue Reading →

Nanny, what’s Heaven like?

This is a question that each of my grandchildren have asked me when they reach that inquisitive age about life after death (around ten years of age). And their Mama's have told them that I once visited Heaven something they immediately want to hear for themselves. Heaven has come very near in recent weeks, with... Continue Reading →

Spring has sprung!

Well hello my friend! So glad you could join me today. Spring has sprung here on the East coast of Australia, the buds have burst forth. The fruit trees are in a delightful display of pink blossoms. The native Australian wattles are a magnificent yellow. And our Azalea bushes are heavy with flower. We will... Continue Reading →

What to do when Anxiety hits

Welcome my friend, come on in! Today we're going to sit beside a warm fire, on this freezing cold & windy day here on the east coast of Australia. I have a freshly brewed mug of caramel coffee for you & a home baked gf Banana & Passionfruit muffin to eat. Together we are going... Continue Reading →

The Good, the Bad & the Ugly!

Shall we grab our cuppa's & get comfy for our time together my friend! As we're sitting enjoying our tea I'll tell you all about a journey hubby & I have been traveling lately. Sharing the good, the bad & the ugly of it. But first a little background If you join me here often... Continue Reading →

A Woman of Great Courage!

Well hi! Come on in to enjoy a lovely cuppa & time together. It's absolutely freezing here down under with Antarctic blasts coming straight off the Polar ice! Brrr! I know our northern hemisphere friends are sweltering in heat which I must admit sounds pretty good at the moment! Well, wherever you are visiting from... Continue Reading →

Its Officially Obsolete!

Hi my friend! Come on in & I'll tell you all about my week. Maybe you can relate because its been one on those weeks! You know the one's where you have specific plans for the week. Then your week is completely turned upside down & interrupted with things you just didn't see coming. And... Continue Reading →

I love God’s sense of humor!

Welcome my friend! Did you know that God has a wonderful sense of humor? No?...well He does & today we'll be looking at some examples I've experienced. First let's grab our cuppa's with a little treat to sit back, relax & enjoy a laugh or two! I'm having a Bush tea blend made from our... Continue Reading →

A Water Wonderland

Today, we are going to do something we haven't done for quiet a while, although I walk this way often. We're taking our travel mugs & treat with us to find a spot by the water to have our time of reflection together. Even with its icy blasts of wind coming up from the Antarctic... Continue Reading →

A Word of Advice

Have you ever needed advice on an important issue in your life? I think we've all been there, haven't we! Come on in & join me in a delightful cuppa today. Grab yours, get comfy & let's begin. Many years ago I sought advice from a friend on an issue that was of great concern... Continue Reading →

The Involuntary Smile

I haven't quite completed the next leg of our exegetical journey into the Lord's prayer. So this week we will celebrate my third blogging anniversary! I know, can you believe it's been three years of enjoying our weekly cuppas together! Truly a delightful miracle of God, especially in this time of chronic health issues. Praise... Continue Reading →

From here to Kingdom come!

Welcome my friend! Come on in for a time of tea & reflection together. Today I have a most unusual tea blend called Go Go Goa! It's a blend of black tea with cinnamon, cardamom, ginger, orange peel, pink pepper & other secret ingredients! Inspired by the tastes of Goa, India! And I have some... Continue Reading →

Who has the Power?

Hi, welcome my friend! I have a reflection for us to share today which I believe is rather timely but first let's grab our cuppa & treats to get comfy for our time together. Following on from my Tea's of the World adventure over Christmas. I'm enjoying a cup of Sticky date tea today accompanied... Continue Reading →

Feeling isolated this Christmas

Merry Christmas my friend! It's a very different Christmas time for us all around the world this year...Isn't it! Many won't be able to travel to see loved ones because of border closures. Many cities are locked down again & many will only have the members of their immediate household to celebrate Christmas.  While many... Continue Reading →

Christmas 2020

Are you experiencing any comfort & joy in this 2020 Christmas season my friend? Or has it all become overwhelming with the year we've just had & trying to squelch those rising Festive Anxieties! In the strangeness of this very different 2020 season, I invite you to take a little breather & join me in a... Continue Reading →

We Shall Honor Them

Welcome my friend, grab your cuppa & get comfy for our time of tea & reflection together. Today we are reflecting upon the victory that will be won! While honoring the brave men & women who are demonstrating amazing courage & fortitude in this battle to keep us protected against an enemy that seeks to... Continue Reading →

Meerkat Fun

Did you know that celebrating children's birthdays is relatively a recent event in human history! Welcome dear friend! Today I will be sharing on, you guessed it, some birthday fun our family had recently. So grab yourself a cuppa, a delicious treat & get comfy for our time together. I have a cup of Strawberry... Continue Reading →

Peace amidst the chaos…

Welcome dear friend, grab yourself a cuppa so we can spend this time together over a comforting hot beverage. We are going to reflect upon a very important issue today... Our beautiful Jacaranda which I featured in the Tree of life… is dropping seed pods at the moment. Most landing on the ground wide open... Continue Reading →

The Green Eyed Monster

Welcome! I thought we might tackle an emotion that isn't often discussed today but none the less is very much alive & well in our modern world. Today we are reflecting upon the Green eyed monster of envy. To begin, let us have a lovely cuppa together, I thought I would try a new blend... Continue Reading →

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