Bursting the Bubble of Weariness

I need some time out... Don’t you? Time out from this crazy world with its pandemic & all its new strains! Time out from my own self imposed expectations, time out from the pressures of life, time out to just Pause & Reflect…  So today we're having a mini retreat by settling into a comfy... 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 →

Are you, your own worst enemy?

Welcome, come on in for a cuppa! As I write this it's a beautiful autumn day here on the east coast of Australia. We have some tiny finches flitting about in our Jacaranda tree chatting to each other, as we sit in my back garden with the sun shinning upon us. You may notice my... Continue Reading →

Dreams, are you living yours?

Dreams are different things to different people, so I thought we would reflect upon this topic today as we sip our cuppa's & enjoy our treats. It's raining here & it's cold! So we're inside where it's warm & cozy with our hot beverage, munching upon sweet gf caramel choc brownies. One of those Moments!... Continue Reading →

How to Emotionally Detox

Welcome my friend! We're going to enjoy a lovely cuppa by the waterfront today. My favorite place to sit & enjoy a moment of reflection.  We have our take away coffee's from the Cafè, our delicious treats from the bakery & have found a spot with a table & bench under the Gum trees overlooking... Continue Reading →

Chocolate, chocolate everywhere!

Welcome my friend! At this time of the year Chocolate is seen everywhere here in Australia. There are chocolate eggs of all sizes, filled, unfilled, decorated & undecorated. There are chocolate bunnies, chickens, Bilbys, Platypie & the list goes on. So, I thought for our cuppa & reflection today we would explore this annual phenomenon.... Continue Reading →

Are you a Paradox?

It's time to celebrate International Women's Day & hopefully this time of tea & reflection will inspire you to encourage all the amazing women in your life, both young & old. Recently, I've had the joy of having my eldest granddaughter visit, a beautiful strong young woman (yes, I am bias! Lol!). We hadn't seen... Continue Reading →

Aliens Amongst Us…Really?

Have you noticed over the last few decades an increase in Scifi productions that have some really thought provoking concepts of eternity? Welcome my friend to our reflective time together over a cuppa. Today we have a blend called Jade Mountain with cocoa, toffee brittle pieces & mint tea! To accompany this delight we have... Continue Reading →

Forgiving the Unthinkable

For our time together, I have an interesting tea blend for us called Pumping Pomegranate, it contains the tastes found in the Grand Bazaar, Istanbul; hibiscus, rosehip, spices, apple & elderberries. We are going to reflect upon a difficult but essential topic as we sip this interesting blend today. I thought in keeping with the... Continue Reading →

Alone in the Wilderness?

Welcome! Come on in & join me on an exciting adventure to the most beautiful mountain top experience. I have packed our backpacks with all the essentials for our trek. Of course tea & treats were top of the list! I love an adventure, don't you! I have enjoyed trekking through some of our beautiful... Continue Reading →

The last, I love you!

If you joined me here last week then you know that I shared,  Receiving that phone call we all dread! As I became physically stronger over the proceeding days I knew I had to seize the window of opportunity to travel, to see & be with my loved ones at this critical time. My dear... Continue Reading →

Tea in the Vineyards

Come & join me for a cuppa in the vineyards my friend. A few hours drive from here we have a region that is well known for its wine making & great cafés. While driving to our destination we pass vineyard after vineyard, as far as the eye can see there are rows & rows... Continue Reading →

Looking Beyond

Welcome dear friend, I thought I'd take you on a walk through the nature of birds today. Hubby & I were strolling along the waterfront the other day, when we witnessed some interesting bird behavior that I knew I just had to share with you! So grab your cuppa, get comfy & join me in... Continue Reading →

Feeling Crabby?

Welcome my friend! It's time for our tea & reflection together. Let's grab our cuppa's, treats & get comfy to ponder & reflect awhile. My blend today is Lemon & ginger tea with a delicious gf Brownie. Today As it's such a beautiful spring day, I decided to have a mid morning break with a... Continue Reading →

Feeling Melancholy?

In this crazy pandemic time of global upheaval, feeling a little melancholy would not seem inappropriate.   So, I thought I'd share today that I am feeling a little melancholy at the moment which is kind of rare for me... I'm normally a glass half full kinda gal...Always looking at the positive side of life. I'll... Continue Reading →

The Fruit of the Vine

Welcome! Grab yourself a hot cuppa & pull up a chair as  it's time for our reflection together. I've had a rather busy week, finalizing my continuing professional development for this year.  And my eldest granddaughter turned 21! But sadly we couldn't meet up for her big birthday, as we live in different states &... Continue Reading →

Amazing Women

Hi, welcome to our time of reflection my friend!  As we are celebrating International Women's Day this week,  I thought we would honor some amazing women. First let's grab our cuppas & get comfy, I have a cup of Berry Licorice tea with some dried fruit & nuts to snack upon. What's yours? Women of... Continue Reading →

Release & Rest

Welcome my friend! It has been a bit intense around here with the constant threat of Fire in this State of Emergency...as you can imagine! So, I'm taking us on a slight diversion away from the tension & devastation...on a relaxing walk... Walking this morning along the waterfront of My neighborhood… in the hazy smoky... Continue Reading →

Winds of Indecision

As I was waiting near the waterfront the other day for hubby to pick me up, a sudden gust of wind nearly knocked me off my feet in its gale force strength! Interestingly, two gusts were blowing from opposing directions, first there was the nor westerly & then there was the southerly wind...One hot the... Continue Reading →

Festive Anxieties…

Hi ya & welcome! So lovely having you drop by! Come on in for a refreshing time over a hot cuppa. I have a blend of my own unique French Lady Grey tea in my favorite blue & white China cup today. And on my new lifestyle diet, a small treat of dried apricots, flaked... 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 →

Tea on the Gold Coast

Hi, welcome to my little corner of cyberspace where we catch up each week & enjoy a time of tea & reflection together. Grab your cuppa & tasty treat as we go traveling today on a little birthday get away my daughter & I had recently. We did the touristy thing on the Gold Coast... 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 →

Body Beautiful

Welcome to our time of tea & reflection together! Come on in...I have a lovely tray of treats & you can choose what your cuppa is today! I have a variety of choices either hot or iced! It's a beautiful sunny winter's day here, not a cloud in the sky & though it's a little... Continue Reading →

What’s in a Name

"JENNIFER!"... That sound always sends a surge of adrenaline through me, I know I need to pay attention as I may be in some type of danger! Can you remember your name being used in such a way that suddenly got your attention? Welcome to our time of tea & reflection today dear friend...Have you... Continue Reading →

Emotional contagions!

Hi ya, welcome to my abode dear friend. Our topic for today's reflection is Other's emotions that can become extremely contagious... It has been raining & cold here for days so the best spot for our reflection is indoors, we have moved our living room furniture around so as to allow more light through our... Continue Reading →

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