Welcome my friend! Let's grab our cuppa's & get comfy. Today I'm having a gf double choc brownie & a mug of caramel flavoured coffee. What's yours? Now we're comfy let's begin... Have you noticed that in life there are often two poles of opinion within society, at one end we have the Cheerleaders &... Continue Reading →
Do you struggle with change?
Change is inevitable, the seasons demonstrate this to us every quarter. But in the seasons of life while some change may be inevitable, it's not always welcome nor easy to handle, is it? This will be our topic for today my friend while enjoying a cuppa together. So grab yours, get comfy & we'll begin...... Continue Reading →
Have you ever seen yourself as a Hero?
Have you ever thought of yourself as a Hero? No? Me either! But I was called one this week... I'll explain as we enjoy our cuppa's together. So grab yours & get comfy. I'm enjoying a different tea today, Wild Apple, Cinnamon & ginger, its very mild but comforting as only a mug of tea... Continue Reading →
The Bonus Years
Welcome my friend! I've been reflecting upon Time lately because as I shared last week the theme for this year is Season. We also discovered that the original Hebrew meaning of season is 'an appointed time'. This year marks the fortieth anniversary of the most poignant Experience of all experiences. Which I'm excited to share... Continue Reading →
Are you feeling the Peace & Good Will?
Welcome dear friend I have a lovely cuppa & delicious treat prepared for our special Christmas tea together. Today, we have a pot of a spicy tea blended with cloves, cinnamon & spices or coffee, if you prefer, accompanied by a selection of Christmas sweet treats. The tea is delightfully aromatic & the treats bring... Continue Reading →
How to deal with Sadness
It's raining here again today, the long term weather forecast predicts that La Niña will give us another wet Spring & Summer in the Southern Hemisphere. I read somewhere that the term La Niña, which means 'little girl' in Spanish, was named for these prolonged wet weather periods because little girls cry. I'm not sure... Continue Reading →
You may remember the exclamation "Good grief!", being used by Charlie Brown in the famous comic strip Peanuts. But apparently this sentiment can be found further back in time to the early 1900s in literature. Although, the origin goes back far earlier then we could imagine & we discover has a completely different meaning. Let's... Continue Reading →
What happens when Trust is Broken?
Welcome my friend! Come on in for a lovely cuppa. Today we're having a tea blend called Sticky Date Pudding with a gf Lavender shortbread. Both delicious! It's been very cold here on the East coast of Australia for the past week, so we're seated in my living room where it's warm & sunny. Now... Continue Reading →
When the journey ahead looks scary
Hi, come on in for a lovely time together over a cuppa. Today we will be exploring a popular post on brokenness & healing. I often find it interesting as to why certain topics are more popular then others. Don't you? But first let's grab our cuppa's & treats. Today we're having a tea blend... Continue Reading →
It’s Purple time!
Welcome come on in my friend, I have prepared a unique cuppa for us today. This month I've been wearing as much purple as possible! And today we even have purple tea! An Australian Bush tea that turns purple when infused. And we have little purple edible flowers on our gf Chocolate Brownies. Why? Because... Continue Reading →
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 →
Hi there my friend, it's time for our cuppa so let's grab our mugs & get comfy! As we have a very important topic to cover today. Have you noticed that when things are taken out of context huge misunderstandings happen. To the extent where whole movements can be built upon these out of context beliefs.... Continue Reading →
Dreams, may be more important then you think!
Welcome my friend! Come on in, I have a cuppa ready for us with a treat! I thought we would have a chat about Dreams today. But first let's get comfy with our Caramel Coffee & toasted slice of gf Ginger Date loaf with lashings of butter melting upon its deliciousness. Now we're comfy let's... Continue Reading →
God is working in the Ukraine!
Welcome my friend! Come on in & we'll enjoy a cuppa together & share in some exciting news. But first let's grab our cuppa's, treats & get comfy. I'm having a Spicy Chai latte today with a wee bite of Macadamia Caramel slice. Delicious! Now we're comfy let's begin. Exciting News If you join me... Continue Reading →
It’s been one of those weeks…
Welcome my friend, I know I'm a little late this week but come on in & we'll enjoy a cuppa together. I’m having one of those weeks, you know those weeks where everything seems not to go to plan. Where it doesn’t matter what you do or how hard you try, it just doesn’t go the way you thought... Continue Reading →
What to do about Global Bullies…
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's for our time together. Now, let's begin… Who has the Power? As we look at current world events & the absolute bullying that's going on by leaders who want to... Continue Reading →
Why do I feel this way?
As I was watching a medical Documentry the other night, I asked myself the above question.. Because I found myself becoming sad & I wasn't quite sure why! After all I had seen many medical documentries before... Welcome my friend come sit with me for awhile, as today is a special day, I am so... Continue Reading →
It’s the best way to overcome troubles!
"It just doesn't rain but it pours!" The above is an old saying here in Australia. Are you familiar with it my friend? It means when problems come, they all seem to come at once! Well that seems to be happening in my life at the moment. But before I share with you, lets grab... 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 I invite you to take a little breather & join me in a relaxing cuppa. I have a hot mug of Spicy Christmas tea (so delicious) ready... Continue Reading →
Unwrapping Seasonal Disappointment
Do you find life can get awfully disappointing at times? Me too! Welcome my friend to our time together over a cuppa ~ grab yourself one as we unwrap the layers of disappointment, just like the layers of a package to get to the core issue. It's a crazy wet & cold Summer here in... Continue Reading →
Are we addicted to Significance?
Welcome my friend! Come on in for our time of tea & reflection together. It has been raining here, the plants & ducks are loving it. Although, not all the birds are loving it as I saw a family of Kookaburras, perched on our clothes line, looking rather wet with punk featherdos. LoL! I've made... 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 →
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 →
Heeding Wise Advice
Hi, welcome my friend! We are doing something a little different today. Have you ever given wise advice to others but not necessarily listened to it yourself? Me too! But today I'm changing that by taking my own professional advice in being kind to myself with a little time out. Over the past few weeks... Continue Reading →
She sat staring out the window…
Nothing looked familiar to her...her fear & confusion were palpable... Welcome to our time of tea & reflection dear friend! Today we are reflecting upon a very important topic that is relevant to us whatever age we are! First let’s get comfy with our cuppa’s. I have combined two coffee blends today a Caramel freezed... Continue Reading →
Feeling overwhelmed? Me too!
Welcome my friend! Do you feel overwhelmed? Have you been yearning to get away from the situation that's overwhelming you? When life feels a little overwhelming we just need some time out, don't we! But what if it's the time out that is actually overwhelming us! I've been feeling just like this in the past... 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 →