Mini Delights

Do you enjoy mini delights my friend? What are mini delights, you ask. You may be thinking they're a new brand of cookies or candy but they're not! Mini delights are moments taken when you need some time out from all the busyness, stress & concerns of your life...But can't necessarily take time off work... Continue Reading →

Overwhelmingly, overwhelmed!

Hi ya, welcome my friend! Let me ask you a rhetorical question. Have you ever had a yearning for isolation & solitude? When life feels overwhelming in its demands that you just need some time out! I have been feeling just like this in the past few days...so I thought this would be a good... Continue Reading →

The Love Step

Welcome my friend, we are going to be reflecting upon love today with a twist...Let's grab our cuppas first & get comfy, I have a Russian Caravan tea blend, I really enjoy its fresh ricey flavor. What's yours? Walking in step... Yesterday as hubby & I were walking along the waterfront, hand in hand as... Continue Reading →

Love & Romance

As I opened the package of a new tea blend the most beautiful aroma filled the air. I was excited, as the aroma of this tea had my expectations very high for a delightful tea adventure. Welcome to our time of reflection together my friend... Shall I set the scene... It's a hot summer's day,... Continue Reading →

Living Life Well?

Welcome my friend! Come on in & join me in a cuppa while we reflect on living life! I know it's a broad topic but I believe the focus of our reflection today is important. I thought we would sit surrounded by our garden that's looking so much greener & refreshed since the rains arrived!... Continue Reading →

Brave & Courageous

As we sat eating dinner, the news broadcast was on in the background, we like to keep updated with what's happening here in Australia with many fires still burning. The announcer was saying that three courageous men had been killed in an aircraft accident, the men fighting our fires. Hubby & I stopped eating &... Continue Reading →

Decisions, decisions, decisions!

Recently while having a chat with friends over a cuppa, the topic of temperament & personality profiling arose... Then this morning I read an article on another creative format for personality profiling that has become popular in recent times. Personality & temperament profiling have been around since Hippocrates (2500 years) equated his observations of certain... Continue Reading →

Dancing in the rain!

Yes, we have rain, glorious rain! How amazing the power of prayer is & more amazing the One who opened His storehouse to send it to us! The following was written a few days before this refreshing rainfall arrived. Where have all the wildflowers gone... A song came to mind today for some reason along... 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 →

Australia’s burning, Update…

It continues to be an intense time here on the east coast of Australia, as I shared recently in Australia’s on Fire…you can help! We have all been on tender hooks, waiting to see what pathway these out of control monsters will take... We have Rural Fire Service apps, receiving constant updates & warnings of... Continue Reading →

Sunsets on 2019

Hi, did you have a blessed Christmas my friend? After sharing my thoughts in Winds of Apprehension... I came to a decision on the day...to divide our time between the waterfront & our home, so we had our family Christmas Eve picnic dinner at the waterfront then we all came back & had dessert at our... Continue Reading →

Gifts For You

Merry Christmas! It's the season for giving so I thought the following were perfect gifts for you my friend! These are to relax with now or anytime during the holidays... I would like to introduce you to some amazing & talented writers in the blogging community...Their stories of personal resilience, passion & experience are great... Continue Reading →

Comfort & Joy…

Are you experiencing any comfort & joy in this Christmas season my friend? Or has it all become overwhelming with the extra activities; checking off 'to do' lists, planning meals, fighting the crowds to shop for gifts while trying to squelch those rising Festive Anxieties! In all the busyness of this season, I invite you... Continue Reading →

Winds of Apprehension

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 →

Freedom of Gratitude!

Welcome my friend! Have you noticed that when we are truly grateful for things in  life we experience a certain release from negative thoughts & emotions! There's an awakening to the positive delights that surround us as the negative aspects in our life fade into the background...There's a reason for this... This is our topic... Continue Reading →

Festive Anxieties…

Hi ya & welcome! So lovely having you drop by! Come on in for a refreshing time over a hot cuppa. Today its rather warm here on the east coast of Australia & smokey! The bush fires have been horrendous this Spring, sadly precious lives have been lost, 500 homes consumed & 1.7 million hectares... Continue Reading →

Ladies & Gentlemen!

There's nothing that grabs my attention more then a gentleman! I love doors being held open for me, a seat offered on a bus or train & courteous gestures of chivalry! You see I love being treated like a lady!  I so admire the courage, thoughtfulness & the self sacrifice of the men who gift these... Continue Reading →

A Sobering Question!

I was driving along the other day on a little circuit I like to do which takes me along the waterfront traveling past the various waterways of our coastal wonderland. I find it rejuvenating to see the ever changing seascapes of the area. This particular day the king tide was at its full height &... Continue Reading →

Warning! Warning!

Welcome my friend, come on in & join me in a time of reflection. Today I'm sharing a recent experience hubby & I had... So, I invite you to make yourself a hot cuppa, grab a delicious treat & sit in your favorite spot so we can begin. I have a cup of Stockholm tea... 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 →

Beware, be safe, it’s very real!

Cyber crime happens, identity theft happens, hacking happens, cyber trolling & stalking happen! Our news broadcasted yet another cyber crime situation & a warning to watch cyber scams & online identity theft targeting online accounts. Today I'm sharing the unpleasant incident I experienced, personally... So grab your favorite cuppa, treat & comfy spot to join... 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 →

“They’ve got my back!”

Hi ya! Come on in we are going to have a delightful time together with a cuppa in hand...Today we are reflecting upon perceptions & expectations in relationships! I can't tell you how many times I've heard the above statement, "They've got my back!" which always concerns me...as a certain dynamic is at play here...... Continue Reading →

Freedom…

Well hello! Welcome, it's lovely to have you drop by my friend...Today we are reflecting upon what freedom means to us. So, grab your favorite cuppa & a tasty treat of deliciousness to join me in this time of reflection. I'm having an Irish Cream tea with a gf passion fruit melting moment as a treat...we... Continue Reading →

Ticking Boxes

Welcome! Come on in..today we are going to reflect upon those dry & parched times when life takes on a same old, same old feel. Where going through the motions to do life is exhausting. A few years ago, a young Mama I knew commented that she felt like she was just ticking boxes in her life,... Continue Reading →

Contemplative

Hi there! Come on in, it's lunch time here so I have grilled cheese sandwiches with homemade tomato relish & I thought Japanese Black tea flavored with green apples would be the perfect cuppa to accompany lunch. The human mind is an amazing thing, don't you think? In recent years much has been discovered &... Continue Reading →

Lots Of Laughter!

Today we're going to enjoy our time together reflecting upon laughter! Years ago when I was new to texting, I couldn't understand why people were lol-ing on the end of their sentences! So I queried...the answer - it means laugh/laughter. So for years I thought it meant lots of laughter until one day my youngest... Continue Reading →

One of those weeks!

Hi ya! Welcome to my abode, where a cuppa is always on offer with a wide variety of tea blends & a home baked treat at the ready! I'm having a peppermint tea today with a dash of honey & a gf blueberry muffin. Grab your favorite cuppa, get comfy & join me in a... Continue Reading →

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