taking stock // may.

May 12, 2015

Making : bone broth
Cooking : soups (this one is my all time favourite)
Drinking : tea (earl grey)
Reading: old favourite blogs and my book club book Cold Comfort Farm by Stella Gibbons
Wanting: a hand knit cardigan
Looking: tired
Playing: with my girls, daily
Deciding: what to do with our kitchen
Wishing: for another three day weekend 
Enjoying: raw honeycomb
Waiting: for the kettle to boil
Liking: the colours mustard and russet
Wondering: if we will be blessed with another child one day
Loving: life
Pondering: some travel
Buying: organic vegetables and meat
Watching: american horror story

Hoping: mom can come next year
Autumn has been good to us. Hope for you too.


Marvelling: at how the universe will deliver what you wish for sometimes
Cringing: at all the runny noses in my home
Needing: some alone time
Questioning: my dreams
Smelling: our wood fire and the beautiful perfume I was given for mothers day (serge lutens-un bois vanilla)
Wearing: ugg boots and messy ponytails 
Following: poppy around in the garden
Noticing: the change of season
Knowing: that life is good
Thinking: about all the things we need to do to this old home
Admiring: my beautiful man
Sorting: the still not unpacked cardboard boxes
Getting: excited for the coming months
Bookmarking: beautiful kitchens and knitting projects
Coveting: an heirloom quilt
Disliking: grumpy + judgemental people
Opening: my heart
Giggling: at poppy and her imaginary (and occasionally ferocious) cat
Feeling: passionate and inspired
Snacking: on roasted seaweed and home dried apples 
Wishing: the housework would do itself today!Helping: myself to a square of dark chocolate
Hearing:  the beautiful voice of stevie nicks on repeat around here

inspired by meet me at mikes.

6 comments:

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    1. This is making me wish for hot tea and nutritious nibbles... And an Australian Autumn (I'll settle for a Scottish Spring if only it'd get a move on ;) ) Sounds like you and yours are enjoying your new home :) <3 Holly xx

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  2. Ahhh my fellow earl grey tea drinking friend! Oh and that photo of the girls by the door, oh my heart melting! xx

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  3. It is sooo lovely to see you back in this space sharing a little bit about you and your life with your little ones, yay:) xxx

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  4. Lovely list Ashley, good rundown of the goings on's :) I'm cringing at all the runny noses (& horrible coughs, especially at nighttime) in my house too :( AND I dislike grumpy & judgemental people with you all the way. If I find that housework fairy (because I am wishing I didn't always have to be doing the cleaning too!) I'll send him/her over to you :) xo

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