This is my first Five on Friday post, and I am happy to be joining in with Amy from Love Made my Home.
Five January happies 🙂
The freshest eggs ever!
Our neighbours went away for a few days last week and we offered to look after their chooks. We enjoyed fresh free range eggs for brekkie every day which was such a treat. I’m looking forward to getting our own chooks once we’ve sorted out a home for them. The kids were so excited to discover these warm freshly laid eggs in the nesting box.
Spending time at the beach.
Hot January weather has meant lots of beach time jumping the waves, exploring the rock pools and enjoying the fresh salty air. We found a beautiful perfect shell on the rocks undamaged by the waves.
Taking five minutes in the afternoon.
We have a lovely view over our neighbour’s dam from our back deck. I love to steal a few minutes in the afternoon to sit here and watch the kingfishers zip down from the trees to snap up the bugs from the lily pads. They are wonderful pretty blue birds, but I haven’t been quick enough to take a decent picture of one yet.
Starting a new crochet project.
I love the excitement of a new project. I can’t wait to get into this one, a little babushka doll! So cute. I hope I can manage to get through it though, the pattern looks to be one of the trickiest I’ve tackled yet. I will post updates as I go along.
Kids spending time outdoors
There are so many other distractions these days. Sometimes its hard to get kids out and about enjoying simple stuff like climbing trees, making mud pies and general rough and tumble. We are not the perfect family, there are iPads, TVs and game consoles in our house and they do tend to go on more than I would like. We have been very slack on the 6 o clock rule during the holidays (i.e. no screen time until 6pm). I have felt guilty as I have torn the kids away from their friends back in Sydney to move 12 hours up the coast, so iPads and the like have been free rein. This will change when they start school, but for now I’m not stressing about it. And when they do go out and about its hell for leather and I love watching them all play together. Happy days.
Thanks to Amy from Love Made My Home for organising the Five on Friday blog groups.
I am joining in Five on Friday, taking five minutes from our day to enjoy five things. Please go and visit the other people who are also blogging about Five on Friday this week.
Amy from Love Made My Home
Kristie from North of 49
Patricia from A Place For Everything
Katharine from Art-e-facts
Selma from Eclectic Home & Life
Marion from My Two Girls
Have a lovely weekend!