Around here lately

Hello, how are you? School holidays are in full swing here. The house is pumping as usual! On Thursday I was having the worst day ever. I was so foul I even text my friend saying “I am so foul today I could almost shave my head.” She said now that’s drastic and a really bad level of foulness. Nothing really had happened, everyone was going along ok, but I was just in a mood. I could not shake it. The fog across my eyebrows would not lift all day. I was on and off the lounge with a blanket, I could grunt a few words and that was about my effort for the day. Lucky my kids had things to do that day because I was no fun. I am feeling a bit better, but we have have those days don’t we? I am blaming Mercury retrograde. Hurry up and finish please because I need a change of pace, or something!

Anyhoo, here are some snaps from my phone. You know I am always snapping away!

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I changed these dining chairs yesterday. I am doing a review for Fantastic Furniture so if you saw my Instagram you’ll see I was shopping there this week. I love the new ones I chose! The black ones above have gone outside around my table. I’ll share the pictures on Instagram later today.

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As usual, the puppy is the boss around here. Smothering everyone with lots of love. He’s just the best. Can’t you tell I am in love with him? Ha!

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A jade plant. It’s a lucky plant isn’t it? It was $14 from Woolies supermarket.

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My kids are ping pong crazy in the school holidays. I am always in a play-off with them. I never win though! I need more practice.

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I gave the copper vase thingy from Kmart a spray paint. Black suits it much better in my bathroom.

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The sunrise every day this week has been awesome.

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I’ve been gardening a little bit. I have a garden tucked around the side of my house where I’ve been spreading out some succulents. Cruise and I attacked it this week and moved them around and created more space for them to grow. It’s getting huge! We’ve also had a deck built around our pool area. It’s going to make a huge difference to our yard. I just need some outdoor furniture on it and I’ll share some more pictures. Can’t wait for summer now.

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The kids have been fishing down at the lake almost every day this week. Well, the big kids and his mates/cousins have been. They are at such a good age to keep themselves amused. At least they aren’t roaming the streets or playing xbox. I think today they said they’d be in the kayaks having another fish. They’ve been catching them too!

Hope you have a nice weekend. We’re having a bit of a cleanup here today since there have been workers here all week building the deck. Time to take a few things to the tip.

♥ KC.

3 comments

  • Twinkle

    Awwww sorry to hear you had one of ‘those’ days Katrina! You can rest assured knowing we all have them … when I feel a bit like that my go-to is to find a ‘Real Housewives’ show or a good Nancy Meyers film … something to get lost in and forget about the world.

    Your pup is so cute! He looks soooo nice and cuddly <3 We have Labradors – so much fun!

    Yes, your Jade plant is very lucky (but would be even more so at your front door [we have potted lime trees at our front door which are also auspicious]). I love your copper planter.

    That ampersand – or is it a figure 8? – with the light bulbs is very clever – did you make that?

    • Katrina (author)

      I am moving my jade planet today! Thanks for the tip 😉

  • Debbie

    Wouldn’t recommend the head shaving, I’m a couple of weeks post chemo and bald as a badger! It takes a lot of time and energy to come up with new and interesting ways to disguise the baldness, so chin up and drop the razor 🙂

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