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Saturday, 5 March 2011

A Pink Fairy and Me - Filling in the blanks.


I have some good reasons to be cheerful this week, it is my little girl's birthday soon, and I have been busy preparing her birthday presents and celebrations. It is a self indulgent time for me to get really 'girlie' for a few weeks, as I get to submerge in all things pink, fluffy and princess like!  I have also been tagged by the lovely missielizzie at meandmyshadow for a meme, I am delighted with this as she has such a lovely blog with very similar interests to mine. (crafting, thrifting, and chocolate)

So this is called filling in the blanks....

I am blessed to be living in a house with running water, electricity, and heat. My family and friends are safe and healthy and I cannot be more grateful. Unfortunately the same cannot be said for some families in New Zealand in Christchurch after the recent dreadful earthquake. I am trying to figure out how I can give back in some way to these families. I have a few ideas, but will sit down this weekend and make a decision about what I am going to do.

The bravest thing is when you manage to achieve something which you originally thought was not achievable. When you have felt really unsure, anxious or some times physically sick before you achieve it.  I have had many of those feelings in my life- job interviews, speaking to someone who has hurt you, making amends with someone, giving birth, saying 'No', giving up something that is bad for you, saying sorry. These are all brave things and I have done them all.

I feel prettiest when I have had a few glasses of wine, No just joking! 
On holiday, in the evening, after I have been sun bathing and my skin has a nice glow, I have a summer dress on, a cocktail in my hand and my OH beside me.

Something that keeps me awake at night The small things. I go over recent conversations I have had, things I have to remember to do in the morning before the school/work run, not much really, because on reflection I should not be worrying about these things, when there are many more important issues happening in the world. Motto - 'Stop Worrying!'

My favourite meal this would be when all my family are together, having good conversations and lots of yummy homemade food.

The way to my heart Loyalty, kindness, pleasure in the simple things, laughter, and a homemade chocolate steam pudding with vanilla cream and a cafetiere of coffee.

I would like to be happy and healthy, surrounded by my family and friends for as long as possible. Or a pink fairy bringing happiness and granting wishes to everyone!

                                              Sugar and Spice and all things nice!

In the tradition of the meme, I would like to pass this on and tag these lovely people, please feel free to politely ignore if you are very busy and have a million other things to do, but it is good fun!

B xx


  1. Oh what a lovely post.

    Makes mine feel rather self-indulgent now!

    You are right, there are so many people worse off.

    Hope your birthday preps are going well - think we're in exactly the same boat! x

  2. Hope the birthday goes well. Having 2 boys I have to rely on visits from my nieces for girlie time.

  3. I love the Matroshka, its lovely. My parents live in the Ukraine. I am going to Russia next week, maybe I can find one like it!

  4. Following from BMB!


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