I love our house. We live in a 1960s home which we have done some work on. Or like Mr. Tee likes to say: we do our thing for 30 years and then someone else starts over.
When we first bought the house we had ideas what we wanted to renovate first. … Read the rest
After hibernating away from the blog sphere for some time: Happy New Year!
I have come to admit that I just might be one of those people who really need to remind themselves to notice all the good around us. That was of course the reason for starting this blog … Read the rest
Posted in Traditions
Life in the summer is wonderful in so many ways. But for sure, food is a major joy and thus my happy thought for this June is one food specifically.
You might be surprised but this post is to sing the praise of: new potatoes.
Every year we wait … Read the rest
Lazy Sundays are one of the things that make my summer. Last Sunday was a perfect specimen of that kind. I opened up the gazebo right in the morning. I love sitting in there and admiring the garden. And since this weekend was the apple blossom weekend, that just made … Read the rest
Every year I wait for the apple trees to don their beautiful gowns in May. I hope for a beautiful weather since that will allow me to enjoy the blossoms longer.
This year after a cold start to the spring we have enjoyed a warm week. And suddenly: They are … Read the rest
We were watching the movie Knight and Day last night with Mr. T. I find that movie entertaining since it goes so overboard with the story. Funny, sad at places and packed with action & a romance flick – definitely my kind of movie. But I had forgotten already how the … Read the rest
This is an important question. Dreaming is so wonderful. I love to dream, it is as simple as that. This does not by the way mean that I am unhappy with my life today. I see dreaming as a way to virtually write a story, it opens me up for … Read the rest
You might think I have gone bonkers since I am posting March happiness in May. But – no, I just want to share with you the wonderful things which made my March. My happy thought for March are my family and friends.
In the beginning of the … Read the rest
It seems the trees are working so hard to push out the first centimeters of the new leaves. Hooray they again made it happen!
Some people use their summer trying to get rid off any moss inflicting their perfect grass yard. I welcome ours since it … Read the rest
After a green Xmas we had the winter wonderland in January. And it went on and on. February, March – even topped with a huge blizzard in April of all months! So, I officially think winter has changed its place. Surprisingly this year the light of the spring did not … Read the rest