living with purpose

Living in a Shed.. Step 4: Make Me a Kitchen!!

I'm dying for my new kitchen. My new old kitchen. My new old kitchen secondhand from someone else's house bought cheap on Trademe. Just give me a freaking sink and a real cooktop and some prep space that doesn't feel... Continue Reading →

Wise Words..

Beautiful Moments.

Exploring the local nature reserve.. so lucky!

21 Days of Gratitude.. 7

7. Having our kids grow up in the country.. If you haven't worked it out yet, we are now living in a shed on a nice patch of dirt not far out of a lovely town in New Zealand. We... Continue Reading →

21 Days of Gratitude.. 5

5. Washing Machines..  with two little kids, living in a shed surrounded by grass, rocks and mud, I am grateful that we don't have to rub and scrub and rinse and squeeze by hand. My goodness, I'd be spending half... Continue Reading →

Wise Words..

21 Days of Gratitude.. 2

2. A Cute Strong-willed Little Girl... my daughter is fantastically and frighteningly stubborn. She's 15 months going on 15 years. Attitude plus. Super cute - although I often turn to my husband and say, 'You know this is not going... Continue Reading →

21 Days of Gratitude.. 1

So many things to be grateful for.. big and small.. and yet so easy to forget how blessed I truly am. 21 days to create a new habit, and 21 days to cultivate a grateful heart... Rain. We are currently... Continue Reading →

Frankly My Dear

I'm a bit sick of feeling like I'm just surviving life. I want more. I want it to be better. I want to feel better while I'm doing it. So 2018 is the year of beauty. The pursuit of beauty.... Continue Reading →

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