365 Blessed – 320 – 29th April

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Today I was blessed to have some time in a hammock at sunrise with Hugo that stretched my sore back out just perfectly and made it feel much better.

I was blessed to have Daddy take the cherubs to the pool while I exercised and had some quiet time.

I was blessed to have coffee date with Eva while the boys slept where I did colouring and she did storywriting.

We were blessed to enjoy dinner out with one of Andrew’s Fijian co-workers and his wife.

365 Blessed – 319 – 28th April


Today I feel blessed to have a daughter with braided hair and a boy with a new ball.  Both were so excited about their morning adventure that spoke to both of their love languages.

Collection of Coral

Collection of Coral


Hugo created a mandala of his own


We were blessed to spend the afternoon splashing about in the pool and the warm sea and collecting teasures from the beach.

We were blessed to create this mandala from coral, shells, leaves, flowers and seaweed this afternoon.


We feel blessed for a fun sunset time of dressing up and lighting the torches around the resort.

365 Blessed – 318 – 27th April


Today I feel blessed to have a massage while the children enjoyed kids club.

I feel blessed to spend the afternoon in the swimming pool, on the slide and at the beach.


I feel blessed to reading a fabulous book.

I feel blessed by an early night in bed.

365 Blessed – 317 – 26th April

Today I feel blessed by a morning of efficiency and team work to get jobs dones around the house.

I feel amazingly blessed by heading off on a family holiday to Fiji for some relaxation and to celebrate the wedding of Miss Jo and Shane.

I feel blessed to feel the sand under my feet and the warmth in the air upon arrival.

365 Blessed – 316 – 25th April

Today I feel blessed by a birthday party to celebrate a cute 2 year old where my children enjoyed yummy food and lots of play.

We feel blessed by the opportunity to watch the dawn service from Gallipoli telecast onto the side of the Auckland War Memorial Museum this evening.  For Andrew and I they are vivid memories of our time there 14 years ago (when we met).

365 Blessed – 315 – 24th April


Today I feel blessed to be a part of the celebration (from afar) of the 50th Wedding Anniversary of my parents, Kaye and Grant.

I feel blessed by the example of sticking together through challenges and joys.

I feel blessed that my Aunty Jude was able to celebrate with them (seeing as their daughters were both absent!).

I feel blessed by the delivery of a gift of thanks from Bellyful as I finish my last day volunteering with the organisation.

I feel blessed by what I have gained from Bellyful and also blessed by the fresh start that comes from moving on.

I feel so blessed by a husband who ordered takeaway without consultation knowing how busy my week had been.

365 Blessed – 313 – 22nd April

Today I felt blessed my a great ski lesson with an instructor who was super helpful for both Eva and I.  A nice positive way to start term 2.

We felt super blessed to find a fantastic homeschool playgroup at a local play centre with an amazing sandpit, trees to climbs, cool swings, power drills to use and lots more.

22-1I felt blessed to see the joy that surprise cupcakes after dinner gave these two.

I felt blessed by kind words spoken over me at my final meeting with my Bellyful volunteers.

365 Blessed – 312 – 21st April


Today I felt blessed to be back to one on one time with Eva seeing her story writing about our camper van and the time taken in the details of the picture!


I felt blessed by a friend who turned up with ingredients and taught Eva to make a Portuguese fish dish today.

I felt blessed by Eva enjoying her yoga this afternoon.

365 Blessed – 311 – 20th April


Today I feel blessed by Hugo posing with a portrait of himself by Eva early this morning. I think the teeth match well.

I feel blessed by a morning at SPACE with other mums sharing plans for the term.

I feel blessed by a yummy takeaway cake at home with a book while quiet play happened.

I feel blessed by a gorgeous pink and purple sunset this evening that captured our attention and made us stop to appreciate.