365 Blessed – 342 – 21st May


Today I feel blessed by a fun session at Mindlab (www.themindlab.com) where Eva enjoyed working with others to make circuits and switches.

I feel blessed by a morning with Hugo and I hanging out and my squeezing in some reading and planning.

I feel blessed by an afternoon at the Museum checking out the sea exhibitions, the dinosaurs and the shop!

I feel really blessed that Andrew is safe after a scooter accident in which he broke his collarbone.

I feel very blessed to have a friend who had Eva and Hugo for a sleepover while Andrew and I spent time at the hospital this evening.

365 Blessed – 341 – 20th May

Today I feel blessed by a full but enjoyable day.

I feel blessed by a fun ski lesson for Eva and I and a return to kindy for Hugo with several pieces of art.

I feel blessed by an afternoon at playgroup with fellow homeschoolers involving woodwork, barrel swings, and hot glue guns.

365 Blessed – 335 – 14th May


Today we were blessed by a morning at Titirangi Beach exploring and chatting with other homeschool families and blessed to leave just as the heavy rain started.


I feel blessed to have two enthusiastic cherubs keen to start their “The Sea” project books after so much interest on holiday.

I feel blessed to have made and to be enjoying a yummy peppermint cream (https://wholefoodsimply.com/peppermint-creams/) tonight.  So good!

365 Blessed – 334 – 13th May


Today I feel blessed by some fun hot glue gun action creating the some Fiji memory art.


I feel blessed by relatively painless hair unbraiding and for a girl who is so excited to have crimped hair when it is normally straight.

I feel blessed by some time in the garden in the sunshine.

365 Blessed – 333 – 12th May


Today I feel blessed by time with Eva including planning for a coral/sea shell art and a painting about her snorkelling with Daddy.


Mama: You can finish your kindy snack box if you are hungry


Mama: Maybe you would like to come and have a cuddle because I think that you might be tired

Hugo: I AM NOT TIRED!!!!

Mama walks away and looks over 2 minutes later to see Hugo asleep on the dining room floor where he last was.  Clearly he was not tired, what was I thinking?

365 Blessed – 324 – 3rd May


Today I feel blessed by a fun kids club that Eva and Hugo wanted to go to which meant that we had time to relax and then snorkel directly off the beach where we are staying.


I feel blessed to have finished a great book while sipping wine this afternoon.


I feel blessed to see the children create a shell necklace and bracelet, a kava bowl from a coconut shell and a flower lei at kids club today.


I feel blessed that Eva and Daddy enjoyed another outing on the catamaran this afternoon where the most excitement was being towed back in by the jetski as a result of not much wind!


We feel blessed by cocktail hour by the beach where Hugo peacefully fell asleep and stayed that way all night!


I feel blessed that Eva had a last minute call up to help with beachside torch lighting this evening.

We feel blessed to have enjoyed a date night with yummy food and time for conversation.

365 Blessed – 323 – 2nd May

We feel so blessed by a day of relaxation and fun on Mololo Island.

I feel blessed by starting the day reading on the hammocks while the children played around us.


I feel blessed by a family kayak adventure to an island where Eva was able to snorkel with Andrew at the drop off of the coral reef which meant that she was able to see colourful coral and fish.  The look of joy on her face when she was describing what she saw was fabulous.


I feel blessed that we all came back after a catamaran sailing adventure this afternoon.2-11

I feel blessed that Hugo enjoyed swimming with Andrew where the fish were swimming past thus didn’t need a snorkel.

I feel blessed by a snorkelling trip to Honeymoon Island where Andrew and I saw lots of amazing fish and coral while gently moving through the warm water.


We feel blessed by watching the sun set from our beach lounges.


We feel blessed by a Fiji culture concert where Eva and Hugo dressed up and performed along with the other kids club children and other adult performers.

365 Blessed – 322 – 1st May


Today we feel so blessed by our arrival to Mololo Island Resort where we are in an oceanside bure (hut) looking out to stunning blue water and white sand.

1-11-1-11-2I feel blessed by a smooth ferry ride.


I feel blessed by Eva and Andrew having a kayak date heading over to an island for some snorkelling.

I feel blessed by date night with children enthusiastically heading to kids club and delicious food for adults.

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.