It’s crazy to think it’s already been 3 months since I did my first “taking stock” post as inspired by Pip at Meetmeatmikes & even more unbelievable that yet another year is drawing to a close. 2015, where did you go?
This is what’s been happening in my little world of late:
Making : chia seed pudding. It’s like porridge for the summer, but there’s no cooking required so I love it
Cooking : Christmas treats. Choc chip cookies are a favorite family tradition & I’m also making mint truffles
Drinking : lots of tea, always tea (I don’t do coffee) & I’m trying to drink more water but I struggle to get the daily quota
Reading: besides bedtime stories do Facebook status updates & Instagram captions count?
Wanting: health & happiness for all my friends & family in 2016. It might be cliche but it’s true.
Looking: At Christmas lights around the neighborhood. Magical. ✨
Playing: trains & cars with the boys
Deciding: whether to go away for a short family holiday or not. Hubby just needs to be able to get time off work
Wishing: hubby didn’t work every other weekend
Enjoying: the warmer weather & longer days which mean alfresco dining & late afternoon trips to the beach
Waiting: for online packages to be delivered
Liking: all the Christmas decorations around our home & at the shops, they sit in boxes for 11 months of the year so I’m enjoying them while I can.
Wondering: what 2016 has in store for our little family
Loving: All things unicorns at the moment like these cute Unicorno figures
Pondering: whether to buy some jamberry nail wraps. There are sooo many amazing designs, I could see it becoming quite addictive.
Considering: going back to work Fulltime & hubby to stay home? I’m pretty sure I’m not ready to do that quite yet, but we’re throwing ideas around
Buying: too much. Using Christmas as an excuse to splurge & shop while I can! 🛍
Watching: finally catching up on season 2 of Nashville
Hoping: that Pumpkin will eventfully learn to sleep through the night, going on nearly 15 months of broken sleep 💤
Marvelling: at the colours of the sunset, I love sky watching (it never gets old)
Cringing: At the rudeness & nastiness of some people.
Needing: More sleep. Always Sleep.
Questioning: who I am besides “mummy” & what I want out of life (yes deep I know)
Smelling: the cucumber & basil candle I bought at our local markets recently. It’s sooo refreshing & yum!
Wearing: Maxi dresses. My summer uniform 🙂
Noticing: All the work & little jobs that need doing around the house
Knowing: I need to make changes & better choices to live a healthier, happier life. The key is putting it into action.
Thinking: how awesome it is to be able to go & pick fresh berries from our backyard
Admiring: creative types. I’m in awe of some peoples talent.
Sorting: out the boys rooms, or at least trying too. Making room for all the new toys & clothes they’ll get this Christmas
Getting: organised. New diary & calendar ready to go & filling up fast.
Bookmarking: Far too many sweet treats thanks to Sam over at The Annoyed Thyroid. Did someone say fudge?
Coveting: the rose gold iPhone 6
Disliking: the long hours hubby works this time of year, especially as he doesn’t get paid overtime for it
Opening: early Christmas presents from friends & strangers after participating in my 3rd year of the fatmumslim gift exchange. I’ve been totally spolit already!
Giggling: At my boys, their daily antics & cute crap they say
Feeling: festive but tired
Snacking: on cherries, cookies, Christmas treats & popcorn
Helping: to make the world a better a place by buying some charity gifts from oxfam
Hearing: Christmas carols. I love this time of year & love singing along, it makes me feel merry.
Do you Take Stock? Let me know in the comments so I can come & have a read of your list or pick three words above & share what’s happening in your world, I’d love to learn more about you.