Feeling blessed

Yesterday I had the pleasure of going to a PartyLite candle party at my friends place. It was such a tempting party to attend full of lovely women and indulgent food. There were so many beautiful candles and accessories. I stayed strong and only ordered 2 melt packs. 🙂 I can’t wait for them to arrive. I was even lucky enough to win the lucky door prize! It is a pity I left early so didn’t get to bring my prize home.

I haven’t been using my candles lately so today when I woke I looked through my stash and chose one that a gorgeous friend of mine gave me. It is currently filling my house with its beautiful scent.

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While I knit some more of my beautiful hoodie.

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I hope where ever you are today something lovely brightens your day.
Xxx

Feeling flat…

Sorry for the downer post but I let the ball drop for a while and I have put on some of the weight I lost. So today I am feeling pretty down and having a fat day, which really isn’t like me. I like to see the positives in life, to laugh and smile. I refuse to let this get to me!
So today I draw inspiration from some of my favourite quotes…

“Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.”
Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

“Happiness is acceptance.”
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I have chosen to accept my current physique and challenge myself to use it to make more change. I will make a new plan of attack because…

“Happy people plan actions, they don’t plan results.”
Dennis Waitley

I honestly need to push myself to get to where I want to be so today I start fresh.

I want to be toned, healthy and fit.

I want to say goodbye to the rolls because I am not a freaking bakery. I am Danni and I want to feel comfortable in my skin.

I acknowledge this next stage will not be an easy stage. It will be one that I need to push myself but if I don’t I will never get to where I want to be!

Until next time…

Xxx

Goodbye 2012!

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So 2012 was a mixed bag for us. Full of ups and downs and man did it go fast!!!!

The highlight was moving to the stunning southern highlands and embracing life. Shifting some weight and enjoying the fresh food and air.

For 2013 we want to continue on our healthy lifestyle path.

3 positives from 2012 are:
*moving to Moss Vale
*buying my dream camera
*our week of holiday.

Thanks to everyone who has supported me and my little family, for genuine friendships and understanding. I hope 2013 brings health and happiness to you all.

Featherdale

On Friday my friend Alina and I went to Featherdale Wildlife Park.
It was a stinking hot and very windy day. The poor animals were feeling the 38 degree heat just as much as we were.
We had a great day walking around Featherdale looking at all the animals.
When we went into the kids farmyard animal section a inquisitive goat came over to greet us. This totally freaked me out, he looked like he wanted to eat my pram! I bought Jake a little ice-cream cone full of food but as the goat came over poor little Jake freaked out and threw it all on the floor. =D

Featherdale is a great place to take young children but over the hotter month I definitely recommend going early in the morning.

Here are the photos I took.

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I got to pat this cute Koala. Jake wasn’t keen on patting him though.

 

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The kids were so cute holding hands and looking after each other without us even asking them to.Image