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“It’s the little things that make life wonderful.” – unknown Around my garden and backyard there are little things that I may have taken for granted. But with a different focus on the subject, it makes me look at it from a different perspective. Take for example the rusting lock of the garden shed…or the…

All Wrapped UP in Nature

“Slow down and enjoy the simple pleasures in life.” – unknown   One doesn’t always have to rush. Take time to relax and breath it all in. That is one good thing that I have learned from 2020.   I have talked about how my 2020 has been in my previous post. In the past…


“Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadows. it’s what the sunflowers do.” – Helen Keller We always love sunflowers because of its big, bright yellow flower heads. It brightens your day and you can’t help but smile whenever you see it. What is special about sunflowers is that it follows…

Rhododendrons in Sassafras

Sassafras has always been my favourite place to go to during weekends. So it is not surprising that once we are able to do so, after the lockdown, my hubby and I went for a short 30 minute drive to the mountains. It is springtime and it is time for these pretty fuschia Rhododendrons to…


“How wonderful yellow is. It stands for the sun.” – Vincent Van Gogh This is a pretty flower…a weed in fact. FOTD

Greetings from My Garden

“I love spring anywhere, but if I could choose I would always greet it in a garden.” – Ruth Stout It was such a windy spring day so I didn’t even go out for my walk as I am afraid of catching hay fever. But it seems that I don’t even have to go far…

Yellow Tiny Flowers

“Spring is God’s way of saying, ‘One more time!’” – Robert Orben The petals may not be perfect but it definitely makes me smile. FOTD

Pink Daisy

“The earth laughs in flowers.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson FOTD


“As Rosemary is to the spirit, so Lavender is to the soul.” – unknown Lavenders provide long lasting display of flowers from early spring to early summer. In my daily walk I can see them all starting to bloom in the field … in my neighbour’s garden … on the side streets! FOTD

It’s the First Day of Spring

“Spring adds new life and new beauty to all that is.” – Jessica Harrelson   Spring is truly here and the buds are all starting to bloom in my garden.

Age is a Work of Art

“Youth is a gift of nature, but age is a work of art.” – Stanislaw Lec Several times have I been to this place but everytime I discover something new…something that surprises me …. and something that touches my heart. Daylesford is a country town just about an hour away from Melbourne but you can…

Flowers in My Front Garden

“Just living is not enough…one must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.” – Hans Christian Andersen Flowers in my front garden. It blooms annually into this pinkish triangular shaped flower.  Cee’s FOTD – August 1, 2020 – Flowers In My Front Garden