I hope that 2011 brings you all happiness and health:)
Do you have any New Years Resolutions?? I don't keep New Year Resolutions well - I tend to go off track by oh, about lunch on January First - LOL!!
I have goals and I love the idea of focussing on a word - picking a word for the year to focus on, and work toward achieving it. Last year my focus work was Balance - I needed to focus on adding balance to my life, juggling being a mummy, wife, teacher, scrapbooker.... it took time, and I am still working on it, but it has really helped me focus on what to do to acheive my goals.
Here is a little pic I got of Ali Edward's Blog
This year, my word is going to be:
There are so many things in my life I want to minimise - my waistline, my kitchen cupboards, my scrap supply... I am such a hoarder, and I really just want to simplify my life:0)
Here is challenge: Think of a word you want to focus on this year - post it in in my comments box, and I'll draw a random RAK at the end of this week :0)
Now - a bit of a review of 2010.....
When I think about it, in the ordinary hum drum of life, I have so so much to be thankful for - a loving family, a happy, sweet, healthy little boy, a job I love, well most of the time anyway, and good friends.
THESE moments are the moments from this year that bring a smile to my face whenever I think of them -
- It was such an honour to attend my Nanna's 90th birthday party. I am so lucky that I had all 4 of my grandparents until well into my 20s - I have so many beautiful memories of time spent with all of them. I hope Connor will be that lucky.... Anyway, now that I am 40, I have one Grandparent left - and that is my Nanna, she is amazing, so sharp - still does her own shopping, pays her bills.... I am amazed by her vitality
- Watching Connor enjoy the snow for the first time, we didn't have a lot of money this year - Mark isn't working, and I have had time off due to illness, but we really wanted to do this - and it was so rewarding to work towards saving money, and then to enjoy the moment Connor first saw/felt snow - just so magic, and well worth the effort :0)
- In November, Mark was lucky enough to win a trip to Geelong and Lorne - another dream of mine was to travel the Great Ocean Road, so it was a delightful surprise to get to do this in 2010 too. Here is Connor feeding a King Parrot at our resort in Lorne - these parrots just flew down to our tables while we were eating breakfast.
- While we were in Geelong, Mark decided that it would be good for us to take a helicopter flight around Corio Bay - I have never been in a helicopter, and I must say I was petrified - but so so pleased that I did it, and conquered my fear instead of letting my fear of heights ruin my experiences of our holiday. It was so beautiful up there, too - and I think the highligt was spotting a pod of dolphins from the sky
What have your highlights of 2010 been?