Monday, 1 August 2011

The Simple Womans Daybook. August 2011.

When Jan visited my Normandy Life blog and commented on my blue sky collage I went over to Oz (not literally, of course!) to visit with her and learn about her life, through her blog A Tapestry of Life, in New South Wales, Australia.
There I discovered that she participates in Peggy's The Simple Woman's Daybook meme each month.

It looked interesting and so I decided to join in this month, with the following.

FOR TODAY..........

Outside my window... Blue skies and wispy white clouds.

I am thinking... that I should be out gardening instead of blogging!

I am thankful... for the friends I've made through blogging (that's why I'm here and not in the garden)

In the kitchen... for dinner tonight I'll be preparing stuffed chicken breasts wrapped in parma ham with sauteed savoy cabbage and courgettes a la Ina Garten

I am wearing... cropped linen pants, striped cotton shirt, Shalimar, Sugar Honey lipstick and flip flops

I am creating... just thinking about doing some scrapbooking later

I am going... no plans for any trips this week

I am wondering...what postie will bring today

I am reading...The Last Apache Girl by Jim Fergus

I am hoping...that I can find a dog sitter so that we can take a short holiday in Italy this October

I am looking forward to...friends visiting us next month

I am hearing...a light aircraft flying overhead

Around the house...finally found new homes for the rugs that we bought last week

I am pondering... where to hang the Cath Kidston bunting that I bought on ebay, it's a lot longer than I thought it would be!

One of my favorite things...Radley handbags

A few plans for the rest of the week: visit the dechetterie (dump), shopping on Thursday at the market and having lunch with the Senior Partner at l'Authentique afterwards

Here is picture for thought I am sharing...

Shabby chic garden furniture


Susan A.C. said...

Your dinner plans are making me hungry, LOL!

Rinkly Rimes said...

Your dinner sounds great. Can I come? As to dog-sitting, I'd do it gladly but I'm in Australia!

Q said...

Bring me your dog/s, we dog sit all the time! :) Actually, the dogs you saw when you visited me at Napalm are both 'guest' dogs.

Although, Normandy, France to Arizona, USA may be a bit out of the way. ;)

Thank you for stopping by!

Denise :) said...

Dropped in from SWD; enjoyed your post very much! :)

Barbara said...

I like your daybook, Maggie. One of my favorite things is fiddling about with home accessories....glad you found good homes for your rugs!

Home Is Best said...

Returning your SWD visit. I like your list of books read this year-- it gives a quick idea of your tastes. Did you like Water for Elephants? I enjoyed that title very much. An enduring favorite of mine is The Book Thief, but I tend to favor mysteries. This year I've read Jeffery Deaver's Lincoln Rhyme and Kathryn Dance series-- kind of gruesome forensic details but fascinating characters. ;-)

Jan Hawkes said...

Thank you for leaving a comment on my SWD post so I could discover your lovely blogs. So stimulating -- visually and mentally. Love to see life from your perspective. If you have a favorite thing to do or see in Paris or London, please let me know. I value your point of view.

Ivy and Elephants said...

Thank you for your sweet comment. You have 4 blogs?! I can bearly keep up with the one, and I have a partner!
I love the book blog as I am an avid reader. I'll be checking in often to get suggestions. Following you!

LindyLouMac in Italy said...

Now if I took part in memes this is the sort of one I would enjoy Maggie!