The Life:Captured Project – August 2015

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01 Describe a moment from today that you want to remember always.
Dad reading to the girls when we went out there for a visit. Love that my girls love books as much as I do.

02 What are five things that you do every day without fail?
Email, cuddles, hot chocolate, eat, social media

03 Would you prefer to live by the ocean or up in the mountains? Why?
Ocean. Total mermaid in a past life. Love swimming. Love the beach.

04 What games did you play with your siblings when you were growing up?
Lots of board games – Monopoly and Trivial Pursuit. Card games

05 When was the last time you and your partner went on a date? Write about it.
Um before Miss K was born. From memory to see Star Wars

06 Do you have any fond memories of camping with your family?
Don’t ever remember camping but do remember bush walking lots

07 If you had an empty room, what are the ten things you would add to it?
I’d turn it into my craft room and I’d add…
1. BIG craft desk; 2. lots of storage; 3. a space for my laptop & printer; 4.a couple of inspirational quotes; 5.pretty vases for fresh flowers; 6.LOTs of family photos; 7. space for my tools so they were out (& I might actually use them); 8. a stereo for some tunes; 9.a small area for kids crafting cause I know the girls would have to join me; 10. books & a big comfy chair for when I just want to get away and read

08 Where’s your favourite place to write?
Either at the kitchen table, in bed or lying in a hammock

09 Do you prefer going to cafes by yourself or with other people?
Depends on my mood, some days it’s by myself, other days with friends

10 What are your ten favourite movies, and why?
In no particular order and for no reason other than I enjoy watching them – Natural Born Killers, Rocky Horror Picture Show, Highlander, Grease, Gleaming the Cube, Pulp Fiction, Star Wars (prefer 4, 5, & 6), Dead Poets Society, Erik the Viking and any Bond movie with Sean Connery

11 How do you cope with stress and anxiety?
Not well. I usually get sick when I’m stressed and my thyroid plays up.

12 What do you usually have with toast?
Butter. nutella. Cheese. mayo & tomato

13 Write about one of your childhood friends.
She lived round the corner. We walked to school together every day. We spent most weekends at each others houses.

14 What are some of the things you tend to do when you procrastinate?
Facebook. Instagram. Mobile games

15 Describe a typical Thursday.
Drop Miss K at school. Do housework or go to town. Occasionally get to sit down and do something I want. Pick up Miss K. After school routine. Tea. Kids to bed. Quiet evening either online or watching TV

16 What are three things you are thankful for right now?
A few minor monetary wins that helped pay some bills. It’s slowly warming up. That I have an awesome family.

17 Is there anywhere in particular you would like to go with your family?
I’d love to take the girls to Disneyland and New Zealand.

18 What currently inspires you?

19 How did your grandparents make a living?
Grandfathers – one was a butcher, the other worked but I’m not sure where. Grandmothers both worked in retail.

20 What is your favourite hour of the day, and why?
When the kids go to bed, because it’s peaceful & I get to spend some quiet quality time with hubby without little people wanting our attention

21 How do you comfort your child(ren) when they are sad?
Lots of cuddles

22 Has somebody been kind to you recently?
Friends passing on a tonne of kids clothes

23 What happened at 1pm today?
We were having lunch with mum, dad & my brother (who was up visiting from Hobart)

24 What are some things weighing on your heart right now?
Worrying about my parents’ health. Frustrations about our house

25 Are there any habits that you would like to develop?
Being a bit more tidy and organised

26 What do you like to snack on in the evenings?
Chips, chocolate, biscuits, toast

27 What are three things from this past month that have been challenging?
Colds, colds, colds. I’m sick of everyone having a cold

28 What are three things from this past month that have uplifted you?
Having the money to pay some bills

29 How are you feeling today?
A little tired. Looking forward to spring and all of us getting better.

30 What is your favourite thing about Saturday afternoons right now?
Having quiet time after soccer. Doing things together as a family

31 What are you most looking forward to next month?
Warmer weather! Bring on Spring!!

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