Sunday, January 1, 2012

12 things for 2012. . .





1. early to bed early to rise
learn to love the mornings

2. disconnect, shut down, switch off
free myself from technology regularly

3. open a little hat shop
here in this space

4. build a farmhouse table
from locally sourced timbers

5. say yes more
especially to my people

6. give more, expect less
{still working on last years resolution!}

7. plant an orchard
nurture it & watch it grow

8. explore more
make the most of where we live

9. walk, swim, stretch
find time to move in some way every day

10. become expert beekeepers
{we brought home our new bees yesterday)

11. meal plan regularly
make the most of local seasonal produce

12. count my blessings
there's so much to be grateful for

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wishing you
an extraordinary, excellent & abundant
2012

{pictures of sam & his mum
checking on the bees at the olive grove}

18 comments:

  1. What an exciting year you have to look forward to Rach...loving this list :)
    I am wanting to focus a bit more energy on getting my little label out there too and we are also in the process of drafting plans for a new table....great minds!
    Here's to a fabulous 12 months...wishing you all the very best.

    Happy New Year.

    xx

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  2. This is a fabulous list. I'm inspired!

    Looking forward to hearing all about the bee's- thats on our list too!

    xo em

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  3. What a lovely little list.
    My gosh I had a look at the table you want to build, and it sure is a beauty.. I just added it to my list.
    Oh and hats made from vintage fabrics, that is a great idea, cant wait to see it happen for you. x

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  4. What a great list for 2012. I think I need to make a list to keep myself on track this year. Where to start?

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  5. A wonderful and honey sweet year to you and your gorgeous family. I am super excited about the hat shop. And we adore our bees. I think they add such a great dimention to a home. xx

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  6. they sound like 12 wonderful things for 2012...
    Happy New Year!
    xxx

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  7. Fantastic... Very keen to hear about your beekeeping adventures!

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  8. brilliant list. wishing you and yours a very special 2012, may all the 12 things and more blossom for you. x ashley

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  9. Happy New Year Lucy. Congratulations on your bees - how fun!
    Your list is inspiring.
    x
    Megan

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  10. Hi Im a new follower via Dixibelle, wonderful list, 'say yes to my loved ones more' must do, sure the kids are sick of me and 'no'. Cheers Jen xx

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  11. All of these sound just wonderful to me. Here's to a fun 2012.

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  12. What a wonderful list! I love my new bees, and I love just watching them.

    Happiest of new year wishes to you
    xx

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  13. I love your list.So many things on there are ones for me too - table {though I want to find an old one already built;)}, get into bees - something I'd love to do in the future on our new block, saying yes more to my son and those I love and so many others too. I didn't do resolutions this year but I really love your list idea.

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  14. i love your 12 things. and hope you'll make them come true in 2012. Happy new year!

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  15. Gorgeous, inspiring list! All the best for 2012! xo

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  16. I love your NY resolutions! Hopefully you can stick to them all year long! Gorgeous photos.

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  17. Such a great list! And much more succinct than mine (I'm taking note for the future, hee hee). Here's wishing you and yours a wonderful 2012, filled with much love, happiness and fun! xx

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  18. I've been working on staying away from the computer as much as possible. It's actually really hard. I like that one of your goals is meal plan. That is super important if you want to eat healthy on a regular basis.

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i'm rachel. i'm a thirtysomething mother and wife. i'm a maker of things. i'm an op shop trawler. i'm a gardener of sorts. i'm a champion tea drinker and scone baker. loving life on the south coast of western australia.