Saturday, March 18, 2006

Busy, busy, busy!!!



Originally uploaded by chestofdrawers.

I am full of energy to get things done! I´ve finished and sent off a rainbow swap - this bag will be included-, a green/purple swap, a pillow for Alexandra, a small package for Jamie and a belated Birthday package for my dear friend Lydia back in Australia.

We have cleaned out our bedroom, creating a more calm and restful place and I have definately slept better since we finished. I´ve started a "memories are made of this" wallhanging for our bedroom - inspired by a photo collage of Laini´s - and when it´s finished I´ll post pictures on "corners of my home" for you all to see.
Today the boys´ rooms are in for it!!! They have done quite a bit themselves this week but today we will be taking every thing out, changing the bed linen, cleaning and vaccuuming and then returning only the things that they love and need. I have a "treasure box" for each of them to put keepsakes in and all else will be given away or sold.
I have decided to reduce my working hours even more. I have really paid attention to my mood and what affects it this week and I am happiest at home. It may sound very old-fashioned and my boss is going to freak when I tell her that I want to reduce my working hours again but I want to be home more. I want to have more time for my boys, my relationship, my friends, creating and just enjoying myself.
Spring is a time for change, a time for fresh starts and new, clear visions. I can feel the energy of all those flower buds waiting under the snow to pop up their heads and surprise us with all their beauty - my home is one of those buds too and I can´t wait for it to bloom!

7 comments:

HoBess said...

Your energy is contagious. Thanks for the update on how things are going! I'm so excited for you that your boys got started without a fuss ... that makes it so much more fun to bring change to their rooms. Have a great, busy weekend!

liz elayne said...

oh you are inspiring me to create today! thank you...
this bag is gorgeous! you are so creative my dear..

megg said...

WOw - you've been busy!!! Good for you - taking charge, following through, getting things DONE! I'm so happy for you - keep it up! xoxo

Connie and Rob said...

This is just wonderful. You sound like you are moving in such a positive direction. Hope just a fraction will rub off on me today.

Have a great Sunday.

Connie

Jamie said...

Fantastic! You sound so energized and so focused on what really means something to you. Congratulations! It's so wonderful hearing you building your life on what makes you happy. I wish you joy every day!

Tanya said...

Thanks for the well wishes on my blog. All is good here now (hey, I got to take the day of work... though do feel a tad guilty about it). Lots of rain and a bit of wind. I feel VERY lucky. Keeping an eye on the next one, though. Cyclone Wati is near Vanuatu, and slowly heading our way :(

BTW- I like your blog and will come back to it very soon.

Alexandra G said...

I COMPLETELY understand wanting to be home more and nest. If you have the opportunity to do it, grab it! AND wow! I am getting a pillow handmade by you????????? I am so, so, soooooo excited and I thank you very, very much. I look forward to putting together a little care package for you too with some of my favorite things.
And that bag is so wonderful! I love coming by to see where your thoughts are, what you've been creating...I am so grateful we have all connected to one another. We're a lucky tribe!