When you were a child did your mum, grandmother or even an old aunt have a tin full of buttons, carefully saved from old clothing? Did you spend many a blissfully happy moment playing with them, lining them up or making patterns? Well I did, funny how discovering a discarded old tin of someone else's old buttons brought back that memory for me.
I wonder if small children are still doing this or has modern technology taken away such simple pleasures. I could still happily line up old buttons, how about you?
Another thing from my childhood memory bank was loving the intricate designs on my mother/grandmother's old thimbles. I was super stoked to get these three off Trade Me the other day and rather enjoyed cleaning them up to their former glory. So much nicer than the ones on offer today.
Last week in the Waikato it was Feildays, which is like 'Big Day Out for Farmers'. For you non New Zealanders it is a huge Framing Expo that is held annually and the weather always falls apart and RAINS. In honor of this Farming get together Toebee and Oscar donned the checkered flannelette.
I have a re-newed interest in Crystals and very happy with a selection of New Zealand ones I got the other weekend at a Spiritual and Wellness show I went to. (it was amazing and I had the most incredible reading done to)
Above are: Jade or Greenstone, Citrine, and Amethyst. I love them in their raw form better than highly polished, but that is only my preference.
Going clockwise: New Zealand Quartz, a very cool book, Rose Quartz and the most amazing pendant. Fossilized shells in stone, it is like wearing the earth and the ocean all at once!!
After an incredibly busy week at work and play me and TOF had one super lazy weekend which has been wonderful. Big is outside somewhere being a Big Cat while the others have all had their pre sleep snuggles.
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***Enjoy the coming week***