This week an exciting parcel arrived from
our family in France
it included a box of very yummy
cherry liquor chocolates.
One of my work colleagues is being
The reception is in a marquee
set up on the tennis court
at her parents lifestyle block.
Last night I picked a huge bucket of
hydrangeas which will decorate the
entrance to the marquee.
Originally one of these bushes
was white and the other blue
but we are in late summer/early autumn now
and I love the way their colour changes
reflecting the season.
March 1st is the beginning of our
Bluff oyster season.
We had our first taste at the weekend
I served them au naturale on fresh grain bread
they were so yummy.
Are you an oyster lover like me?
My dear friend Jennie and her two children
Annie the labradoodle and Mollie her rescue cat
are moving out of Auckland to live in
another seaside city - Tauranga.
She stayed with us the night before she left.
As you can see by the photo above
Annie entertained us as she watched
She is hilarious and almost tries to get
inside the tv set!
I will miss the three of them so much.
My first Autumn/Winter plant catalogue
arrived in the mailbox last week.
One of the bulbs I wanted to order this year
is Muscari Peppermint, however I went on to
the website today only to find this one
is already sold out - I'm so disappointed.
I'll phone some nurseries over the
weekend and see if they have them available
fingers crossed I'll be in luck!
I'm joining Amy for Five on Friday
Mimi for Five Star Frou Frou
Tanya for Willy Nilly Friday
Cath for Friday Favourites
Thank you ladies for hosting!
Thank you my friends for your visits and comments during the week.
Take care and
be kind to one another