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TAKING STOCK | AUGUST 2015

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August you were good – like really good! You gave me one of the best experiences of my life, opportunities I never dreamed of came knocking on my door and you gave us great weather last Saturday – whats not to love about that? I am leaving this month behind knowing change is coming, inspired and damn it, summer is almost here!  I wanted to take a moment to reflect back on the last month and think about all the good things that happened, the little things that made me smile and the things that made me laugh – its time to take stock (original idea from Pip, at Meet Me At Mikes)

Making : Dr appointments these last 3 weeks – one after another we have all dropped like flies around here.
Cooking : Fried rice, burritos and lots of butter chicken!
Drinking : So much champagne at ProBlogger!
Reading : Left Neglected by Lisa Genova.
Wanting : To be a full time blogger – ah thats the dream!
Looking: Forward to SPRING!! Can it hurry up already please!!
Playing: Memory with Miss 4 – and she beats me every damn time.
Deciding: All decisions have been made – nothing left in the air at the moment and its a great feeling. Although perhaps I have missed something?
Wishing: Some one would buy my damn car – seriously!! Know anyone who wants to buy a 2008 Kluger in Wagga Wagga or nearby? Maybe you want to buy it?
Enjoying: A hint of warm weather.
Waiting: I’m not waiting for anything, but Mr 5 is desperately waiting for a tooth to become loose. Actually I can wait for that. Loose teeth freak me out. Bergh… gross. I don’t do those gummy smiles either… nothing cute about that!
Liking: Everything and everyone at Problogger. What an experience.
Wondering: If I made the right decision when I said yes to something  that I wish now I didn’t!
Loving: Mum visited us last week!
Pondering: What to get The Mr for Fathers Day.
Considering: Well The Mr thinks Leo the pooch needs a friend so I guess he is considering a new dog. Not happening mate!
Buying: Summer clothes for the kids.
Watching: I Am Cait – obsessed with this show. 
Hoping: The Mr doesn’t find my hidden stash of Lindt chocolates.
Smelling: The new Gucci perfume, Bamboo.
Wearing: New espadrilles from Seed. These ones. Heres a tip – go up a size, maybe even two!
Following: I prefer to say stalking (its true) – My new friend Rebel – she is bloody hilarious and absolutely gorgeous and does some fine note taking – I’m talking like she had highlighters, those coloured sticky tab things and decorated her notes with little pictures – the lady can doodle! She could probably doodle a doodle if I asked her…
Noticing: How close it is getting to Christmas. It’s like 4 months away.
Admiring: My new Chain of Hearts plant. Lets take a bet – I give it 6 months before I kill it.
Sorting: Out my website for my new business – man that takes a lot of time and I seem to get getting nowhere fast!
Coveting: Holiday houses with friends – lets do it ladies…ok?
Disliking: Miss 4 being booked in for surgery in 3 months. Has to be done but no one likes to see their children have a general anaesthetic.
Opening: Emails from lovely readers! Keep them coming – I love them!
Giggling: At Mr 5 singing his school song. How can you not laugh when he prefaces his performance by asking you not to laugh.
Feeling: Exhausted. The flu hit me hard, I then flew up to Problogger, had my mum visit and I am exhausted.
Snacking: Still snacking on hummus, celery and carrot. I think I was snacking on it last month as well… I’m still obsessed with it.
Helping: Sight words and more sight words… anyone else over it already?
Hearing: This song – The kids and I don’t like it, we love it!!  In the car – loud!

How was your August? Tell me all the things! Did you go to ProBlogger too?

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5 Comments

  1. Mum Of Five Girls

    August 26, 2015 at 3:52 pm

    Wow what a month Fleur! Sounds like fun times were had in August and exciting times to come! Fingers crossed that the plant survives lol !!!
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    1. Fleur - Our Urban Box

      August 26, 2015 at 9:16 pm

      Say a prayer it does! Those plants are hard to find lol x

  2. shannon @my2morrows

    August 31, 2015 at 10:13 pm

    Wow, what a month! Huge and even more huger things to come for you. Onwards and upwards to September! xx
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  3. Hippie Mumma

    September 10, 2015 at 2:51 pm

    I really want to read that book!! Thanks for reminding me 😉

    Looks like a busy but awesome month xx
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    1. Fleur - Our Urban Box

      September 10, 2015 at 8:59 pm

      I still haven’t got past the first few pages. I just haven’t had time to read it yet!

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