Tuesday, 28 May 2013

May 28th: Farewell feast

Today I'm grateful for a nice spot of Thai with the family to send Simon off back to the Navy after his month's leave.


Monday, 27 May 2013

May 27th: lazy lie in

Today I'm grateful for a lovely lazy bank hols lie in with some rubbish reading material

Sunday, 26 May 2013

May 26th: Greenway

Today I'm really grateful for a lovely walk along the Greenway to Cookham on such a nice sunshiney day :)

Saturday, 25 May 2013

May 25th: blitzed broc

Today I'm grateful for the little tip I read online about whizzing broccoli up in a food blender raw to chuck in salads. Knocked up this little number tonight. Yummings

Friday, 24 May 2013

May 24th: Friday

Today I was grateful it was Friday and a bank hols coming up...so grateful I forgot to take a photo. Oops.

Thursday, 23 May 2013

May 23rd: Smile

Today I'm grateful for the little smile this brought to my lips this evening when I saw it in the kitchen. Alex's snacks ready to take into work tomorrow.

Wednesday, 22 May 2013

May 22nd: these boots...

were made for walking! Today I'm grateful for my fitbug to keep an eye on me and my legs for keeping me moving


Tuesday, 21 May 2013

May 21st: Pimenton

Today I'm grateful for having found this yummy ingredient in Sainsburys

Monday, 20 May 2013

May 20th: A walk in the park

Today, I was grateful that there's a 'nice' park to walk around and sit in during my lunch breaks, until I read about the attack that happened practically in this alley way later today. Nice. So now I'm grateful it wasn't me who was attacked.

Sunday, 19 May 2013

May 19th: New togs

Today I'm grateful for finding some nice new gym trou in Marlow

Saturday, 18 May 2013

May 18th: Reunion

Today I'm grateful to have spent time with some lovely ladies I used to work with. Lovely catching up, sharing news and fizz.

Friday, 17 May 2013

May 17th: Mmmmeatballs

ok, sorry, so this is another Gwyneth food post: Today we're both grateful for turkey meatballs!

Thursday, 16 May 2013

May 16th: Picnic with pickle

Today I'm grateful that Alex drove up to meet me for lunch on his day off...and the weather was a bit better than mine and mum's attempt yesterday

Wednesday, 15 May 2013

May 15th: lunch with mum

Today I'm grateful that my mum came to meet me in my lunch hour and we had a little picnic that she'd bought with her by the river together.

Tuesday, 14 May 2013

May 14th: Overwhelmed


Tonight I'm grateful that my post was published on Tiny Buddha, and totally overwhelmed by the huge response it's had. wowsers.

Monday, 13 May 2013

May 13th: Mmmmmango

Today I'm grateful for the existence of these beautiful things. And the people who get them over here so I can get them into my tummy

Sunday, 12 May 2013

May 12th: Hold your horses

Today I'm grateful for a day at Royal Windsor Horse Show, especially the dogs! I'll upload the photo later when I've sifted through them all and cropped them so you can actually see said dogs in the distance!

Saturday, 11 May 2013

May 11th: Pickle at Pinkneys Green

Today I'm grateful that Pickle accompanied me to the steam fair...even though he really didn't want to, and we then had to hang about and wait for the rain to stop (after he had warned me it was going to rain. a lot!)

Friday, 10 May 2013

May 10th: On ice

Today I'm grateful to watch The Professionals on Ice. Super cool (literally, was freezing in there). Phone's camera wasn't quite up to the job but you get the gist!

Thursday, 9 May 2013

May 9th: Hungry Caterpillar

Today I'm grateful that I had time to sneak my phone into the pre-school room after all the children had gone to take a quick pic of our new Hungry Caterpillar board. Quite proud of that really.

Wednesday, 8 May 2013

May 8th: YUM

I make no apologies for yet another food themed post, I am still totally in love with my Gwyneth cookbook and this is basically two of our new favourite meals in one. Amazing herby grilled chicken and totally surprising mango and avocado salad. Grateful indeed.

Tuesday, 7 May 2013

May 7th: Miso

Today I'm grateful that my first miso soup turned out really rather nice.

Monday, 6 May 2013

Sunday, 5 May 2013

May 5th: Family and fish!


Today I'm grateful for a chance to see my brother, for a lovely walk back along the river from Dorney, and for these yummy fish cooked by yours truly ce soir.

Saturday, 4 May 2013

May 4th: Beet it

Today I'm grateful for some lovely fresh ingredients, yummy recipes to try and all the time in the world to savour the result together.

Friday, 3 May 2013

May 3rd: Hip hip hooray...

...it's a bank holiday! and for that I am very grateful. 3 lovely long days just to us.

Thursday, 2 May 2013

May 2nd: Early doors

Today I'm grateful to all the parents who picked their children up early meaning I was out, down the hill and snuggled up at home by 6.30.

Wednesday, 1 May 2013

May 1st: Looked out for

Today I'm grateful that, although I'm rubbish at remembering to take my supplements and whatnot, somebody else is looking out for me

Tuesday, 30 April 2013

Apr 30th: Fancy food and foot nibbling fish

Today I'm grateful for all the absolutely delicious, simple, fresh salads and yummy food we've had while we've been in Santorini, and for my first ever fish pedicure! Bye bye Santorini, we've loved every minute.

Monday, 29 April 2013

Apr 29th: Start to finish

Today I am so so so grateful for an absolutely fantastic day, from start...
...to finish.

Sunday, 28 April 2013

Apr 28th: wow

Today I'm grateful that we've finally arrived in Santorini. And it is WOW! This is the view from the terrace outside our room. And, relax.

Saturday, 27 April 2013

Apr 27th: All packed up

Tonight I'm grateful that my packing for our little mini break is finally done!

Friday, 26 April 2013

Apr 26th: Catching up

Today I'm grateful that we found a slot in our schedules to meet up and catch up. Lovely day spent with old friends.

Thursday, 25 April 2013

Apr 25th: Bare foot

Today I'm grateful for a chance to get these big hot shoes off and feel the cool grass between my toes :)

Wednesday, 24 April 2013

Apr 24th: it's the little things that count

Today, and every day, I'm grateful to be husband for being so thoughtful and doing things like filling my water glass up when he spots it running low. It's the little things that count.

Tuesday, 23 April 2013

Apr 23rd: Mellow Yellow

Today I'm grateful for a beautiful  blue sky and vibrant flowers on my lunchtime walk

Monday, 22 April 2013

Apr 22nd: Mrs. While's Mandolin

Today I am LOVING my new mandolin. Who knew chopping could be so much fun?

Sunday, 21 April 2013

Apr 21st: A sea of flowers


Today I'm grateful not only for a lovely day out strolling around the Odney Club's open gardens, but also for this fantastic sight we stumbled upon whilst there. According to the other onlookers, these are wood anemones and a particularly impressive display at that.  Little lovely surprises like this are the best kind of happy.

Saturday, 20 April 2013

Apr 20th: Greens

Today I'm grateful for this lovely bit of broc from the fruit & veg stall on the high street. Yummings.

Friday, 19 April 2013

Apr 19th: Pink and white

Today I'm grateful for my day off after a week of long shifts, for the lively bustle of the town centre, and that even though I'm not allowed nail varnish at work, I can still keep my nails looking nice thanks to the newly discovered (and slightly chav) delights of pink and whites.


Wednesday, 17 April 2013

Apr 17th: fleurs

Today I'm grateful for these pretty flowers spotted whilst chatting to my mum on the phone on a stroll at lunchtime.

Tuesday, 16 April 2013

Monday, 15 April 2013

Apr 15th: weary bones

Today I'm grateful for my lovely massage courtesy of my lovely Alex.