It's the beginning of
January and most of the days are still sunny and its very pleasant outside and
we take advantage of every minute is sun to spend outdoors in the crisp air.
not really a winter girl but this year it feels good. It's not that cold yet
and I can spend most of the day outside and that makes me happy.
earth feels good too, you can see it.
day the girls and I walk around the farm and enjoy finding little treasures.
discovered mushrooms this year, oh mushrooms….so tasty! I feel the forest with
friend of mine who has been picking winter mushrooms for many years taught me
which mushrooms are safe for cooking and which aren't. It's such a delight
searching for them amongst the fallen leaves by the trees. Picking and
preparing them for lunch.
pecan tree has had a good year too, I have never seen such a large amount of
nuts on the ground for many years now.
Daffodils and Cyclamen are blooming.
is left is to fantasize about my vegetable garden…I already have the place set
out and the desire, now I have to be just a bit more patient until February is
over…and plant everything I can lay my hands on.
began few days ago and I feel full of energy as if something has changed.
want to thank 2012 from the bottom of my heart, really. It was an amazing year,
it had its difficulties and was full of challenges and changes.
waited for her for a long time. I waited to have a baby, waited to move into
my spacious home. It all happened in one year. It was the first year of my
little Geffen's life. A year full of renovations and building a new home, and
here is 2013 and we are sitting in our beloved new home. The girls have grown and I feel a change.
was a perfect day.
did Reiki for the first time in our new home. I waited a
long time to do it and somehow I kept finding excuses, it has been a month
since we moved in and finally sat on the couch.We
built a corner in the bedroom for me called "The Ashram" which was
designed Reiki treatment. Today with no special planning or intention I just
stopped everything I was doing and put on wonderful calming music, I lit candles
and began the treatment. I was so excited; I can't remember a treatment I had
done to myself where I felt so moved. Something was there, something wonderful.
Parts from my "Ashram"
remainder of the day was dedicated to beads. Yet another thing I haven't done
for a while. I cleaned new beads, tidied up, photographed and started uploading
them in my store.
the afternoon the girls returned to me. We had lunch that Gili made and
the afternoon I returned to the studio, sat down at my glass corner and made
beads. I enjoyed myself so much. I think they came out really well.(will show them in other post)
home, kisses for my beautiful girls. In
the evening I went to a yoga class.
I already say I had a perfect day…?
A wonderful start to 2013
everyone a wonderful year filled with good experiences. Good
been two weeks since the Holiday of Hannuka … but it batter late then ever..Right? :-)
holiday this year was packed with activities.
celebrated at Drori's kindergarten; it was wonderful seeing her dance and sing and
getting all excited from the party and the audience.
said Goodbye to my beloved sister whom I will not see for a long, long time, we
hiked, had a chocolate day (a treat after a scary blood test), played together,
hosted guests and enjoyed all the green surrounding us.
love this holiday, the holiday of light. The winter holiday that always brings
a feeling of intimacy with it. The Family gathers together in the evening,
lighting candles and singing beautiful songs. This year the light had arrived
to our new home and we are happy.
evening the Hannukia is lit, here we are at dinner and dessert is home made
an insane week we've had, Hannuka celebrations, many family meals and amongst
the excitement of moving to our new home and the constant changes an air of
sadness loomed above us.
big sister is leaving the country to live in Australia. Excuse my being slightly
dramatic but it really is a drama for me and my family. We are very close knit
and we love meeting up and spending time together, endless phone conversations,
family meals and outings.
the family is splitting up, it's hard to say goodbye, very hard…
sister, who is three years older than me, and I, have a very special
relationship. As young girls we played together and spent a lot of time
together, had mutual friends and most times people thought we were twins. The
years have gone by and we grew up in a warm and loving home. We developed in
different directions, found out how different we are from one another and yet
stayed very, very loving and close.
is difficult for me that she is leaving. It's difficult for me knowing how
difficult it is for her…it's difficult knowing I won't be seeing her for a long
time (why Australia of all places ??!! who has that kind of money for plane
tickets to Australia?)
love her; I love her husband and their amazing daughter whose sweetness just
drips off her.
moments before we say goodbye
to our mom
goodbye sweet Aloni
wish them all the success and happiness.
they enjoy, grow, develop and come back to us soon, because they are already