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Friday, March 4, 2011

Joy,Joy,Joy.

Hello,

The other day while looking for something on the net I came across Becky's blog. Becky has decided to do a project for the year. Becky is going to "live life to the fullest" one that is "filled with gratitude" and by doing these two things Becky will have "a joyful heart" Becky is asking bloggers to join and spread there little bit of joy that has come there way.



I felt lots of "Joy" on the following occasions:


When David sent a text message with a photo attached of a certificate he got at Uni. That was unexpected and it made our heart beat in a good way and brought a smile to our faces.

We were an hours drive from home yesterday and in a shopping centre and we ran into our son-in-laws Mum Auntie and Julian's Grandmother who was visiting from New Zealand. Great to catch up with people in unexpected places.

This morning while in Good Sammy's I was a good girl and put back the buttons I was going to buy, I didn't really need them. I then went for a bit of a wander and found something we had been looking for. A brand new in the packet metal soap dish holder. We paid just $4.00 for this. We had been looking at them in the hardware shop a few weeks back and they were priced at about $30.00 and they were plastic not metal. Joy in finding that little bargain.

Please make sure you check out Becky's blog to see the others who are joining in "and spreading a bit of joy."



With the hot weather we had over Summer it is nice to see the Bougainvillea flowering like a trooper. This just rambles over the fence and through the trees. The flowers seem to last quite a while when picked which is a bonus.

I hope some "Joy" pops into your world over the weekend.

Happy days.
Bev C

15 comments:

Michelle Ridgway said...

Your bougainvillea is spectacular. Ours hasn't flowered this year because of all the rain in QLD. Plenty of leaves but no blooms.

Michelle said...

Wow that bougainvillea is gorgeous! As we are still making gardens I might have to find a spot to plant one! I'm off to check out Becky's Blog, thanks for sharing!

Lounging with a Latte said...

Always good to hear the 'joy' in people's lives. Lovely bougainvillea..we don't see too many white ones in SA, mainly purple/pink. When we visited Perth I noticed lots of pink franjapanis (spelling?), I had never seen pink ones before!.

Sue said...

Looking at your Bougainvillea gives me "Joy"

Notjustnat said...

Your post put a smile on my face - thank you! Have a great weekend Bev and co - Hugs Nat

Maria said...

Reading your blog gave me "JOY"

Have a wonderful weekend.

Terriaw said...

good for you for spreading such joy! I'm loving seeing those gorgeous flowers! Have a great weekend.

Mylene said...

A lovely post and the bougainvillea looks gorgeous, reminds me of home.

have a happy weekend.

Mylene said...

A lovely post and the bougainvillea looks gorgeous, reminds me of home.

have a happy weekend.

Life At Camellia Cottage said...

Thanks so much, Bev! It brings me joy to know that other people are looking for the joyful gifts in their every day lives! Have a great weekend! Becky G. in GA/USA

Queen Of The Armchair aka Dzintra Stitcheries said...

hey bev it's always good to find a bargain...and good you can walk away from something...i find that difficult sometimes...dzintra

Simone de Klerk said...

Thank you for sharing your joys with us!

Anita said...

Hi Bev, You're a better woman than me, I couldn't possible have put those buttons back!!!! Kind regards, Anita.

Mitzi said...

We just got a couple inches of snow last night, so it's nice to see your gorgeous bougainvillea! I'm going to explore Becky's blog too....thanks for the link!

Joy said...

Here's another bit of 'Joy' for you Bev ......
{{{{HUGS}}}} from Joy :o)