I know November was a short month and all but I wasn’t going to let that stop me from packing in all the things. All up, it was a pretty busy month with work, play and even a break away but it was definitely a November to remember and thankfully for all the right reasons! Before I open any more doors on the advent calendar and get stuck into December proper, I thought I had better take some time to take stock. I’d love it if you joined me!
Eating: These 4 ingredient Parmesan and Pesto Twists! They’re going to be on high rotation over the holidays.
Drinking: Coffee and lots of it.
Needing: More sleep because if I slept more, I’d need less coffee!
Revamping: This delicious Christmas Hedgehog Slice. It’s so easy but so yummy!
Doing: A lot of baking, Christmas is coming!
Going: With Teddy on his first road trip!
Visiting: Dog friendly wineries in the Hunter Valley.
Tasting: All the wine. It was totally delicious!
Loving: The warm welcome we received in the Hunter.
Weekending: In Port Stephens.
Ticking: A few things off my list of 101 things to do in 1001 Days including going on a dog friendly road trip!
Playing: On Birubi Beach and making lots of new friends!
Enjoying: All the firsts with Teddy Roosevelt.
Discovering: All the best pet friendly places to eat, drink and stay in Port Stephens.
Staying: At this fabulous pet friendly Airbnb in Anna Bay.
Considering: Wearing a blindfold in the car as a passenger, I’m that anxious!
Coveting: All the dog gear in Soapy Moose. I want Teddy to have one of everything!
Buying: A Christmas collar and lead for Teddy Roosevelt. He has to look the part, right?!
Shopping: Up a storm in the Black Friday sales.
Ordering: One of these hand embroidered Christmas decorations from Chilly Creates.
Liking: Air conditioning. I’m just not built for Australian summer.
Disliking: The bushfires. Disliking the political response to them.
Knowing: That something needs to happen about climate change and it needs to happen now.
Wondering: When our politicians will take action and do what’s right for the planet and not what’s right for their pockets.
Thanking: The firefighters who put their lives on their line to keep everybody safe.
Going: To the dog park for the first time.
Taking: Teddy to doggy day care. He loves it!
Meeting: Up with Teddy’s old mates from puppy school. They totally got stuck in!
Walking: 10,000 steps a day – just another benefit of having a dog.
Reuniting: Teddy with his siblings and their hoomans – we’re one big happy fur-mily!
Reflecting: On how a dog is a real conversation starter.
Loving: Having a dog. So much.
Laughing: At Teddy’s first puppy cut…. Not because we’re cruel but because he’s so cute!
Celebrating: Our meetaversary (15 years) and David’s strokeaversary (5 years) and yes, they fall on the same day!
Putting: Up the Christmas tree – I couldn’t wait a moment longer!
Watching: The last season of Jane the Virgin. This is one series I wish would never end!
Reading: The Kite Runner by Khalid Hosseini. It’s a masterpiece albeit a heartbreaking one.
Subscribing: To Disney Plus. First up, Lady and the Tramp! So good!
Listening: To all the Christmas tunes on Spotify.
Smelling: This amazing Christmas Pudding scented candle. It’s probably my most favourite smelling candle ever!
Seeing: Billy Elliot – it was outstanding!
Supporting: Troops serving overseas by sending a Christmas care package.
Admiring: Rochelle – she’s so inspiring!
Preparing: Two bags for this year’s Share the Dignity It’s in the Bag Campaign.
Dropping: Off my 2 bags at Bunnings – if you want to make a bag, there’s still time!
Testing: My blood and scanning my neck – it’s check up time. It always makes me a bit antsy.
Waiting: For my test results. For me, the waiting is the worst bit.
Getting: My test results and it’s good news! Another 12 month clean bill of health!
Worrying: About my people in the motherland. It’s hard being so far away.
Meeting: Denyse in real life and catching up with some other lovely bloggers for her birthday morning tea. So much fun!
Hosting: Friends for dinner – we love having such fun having people over.
Planning: A getaway to Merimbula on the Sapphire Coast. What should we see, eat and do?
Looking: Forward to Christmas especially because it’s Teddy Roosevelt’s first!
Was your November a month to remember too? Tell me all the things!
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