February Gratitude

A simple list of gratitude from this month

♥ Enjoying work
♥ Turning down work because I've finally learnt to say no
♥ Daffodils and tulips in my favourite vases
♥ Celebrating birthdays with family and friends
♥ Eating out 
♥ Spring flowers arriving on time
♥ Daily fun on Instagram
♥ Much wardrobe editing and saying goodbye to clothes that no longer suit me
♥ Deeper sleep
♥ Planning a holiday, theatre trip and a festival for later in the year
♥ Embracing new opportunities
♥ Loving reading daily
♥ The return of rock 'n' roll  – husband off to band practice after a long gap (it's been 7 years)
♥ Surviving a family health crisis (Dad) – he's fine now
♥ Painting the bathroom  - can't wait to paint our kitchen next
♥ Loving family
♥ Catching up with friends
♥ Me time
♥ Enjoying the moment 
♥ Looking forward to unknown moments ahead
♥ Thank you for reading Just a little less this month...



  1. Just checking in to say hello (I've been reading for a couple of months I guess) and keep up your lovely blog!

  2. Delightful !
    Glad your dad is feeling better too .

  3. Beautiful list and such a stunning photo!!!! All the best this weekend! Nicole

  4. Lovely list! I'm glad your Dad is ok x

  5. Some great things to be thankful for. So glad your dad is feeling better.

    X x

  6. What good lives we have - so much to be grateful for. Thank you for sharing.

  7. A lovely list, Claire. Your post inspires me to think about my own moments of gratitude. Cx

  8. So good to sit back and give thanks for the life we have - a lovely list!

  9. I've been lurking around your blog for a while now - I'm a Norwegian fan. :) Would love to see pictures of how your bathroom turned out, only if you want to share it obviously. I just love reading about and being inspired by how people simplify, streamline and beatify their homes and lives. :)


    1. Hi, thanks for commenting. Yes, could do a post about this. Welcome xo

  10. It's always good to stop and give thanks for the big and little things in life. It always seems like you have a lot of joy in your life Claire. x

  11. Your gratitude list is lovely - it's the little things that bring us joy isn't it? My 10 month old has finally started sleeping through the night - that is making me extremely happy :-) x

  12. You have such a lovely writing voice, it really adheres to your philosophies of simplification and calm. I love reading your posts, so much positivity and beauty. X

    1. Thanks Anna, your words always make me smile :)

  13. Sorry to hear about your Dad but glad he is fine now. Sarah x


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