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Friday, 3 October 2014

31 Days of Everything Home - Day One - An Introduction

Good morning! I've decided to take the plunge and sign up to the 31 day challenge
A writing challenge every October, every day.

I've chosen my topic that I'll be writing abut for this month of October, and it is '31 days of Everything Home'

You can find out how all about the challenge and linking up by clicking here. This challenge was started by the amazing Myquillyn Smith at The NesterYou will find my linkup to these posts here.

So I hope to have you all follow along and I hope that you enjoy what you find here about Everything Home!

Now for my first 'Everything Home' post ...



My friends home is beautiful. Her style is very different to that of my own, but there's something about her home that I just love. I find her home interesting and personal. While there the other night, I glanced over to her coffee table and saw the most delightful looking book I've seen in a while. It was begging me to browse through it's fresh smelling pages and my friend, knowing I'm a book freak, told me to go for it!

It's called 'Down to Earth' a guide to simple.

As I devoured each page and photo, a beautiful passage on 'home' rung true ...

"Your home should be the one place where you and your family know with absolute certainty they are loved, where they can relax and be their true selves, where everyone can recuperate from being at school or at work, and have fun, help, be productive and creative and learn how to live. Your home is where children should develop their values and where parents should strive to live by theirs. Home is far more than just furniture, bricks and mortar".

So welcome to my '31 days of  Everything Home'  and welcome to our lovely little old-style rental home in sunny Queensland, Australia ...



... You are so welcome here!

Day One: You Are Here!
Day Two: The Art In My Home
Day Three: Quotes On Home
Day Four: Music In Our Home
Day Five: Great DVD Viewing
Day Six: Decorating With Thrifty Treasures
Day Seven: Home Is Where The Chickens Roam
Day Eight: Blessings
Day Nine: Raised Veggie Garden Part One
Day Ten: Books In My Home
Day Eleven: My Favourite Quotes on Home and Motherhood
Day Twelve: Raised Veggie Garden Part Two
Day Thirteen: Our Cats
Day Fourteen: Home Is Beautiful
Day Fifteen: Gloriously Blessed
Day Sixteen: Quick Home Projects
Day Seventeen:
Day Eighteen:
Day Nineteen:
Day Twenty:
Day Twenty-one:
Day Twenty-two:
Day Twenty-three:
Day Twenty four:
Day Twenty five:
Day Twenty six:
Day Twenty seven:
Day Twenty eight:
Day Twenty nine:
Day Thirty:
Day Thirty one:

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14 comments:

  1. Great idea Shnooks. You would love Every. Single. Page of this book! X

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    1. Yes I'm sure I would! I've added it to my wish list (which is getting rather long I might add!) xx

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  2. Rhonda Hertzel has a wonderful blog too called Down to Earth .
    Alexa from Sydney
    http://www.Alexa-asimplelife.com

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  3. I love everything home so I am looking forward to this! The quote you shared is wonderful! :)

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    1. Hi Jes! I loved the quote, I think it's a beautiful description of home. I'm looking forward to you visiting again :) Have an amazing week.

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  4. i love this topic and your sunny home looks very welcoming.

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    1. Thank you very much Summer. I love your name! Thanks for visiting here!

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    1. Thank you! I thought it was wonderful. It's so nice to have you visit!

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  6. I feel the same way about home!

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    1. Hi Jerralea! It's so nice to meet you! Home is a very beautiful place indeed! :) I hope you have a lovely week.

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  7. Congratulations! This post was #2 Most Read on last week's link up. Stop by and link up this week.
    God bless.

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    1. Oh wow! Thank you so much Chris! I'm very surprised! Will link up again. Have a great week!

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