1 Jan 2014

New Beginnings/Fresh Starts

Let me begin by wishing all of Crafty's readers a very Happy and prosperous New Year.

Can you seriously believe that it is 2014 already ? I must say that I for one am welcoming the New Year with open arms. Weeks ago I began to jot down all the things that happened to make 2013 what it was, I was determined to write a post recapping last year, but the more I thought about it, the more I just wanted to leave the past in the past and start from scratch. I do love new beginnings, fresh starts, the wonder of what lies before us.

                                       
 So here we are, January 1st 2014.......

Today I made it a priority to start the year off by spending quality time with my family. The ones that were not working their little butts off at double time and a half of course !


Sun, sand and surf, that was on our agenda, so off we went, and hit the beach.
There is no better way to clear out the cobwebs and ready yourself for the new journey that lays before you.



Of course Shadow being a huge part of our family also came along for a 'surf', he had the time of his life splashing in the waves and   running wild and free with the boys.

We walked along the beach taking in the view, chatting and wondering why we don't spend more time at the beach. It's time we slow down and enjoy life instead of watching it pass us by. We watched puppy and the boys dig in the sand and play in the ocean having the time of their lives.


And hold onto your hats everyone, but I even went for a run !
No kidding...


This year my aim is to continue blogging about my family antics, the ups and downs of raising my boys, sharing recipes and also to add more craft ideas. Hopefully that doesn't scare you away !



My goal (and I really hope this happens) is to post something each and everyday, whether it be a full blog post, a word, a quote or poem. Or even just a photo that means something to me or someone I love.
This year for me is all about sharing. Sharing love, sharing hope, sharing advice or even just a smile.

I have been lucky enough to have some amazing people stop by and read Crafty. The comments I have received have made me smile, laugh out loud and even cry.
I have truly been overwhelmed with the support you have given me with my little insignificant blog and I hope that this year I too will be able to do the same for you.

So please continue to walk with me, laugh at me or with me. Yell at me or whisper advice. I am open to it all.
Lets walk through 2014 together, supporting each other and most of all sharing what is in our hearts, for we all need someone to lean on, and who better then friends we love and trust....

A new beginning, a fresh start. Forget what is gone, appreciate what still remains, and look forward to the unknown journey that awaits you........

                                                                                                                   beck xx




















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