Blog Posts - Whimsical



Buckets of Wishes

Scattered haphazardly about Filling the great expanse Lies infinite buckets of wishes Created carefully in advance Each one brims to overflowing Radiating iridescent dreams And pools of liquid star dust Gush out between the seams These shimmering str...
by Putting My Feet in the Dirt on Dec 1, 2016

Pregnancy Update: 32 Weeks

I felt like I only wrote my 30-week update the other day but here we are at 32 weeks. Time sure is flying by. I think that will be a bit of a common phrase over the next eight weeks. That and I wish this baby would come already! Ha. The Bump: I fee...
by The Whimsical Wife on Sep 1, 2016

Pregnancy Update: 30 Weeks

I'm keeping things real in today's post. Since the last post I was done up to the nine's this one well I'm quite the opposite. Hat on head to hide oily hair, sunglasses on to hide bags under the eyes and lack of makeup. Plus I'm wearing clothes that...
by The Whimsical Wife on Aug 19, 2016

Pregnancy Update: 28 Weeks

So we have hit the 28-week mark, and it feels like time has now slowed down in this pregnancy. We are approaching the third trimester and boy am I glad to finally hit the home straight. Three months's to go before this babe is born and I am hanging f...
by The Whimsical Wife on Aug 4, 2016

Pregnancy Update: 26 Weeks

I've officially popped BIG TIME! Would you look at that belly? Eek. It's like my poor abs have given in the ghost and put it all out there now. Who am I kidding I never had any, to begin with!!! The Bump: Yep, the bump is now front and centre, and...
by The Whimsical Wife on Jul 21, 2016

Pregnancy Update: 24 Weeks

We've reached the six month mark now and I can tell you I am definitely feeling like a pregnant women. Not quite waddling yet but the bump is really prominent now. I missed the 22 week update because the two kids were both down and out with gastro an...
by The Whimsical Wife on Jul 7, 2016

Pregnancy Update: 20 Weeks + Gender Reveal

Okay, so I have made you guys wait nearly a week for me to post my 20-week pregnancy update AND post the gender reveal. I am so so sorry it has taken me this long. Life just happened, and I never got around to putting it all together. So here I am on...
by The Whimsical Wife on Jun 10, 2016

Floor Makeover: Installing Australiana Blackbutt Wooden Flooring

I never thought 2016 would be such a hectic year thus far, and we are only exiting the first half of the year. This year we've had our house rendered, painted the entire roof and ripped up our entire tiled floor and laid timber flooring in its place.
by The Whimsical Wife on Jun 1, 2016

Pregnancy Update: 18 Weeks

So as promised, I have got round to writing the next pregnancy update. I'm giving myself a high five for the win for getting this done. Have fun reading - and if you have no interest in all things babies and pregnancy I give you permission to skip th...
by The Whimsical Wife on May 23, 2016

And Then There Was Three....

If you don't follow me on Facebook or Instagram, you probably would have missed this little announcement that I made a couple of weeks ago. Yes, we've got another little munchkin on the way due in late October 2016. The third and FINAL addition to th...
by The Whimsical Wife on Apr 26, 2016

Fireflies

  Tiny glowing embers Flitting about in the dark   Love blossoming With each little bursting spark   Flickering phosphorescent lights Illuminate the rugged terrain   As whimsical thoughts enrapture And dare to entertain     Written by, Mich...
by Putting My Feet in the Dirt on Apr 5, 2016

Fireflies

  Tiny glowing embers Flitting about in the dark   Love blossoming With each little bursting spark   Flickering phosphorescent lights Illuminate the rugged terrain   As whimsical thoughts enrapture And dare to entertain     Written by, Mich...
by Putting My Feet in the Dirt on Apr 5, 2016

Whimsical Wooden Christmas Stocking Planter

This post is sponsored by The Home Depot.  See full disclosure below regarding DIH Workshop.* Oh this is a fun one guys!   Well friends… this is the week! This Thursday is this month’s DIH Workshop and your local Home Depot will be showing yo...
by Domestically-Speaking on Nov 16, 2015

Whimsical Table Lamp by Leanter: Giraffe Inspired

Lamps stand tall on desks so why not use the visual of the tallest animal on our planet to represent a table lamp? That is exactly what Markus Oder of Leanter did when he created this whimsical table lamp – the Giffy. Rather than going for a st...
by Best Environment Design on Nov 1, 2015

JELLY CAL CAT Art Print (inspired by Jellicle Cats)

This image contains an embedded watermark to protect against digital theft.This watermark will not be present in your print.JELLY CAL CATAn art print of a colored pencil original drawingfrom Pop Art Diva$15.00Shipping is Includedfor orders shipped wi...
by The Pop Art Diva Blog on Aug 1, 2015

Insta-Moments: July

Hi guys how has everyone's week been going? Mine well I will be so glad when winter is over.  We have been battling colds for 3 weeks straight now and I am so so tired of it all. I was the last one to get it so everyone else is starting to feel...
by The Whimsical Wife on Jul 31, 2015

A copy cat bird house

I have always liked "MacKenzie-Childs" things.  While looking through the catalog the other day I saw these really cute bird houses.  Whimsical and fun!  The only problem is the bird house in the catalog costs $200.  Since th...
by Mourning Dove Cottage on Jul 15, 2015

Swing + Rock: A Singularly Whimsical Combo Seat

In general, when we think of swings we picture kids playing. And when we think of rocking chairs, we often envision an elderly grandparent leisurely falling asleep in a gently rocking seat. Designers Clara Rivière and Tobias Nickerl combine the two...
by Best Environment Design on Jul 3, 2015

Swing + Rock: A Singularly Whimsical Combo Seat

In general, when we think of swings we picture kids playing. And when we think of rocking chairs, we often envision an elderly grandparent leisurely falling asleep in a gently rocking seat. Designers Clara Rivière and Tobias Nickerl combine the two...
by Best Environment Design on Jul 2, 2015

Luna Parc, Montauge, NJ

I've been wanting to visit this house (Luna Parc) ever since I read about it in an issue of Weird NJ many years ago (still have the issue in our bathroom). Last night very randomly, someone sent me a notice that the owner, Ricky Boscarino, was having...
by Lemoncholy's Studio on Jun 19, 2015


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