I was not in the mood for packing everyone up and heading off on a long distance trip or even heading off to look around the shops. So we went with simple and decided to take a walk down our street to see how many flowers we could find.
It ended up being a really lovely adventure. Our street is a normal street full of houses and we were surprised just how many different varieties of flowers we discovered.
Here were my traveling companions:
We started off slowly searching for flowers. We talked about the colours, the textures, the shapes and the smells. We looked at how they grew - small shrubs or large bushes and how some had lots of flowers and others had very few.
All was going well until I decided to start taking pictures - then I lost their attention, they ran off and I ended up chasing this:
Well, I needed the exercise anyway!
Here are some of the delightful flowers we found:
What do you do when you have had enough of being at home?
Do you get out of the house or get creative inside the house?
For me it is always about taking the time to relax and refocus.