Backyard Beauty and good news

Here I am in my backyard, showing off our beautiful mulberry tree. (Also the slipperydip, cubby/tree house, clothes line and dog's various ripped bits and pieces!)
I am wearing my bear rug ( fluffy secondhand jacket that I slightly changed so I didn't look like a sack tied in the middle), my long skirt - thrifted, a secondhand scarf, and hood of a vest I knitted.

Our dog Winter wanted to be in on the act. It was very blowy and cold!

You can see my red sneakers peeping out.

Here is the vest with a secondhand cashmere jumper underneath..

And Winter once again! ( She is a Spanador - Labrador/Cockerspaniel Mix...gorgeous nature, but likes her food!)

Underneath we have the wonders of the skull leggings and wool socks!

Here are the earrings close up. They are a paua shell design with a spiral centre. (Our sunny, messy family room behind:-)

And I have had some good news...my mole sample was clear. No skin cancer today! Yay! Yay!  and  a thousand times Yay!!!
And a thousand thanks for your supportive comments and wishes sent.

I will endeavour to live in gratitude for this extended life I have. My ring will serve as a reminder to appreciate every moment...even the bad ones! :-)

'Til next time, keep creating,
Jazzy Jack

7 comments:

  1. Congrats on your good news! Love that long turquoise skirt - such a vibrant colour. And I love pet-bombs in pics. :)

    Re: your wondering about my earrings and how the sterling silver bent hoops stay on - there is a sheer bit of purple ribbon that loops through them and back to the top. You can see the edge of it on the righthand one in the last picture.

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  2. Lovely to see you to-day as you layered your garments with the glowing mulberry tree as your backdrop . ....and Winter peeping in. M xx

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  3. Hugs to you and cheers for a benign mole! I LOVE that knitted vest with a hood and it is just fabulous with that long skirt! YOU are the backyard beauty!
    xo

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    1. Thanks Sweetie! I love the turquoise against the yellow. The vest was made with the cheap dregs of wool at the end of the season from a jumper pattern made from cotton. I converted it to wool and took the sleeves off (too lazy!) and it didn't turn out too bad :-)

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  4. I adore your hoodie!! Great touch. Lovely lovely color mix here. And of course not everybody rocks such funky leggings the way you do! xxxxx

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    1. Thanks so much Natalia! That means a lot coming from a beautiful dresser like you :-)

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  5. Love the colours in this outfit. The vest is such a beauty and looks really great in combination with the maxi skirt. Beautiful photos with that yellow leaves of the tree as the background.

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