Hello Spring!

Yesterday was officially the first day of spring here in Australia, and the shift in the weather this weekend has been so dramatic, it’s almost like mother nature flicked a switch. After months of cold, grey, rainy weather, the last couple of days have been warm and sunny and glorious! This morning we headed out for a late brunch before a walk around Lake Weeroona with Miss Daisy Dog. The trees were filled with spring blossoms, the lake was dotted with ducks and the grass was covered in families celebrating Father’s Day. We ate hot jam doughnuts, gleefully wiggled our toes in the sunshine and bathed our skin in the warmth. It was exactly what we needed.

We hope you’ve all had the peachiest, happiest, loveliest weekend. Happy Father’s Day to all the papas out there, with extra love to our own dads, who are back home in QLD! We love and miss you both so much.

Katie and Reuben x

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Katie and Reuben

About Katie and Reuben

We are a twenty-something couple persuing a simple, mindful, beautiful life. We like crafty thing making, yummy thing baking and picture taking.

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16 Responses to “Hello Spring!”

  1. Jess September 2, 2012 at 7:33 pm #

    Its been much the same here in Bunbury, Western Australia. It was our anniversary today so we took a trip to the Perth Zoo, making the most of the perfect weather.

    On a side note, how good are the jam donuts from the van?! My Dad lives in Bendigo and everytime we went to visit we’d stop to visit the donut man and get half a dozen to share between my brother, sister and I on the way back home to Wodonga.

    http://bigandbeautifullife.blogspot.com.au

    • Katie
      Katie September 3, 2012 at 6:33 pm #

      Happy anniversary Jess! And yes, those are the exact doughnuts we were referring to!! They are SO ridiculously good! x

  2. Jane @ Shady Baker September 2, 2012 at 8:01 pm #

    Hello spring and hello pretty photos! Beautiful stuff…happy spring, enjoy the warmth! x

    • Katie
      Katie September 3, 2012 at 6:33 pm #

      Happy Spring to you too Jane! x

  3. Megan September 2, 2012 at 8:35 pm #

    That’s the best thing about living in the southern hemisphere, we have a warm Christmas!

    Lovely blossoms

    • Katie
      Katie September 3, 2012 at 6:35 pm #

      You’re right Megan, Christmas in Australia is pretty special! :)

  4. misspickle September 2, 2012 at 10:40 pm #

    Your pictures are amazing. It’s funny that you’re enjoyed the Spring coming and here in America we’re mostly can’t wait for the fall to come :) xxxx

  5. Mary September 3, 2012 at 2:54 am #

    This time of year is so magical because it’s when all of the world progresses into a more mild season. Spring and Fall are really metamorphosis parts of the year and it’s nice to know that while my leaves are falling down, your’s are blooming.

  6. Teresa September 3, 2012 at 8:21 am #

    The sun is lovely isn’t it?! Also, you two always have the most amazing looking breakfasts!

    • Katie
      Katie September 3, 2012 at 6:36 pm #

      Haha, brunch is our thing! We don’t go out for dinner that much but we make a point of having special brunches as often as possible! :)

  7. Reeder Reads September 3, 2012 at 10:47 am #

    I want to go to every one of the locations you have posted above! What a great blog :)

  8. Sarah @ Chantille Fleur September 3, 2012 at 1:57 pm #

    As always, your photos are gorgeous! That first photo of the mushrooms has made me hungry….just as well we are having homemade gnocchi with creamy mushroom and leek sauce for dinner! Love your blog so much!
    Sarah xx

    • Katie
      Katie September 3, 2012 at 6:37 pm #

      That sounds SO delcious Sarah! And thank you very, very much! x

  9. eliza September 5, 2012 at 6:08 am #

    yay spring! as you’re getting excited for renewed warmth, i’m getting excited to wear layers again here in the US! you always post pictures of the best looking coffees! i need to find some coffee shops that will make me pretty coffees!

  10. jess September 5, 2012 at 8:11 pm #

    I love your cute blog! Just discovered you, we just moved to Bendigo too a few months ago so it is wonderful to see there is a nice little blogging community. You’ve inspired me to blog more!
    Keep up the beautiful work.

    xx jess.

  11. Lou September 7, 2012 at 1:44 pm #

    Mmm, that breakfast looks absolutely delicious, you are making me hungry!

    I had a great first day of spring planting new fruits and veggies in my little garden, but you would never know it’s Spring in Perth as it’s been miserable all week!
    Hopefully it’ll be nicer this weekend!

    Lou x

    foxywhiskers.com

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