A to Z Guide to Happiness

Two cute dogs, Bella the Westie and Ollie the Papillon, show you how to be happy and bring happiness wherever you are, by following their paw steps with their friends and family.
You will see them having fun, relaxing, following their dreams and giving all their love. They will give you tips on finding and spreading happiness and inspirational quotations.

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Thursday, December 2, 2010

Are you sure it's summer ?

December 1st is supposed to be the first day of Summer in Australia, but it  hasn't stopped raining for days, so after we make Dad and Matthew take us for a walk in the pouring rain (!), we put some warm clothes.

The poncho and hat are from Peru; Mum went there went she was little and she'd love to go back !

Melbourne has its wettest year since 1996 which is good because we had such a long drought, but it is in the middle of a "thunderstorm asthma" epidemic caused by pollen grains bursting in humid conditions. Mom has had asthma attacks and hayfever and our sister was doing her year 12 exams, so we haven't been able to blog or visit our friends' blog very much lately. Wen look forward to catching up soon and showing you photos of our Christmas decorations and costumes.

We've received some really nice postcards from our friends :
Booker Man and asa sent us  a card from their hike, what a lovely place ! Our Mom and Dad met while they were hiking in the French Alps; they love hiking, the mountains here in Australia are a bit far, but there are some lovely spots we go to during our vacations.

Lorenza sent us a card from Torreon, in Mexico. When can go to visit her ?

There are some beautiful flowers in Michigan where Oskar lives.

Fisher is trying to hide in his garden, but we can see him !

Thank you all, we have a really nice collection, check our other postcards  here.

You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have really lived are the moments when have done things in the spirit of love.
Henry Drummond

Take care my friends and have a great week-end !


Ruby Rose and the Big Little Angels 3 said...

Love the pictures. So cute

jen said...

We hope your mom is feeling better and look forward to some christmas pictures:)

Unknown said...

Enjoy your summer! The poncho and hat are so colourful, they are beautiful!

Gail Wilson said...

Pretty post cards. We hope your mom is feeling better soon. We are getting lot's of winter rain too and we try to get out for my walks each day. M.O.M. doesn't mind since she always carries a bumbershoot! Did I spell that right? Hope so.
Christmas hugs, Mistaya

the booker man said...

miss bella,

we've been snugglin' up at my house, too, cuz winter is finally here, and it's coooold! we don't have a super spiffy poncho and hat from peru like that, though!
please give lots 'n lots of gooey nose kisses to your mama from me 'n asa. we hope she is feelin' the betterment very very quick like!

the booker man

Wyatt said...

Hey, that is the kind of outfits we have to wear here in winter!
Hope the pollen goes away for you!

Wyatt and Stanzie

Cat and DOG Chat With Caren said...

those hats are the CUTEST EVER!!!

Two French Bulldogs said...

So cute! But it looks a bit chilly BOL
Benny & Lily

Oskar said...

I hope you have a nice summer. Maybe I'll come visit you since we've had our first snowfall! It's COLD!

We're happy you recieved our postcard. My mom thinks that they are awesome for collecting. Do you do Post Crossing?

Nubbin wiggles,

Unknown said...

Oh Bella - it's been raining and raining here too! And you know, in Queensland, when it rains, it REALLY RAINS!!! Like typhoon floods! :-)

I'm so sorry to hear about your humans' asthma attacks - how horrible! I hope they feel better soon!

Honey the Great Dane

Those Elgin Pugs said...

We hope it warms up for you all very soon!

Your photos are super cute!!
Love the hats!

IzZY, Josie, TriXie and Anakin Man

houndstooth said...

I hope your summer weather improves soon! We're supposed to start getting snow tomorrow night! Brrr! I'd be happy to trade with you!


The Daily Pip said...

It is raining here, too! That's so sweet that your parents met while hiking in the Alps. How romantic.

Your pal, Pip

Lorenza said...

Hi, Bella!
Today we had the first very cold day of the winter season... and I am not liking it!
Take care
Kisses and hugs

Flo de Sendai said...

Oh les jolis bonnets.....
Il faut que je vous envoie qqchose, comme cartes postales, j'y pense !;0))

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bichonpawz said...

Hope summer comes soon for you Bella!! It is VERY cold here and SNOWING on top of that!! We need some cute hats like you and Ollie have! They are just the cutest!! xoxoxo Chloe and LadyBug ps....look forward to seeing some Christmas pictures!!

Toyin O. said...

Hope your weather gets better soon;I love the hat and poncho.

Carol E Wyer said...

Great photos. It's been -11 degrees centigrade here in the Uk and we've had snow all week. I'd rather have the rain.....and that super poncho.
Lovely blog. I'm a new follower.
Carol from www.facing50withhumour.blogspot.com

Carol E Wyer said...

It's been -10 degrees centigrade here and snow all week. I'd rather have the rain and that super poncho. Lovely blog. I'm now a new follower.
Carol from www.facing50withhumour.blogspot.com

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