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24/9/12 - 30/9/12

24/9/12 – 30/9/12

30/9/12: a day out with the family for lunch and shopping, topped off by catching up with friends – a very good day! 29/9/12: I sat with Matthew for ages this afternoon. We chatted and played with his meccano. We made this robot, putting our ideas together to do good teamwork! Yeah! 28/9/12: driving home […]

Fabric Friday: Spring Street

Fabric Friday: Spring Street

I love my collection of spring street fat quarters (image from here). I am inspired to make quilts and bunting for a shared kids’ room – my inspiration comes from here:

Elora's cake

Elora’s cake

We had Elora’s birthday party whilst Gordon and Maxine were visiting. It was great to share the occasion with family. Elora loves owls so we made her an owl birthday cake. We have a tradition, Monte and I, of decorating the birthday cake together on the eve of the party. It’s a fun tradition! We […]



Well, School holidays are over. I feel sad. It has been so wonderful, spending the time with our children. It has been great having Grandma and Poppa staying with us. I almost feel rested now but I could easily spend another few weeks on holidays, catching more snuggles with my babies. I miss them when […]

17/9/12 - 23/9/12

17/9/12 – 23/9/12

23/9/12: Elora’s 2nd birthday party was a really lovely event, made especially lovely by being able to share the day with Grandma and Poppa before they return to Adelaide. 22/9/12: Grandma and Poppa gave Elora an early birthday present. The entire unwrapping ceremony was so delightful, as she negotiated a few layers of wrapping paper […]

10/9/12 - 16/9/12

10/9/12 – 16/9/12

16/9/12: playground with grandma and poppa 15/9/12: A good day actually. A 7k jog with Monte in the morning, a lunch outside and an afternoon of gardening and play outdoors. Then family movie/pizza nigh to top it off. This is a photo of Monte and Georgie in the garden. 14/9/12: snuggles with my little man […]