05 December, 2016

The Elf Came Back!

Day 1
Douglas returned with his friend Maggie.  So excited to have a reindeer come to stay too.

Day 2
A game of "Pop To The Shops".   We love this game.  This lot however, substituted the grocery cards for real things from out of the pantry.  Plus, they have been playing with the printer.  They made up the moving markers with images of themselves on them.  The boys were suitably impressed.

Day 3
Today we had new pjs delivered for each of the boys.  They were rather rapt.  Ooops though, we had forgotten to feed Maggie.  She was into the oats.  

Day 4
Poor Maggie...  Douglas put her on the crane & left her sky high all day.  

Day 5
The boys had left the crayons & textas out.  So they both drew each other - sort of...

04 December, 2016


A portrait of my boys once a week for a year.

BJ - there has been quite a bit of this going on lately.
DJ - quite a bit of this going on too...

03 December, 2016

Quick Socks

These were a nice quick knit for the last couple of weeks.  After the last pair of socks that took an age I wanted a quick play with the yarn.  This is one of my favourite yarn brands, Cascade Heritage Paints.  So lush on your feet.  So new socks for next winter already!  Woohoo...

01 December, 2016

Thursday Thanks

  • Weekends that feel like long weekends.
  • Being able to watch the boys at cricket.
  • Catching fish.
  • Crafting time in DJ's class.
  • Getting to know some school mum's better.  
  • Safe travels from a long way for a relative!  

28 November, 2016

Week 48

Woohoo...  feeling quite chuffed as I am up to date with this weeks.  I really don't want to get a few weeks behind right now.  Had some time today in between doing ordinary things like weeding!  Ekkk!  lol  I do occasionally do stuff like that.

27 November, 2016


A portrait of my boys once a week for a year.

BJ - We finally made it to the monthly childrens fishing session.  Both boys caught something but BJ was the most impressed!  Nice bit of trout.
DJ - Practising at Milo Cricket.  Loving it.

25 November, 2016