My baby is 4!

I really wanted to post this on Ethan’s birthday, but didn’t get time. So please pretend you are reading this on May 27th, 2006. Happy Birthday Ethan! I can’t believe you are 4 years old today. The time since you were born has flown by so quickly and you have grown up really fast. I’m […]

Ethan & Mummy are sick

Well actually, Ethan is better now but Mummy is still feeling like crap.Just colds, but nasty ones. He’s been coughing like a chimney sweep with asthma, but we *may* have finally found a cough medicine that works! Woohoo!Anyway, we both stayed home yesterday – him from preschool & kindy, and me from work. He watched […]

My boy is really growing up!

Ethan has just left with my sister-in-law Sarah on his first solo playdate … as in I am not there with him. Granted, it is a playdate with his cousin, but it is still a big deal for him. He’s quite a shy child at times.Sarah emailed me the other day and asked if Ethan […]

Our weekend getaway …

Rob and I celebrated our wedding anniversary with a night at the Duxton Hotel in the city. The kids stayed at my parents’ place on Friday night and all day Saturday. We got to the Duxton at 2.30pm, then we hit the hotel gym and had a swim in the pool, then a soak in […]

Gingerbread People

I was thinking this morning how scrapbooking and blogging are so intricately linked. Confused? Well, often I blog about things that I intend to scrapbook, and today I scrapped a page that I am now going to blog about.I would have blogged about this earlier, but it happened almost six months ago. Therefore, I can’t […]

Our Easter weekend

We had a great Easter weekend. After church on Friday morning, we headed up to Whangarei for a couple of nights. We stayed with Rob’s mum and stepdad, but we also caught up with Paul & Jo, Liv & Hamish as well as Julien (Rob’s dad) and Jenni. Rob went fishing all day Saturday with […]

Meeting Christi!

Those of you who read Christi’s blog will know that we met for the first time on Saturday. This is despite us living only a few minutes walk from each other! We did have a really nice afternoon. I felt really comfortable with her (and Hugh as well). And her girls are just gorgeous! Kamryn […]

My "other" birthday present

My birthday present to myself, that is. Yes, I got a tattoo. It is on my left shoulder. For those who are interested, the flowers are the boys’ birth flowers. Ethan’s is Lily of the Valley, which is the May birth flower. Tyler’s is Morning Glory, the September birth flower. I really wanted to get […]

The BEST birthday ever!!

Another year older. Yep, I turned 28 on Friday. It is now Saturday night. I have had the most amazing weekend so far and just wanted to share it with you all! FRIDAY: ~Got present & card from my boys. ~Received breakfast in bed. ~Went on trip to Auckland Zoo with Ethan and his preschool. […]