Monday, 27 December 2010

Hoopy Love

What do you do when it has done nothing but rain your whole holiday?

Make hula-hoops of course!
A trip to Bunnings for some pipe, connectors and tape. Less than $30 later you have supplies to make about 10 hoops!!!

It was getting a bit crowded undercover, so yes, we are hooping out in the rain.

We got all our hooping inspiration from here.

Sunday, 26 December 2010

Thanks for the iphone honey. xxx

My wonderful, very naughty husband, surprised me with an iphone yesterday.
There was total shock, which may have even resulted in some high-pitched squealing!
Thanks honey, I love it. I look forward to being able to capture more of the day to day moments of my life as they happen and hopefully share some of them here.

Sunday, 19 December 2010

Cook Cook!

I had been toying with the idea of getting Ben a play kitchen because he loves to 'Cook Cook' so much. 
There is a nice one at IKEA, or I could send Dave up to the Salvo's to buy an old cupboard so he could make one like Planetbaby's funky kitchen.

But really, could this little man be any happier? He has it all worked out, no play kitchen necessary.

Retromummy giveaway!

What a generous giveaway from Retromummy!

Enter now to win 20 fat quarters of the new Flower Sugar Range.

Saturday, 18 December 2010

Under the tree...

This bag is waiting under the tree for ME! I love almost everything that Kikki. K sell. Their calendars, diaries and notebooks are my favourite. They have a great gift guide if you are stuck on a present for someone in particular.

Thursday, 9 December 2010

Ikea Curtain Christmas Dress

That IKEA curtain I bought on the op-shop tour is now a Christmas dress for Sarah.

 She did some of the sewing herself. It was basically a seam up the back, and a casing for the elastic. I sewed the straps, and VOILA! A Christmas dress.


A bit thick.

I have been wondering why nobody has been commenting on my blog lately, not even my Mum!!  I have just discovered  37 comments awaiting moderation, starting way back in August. I had been getting some spam comments so had turned comment moderation on. Whoops!!

Chicken and Fishhead.

A friend took me here yesterday as a treat for my birthday.

 The food and coffee was superb, and Ben was in his element with a pink cupcake and babycino. (Now that he has grown out out his dairy intolerance, the world is full of amazing delights.)

 And check out these gingerbread biscuits. Too cute.

Sunday, 5 December 2010


Simple. Sunday. Afternoon. Sewing.

 Vliseofix is your best friend if you like instant gratification like me.

Friday, 3 December 2010

Red Lantern

Dave and I recently snuck away for a couple of nights in the city (thanks Mum!!), and we were able to go to Red Lantern, a restaurant that I have been wanting to try for ages.
 We couldn't get a dinner reservation at such short notice (you have to book a couple of months ahead), but we were able to go for lunch.
The food and the atmosphere were great, and it made our little getaway just that bit more special.