Monthly Archives: December 2007

Baby Jesus, friends & a new high chair…

Matilda did a wonderful job playing baby Jesus in Road to Bethlehem this week. Here are some pics (she had at least 3 marys over 1 night)-  Yesterday we had the opportunity to catch up with or good friends Belinda & Joel and their adorable daughter Zannah while they had a stop over on their way to Tassie for the holidays. Heres Belinda, Zannah, Matilda & I – Zannah & I – Our babies getting to know each other –  Zannah- (isn’t she just a doll!)   The boys were there too but I don’t really have any great shots of them…sorry Joel. On the way home we called in to watch Josh play Volleyball and then stopped at Knox to get Tilly her Christmas present…A high chair (too big to take on holidays so she gets it early).It’s a great chair as it converts to a table & chair for when she is older –(sorry, she looks a bit stunned in these pics from the flash when we took the pics last night…she was also very tired).Well, she slept from 9:30 last night until 7:15 this morning! Then she went straight back down until 11:15! What a champ!!!ok, off to try our stamp maker again.. xx   

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The silly season…

is apon us. Here are some pics of Tilly to get you in the Christmas mood… and one for Uncle Josh  On the 1st of December we headed over to Dannii  and Israel’s for the traditional turning on of the Christmas lights on the house up the street. Every year Santa comes to this house to help them turn on their Christmas lights. Here are a couple of pics from the evening…   The house is just SO covered in lights…there was even a runway for the reindeer to land on! They had a giant blow up snowman and Santa and lots of others.School finishes up next week (the kids finishes this week) so we will be headed home to the visit the fam for Christmas soon.Next week is such a busy week for us. On Monday night I am teaching a class for Scrapniques . It is a great little class where we will be making a standing Christmas decoration. The class is just $15. Here is a pic of the finished product…  ‘Road to Bethlehem’ starts next week and Matilda will be playing baby Jesus on Monday night at 8:30 in Nunawading for anyone interested in going to have a look.  On Tuesday night Warburton Christian School are having their very last speech night as the school closes down at the end of the year. I feel pretty sad about this and would love to head up there for a last visit. Wednesday night we have LAA staff tea and Thursday night we will be babysitting  the Best girls…so a very busy week for us being out pretty much every night which will suck but thats ok.  Not much else to report except that when I went out yesterday I forgot to tie Rusty up and when I got home he was gone!! We drove aeound and walked around looking for him all afternoon but couldn’t find him. I got a phone call this morning saying that the ranger had picked him up and he was at Coldstream animal shelter so Shannon rushed out to get him…well $180 later and we have him home safe and sound! phew.  Let’s hope that doesn’t happen too often.Anyhow, thats all from me now. J xx 

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Trying harder…

Ok, I’m trying harder to blog more often. Sorry about everything being all bunched up…I can’t seem to fix it, stupid wordpress. The new December kits come out in the shop today. These are great kits with gorgeous Hamply Scren Print rub-ons (which I just LOVE).Here they are…New for December ‘Reflections – Red’Designed by Jodi Batten.Kit includes…– 1 x Fern Bazzill Cardstock– 1 x Sugar Cookie Bazzill Cardstock– 1 x Crimson Bazzill Cardstock– 1 x SFL Indian Summer ‘Harvest Time’ Patterned Paper – 1 x SFL Indian Summer ‘Captain Ahab’ Patterned Paper– 1 x SFL Indian Summer ‘Quilters Guild’ Patterned Paper– 1 x SFL Felicity ‘Endearment’ Patterned Paper– 1 x Indian Summer Diecut Trims– Basic Grey Black Letter Stickers- Hambly Screen Print Red Journalling Rub-Ons– 1 x 6.5″ square white Tuille– 1 x 6″ x 12″ piece of dark olive green cotton Fabric– 8 x 5″ assorted Basic Grey Urban Couture Ribbon pieces– Red printed Dymo Tape words ‘Joy’, ‘Love’ & ‘Peace’– 2 x small white Label Stickers- 1 x 4″ square canvas (not pictured)– 2 pages of vinatge paperRetail Price is at least $37, we are selling this for a bargain $30!If you would like to see the pages Clair has made with this kit, check them out in the Scrapniques gallery! and…New for December ‘Reflections – Blue’Designed by Jodi Batten.Kit includes…1 x Red Bazzill Cardstock1 x Bubble Blue Bazzill Cardstock1 x Navy Cardstock1 x SFL Felicity ‘Illuminate’1 x SFL Whale of a Tale ‘Herman’s Dots’1 x SFL Whale of a Tale ‘Ahoy Matey’1 x SFL Whale of a Tale ‘Flying Dutchwoman’1 x Whale of a Tale Diecut TrimsBasic Grey Black Letter StickersHambly Screen Print Red Journalling Rub-Ons1 x 12″ piece of white lace1 x 5″ x 8″ piece of red patterned cotton Fabric8 x 5″ assorted Basic Grey Urban Couture Ribbon piecesBlack printed Dymo Tape words ‘Laugh’, ‘Family’, ‘Good Times’2 x small white Label Stickers1 x 4″ square canvas (not pictured)Retail Price is at least $37, we are selling this for a bargain $30!If you would like to see the pages Felicity has made with this kit, check them out in the Scrapniques gallery! pop on over to the shop and have a look…Scrapniques. 

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Cyber Crop tonight!!

Hey all you scrappy ladies (or gents) out there who love to scrap, we are having a Cyber crop over at Scrapniques tonight. You will need to be a member so be sure to register for the forum here. Then join us for some chatting and scrapping.It begins at 7:30pm (Melbourne time) and there will be great challenges, games and prizes to give away. Hope you can make it.Oh and we have our new shop up and running! Please go and check it out Scrapniques. It’s been a busy couple of weeks at our house. With problems with the old shop and setting up the new one, visitors and Christmas shopping (I LOVE Christmas!!!).Here is our life recently at a glance:* Josh has been staying with us this last week doing work experience in the city with Camp Quality.*Matilda is now 4 months old  * Matilda is craining her neck to try and sit up now whenever you put her in the rocker or car seat.* Tilly can almost roll from her back to front…she has been trying hard. See her latest efforts (this is how far she gets)…Photo Sharing and Video Hosting at Photobucket * I have been scrapping…Photo Sharing and Video Hosting at PhotobucketPhoto Sharing and Video Hosting at Photobucket I blurred out her bum for the net (it’s not really blurred in real life hehehe). Here are some pics of Matilda at 4 months…Photo Sharing and Video Hosting at PhotobucketPhoto Sharing and Video Hosting at Photobucket taken yesterday.Well, thats all for now.Don’t forget about the Cyber crop. Hope to chat to you there (oh, just go into the chat room from the forum page …link is above). J xx    

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