I’m sorry I’ve been gone so long, it’s been about 4 months!!! and I have thought of this blog often during that time and yet couldn’t muster the energy, inspiration, courage to come back to my blog. But a few nights ago I put today into my diary as the day I would return, even if it’s just for a quick “hello, I’m still here!”
What have I been doing? Well there was Christmas, the kids went to visit Santa at his Bach (that’s a kiwi holiday home by the beach) and Santa was in his shorts and t-shirt, it was lots of fun for the kids, we put up the tree, opened presents and spend time with Grandma, Grandpa and the girls’ two aunts. Read the rest of this entry
Today May took part in the Glenfield Parade. It’s the first time we have been a part of this parade Read the rest of this entry
I was very lucky because I almost missed the Annual Festival of Quilts run by the Auckland Quilt Guild. I passed by the signs to the event on my way to Albany Westfield Read the rest of this entry
My husband has a customer who is also a friend who owns a strawberry farm. Come strawberry season we would be welcomed down to his farm and given baskets to pick strawberries to our hearts content Read the rest of this entry
So the day has finally arrived! Wicked is here! Read the rest of this entry
About a year ago we first started going to Silo Park in Wynyard Quarter. Read the rest of this entry
I’ve promised the kids that we would go to the zoo when there is a nice windless day, and Read the rest of this entry
Last Saturday, the girls and I went with my sister to Matakana. Matakana is a little town Read the rest of this entry
Cushla’s Village Fabrics is probably my first conscious introduction to the world of quilts and patchwork.
Before I was first drawn to their shop (when it was still on Clarence St), I didn’t even know what a quilt was. Read the rest of this entry
May has been sick all weekend. It started with a mild fever on Friday which became quite high by Saturday and slowly improved on Sunday. This meant that we were home bound all weekend.
On Monday she was all better but I wanted to keep an eye on her so I kept her at home. Four days of being cooped up in the house with these two girls was beginning to wear on me though so I decided to make a trip to Devonport with the two.
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