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Similar to Addison having a dress up day for grade 2, Preston also has a dress up day for Prep. All the prep students have to dress up as Nursery Rhyme characters for Nursery Rhyme Dress Up Day. Like what I did for Addison, I went in search of ideas   Read More ...

May 2018 is all about me! No, just kidding! But a big part of this month was Mother’s Day, and well, that’s me! Charles and the kids were great and spoilt me for Mother’s Day. We went out for an early mother’s day breakfast on the Saturday (as we would   Read More ...

As you know we live on the Gold Coast and this year the Gold Coast is hosting the Commonwealth Games. Although we are not attending any of the actual games I thought it was important to show the boys what’s going around as I’m sure this will be something that   Read More ...

It’s a little strange having Easter so early in the school holidays but never the less it’s always a wonderful time of year. The Easter Bunny came for a visit and we got to see all our family. We did some baking and craft with the boys and enjoyed a   Read More ...

If you didn’t already know by now, I love Christmas!! I have always felt this is a magical time of year and I like to remember it! What better way, than with our very own Christmas Photo Shoot. With the price of Santa photos so high these days, and you   Read More ...

Probably my most favourite month of the year, December of course. That magical time of year when we celebrate Christmas, oh and of course..my birthday! It was an exciting end to 2017 with Preston having his last week at kindy and his Christmas concert and graduation. He’s off to big   Read More ...

The kids sure know how to pick a fun theme for their birthday parties. For Preston’s 5th Birthday this year he decided to have a Star Wars Theme. Since we are all pretty Star Wars mad in our house this was going to be super fun to set up and   Read More ...

This year Addison decided to have his 7th birthday party as a Mario theme. Both Preston and Addison really love playing all the Mario games on their Wii so this seemed like the perfect choice for his birthday party. As you know, I do love a good party. And better   Read More ...

October is a big birthday month for us. This month we celebrate Jasper’s 3rd birthday. I decided to make him a very hungry caterpillar rainbow layer cake, which he just loved. To further celebrate his birthday and his best friend’s birthday (who is only a few days before his) we   Read More ...

We sure managed to pack a lot into September 2017… and also managed to pack a lot into our brand new mini for our first ever camping trip. Who says you need a huge 4WD to go camping. As a family of 5 we sure do need a lot of   Read More ...

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