At some point between my 21st and the 21st we went to last night, I got old. I'm not sure how or when that happened.I get the why part; I've pretty much doubled in age. I guess that covers the how part as well. But as for when, at which point did my clothes become … Continue reading Are we old or is it just me?
Maeve has given herself permission to have one dummy in her mouth and one in her hand during the day. ‘We’re playing babies,’ she tells me when I remind her that dummies are (strictly) for bed. She quickly crawls across the lounge room floor towards Elsie and says, ‘Wah, wah.’ ‘You’re a big girl, Maeve,’ … Continue reading When your 2yo can think on the spot better than you
Elsie told Santa in a shopping centre that she’d like a colourful wooden train. He said he knew exactly the one she was talking about and for a few moments they nodded and agreed about the size of the red and yellow pieces on the train. Afterwards I led Elsie through a toy store and … Continue reading You better not cry, you better not pout
We had a lovely long weekend with friends and a bonfire, sleepovers and marshmallows. To top it off, I finished a new mobile design. It's a woodland theme with a tree in the middle, surrounded by woodland creatures. It's available in my shop.
Okay, I'm whittling through them. Orders are going out left, right and centre. Here's a custom one - my primary owls nursery mobile with a matching 28cm cushion (cool idea?):
There are things to celebrate in a child’s life. Like all parents, we celebrated babies rolling over, taking first steps, speaking first words, and using manners for the first time without being prompted. This weekend we celebrated again. Elsie blew up her first balloon. And I cried. Watching your child learn something new is like … Continue reading From ventilators to balloons
If you've just sat down for smoko and a quick flip through today's Weekly Times, you may have seen this: I was so excited when the editor of the Country Living section of the newspaper contacted me for an interview. They sent a photographer out and he snapped away as I peeked through a mobile … Continue reading Lucky me in the Weekly Times
Yesterday Mum and I were at The Square - Bendigo's Handmade Market. The Square is our favourite market to take our things to; it's held in a beautiful venue (the Bendigo Town Hall), it has a great atmosphere, the girls who organise it are friendly, professional and efficient, the customers are great and there are … Continue reading Lots of autumn sales at The Square
How cool that my red jersey pants were featured on madeit's homepage today amongst the 'Painting the Town Red Finds': And how cool that we posted this parcel today - a whole bunch of matching items for a new nursery: I had a request from a lovely group of workmates who wanted a special gift … Continue reading Painting the town red