Scrapbooking while in Sydney November 2015

I know… Β  I know… Β I seem to always be in Sydney πŸ™‚ Eldest son Matthew and his wife had a trip to Las Vegas for a conference and some fun as well, and I am here to look after the two youngest grandchildren. The eldest is now 18 and very independent. She is studying […]

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Creations and Celebrations

The first half of our year is full of celebrations starting with Robin’s birthday on the 2nd of January. This year was his 60th and we celebrated his day with a lovely wine tour in the north of Sydney! Joanna’s birthday was on the 15th of January and Jayden James turned 9 on the 29th. […]

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A Test Of Faith

In August 2014, I left New Zealand for our second son’s wedding in Poland. If you are a regular reader of my blog you will know that after the wedding, we went onΒ a Tour of the Balkans, all of which is written about on here with many photos of the wonderful sights and places visited. […]

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Star Wars Party for Luke

We have just had the best birthday party ever! Grandson Luke turned one year old on the 18th, and because his Dad (my eldest son Matthew) is a Star Wars addict, the theme for Luke’s birthday had to be Star Wars! You must know the conversation from the movie between father and son! This pillow […]

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So Very Thankful!

I have had the most amazing year! It started with a trip to Palmerston North, New Zealand, for the birth of Robin’s and my fifth grand child Ella in February. Then in March came a trip to Sydney, Australia, for the birth of our sixth grand child Luke. And following that in April our seventh […]

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Three Wonderful Weeks!

Last Wednesday I took my sister to Heathrow airport and said goodbye to her! It was a really sad time! And for a couple of days I missed her terribly. Having someone to share my everyday moments with had been so very special. Talking to a baby all day just isn’t quite the same. And […]

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I am in London!

Well….. I have arrived! And I am so happy to be here. Sophie is gorgeous and she doesn’t seem to mind that this strange lady has taken over looking after her every day while Mummy and Daddy go to work πŸ™‚ And I am so very thankful πŸ™‚ Imagine if she was so shy and […]

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Last day at home…

It’s 7:45 and I’m still in bed, but definitely not sleeping or relaxing. I’m thinking about the thousand things I still need to do today. I need to get up! But, I do have a list! I love being able to tick off jobs as they are completed and then knowing I am fully prepared […]

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Less than a month!

Here I am sitting at my laptop when I have so many other things I should be doing! Time is running out and I am beginning to feel the panic! But I wanted to share all the happenings with you…. my reader πŸ™‚ On the 19th of August, Robin and I will be flying over […]

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Home Made Playdough

Well the school holidays are here again! Yesterday I drove to Palmerston North to pick up our Grandsons Jayden and Christian. I love having these boys to stay! You only have to look through a few of my previous blog posts and you will see photos of previous holidays and details of our adventures. I […]

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