Kids' Santa drawings turned into Christmas cards

Homemade cards

I love kids’ drawings, and I take photos of my own children’s drawings so I never lose them (I should really scan them but the camera’s always ready to use!) This year I got crafty and turned some of them into Christmas cards. Will definitely do this again next year!

Gift of glass bottle filled with lollies

A homemade Christmas gift

If you like to make your own Christmas gifts, then here’s an easy idea – tried and tested too :) Fill a glass bottle (I got my 250ml bottles from Trademe) with lollies and make it look pretty with a ribbon and card. Simple and gorgeous, and the bottle can be reused for milk on…

Hands up everyone!

Happy Tiring New Year

Welcome to 2011. Wow, another year gone huh. And I’m tired. Are you tired? It’s funny how all this holidaying and doing nothing makes you tired. The weather probably has something to do with that too. We spent our Christmas in Palmerston North this year visiting the husband’s family there. It was a busy day,…

Abby Update at 13 Months

So this post is a couple of days early but I am not intending to do anything online for a few days while we are celebrating Christmas and the summer with our extended family. I can’t believe this is Abby’s second Christmas! At least this year she’s not a newborn so will be able to…

What a month

Abby is a month old already can you believe! She has already grown out of some of her newborn clothes and there are still some unworn. It’s a bit sad that she won’t be this teeny for much longer but as long as she gets easier to handle I won’t be complaining (much). Can’t wait…

Stuff I Luff

Barbecues in the sun Stuff from the 50s Icecream Christmas songs by Sir Cliff Richard :] Katy Perry‘s album One of the Boys. You can hear the album on her website. The first song plays on arrival – if the volume’s been cranked up and the sound is coming through your stereo because you’ve just…

Mr Tit Award

Today’s Mr Tit Award goes jointly to those employers who insist on having Christmas functions on a night where their staff have work the next day; and the employees who put their safety and the safety of others at risk by coming to work hungover. It appears that these people are making Christmas cheer a…