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I have seen these cute little dresses everywhere and my sis-in-law bought me one. I have it hanging up on my wall in the office. Everytime I look at it I think 'that can't be too difficult to make'. So one afternoon I looked up orgami dresses online and managed... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2013 at polkadotcom
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Last Saturday I was invited to a Devonshire Tea for Aunty Margarets 70th Birthday. It got me thinking about how I would like my 70th to look like. For one thing it would be a privilage to reach 70. So many people dont get that choice. I looked at Aunty... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2013 at polkadotcom
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Im a week behind but last week was the School Halloween Disco and I had two little girls who were very excited about it. A very different story to last year. Last year we were quite naive to the whole Halloween Disco and turned up with two girls who werent... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2013 at polkadotcom
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This Labour Weekend for the first two days we had horrible, miserable, make you feel very irritated winds in Canterbury. It was not inspiring to do anything at all. But Monday turned out to be a beautiful day. Cold but beautiful. As most of our spare time has been taken... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2013 at polkadotcom
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For the last few months Jessie's ballet lessons have all been geared around her exam. These kids are so cute praticing being the best ballerinas that they can be. She had a few extra lessons over the holidays and last week the day finally came. To be honest Im pleased... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2013 at polkadotcom
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So i didnt put Wedding Photos in my last post as this wedding deserved to have a post all of its own. Jacinta is part of a family of six and My sister and Brother and I grew up next door to them. She and her family are a huge... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2013 at polkadotcom
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A few weekends ago I had the chance to fly up to Wellington for a family friends wedding. It had the added bonus of my sister flying over from Sydney to join me. You know how the pre organising can be such a pain but you know that it will... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2013 at polkadotcom
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Finally finally I am back on air. Ive been having issues with downloading photos, finding external hard drives, getting more space for storing photos. You know all those incredibly boring things. Why don't things just work when you want them to! Any way Im back. I managed to finish this... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2013 at polkadotcom
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Ive come to a decision that I dont like change. I used to love it but now it really ruffles my feathers Ive decided. Having moved into this house over a year ago we have talked and talked and talked about different ideas we could do to make it more... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2013 at polkadotcom
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So its not often we have the girl's aussie cousin to hang with us. Jaz came for the afternoon so I decided what a perfect opportunity to make a mess. I had been sent a parcel from my gorgeous friend Catherine in the UK last Christmas which contained a stack... Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2013 at polkadotcom
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My Parents own a Dairy Farm so this time of year there is always a hive of activity going on at the McPherson's Farm. The girls absolutly love it and will find any excuse to join Granny Mac, Poppa and Uncle Pete out on the farm. Where as me Ummmm... Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2013 at polkadotcom
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Oooh there is much excitment in this house today as my sister and my niece are coming home from Sydney for five days. They arrive late tonight/early tomorrow morning and there has been a count down going on for the last month. For ages I have always thought I would... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2013 at polkadotcom
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The girls and I went to visit my Grandma a couple of weeks ago and she gave me a whole bag of more peggy sqaures for Casey's blanket. She said she had one more square in her knitting bag down in the lounge but I said dont worry Grandma this... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2013 at polkadotcom
Yah share away Baby!! Looks so yummy. Man I miss coming to your house for tea.
Toggle Commented Aug 13, 2013 on in my kitchen. at What a Hoot!
No that is the next one. Im reading sea glass at the moment. Just started it last night.
Toggle Commented Aug 9, 2013 on A Good Read at polkadotcom
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Its been a bit of a dry spell with finding a book that I have loved reading lately. I was having a look through a friends book shelves and she ended up putting together a wee stash for me. Isnt it the best feeling knowing that when you finish one... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2013 at polkadotcom
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I love the hot weather and I love countries where in the winter the lowest it gets is 17degrees. Canterbury winters are definitely not like that but I do have to say this winter really has been bearable. Getting a chance to sit in the sun without freezing to death... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2013 at polkadotcom
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The school holidays came and went so fast. Normally these holiday drag with being the middle of winter but this year the weather was stunning and made life so much more fun all round. Its back into the swing of Term 3 again now. Holidays are so nice but being... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2013 at polkadotcom
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One of the days in the school holidays it was freezing! I was in charge of three little monkeys and I wasnt too sure how I was going to make the day fun for all of us. Mum had a roll of brown paper sitting by the back door that... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2013 at polkadotcom
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On the last day of every school term it is tradition for us three to go to the bakery and pick a treat. We then take turns at picking a playground we want to go to where we sit down to eat our treat and share our favourite part about... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2013 at polkadotcom
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We are the proud owners of a new Niece. Half Canadian and half Kiwi but living in Calgary. My Mum in law is heading over to meet this little girl. She is going to be taking our parcels over for Madelyn and Sophie. I wanted to make something that was... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2013 at polkadotcom
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I have been having a flick back through my photos and remembering some of the things we have done over the last few months. Its amazing how quickly we forget what we have all been up to. The things Im loving at the moment are: Family Time-The old saying of... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2013 at polkadotcom
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Sometimes its the simple things that bring you joy and for me this week its a tidy pantry and the chance to actually tidy it! Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2013 at polkadotcom
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I am very lucky as I come from a family who is filled with people who are fantastic sewers, knitters, painters etc The list goes on. So anytime I want to learn a particular skill you can guarantee there is someone in the family who knows how to do it.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2013 at polkadotcom