30 April, 2011

Button love

Check out these really cute buttons I purchased at a street stall - how cute!!!!!!!! 
Oh wait, they have the brooch thingy on the back so do I still call them a button or a brooch or a badge?

29 April, 2011

Tin tin

So... I saw a tin. I bought the tin. I liked the tin. 

I ate the chocolates in the tin.
BUT, I still don't think it was worth $17. 
Couldn't resist the bunnies.
So, what should I put in the tin now that it's empty?  
I haven't been able to think of anything to go in it!

Thanks Grandma!

Look what Grandma sent me in the post today.

Mum had been saying that it was cold in our new town
& that I needed mitten & hats,
so look at what Grandma made me.

Do you think they'll make me look smart?
Or wise?
Or just plain cute?

Grandma also made me a vest & some socks too,
but Mum was too tired to put them on me 
cos she just pushed me home in the pram (up a steep hill)
& now she's tired & didn't want to struggle to put them on me 
cos maybe I was being a wriggly baby...

I love my Mum cos she's awesome!
I love Grandma too  - she knits me really warm things!!
Oh and Grandma knitted a pair of socks for Mum too (but the socks are bigger than mine)!

24 April, 2011


Why call a place "The Coffee Shop"
when in fact they aren't open
for coffee & cake
but for buffett meals?

22 April, 2011

You may have already figured this out already, but...

Yes, more online shopping - Etsy again at my fav store: Fable Bay
This time I was earring shopping...
And these I'm saving for a very special occasion!
What's your favourite Etsy store??

16 April, 2011

Packed and partially moved...

Yep, we're on the move.
Me, Mr & bubba Joe have packed most of our stuff & are currently sitting in our new rental in Tasmania.
Yep, Tasmania.

We haven't completed our move yet - the removalists deliver the stuff on Monday & we still have about 5% of smaller stuff left in the old flat - we'll sort that out later (one last trip home!). So I haven't said my goodbyes to Melbourne yet, I'm not quite ready for that!

But, let me just say, that moving with a 3 month old teething bub is a difficult thing.

Let me also say, that waking up & wandering out onto your new deck & seeing dolphins makes that previous said difficult thing seem suddenly worth it!

Some things I have discovered....
I have chipped every fingernail & can't find my emery board.
I didn't pack a spare set of jimmy jams & will now have to wear baby vomit jimmy jams to bed tonight.
Where is my moisturiser? My face feels like it is sucked dry.
The new bathroom is white, which is lovely, except for the fact I have almost black hair & I'm still losing it post-pregnancy, so now I have a black & white bathroom.
It's cold. Hobart is cold.
Restocking the pantry is turning out to be expensive. (you can't bring food over to Tassie because of quarantine)

A huge yacht just sailed our new place. I now feel really poor.
There are centipedes everywhere - dead centipedes. Do they come here to die? Is this place the centipedes equivalent to an elephants graveyard?
When do I get to sit down & relax? Will this ever happen again?
How long will it take me to find the perfect cafe?
How long will it take me to find the best craft supply shop?

Did you know that I miss blogging! I mentally write blog posts whilst in the shower or nursing bubba Joe but never get around to typing them up. And because I miss this the most, I'm going to try to do more.

What are you doing today? Come on, cheer me up - someone out there has got to be having a good day let alone a better week than me!!

10 April, 2011


I lost my yarn darning needle - just when I want to use it, the place where it's been living for the last 5 years & it goes missing. DARN!
So I had to buy all of these.....  
in order to get this.....

02 April, 2011


I purchased this really fun fabric ottoman. 
I love it. 
Until I saw that it has created work for me, the side seam has popped and now, I have to fix it - and it's only a couple of months old!
(I can't return it as we bought it when we had gone on a holiday!)
So... I'm disappointed in it.

And I'm too annoyed to fix it, this thing cost over $100 and it's already broken............