New Years Day with the Powells, hot Summer days, roller skating (for the first time since I was a teenager), Avatar (movie), holiday to Nelson Bay with Nan & Pop, A Day on the Green to see Ronan Keating, Australia Day BBQ, Summer time reading, swimming in the pool, back to school.
Kevin’s Birthday – fondue for dinner, swimming carnival, Dance of desire, Valentine’s Day, Winter Olympics
Amy’s Birthday, party at Jamberoo, Basketball finals (Hawks No.2!!), Nan goes to hospital to have a cancerous kidney removed, Dad goes to hospital to have a hernia repaired, family day out Jamberoo, new wall of photos
Easter at Burril Lakes with the Powell’s, School holidays, Amy to Berry Camp, Vegetarian cooking class, made (not very well) a pair of wrist warmers, Christy in school cross country carnival, enjoyed Anzac cookies, finished my second crocheted blanket.
Mothers Day at Glengarry Farm, Robin Hood in Gold Class (first time), adventure walks with the dogs, final planning for our UK trip, lunch at the Powells, swine flu shots
My Birthday, hangdog with the Powells (I took photos), packed for our 6 week trip to the UK, spent 24 hours on a plane, had 5 fun-filled days in London, met up with a school friend I haven’t seen since I was 16, started our cruise of the Baltics.
Made many great memories from our time in the Batlics, England and Scotland, visited Haddo House were my Dad was born during WWII, was dreadfully sick for 24hrs (in Scotland), said farewell to Kevin mid-July when he headed back home, Amy accepted into Smith Hill Selective High School.
Settled back into our normal routine (though it took ages), attended my cousin’s wedding (the headless couple in the collage above 🙂 ), had a visit from the Naughty Dog school (to retrain us … and the dogs), Organic Expo in Sydney, Luna Park, Christy sang in the schools massed choir, attended a funeral, went on AG excursion with Amy to Kiama blowhole and dairy farm,
Climbed the Sydney Harbour Bridge (in the rain), weekend in Sydney with Kevin, Fathers Day lunch at our place, Christy’s birthday brunch, new passport (old one got water damage while away), tulips in Bowral, Christy to tennis camp, school holidays begin, swim season begins, planted vegetable garden.
School holidays continue, take kids to see Fame the Musical, family bowling Kevin goes to the States for work, Halloween Party, Basketball season begins.
New birdie PJs, scrapbooking weekend away, family bike rides, Amy’s AG graduation, Christy gets new bike, Harry Potter 7 in Gold Class, School Fun Day, join Weight Watchers, put up Christmas Tree and decorated house, Amy gets reading glasses.
Celebrate 18th wedding anniversary with weekend away in Canberra, get to meet blogger Lisa, Christy performs in Wollongong Mall, Withnall Family Day, Nan’s Birthday lunch, lots of Christmas shopping, Amy’s Year 6 farewell and graduation, work Christmas party, summer holidays begin, girls go to Berry Sports Camp for 5 days (and love it), Christmas eve party with friends, a nice quiet Christmas Day, made lots of Pummelvision slideshows and to end it all a few days to unwind after a crazy busy December, and a VERY sore finger courtesy of Bailey.