After far too long, I have finally got our bike trailer fixed. Just in time for some nice weather. It’s a good day for a bike ride. My legs will thank me later.

Spy Alley in the sun!

Spy Alley in the sun!

Boy1 bought himself a power drill last year with his paper round money. It mostly gets used for building billy carts. Recently they have used it to build themselves a rope ladder with scrap timber. It doubles as a swing. The treehouse is looking good!

Up cycled chop it top and floral Quick Change Pants lined with flannelette and rib tummy warmer, for that extra cozy feeling.

Tags: sewing upcycle

A little trip to Lake Mountain.

Home made pasta night! Woo!

And so begins the Choosing Of The Cake.

And so begins the Choosing Of The Cake.

Patched. 
Conquering the mending pile one hole at a time.

Patched.
Conquering the mending pile one hole at a time.

Tags: winter

A little trip to Lorne. To see a special friend we haven’t seen for seven (can it be that long?!) years. A play on the beach. A drive up the hill and a walk down all those steps to see Erskine Falls. Looking impressive after all the rain we’ve had. A slow walk back up those steps. My poor legs. And some kid photography of a Ferrari who we let* overtake us, that famous house in Fairhaven and the Great Ocean Road sign.

*When driving down the Great Ocean Road, please be a courteous driver and move into the overtaking bays to let faster cars pass. You may receive a friendly “toot toot” in thanks.

We had eight out of eleven eggs hatch. They are growing quickly and eating lots. One is training to be a parrot for a pirate.

When Boy1 wants to make a pavlova, who am I to get in his way? Crispy on the outside, a little chewy in the middle…
It turned out just right.

That’s what big brothers are for!

That’s what big brothers are for!

Frosty grass, chunks of ice, frosty football, frosted raspberry… ice is so pretty and fun!

We woke up this morning to a really good frost… for here anyway. We get a few frosts each year but not usually so much that we actually get sheets of ice in puddles. We had loads of fun running around finding ice and getting cold. Although the Baby Girl doesn’t look so sure…

Tags: winter