Happy New Year !
I am so excited to be here in 2012. Finally!!
Its been a quiet one this year as we have needed the rest really after a very busy December.
So.. whats everyone been up to ? We didnt do that much over the break but we had some fun anyway with the kids.
Heres just a snippet... of December..
Darrels Cousin Nicki came over from England to visit us...
Darrels cousin Nicki visited us from England.
This is Darrels, brother and sister with Nicki.
Darrel, Erica, Nicki and Warren.
The mothers groups birthday party for the kidlets.
Maddy, Mackenzie, Trinity and Madeline.
Trinitys birthday cake we took to Gmas and Gpas..Yumm!
Loves upsy daisy at the moment !
So we have a little bit of fun. It is always hard in December for us. Such a busy month and to top it off i had a computer breakdown too. So i am now typing on the new laptop Darrel and i brought for ourselves.
Its been great and we love it. Still able to use the old one, just in limited blocks though.
MY FIRST 2012 SCRAPBOOK LAYOUTS..
I also have been busy scrapping again.. heres the latest offerings at scrapbook kits. This is one of the Jan kits that Jules has got available and its such a great kit for boys and mens pages as well. Heres what i did with the kit.
Some kind of wonderful.. cause he is :)
Close up.. :)
Precious - Darrel and Dawson
Timeless - Finally got to scrap this photo.
My friend Lisa took of us the night before Trinity was born.
Also at Southern Girls we have our Jan Challenge up no 35 ! Please come and play along its really simple and so so much fun.. we would love to see more of the internationals play and theres fabulous sponsors as well.. so go on join on the fun ! Heres my take on this challenge...
Trin the little beautiful book worm..
Challenge Heaven is geared up for 2012 as well, if you havent checked out the site lately please do, we have a few exciting things coming up in Jan already.
We are currently taking sign ups for the Jan crop which happens on 27 Jan so mark it in your calendars and come and join in the fun...
Jans theme is all about new beginnings... do you have any ??
Find all the details here : www.challengeheaven.ning.com
Also its a bumper month at scrap that song as we have songs for the little ones this month. Our lovely sponsor is Sue from lovely bits and bobs and we are so stoked to have her as our January sponsor! She provided the dt with some gorgeous buttons that are so cute and suited our theme so please go along and check out the site. While youre there also have a look at the Dt blogs they are such a talented group of ladies.
I have been inspired by Becci from Beccis Domestic Bliss to get organised this year and trying to follow her lead of doing different things.. to be more organised etc.. she has loads of ideas, check them out !!!!
So i have also started a menu list too.
Just one of my ways to get organised this year - whats yours like?
Monday - Chicken skewers and Salad
Tuesday - Homemade rissoles and salad
Wednesday -Frittata and salad
Thursday - Chow mein
Friday - Chow mein
Sat - takeaway
Sun - lasagne & veg
Well thats it for me for this first post of 2012.. !
Welcome to a new year !!
Happy scrapping peeps!