It’s Beginning to Look A Lot like Christmas

Halloween is only just starting to get big here in Australia. Our Oct 31st tradition of closing the blinds and ignoring the one neighborhood kid who watches too much American TV is changing slowly but Christmas is still the focus. I get very excited when the tinsel and plum puddings start appearing mid-October and have started stocking up for the big day. My favourite shop … Continue reading It’s Beginning to Look A Lot like Christmas

Sick days

After successfully avoiding the wave of Hand, Foot & Mouth that’s swept through Lottie’s daycare service, our friends’ kids and ballet class we’ve all been struck down one by one with a nasty cough and runny noses. Sick toddlers are not fun, sick husbands are worse. All in all we’ve gotten a decent amount of sleep and kept super warm so we’re on the mend. … Continue reading Sick days