Wednesday 23 December 2009

All is calm.... well not quite!!!

gift sewing done, baking half done, house half cleaned.... tomorrow..... grocery shopping, finish cleaning house, finish baking, wrap pressies............. ALL IS CALM!!!!

oh my goodness, its been mad, last week had the Princess's best friend stay for a few nights, I took them out to see the Christmas lights, here they are posing in someone (stranger's) front garden!!!

I have been sewing up a storm, cool stuff, lots, I can't show you until after Christmas, can show you these bags I made for my nephews...... quick and funky. I gave them the Wordtoons book.....even the 16 year old was into it...... truly a great gift idea!!!! I wrapped the books in newspaper....... my 10 year old twin nephews thought that was hilarious!!!

Busy times, went to a party on Saturday night and caught up with a whole lot of people I haven't seen since the Princess's Christening, 6 years ago!!! Great night....

Sunday saw me on a road trip part way down our country with my sis in law to go to the FLEETWOOD MAC concert!!! OMG.... fabulous concert, fabulous night, fabulous road trip, lots of
laughing til you cry stuff!!!

Back to Auckland on Monday and full on into Christmas week!!!!

Two more sleeps..... hope all is calm in your home.......

take care... don't stress


Pineapple Villa said...

Merry Christmas to you! Princess is growing fast. Hope you have a wonderful xmas, love the bags and went to the Fleetwood Mac concert here in Brisbane - wasnt it fabulous??!! All is not calm here, i am working until tomorrow and braved the shops tonight, complete & utter nightmare (I have wrapped and bought pressies though...)< Mel xxx

Great-Granny Grandma said...

It seems so strange seeing the picture of princess and her friend in sandals and bare legs posing on a green lawn, when here we are buried under 2 feet of snow. Or we were, until we got plowed out. :o)

Love the bags you made for the boys.

Sugar Bear said...

Merry Christmas to you and the beautiful Princess!

Connie said...

With the Princesses of the world it is never quiet,sugar; trust me on this one. Even when the Princesses are 47 years old!!!

A Bite of Country Cupcakes said...

Envious yep envious I sooooo want to see fleetwood mac...Glad you got to,I too have much to finish but am getting it done.

Unknown said...

What an adorable picture!! Love it :) And those bags are sooo neat, they will love them Rachael! I hope you have a beautiful Christmas and that 2010 is your best year yet! You deserve it!
Love you sweetie,

Unknown said...

PS, I LOVE Fleetwood Mac!!! You lucky girl!

The Vintage Kitten said...

Fleetwood Mac? Lucky you, they are fab! Have a lovely Christmas! Lots of Love TVK x

Artifax said...

You sound more on top of it than me ... lol! Such a lot of things to do aren't there to celebrate the season? But oh, so very worth it!!

A Very Merry Christmas to you and your family!!!!

Kerryanne @ Shabby Art Boutique said...

And I guess this is why it is called the 'silly season'.

I hope you and the princess have a beautiful Christmas.
Hugs ~ Kerryanne

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Aimz said...

I am SO jealous you went to that concert, I just know it was awesome, nevermind you deserve treats like that :-)

Jen NZ said...

Merry Christmas to you and princess

wow!!! what a nice surprise I got and good on you for going for your bachelor :) r u going to teach at schools??? remember I have my bachelor too and if I can be of any help Im here for u

I pray you both have a lovely day

shall be blogging again in the new year :)

Miss Rhea said...

Yay ! Fleetwood Mac ! That brings back !! :) Merry Christmas !! Hope it is Wonderful !! :)

Monica said...

Hello Rachael, hope you had a great Christmas! The girls looked so happy (ooh, I'd be too if I only could wear sandals now!! I have 3 pairs of thick socks on in this very moment), and I also loove to wrap my presents in newspaper!!;)
Love the bags, can't wait to see the other presents!

Siobhan said...

Hope you had a wonderful Christmas! Your little princess is soooo cute. Love your bags too.

All the best for the new year.


Penny from Enjoying The Simple Things said...

Hi Rachel! I hope you had the best Christmas. I hope all of your wishes come true in 2010.

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