Friday 25 November 2011


One month today until christmas. I am far too excited!

I really wanted to make Elle and Mia a handmade advent calendar this year but with my miminal sewing skills and the fact i am completely exhausted once the girls are asleep, i opted to buy this one. It wasnt expensive and it means i now have a whole year to make their one for next year!

The plan is to put little scrolls in with an activity for that day. Oh boy, the month of december is just going to be one whole long month of fun! I will make a video of her each day reading her scroll and during the day and then also make a book, taking a polaroid each day of her.
My maternity leave ends in two weeks though so every wednesday and thursday, i shall be working and the girls will be at nursery but i shall make sure the evenings are funfilled. I cannot believe i am due back to work! i dont want to leave Mia at nursery atall! I have hardly ever left her and i am so anxious about it but that is for a completely different post!

Geeze, im sick! There are coughs and colds going around right now and i seem to have caught both and when i get a cold, my body does not get one lightly! Que, MAN FLU! Last christmas, i was pregnant with Mia and i caught the swine flu! I sure hope this cold goes away soon as having two little ones to look after, i can not afford to be ill!

I couldnt fall asleep until 3:15am this morning as i just couldnt breath and get comfy and then i was then awake at 5 with Mia. I then had to get both girls ready and out the house for Mia's 8 month medical for 8:50am!! I think i nearly passed out in the street!!

So i am not cozy and all wrapped up in extra layers in bed and hopefully ill be well enough to go to Elle's ballet class in the morning.


  1. Swine flu!! I can't wait to see the videos, I might have to "borrow" the idea when Violet is old enough!

  2. I LOVE your decorations!! I am definitely going to have to use those ideas I think.... I love them too much!!

    i hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving! new follower from the follow fest!

  3. It looks amazing! You did a great job!

    As I said on Instagram, feel better soon,dear!

  4. Hi! I'm your newest follower from the Follower's Fest. I absolutely adore your blog. Your little girls are just beautiful.

  5. what a sweet little blog you have! :) i found your through the link up at the wiegand's. love your photos, so exciting that christmas is so soon! get better soon!


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  6. I love your decorations! I've been looking for an advent calendar- where did you get it?
    Do you have an advent wreath? They are really cute additions to the holiday- it has 4 candles- 3 purple and one pink, and you light one every Sunday until Christmas (pink is last). It's really cute and my kids love it. What an adorable idea to put activities into your calendar! Mind if I borrow it?

  7. those are SOOO adorable, i'd love for you to stop by and check out some of the new tutorials and giveaways. xoxo nicole

  8. Hey, nice to meet you. I'm a new follower from the fest.

    visit me of you can

  9. i LOVE your blog! i am a new follower over from the fest, your header is perfect. i love everything!

  10. I'm a new follower from followfest! Super cute blog.. Come visit mine if you have time..



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