Tagged with Family

Galiano Island and Orcas

Galiano Island and Orcas

We caught the ferry from Tsawwassen to Galiano on Sunday afternoon.  Just as the boat was about to leave the dock someone ran down from the top deck to say that there was a pod of orca whales just outside the harbour.  We went up on deck to watch as we sailed slowly past them, … Continue reading

Family tree stickers

Family tree stickers

I saw this great way of putting up a family tree before we came to Houston at the beginning of last year and decided to bring the sticker set with me.  It’s taken until now to put it up(!), partly because we didn’t know how long we were staying (we’re still not sure…) but also … Continue reading

Pyjama party aftermath

Pyjama party aftermath

Last night I went out with some friends and left the girls at home with their best friends from school and their daddy.  The Big One and her friend had been planning what they were going to do all week and by 7pm when the two little girls arrived with their mum and dad, my … Continue reading

New Years Eve and new traditions

New Years Eve is always a dilemma – to stay in, to go out, what to do with the children.  This year we ignored the posh party at the club and a party invitation, and stayed home with the girls. The girls decided on what we’d cook for dinner and helped prepare it (steak and … Continue reading

Will you do what we say?

We went out for dinner to celebrate my Lovely Husband’s birthday last night. The girls came with us and having eaten next to nothing of the delicious food (well the Little One ate 10 large prawns/shrimp) despite our very vocal encouragement, my Lovely Husband asked this: When you’re older will you do what we say? … Continue reading

2012 – a good year

If you’d asked me what I’d wished for at the beginning of 2012 my answer, if I was being brutally honest (which I only was with a handful of people), would have been that I hoped that the planned move to America in January wouldn’t happen. I was as positive about it as I could … Continue reading