Saturday, July 17, 2010

New baby, lovely surprise and other tid bits...

So, recently I took the twins to Cockatoo Island...went with dh and one of my friends...we had a ball...dh got his sheet metat apprenticeship there many years ago building submarines....so he had a trip down memory lane....I went there to see the art, and there was plenty of that...still more I am yet to see.....the twins had a ball exploring the place too....this is a photo of going to the Island by ferry...i never get sick of the sights of the city...














some shots of the twins...

I am aso blessed to have some beautiful friends....friends who would help me whenever I gave a hey ho...last night I went out to dinner with 2 of these friends...ange and carmel...friends from the days of college and training to become primary teachers....these girls make me happy...didn't take my camera but have a photo of what ange popped on the table in front of me!!!!my favourite perfume....it took all i could muster not to blubber like a baby, but i did well up a bit....i love these girls!!!!


Next...I am lucky enough to be an aunty again...welcome to the world little Marshall...he is a doll...so precious....congrats liss and mark...love you!


ast of a an update on my crafting....wel...the crochet hook has been busy is al i can say, wish i had more to show you but it will happen...i am filled with ideas...hope the become creations...
so...until next time
take care
lots of it
mandy
xxx

13 comments:

Trudy Callan said...

Sounds like you had a fun family trip. The twins are so cute together. They look like they enjoy one another's company. So nice to have good friends. Marshall is such a gorgeous baby. Your blanket is beautiful. Great crocheting job.

Trudy
Host of The Artistic Mother's Art Group
www.artisticcreationswithtrudy.blogspot.com

amanda73 said...

Congrats on little marshall.....gorgeous pics, love them all

lindy said...

Mandy love the photo of your outing...nothing like having great friends ha!oh i love your rug...

Lis said...

wow - that blanket is drool-worthy! Yummy colors! And wonderful pictures of your outing and precious little nephew. Looks like you are having a great summer!

xo Lis

Carin said...

Looks like a fun family outing! Congrats on your nephew, he's a sweetie. And that blanket deserves a close up - it looks all lovely and snuggly!

Kristin said...

Hi Mandy!
There is so much goodness here - I love your pictures (beautiful "babies"!!!!), your girlfriend story and of course your newest creation - the colors are just beautiful together!
Thank you too for your sweet message - I always love your opinion! Me xo

Emakesart said...

Great photos! And I love the blanket, so cheery!!

Lorraine said...

love your crochet blanket and what lovely photos of the twins, the ferry and Marshall is such a gorgeous baby..thanks for your lovely comment on my apron

lindy said...

Mandy i just gave you a blog award check out my blog

Kristin said...

Thank you Mandy! Hope you are doing well, Me xo

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No one knows the weight of anothers burden. ..................................................

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世間事沒有一樣沒有困難,只要有信心去做,至少可以做出一些成績。..................................................

Melinda Cornish said...

what a fun day....plus, friends are the best...sometimes they can keep you going just by being there....