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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
I dabble in sooooo many things, Aromatherapy, DIY Cosmetics, Crafts, Paper crafts, I'm also an organisational freak. I am in my final year of a BA in Fine Arts,majoring in Gold and Silversmithing at RMIT, in Melbourne, to further expand my little jewellery business, BabblingBee. I Have 2 gorgeous boys, Sullivan aged 10 and Lincoln aged 9. Happily Married to Michael for 12 years.

Friday, October 31, 2008

So I have forgotten how nice country people are... We went to Ballarat yesterday, just for a drive and to visit a really cool little scrapbooking shop called "The Imagination Factory" (waving hi Fiona!!!) and after we went to Bakers delight for the obligatory cheese and Bacon Rolls, and the lady who served us was super nice!!! I forget that we city folk, don't always connect with lots of people, always in a rush and such....Then we went next door to get something sweet as an after lunch treat, and the guy who served us was super nice as well!!! I asked him about the Lake (Wendouree) as I had heard it was mostly dried up...(It is)..and he couldn't have been more helpful. I come from Daylesford originally so Ballarat was my next major town, and I knew it pretty well. We had our rolls at the now dried up Lake, and the boys had a go on some pretty mean See Saws!!! Lincoln was laughing his little head off!!!


Wednesday, October 29, 2008

And another one...I find it easier to go with a basic design, and then you can mass produce them without too much drama. After all most likely they will end up in the bin....
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Christmas Cards

Here are some of my own chrissy cards that I have been making,I actually hate the idea of Christmas cards, but I feel guilty every year as they start arriving, so I thought if I get them rolling now I won't be so stressed about doing them later on!!!

Using Scraps, (from last year!!!) My trusty cuttlebug, and my Sepia ink pad....
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Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Yeah I'm slack...but seeing as no-one reads my blog but me, I suppose it doesn't matter that I haven't taken pics of my Christmas cards!!!

So I will endeavour to take the pics and upload them ...soon.

Monday, October 20, 2008

Went to paperific yesterday... pretty good, not too crowded, but also not as much good stuff...I did however complete one mission, to find Basic Grey's new christmas card kit....I did them last year and they were divine...even better this year I reckon, not so much snow and mittens kinda thing (let's face it it just not and Aussie christmas thing)...I also found another Tim holtz stamp binder, I now have 3! I usually buy them from overseas, but the dollar is soo crap at the moment it's not really worth it.Will pop some of my other X-mas cards up later.


Friday, October 17, 2008

City versus Suburbia..

Being a stay at home Mum, me and the boys tend to drive around melbourne a bit (usually looking for Scrapbook shops!!!) and having worked in the city for 10 years, I would like to think i have a fair grasp on the workings of the CBD....Any hoo, last Friday we went into the city, and against my better judgement, I didn't buy Bakers delight rolls on the way and thought we'd get something in the city...2 cheese and vegemite sandwiches and a baked potato later....$22.50!!!! I nearly passed out on the spot!!!! Maccas for 4 people dosn't even cost that much!!!

Yesterday, Narre Warren hot bread shop, 2 sandwiches, 1 cheese, 1 peanut butter, a Thomas fruit drink, and 2 face cookies.......$10.30....

Makes you think huh?

Here's the boys enjoying their cookies at the botanical gardens...I'm going to miss these sorts of expeditions when Sully goes to school next year....

Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Another contact number thing has been taken from a flyer at Kinder!!! Hopefully these people will call and be interested enought to come!

Telstra phone bill all sorted...finally. Took some pics of my lateste LO's yesterday, got lots done actually.


This Lo is of my gorgeous Ma, in her hey day!

Monday, October 13, 2008

Lovely weather for hayfever!!! Havn't got much on today, just kinder drop off, and I have to go and sort out my telstra bill....aarrgghh!

I have been checking my flyers for my beginners scrapbook course, and one Number thingy (the bit you tear off) has gone!!!!! So who knows I may be onto something!

Heres another LO I have done recently.


Thursday, October 9, 2008

Small children and the need to touch things....

OMG!!!! just took the boys to Doncaster (which by the way is going off!) And the whole 45 mins was spent telling them to not touch things,,,drives me nuts!!! I have become like one of those crazy women you see yelling at their kids in the supermarket.. I now totally sympathise...:) Any way we are waiting for the Foxtel man to come and Upgrade our Set top box....You can tell I'm excited yeah???...

Wednesday, October 8, 2008

One of my latest LO's ...yep that's me! I loved that dress...

Who hoo ..

Firstly, i'm back! Had a go at blogging a while ago,but not much has been happening until now!!!!I'm on fire!!! Have been to see James...at Span Community Centre in northcote, about starting a beginners scrapbooking class! Have a time and Date set ....1st of November 2008!! I only need really like 5-6 people, otherwise i won't be able to spend much time with each person..

so bit excited!!!