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Creative Thinking

Thanks for all your commiserations about the car thing. We still have no idea how we are going to work this one out … or exactly how much it will cost us.

In the meantime the kids are having a hard time adjusting to the new walk everywhere idea.

Rebekah had a birthday party to attend this morning. It happened to be on the other side of Newlands up one of the steepest streets in the area. We got not even half way before Jessi started in on ‘I’m tired’, my legs are sore.’ But with lots of positive encouragement and a little bribery we got there. Fortunately one of the other Mums offered to drop Bekah off afterwards, so I didn’t have to make the walk twice.

Of course we didn’t have a birthday present and couldn’t just ‘pop’ out this morning to get one. So we made one.

Rebekah painted the canvas black and then we added the layout. Hopefully the birthday girl has a picture she can add.

I quite like how pretty it turned out. Some of the bits used came in a Rak from Janine (Mummymoo) which arrived on Thursday. Thanks Janine.

Loving the beautiful weather. It is perfectly still outside and the sun feels so warm. DH is mowing the lawns and the kids are spending time outside with him. Life is good.

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10 Responses

  1. That is a beautiful present that you both created, I bet it was a hit. Stunning.

  2. Gorgeous. Love the make it idea.

  3. WOW it looks stunning so much nicer than anything brought I am thinking – glad to hear the bits could be of some help 🙂

    Far out sorry to hear about your car that is a major – good on you for trying out different transport modes 🙂 But still that is a hassle you could have done with out I am sure ….

    Yay glad you are having nice weather and long may it last – have a cool weekend 🙂

  4. I’m sure that your birthday present was a hit as well … gorgeous colours.

    Good on everyone making the ‘walk’.

  5. Gorgeous pressy there. Thank goodness for fine weather at the mo.

  6. What a gorgeous present! Sooo much better than anything bought 🙂

  7. That would have been a fantastic present – what a great idea!!!

  8. What a great birthday present and I’m sure she loved it. Just gorgeous! 🙂

  9. What a gorgeous present! And in my opinion, nicer than a bought one 🙂

  10. I agree with Hannah and any little girl (or her Mum lol) would be thrilled to receive such a beautiful gift!!!

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