Saturday, August 09, 2008

AWOL blogger

I haven't blogged in a while, but life is crazy busy atm...

Don't really have much to report, just thought I should update 'something'...

If you asked me last week how my new job was I would have said I'm not really enjoying it.. but I think something has 'clicked' this week. I had a great week last week, things actually *worked* and I felt much more confident (and competent) as a teacher... its all baby steps though and getting better all the time...

but it doesn't help when my mind is consumed with MCN thoughts right now...

I have orders left, right and centre, and about 7 women wanting some when I'm taking orders again!! I was hoping to get some spare time to design and make some cute sets for Christmas time, but I forsee I'll just be swamped with my regular orders, and that will probably have to wait till next Christmas... oh well, I'm not complaining about the business at all, coz its ALL GOOD!!

I've probably made my time management harder for myself by joining the 'Maternal' forum too, but am really loving chatting to this group of mums and fellow MCN addicts... but just another thing keeping me away from the sewing machine right now... soooo gotta get my time better organised...

Greg is really enjoying his new job... and I'm loving that he's loving it... he comes home from work (at a reasonable hour, when its still light out, yay!)a happy man with energy to play with the kids, not like a zombie... so that's a good thing! There seems to be so many perks with working with Council too, we look forward to it all!

We went to a 1st b'day party last weekend, for my friend's little twins, Evie and Jett. There was a Noah's Ark theme, and the kids came home with cute fur tails that we'll add to the dress-up box - fun!! I might have to make some ears or something to go with them at some stage... OMGoodness, the cake was SENSATIONAL!! Easily the most gorgeous looking cake I've EVER seen.... a friend of Bec's is a chef and she made an ark cake complete with 2 of so many sorts of animals all over - all fondant... sooo gorgeous!! Was a shame to cut it up and eat it.. check this out - As Bec uses MCNs with the twins, I made them each a yummy scrummy soft minky nappy (and bought a pair of pants each too)

In other big news (almost forgot I hadn't mentioned it yet!), Lani took her first few steps (2 weeks ago now)! So exciting... she's not in a hurry to master it though, and walks a little bit here and there when she feels like it... about 3-4 steps at a time.

And here's a couple of random pics from the last week or so.. I've been so slack with taking pics lately...

7 comments:

Tam said...

Ha ha! Look at Eli! Precious boy.

I am exhausted just hearing what you have been up to, honey. Take care of yourself!!

Really good to hear about Greg's new job - sounds like it is good for all of you.

Love. xxx

miss~nance said...

So gald to hear you have had a better week Nat. Great to hear that Greg is enjoying his job too.

Love those minky MCN's.

Gail

lusi said...

Love the gorgeous pressies for your friends kids and that cake is truly a form of art!
Yay for greg's job and that you are settling into yours too.
Love the snaps of the kids and can't believe lani is stepping!
love to all the mardons,
lus x

Karen L said...

Great news about Greg's job Nat - so glad that he is getting home earlier and that you guys are actually getting some family time together. WOW what a cake - It would have been awefully hard to cut into it. Gorgeous pressie too - bet she loved it. so glad to also hear that your teaching job is starting to fall into place.

Melanie said...

Those nappies you made for Jett and Evie are just the cutest.

That cake is gorgoeus too, what a gorgeous idea for twins.

Im glad to hear you are enjoying work. It might have just been that stressful transition.

Wendy said...

how gorgeous is that Noah cake...and I lvoe the little nappies too

Youa re a very talented lady

MissyMoo84 said...

Your kids are gorgeous! Yay for Lani!!!!
Glad Greg is loving his new job! Happy parents, happy household.