Saturday, December 19, 2009

where have you been girl?

oh hello.....

it has been too long and finally my weary butt finds the chair or should i say my fingers have finally signed in to blogger so i can about lazy... that i am.

it has been a bit busy round here ... but is now slowing down a little.... thank goodness for holidays and for the big fat fella in the red suit to slow it all down a tad.

The year has found me working as a TA and creating for a couple of great companies. I have had a blast - but have been blinking so much cause the year has just flown by.

The peeps are another year older and miss chicken will find herself at high school next year. She is very excited about it all and if i do say so myself looks very smart in her new high school uniform. Old matey just had his double digit birthday with 21 children coming for a rock star party - they had a blast - and i am glad i can rest now....

We attended the annual music presentation night at the school a few weeks back. Miss chicken performed in the dance group and did well. Old matey cleaned up and had a big night. He came home with so many certificates, medals and a trophy ... he was such a busy boy on the night... he played guitar in one performance, acted/drama skit, played drums in another performance, played his double base in the strings section.... a big, big night. We are so proud of them both as they really enjoyed themselves and gave it their all.

I travelled away to the Scrapchat girls getaway - "ohana" - what a fun weekend. My lil sis joined in this time... and even wants to come back next time... I ended up creating around 24 layouts, the covers for the inaugural scrapchat mini album, lots of altered cards and a layout for the mini did a lot of sewing for the girls... now girls you do not have to be scared of the sewing machine next

I was a judge for the Scrap N Chat Embellish comp... i even had a challenge ready to roll ... was a bit of fun if i do say so .. and the entries were awesome, extremely hard to judge cause the entries were so good! Here is my example for the comp.

The peeps had their swimming carnival - what a wet fun day that was....

We had a christening to attend and all the 'oldies' (thats my aunts and uncles) had their pictures taken... mighty bunch you all are.

on my next post i will upload some pics of miss chicken and chat about her Year 7 formal, what i have been up to till now ... that should just about catch me up then .... enjoy your weeekend.



nic said...

Hi Tracey,
Tanyah gave me your embellishment the other day - thank you so much I love it! Hard to believe it's made from toilet rolls - such an awesome idea. Thanks again and great work. nic...xxxooo

Scrappergirl said...

woo hoo, glad to see you are back in blogger land too. we both need to make new year's resolutions to blog more often. can't wait to see a pic of all of the LO's from the retreat.
sarah xoxoxo

sueat17 said...

OMG Trace...miss chicken has such an essence of you....she is gorgeous!