Mid-Winter Coast Trip

Mid-Winter Coast Trip

We decided to have a little getaway a couple of weekends ago, and took ourselves, the toddler and the dogs off down the mountain to Malua Bay. It was bloody freezing! The dogs had a good time though ;)

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So even though it was terribly cold and wet and soggy, I’m still so grateful to the universe that I am lucky enough to have my family and the means to zip down the coast for the weekend to be with them.



Back from the coast, ready to rock and roll

Back from the coast, ready to rock and roll

Our coast trip was lovely =) A little bit stressful at times, having to keep a close eye on Harley at the beach as she is on heat at the moment, but for the most part it was really nice and relaxing. I did lots of painting for my handmade goodies (which I will post about soon) and got some reading done (check out my new books page).

The weather was a bit iffy for the first 2 days, and then it was glorious! Very warm but not disgustingly hot like Canberra had been before we left.

Broulee Beach

I love these little grassy things (not sure what they’re called), they just remind me of the beach =)


We got back on Wednesday afternoon, and just vegged for the rest of the day. Back to work for both of us Thursday, but at least it was a nice short week! I had a frustrating 2 days not being able to do much preparation at all with no computer setup, because of moving staffrooms. I’m not really prepared to start with kids next week (which of course I had dreams about last night, like being 3 hours late to a class… haha what a joke, the kids leave if you’re not there in 10 minutes). I don’t have a class until 11.25 on monday, so hopefully I can cram some prep in before then! Also have to tidy up my classroom, it’s an absolute mess.

There’s a few things happening for us over the next couple of months, next week Caz is coming down from Emerald (in QLD) again for a visit, will be so good to see her and baby Ash (who I’m sure has grown so much since November!). In a couple of weekends we have hen’s and bucks parties to go to, the hens for me is in Sydney, and JA is going to Jervis Bay for the bucks. Although, yesterday when he was at work they told him they’re doing a release that weekend and they want him to work, which will suck so much if he can’t go to the bucks… We’ll see how it pans out. 2 weeks later we have the wedding of the hen and buck, in Sydney. It will be fabulous! I have a lovely outfit sorted for that. The weekend after we’ll be at the coast with my parents, as it’s a long weekend. And the weekend following THAT is our first anniversary! We don’t have anything very specific planned as yet, probably just a fancy dinner, and I’m hoping to book in for a photo shoot. Then we have no plans until July, when we’ll be going up to QLD for 6 days for a holiday, which I booked flights for the other day. Exciting! Right in the middle of Winter (which I hate 90% of the time in Canberra), so it will be nice to warm up for a few days =)

Other than all that, I’m still planning to get a stall at the markets, I just need to make an appointment to show them my goodies. Maybe I’ll make a deadline for myself to do that this week. I also still need to book in for my new tattoo, but before doing that I need to donate blood, otherwise I won’t be able to for another 2 years (after getting the tattoo). Also of course have a thousand projects to do around the house, hopefully tomorrow I’m starting a chair covering project, which I will definitely post about once it’s done!

I’ll also be posting over the next couple of days about all the things I mentioned in my last post before going to the coast =)