Eli wanted his party at the airforce museum. It was great. They learnt to salute, march, do PT, jump out of planes etc. Fantastic boys stuff. The person leading the party was not amused when the boys kept talking of the "army party" they were having. She kept having to say AIRFORCE!!!
Wednesday, July 28, 2010
As usual the boys get up to interesting things. This school holidays it was all about pirates. They spent $2 and for that they got a gun, an eye patch and a pirate earring. Eli then discovered a wet suit in the cupboard and kept insisting that we go swimming in the sea. He gave great demo's of how he would dive into the water
Wednesday, July 7, 2010
Two weekends ago when Aaron was in the USA I got a chance to go on a course with two amazing ladies from Australia.
Rosalie Quinlan from Melly and Me fame and also her own designs.www.rosaliequinlandesigns.typepad.com and another lady that she works with heaps - Leanne.
These ladies are amazing. I had the most amazing day. Learnt lots, how to needleturn applique,how to balance a quilt that you are designing. Anyway it was thrilling. I will have pictures of my projects on here in the future.
But until then here are a couple
of pictures of their stuff.
Well Eli has been going to Kaiapoi North for school visits. But he will not wear his normal clothes and has to wear his uniform. Here is Mr independant - I had to deal with something for Jakob and Eli took his lunchbox off me and said"you go and deal with Jakob, I will go to my class". Off he went. When the bell went I got back to the classroom and there he was, on the mat ready to go.
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