I was at the Manly Public Library and saw a poster offering the chance to buy a brick in honor of Australia Day. I thought it would be so much fun for Olivia to have her very own brick in memory of where she was born. We had a limited number of characters we could … [Read more…]
Olivia is going to be six months old next week. I thought it would be a fun to document a week in her life now that we have started to reach a nice rhythm in our new role as parents and she is starting to take interest in everything. My plan started last Friday when … [Read more…]
We just booked a flight for my Mom to come and visit in April and it made me think about her trip to visit us last year. When Andrew and I moved to Australia we had plans to spend most of our extra time traveling and seeing all Australia has to offer. Unfortunately, with my … [Read more…]
It always seems so hard to tear ourselves away from life in Manly – after all, what is the point in going for a ‘vacation’ when you already live in what amounts to a beach resort? That said, every so often we do look forwards to heading out and spending some time away from Sydney … [Read more…]
One day you are just 2 people who happen to spend a lot of time together, the next you are parents with a little baby staring up at you from their basinette. It is a pretty big change and had we done this back in the US, it would have been left up to us … [Read more…]
Updating this blog has started to feel a bit overwhelming. I keep thinking of all of the things we have done and how much our lives have changed while in Australia and I just do not know where to start! I am taking a huge inspiration from my sister’s blog and how great she is … [Read more…]
We have been experimenting with our videos of little Olivia and put together this video for my Mom’s birthday. Let us know what you think….
In the weeks leading up to Olivia’s birth we spent a lot of time trying to find the perfect way to announce the birth of our baby. We did not know if we were going to have a boy or a girl and could not decide on a name until we met our little baby … [Read more…]
One of my resolutions for 2011 is to start sewing clothes for little Olivia. Destry gave me an Oliver + S pattern for Christmas and Rachel took me to the most fabulous fabric store while we were in Portland. Here is the first of many (I hope) handmade outfits for our little girl.