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Christmas at Our House

I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas break ~ whether you celebrate or not, whether it’s holy or just a holiday, I hope there was lots of love and laughter.
We rose early as Coco was keen to unwrap the presents "Santa" had left for him under the tree.

 Christmas day was HOT in Melbourne and I didn't go outside until about 3 pm. Then there was a quick about turn to go back into our cool air-conditioned home . . . 38c was simply too hot for me to stay outside..
However, it was stress free, calm and quite with lots of food of course! Consuming prawns, crab, ham and various other delectables with four different salads, followed by mince pies and fruit cake, exploding is inevitable!! How on earth is one supposed to fit in Maggie Beer's duck and orange pate, bagelettes, nuts and other nibbles during the afternoon, when we have eaten so much for lunch? Let alone continue in the evening, eating steak, ginger and lime chicken and sausages cooked on the BBQ, followed by m…

Joy to You All!

Well this post has been a long time coming, I have been so busy with Christmas shopping and other dolly delights I have sadly been neglecting my blog and friends, but not to worry I have pics to show you and news to share. :)
Firstly, I have ordered a #1 Little Darling from Pat Green (she will be painting the face) and hopefully will look very similar to this one painted by Dianna Effner.

Feeling lazy and not at all like sewing, I came across Carol Pringle's lovely clothes on Flickr and placed an order for 4 outfits to be made to fit my own Little Darling so she has clothes to wear when she finally arrives in 2017.


Not being prepared to wait for over 12 months for a new doll (yes that's how long LD's take), I proceeded to browse the internet until I came across these little gals, which hubby was kind enough to buy for me for Christmas. They will come dressed in these clothes.


Fortunately for me both dolls (Dasha and Nora) were available locally and are on their way to me …