Monday, 1 December 2014

Travelling with toddlers... just don't do it.

Hello, hello!
I was just thinking to myself that I don't blog very often. I like the idea of blogging but I'm not very good at the actual practice of it. I wish I had super awesome artistic photos of completed crochet to show you everyday and some meaningful musings to go along with it! My life really isn't exciting enough to write about. I could perhaps try to make more of an effort, for myself, you know? Alas I have no artistic photos to share with you this particular post, just this one of some unicorn bits I made whilst at the kiddies play centre this afternoon.
Our little guy deserved a nice big play and run around after being cooped up on a plane for so long last night. We flew back in from a wedding in Port Macquarie, we were only there for 2 days, and the flights were long and painful. Apparently our son doesn't like to sleep even when totally and utterly zonked. I can't say we'll be travelling any distance with a toddler again any time soon. Some people get lucky where kids and planes are involved, unfortunately that isn't us. Hubby and I are pretty exhausted, although we did have a wonderful short trip! Seeing family and having them spend time with their first grandson and nephew was really nice. My sister and brother hadn't seen him since he was 21 days old.

My husband is now on holidays for about a month, and I'm taking some downtime from custom orders over that time to do my own 'thang'. I've already created one unicorn in a colour combo I'd been dying to try out, and I have various parts of a dragon lying around on my bedroom dresser awaiting assembly and details, then there's the purple, green and white one I started earlier today. I'm really excited to start the new year with some pre-made toys ready to go :-) I have made hundreds of orders over this past year which has been both amazing and exhausting, many many nights spent speeding through my projects to get them ready on time for my lovely customers. I'm so so thrilled that I am able to continue doing what I love thanks to the huge amount of interest and support I've received. 2014 has been a massive year! This will be our second Christmas here in Darwin, I can't believe we've been here just over a year already! I have no idea what to expect from 2015, lots of sleepless nights and mayhem with baby number 2 arriving in May, and goodness knows my crochet will slow down for a while, but we are excited about starting a new chapter!

Project Pan #2 - December

Hello hello and welcome to the second post in my Project Pan. Over the past month since starting this I've definitely learnt a few thing...