Friday, December 25, 2009

More Mundubbera Adventures

Before our trip to Perth, we had a flying visit to Mundubbera for my cousin’s baby shower. Mayana got some early Christmas presents, and loved hanging out with her Great Nanna, Great Poppy, and Great Aunt Nelly.


Opening her first Christmas present ever, from Great Aunt Nelly … it was….S7304968

A fairy costume! She loves it, and looks super duper adorably cute in it.


On our first night, we didn’t have a cot for Mayana to sleep in, so we made a little nest for her on the floor. She slept well in it, but must have got off for a little play before she went to sleep. When we went to check on her before bed, this is where we found her.


There were five ‘Jack’’s outside Nanna’s door, much to Mayana’s delight. She spent a lot of time at the glass doors, teasing them.


Sleeping with her cute little bottom in the air.

S7304985 Lovin’ her Great Poppy!! He got lots of snuggles.


And her Nanna.

Monday, December 7, 2009


We spent Saturday afternoon with some of my cousins. Well, my mum’s cousin’s wife and their kids. Meh. Cousins.

Flynn is 5, and Micah is nearly 2. Flynn looooves Peter. Micah looooves Mayana. Or My-narnie as he calls her.

They had the best time together… climbing the stairs (and giving their mothers heart-attacks in the process), jumping on the trampoline and splashin’ in the tub.


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Looking forward to the next play-time guys!!!


Ps… Did you notice Mayana’s groovy shorts?? I whipped them and another similar pair up for her on Saturday morning, as well as some cute pyjamas!

Friday, December 4, 2009

big girl

Before I start with the photos… I just want to announce that I’m particularly proud this evening because my gorgeous daughter did her very first wettie on the potty!! She got lots of claps and cheers, and seemed very happy with herself. So clever!!!

She is seeming like such a big girl lately. She’s still pint-sized, but she acts so toddlerish, it’s a bit scary actually!  Last night we were at our church connect group Christmas party. Mayana got into my bag and pulled one of her wipes out, and spent a good portion of the evening cleaning our friend’s tiles and coffee tables. She’s got a thing with doing this at the moment, and cleans any available surface. It’s not so cute however when she ‘cleans’ her highchair tray with her vegemite toast.

S7304888 And this one just takes the cake. It was sooooooooooo cute. After dinner at connect group, the big kids always go and watch a DVD in the host’s media room (big screen projector thingo). Last night they watched Madagascar 2. Mayana disappeared into the media room, and I peeked in after her fully expecting to find her playing with the buttons on the entertainment system. Instead I found this:

S7304885She sat there next to the big kids for nearly 15 minutes just watching Madagascar. That’s a long time for a 10.5 month old!

How cute is that!?

Thursday, December 3, 2009

The princess and her throne

Even though we’re not actually ‘toilet training’ as such just yet, I wanted to introduce a little potty to our bathtime routine. So now, while Papa runs the bath, Mayana proudly sits on her ‘throne’. The thinks she’s awfully clever. She hasn’t… erm.. produced anything just yet, but if she does she’ll get a big clap and cheer!

So here she is, our little princess on her pink throne, looking like such a big girl:


Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Mayana loves…

… drinking out of Mama’s glass like a big girl:


…her Mama:


… going out for lunch with Mama & Papa – and looking totally adorable of course!


… swinging


… A LOT!

S7304852 … yoghurt!