Sunday, January 22, 2012

I'm Back!!!!

Hello there.. in case you didnt know I have been here.....

for a little break from reality.. ahh it was good too...what we needed.....

our days were spent doing this...

looking for treasures in the sand.....

going for walks along the beach.....

just being together...

and lots of swimming......

we had a wonderful day at Australia Zoo.... as an animal lover I enjoyed it all.....and here are just a few of the new friends we met.....

and to my delight we even saw the Irwins...

And watched as brave Bindi fed a croc... an amazing day.. I totally recommend it to everyone if you go on a holiday to the Sunshine Coast.....

and I even had one of these while away...

 I  threw in some scrap stuff....(just in case!!) and I managed to do 3 layouts....

One was the Handmade by Suzanne sketch for January....

and a sketch by basic grey...(19.12.11) I used the lemonade range..

And yes I did say I did three...well you will have to come back to see that is the next sketch for Sketches with a Twist... and it is a fabulous sketch....

Which reminds me that there is still time to do January's sketch....

Perfect if you are like me and take a dozen photos of the first day back at school, or twenty photos hoping to get the perfect one for the Christmas album!!! check it out here....

well if you are still reading then you are fantastic!l! I hope all the Queensland kids get off to school ok tomorrow and us mums can sigh and get on with our day and look forward to 3 o'clock ..

Thanks for all the lovely comments on my last post, it was so nice to read them all. Thanks for coming by and I hope this week is a good one for you!! xx


  1. Hi! Happy to hear you are home well and safe :) These pictures look awesome and of course you all look so happy and relaxed. That's great :) I like the one of you with the don't look comfortable at all.

    Beautiful layouts too. Cannot believe you did those while away. Looking forward to the next one.

    Take care and here's to a great start to the new year. :)

  2. Beautiful layouts looks like you had a wonderful holiday. I love Australia zoo too:)

  3. Looks you had a great vacation and see lots of cool things..made great pictures.
    2 beautiful pages you have been scrapping also...on your vacation.

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  5. Glad to hear & see you had a WONDERFUL holiday.....
    WOW! you scrapped 3 layouts too while away... GO YOU!!!
    Both these Layouts are Superb & full of such DELIGHTFULNESS.....
    Will be back to check this 3rd layout out...
    Till then have a FAB week!!! ♥

  6. Hi Lizzy, welcome home ! Ooooh your holiday away looks wonderful, and great photos too. Pretty, pretty pages, love the Basic Grey one. xx

  7. Welcome back. looks like you had a lovely holiday, beautiful :)

  8. Welcome back... hope you're feeling all fresh & relaxed & ready to hit the ground running [what usually happens!]. Piccies are FAB - love the koala one; not keen on the boa idea, tho! And HB,'s all been happening. Can't wait for your next DT reveal:):)

  9. Oh my! Adore your takes on those sketches!!!! Just beautiful!!! Love your holidays as well. Nothing like hanging about on the beach!

  10. gorgeous photos, looks like you all had an amazing time.. love love those layouts, cant wait to see the next sketch for sketches with a twist

  11. Glad to see you had a fabulous holiday......I cannot believe you had time to scrap...good on you!!! gorgeousness as always Lizzie!

  12. Welcome home! Sounds like you had a fab holiday and the photos are gorgeous. Love your layouts too.

  13. Welcome back!! Hope you had a wonderful break. Love that layout for with BG Lemonade - so pretty :)

  14. Welcome back Lizzy. sounds like you had a great holiday. Thanks for sharing your holiday snaps, looks like everyone had a fun time. I am impressed with the pic of you & your daughter with the snake!!!
    Glad you had time to fit some layouts in too. They all look beautiful. Cheers Di xoxo

  15. So glad you are back and had a great time Lizzy!

    Looks like a very delcious birthday cake!!

    Love the layouts, they are soooo pretty and the photos are beautiful.

    Can't wait to see all those holiday snaps scrapped!

    I was sad to see my 2 kids back at school but they are loving it so all good! Hope you enjoy your time!

  16. Lizzie I am so pleased you had a wonderful holiday, the Sunshine Coast is a beautiful part of the world. Also a belated, Happy Birthday! It looks like you were spoiled with the yummy chocolate cake and you have some beautiful photos as a reminder of your time away. Your layouts are gorgeous, the papers on both are so pretty and feminine and I love all the floral embellishments.

  17. Fantastic pics...I especially love the one with the elephant extending his cute!! Great LO's too!

  18. WOw it looks like you had a great trip!! Happy Birthday!! beautiful layouts!! I love those pictures of your daughter!!

  19. Wow its looks like you had a fantastic trip!! Happy Birthday!! your layouts are beautiful!!

  20. wow I can see had a beautiful time there and als happy Birthday.had stunning page my dear !!

    big hugs

  21. oh wow Lizzy!!! What WONDERFUL photos!! All very scrapable!!!
    Love your LO's too!!

  22. LOVE this whole post! Thanks so much for sharing it!


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