Tuesday, December 11, 2007


School Holiday Challenge!

I have decided to set a challenge for myself and the kids! The challenge is to do stuff during the holidays but only a maximum of $50 can be spent per week on activities. The money will be cummulative so if what we dont spend one week will add to the next week. I have some ideas for activities but I need to do a bit more research I think! I was thinking of things like going to Sydney Olympic Park or going to the pools type of thing. This way we can have a fun filled holiday without breaking the bank! Feel free to join in and have your own challenge!

In other news, I go back to work tonight. I have mixed emotions about this but you have to do what you have to do. The thing I am thankful for is that I love my job and what I do and that I am able to spend time with the kids during the day. It's a win-win situation. :D

I had not one, but 2 family Christmas parties on the weekend. I enjoy catching up with family. Ahhh Luke is a funny bugger! At the moment he doesn't like having his photo taken but at the same time if you are trying to take photos of others he is there saying 'me too'! LOL!

Just a question: Where do people stand on teacher gifts and what type of things do you give them? I was planning on making the water bottle carrier thing for Kate's teacher. I dunno. What does everyone else do?

Well, thats about it from me today. I finished altering my work pants earlier, I let the waist out a little but had to bring the legs in, go figure?! Have a wonderful day and thanks for stopping by! :D


  1. How did you go at work Beth?? I hope it wasn't too draining....I hope it was actually nice to get out and do something just for you. And there would have been no bums to clean!

    Megan xx

  2. Cate - purplecrazymumDecember 17, 2007 at 3:54 AM

    Hi - about teacher gifts... I had the same dilemma, not so much what to get (I always get a plant, not many other parents do, so you're kind of guaranteed a one of a kind gift), but whether or not to actually do it at all.... si I spoke to other parents, and they said they do it just as a special thank you for the extra effort the teacher made with their children (these kids all had some extra time devoted to them because of various issues throughout the year)... so we kind of went with that theory - DD's report was all A's, and DS can at least spell his own name now!

  3. LOL - guess where I stand on teacher gifts!!!!!

    We do appreciate that we are appreciated, if that makes sense - but something small is all it takes.