Sunday, August 07, 2011


Stew's sister Khady sold her rustic little house out at Bethell's Beach recently and has been on the lookout for a new home in West Auckland.

She had put in an offer on a house in Swanson... fingers crossed she hears some good news this morning. 

She should know what's the haps by about 9.30 am.

Today's plans are to just catch up on housework... and relax.  It's not warm enough to get out and about on a beach or anything like that. 
And of course, someone has to stay home all the time to keep an eye on Coco.  Though she is doing so well with the pups I'm sure it won't be long before we can leave her for a little while on her own.

WANTING to leave her alone will be my problem I think!  I am so clucky over her puppies!  We all are so thrilled to bits with them... does that make us all soppy?  ha ha ha, I think maybe YES.

How on earth are we going to feel when it comes time to sell them!  That won't be until they are between 8 - 10 weeks old ... so it's a while off yet... but still hard to think about.

Now for someone different:  Our Teddy!  He hates being photographed... and last night was no exception!  He rolled over onto his back and would NOT look at me:

ABOVE:  and then he did look at me ... yeah, very helpful Teddy!  You, upside down, such a good look.

ABOVE:  Finally, a semi nice one... even if he is having A BAD HAIR DAY.  Notice... he is still not actually looking at me!  Little shit.


We have not heard a word from my SIL, so maybe she didn't get the house?
Stew and I did the grocery shopping, and Steve is putting it all away for me!  BLISS.

It's a crap day out there, so can't feel bad about having to stay inside... even if it means I can see all the housework waiting... yaaaa.

My SIL probably has no fingernails left by now!  There is another party interested in the house she's put an offer on... and they have put in an offer too... so she has to wait until later on tonight to see if her's has been accepted or not. 

ABOVE:  I'm cooking Nachos for dinner... but Brylee is doing the stirring for me.  Yaaa for kids big enough to do something to help now.

End of Day:  and my SIL got the house!!!  We are all very happy for her.  The house has a lot of work to be done on it... but it's a challenge Khady is up for.  AND she is slightly closer for us to visit now.. AND we can even hop on the train and it will take us almost to her front door!  How awesome is that!
nite nite.


  1. I had a dog that was like. Hated his picture taken lol.

  2. What a fun blog you have- I was sucked in by the name at first, but then by all of the life coming out of it- including but not limited to mr Teddy! Cute!

  3. O HOW CUTE he is !

    Sending good wishes for your SIL! : )

  4. Teddy is handsome and a bit coy me thinks the puppy time will fly by and then it will be 2 weeks old 4 weeks old and they will be just as cute.

  5. Keeping my fingers Xed for your SIL. Love the Teddy pics. Did you know there's a website devoted to photos of upside down dogs? Have a look, it's a hoot.

  6. Anonymous5:34 PM

    Poor Teddy. Maybe he's feeling neglected and dejected. He's a cute little guy for sure!!...debbie

  7. Thanks for stopping by my blog. Your new pups are so adorable. Can't wait to watch them get bigger in these next few weeks. Teddy looking away from the camera is so funny! He must think you're a paparazzi.

  8. Ooh, I love a dog with an attitude. (only when it's on my monitor) Teddy is so adorable esp when he won't look at the camera!

  9. Anonymous1:45 PM

    Just had to say Brylee is just the sweetest little girl, I love the intent look on her face stirring the dinner.


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