Monday, November 14, 2011

PHOTOS FROM YESTERDAY'S TIKI TOUR:

As there were heaps of photos on yesterday's post, I saved our 'tiki tour' photos for today:


ABOVE:  on the road between Helensville and Wellsford... a cute wee bridge.  It caught me fancy...


ABOVE:  a view of the Kaipara Harbour...it wasn't the best of days for a lovely scenic photo...


ABOVE:  gorgeous countryside...



ABOVE:  trust Emily to find magazines in the cafe'....


ABOVE:  Emily and THE DUCK.  She really liked that duck.  It didn't like her... strange that!....


ABOVE:  These two had fun on the beach...



 ABOVE:  Emily and Granddad in the park... Em wasn't too sure about the swing...

ABOVE:  more freakin birds that wanted NOTHING to do with her.  Her face says it all.... "damn it"....

Before anything else :  HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO MY BABY:  Mike.  He's 22 today.  Goodness knows if he will EVER move up here.  I've given up trying to persuade him.  Seems he likes doing whatever down in Palmerston North *sigh*....

TODAY:  lots of housework.  And finish off the cards for Aussy Chick....

ONWARD...


No housework has been done yet, but... I did a big grocery shop, so that counts eh?


Now:  who won the photo contest?  There were 3 who guessed MY favourite photo, which was "Granddad, you a bit silly"... Anne, Tracy and Dogstars.... so  I did this:


ABOVE:  names on paper, fold up, chuck in lap, mix around, close eyes and grab one.  Winner:  Tracy.   Chick, send me your address and your cards will be in the post this week.  Thanks all who entered.


Right now:  I'm off to finally finish the order for Aussy Chick...


Yaaaa.... just got a few finishing touches and the  Aussy order is done.   Doing something quick for dinner... sausages and veges I think.


It's getting so hot outside now... and it's like a sauna in the garage... where I work.  Must find the fans and get them in use again I do believe.


End of Day:  well got lots done today, very happy with that.  Happily watching idiot tv with the guys, then heading off to bed.
nite nite.

13 comments:

  1. Happy Birthday Mike, and love the photos :-)

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  2. Leigh9:54 AM

    I was at briscoes yesterday and saw a hair curler like you used in the mall a while ago (for $80 I think). And have just got an email from them saying 30 to 60% off all electrical for then next few days. You might want to tell Santa.

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  3. I love the pic of the two kids on the beach. It's really beautiful.

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  4. Yay - I won. That is so cool. I have emailed my address etc.

    I can't wait to get them. Thank y ou so much.

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  5. Chris! New Zealand is BEAUTIFUL!!! Enjoyed all the photos!! ...debbie

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  6. Looking at those photos I feel SO BLESSED to live in such a beautiful country!

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  7. Hi Chris love all the photos but the one of Griffin and Brylee its georgous it would be lovely enlarged and in a frame on wall.

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  8. O your pictures are so beautiful . I love that new camera! (well, technically not perfectly new now - about a year old-but still that counts as new to you because mine kicked the bucket so that makes it over the hill! I hope your sweet camera hangs in there for MANY MORE BEAUTIFUL MEMORIES & to preserve your family histories. You just never know when family memories will come in handy. I was sharing pictures with my youngest granddaughter on Sat. and she discovered the ones of her and her sister streaking naked on a lawn mower when they were very small and into everything. LOL - I loved making them blush! : )

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  9. Love the photos, and congratulations to Tracy!

    Chris, you are inspirational with your exploring! Good luck getting the rest of the cards done!

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  10. Happy I got the right answer, bummed I didn't win the drawing! Cute little girl she is! I am also the one that made the crazy spaghetti and sausage concoction! It sure worked to get the kids to eat it up! Silly and fun! And tasty, I might add.

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  11. Emily and those birds classic IF only she could get a handful lucky Tracy OF COURSE Grandad had to feature your favourite person too!!! as well as Emily's

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  12. Looks like you had loads of fun this weekend. Great photos of the baby. Happy Birthday to your Son. Enjoy the beautiful weather.

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