Thursday, December 29, 2011

A Great Christmas

My DD2 and children come to visit for a week and we had a great time.
Swimming,playing games, going to the movies and visiting DD1, GD1 and GGD.


Christmas Eve my friend and her DD joined us for a fed of fresh fish and crays.


the kids had fun playing cricket while we chatted.


Christmas morning we were woken with Charlie Pride singing “ Little Drummer Boy”  and guess what Santa had been and left a pile of presents.





After opening all the gifts and having breakfast it was time to go test out the boogie boards.



Home to shower and then into Geraldton for Christmas Dinner at DD1 andGD1’s.

All to much for GS2 so having a nap on the way. Don't drop Uncle Mick's cacti !!!

                                                 Look at our cute baby.

We had a wonderful time. Loads of beautiful food and it was so nice to be spoilt and not have to prepare anything.
Thanks Heaps Jo and Kate. XXXX

Boxing day it was off to the beach for swimming ,surfing and eating. Dh hooked up the CUB so we could sit in the shade.
BUT OH NO !!!  Sand too soft and down we went. LOL



DH was out in no time and then we played in the water. It was Lacy’s first swim and we found she would rather ride the waves than swim.



Lacy and Zoe
015   Long day, time to go home!!!!


  1. Oh My! It looks like you all had a wonderful time. It's still hard for me to wrap my head around the idea of Christmas in the summer, but it sure looks like fun. THanks for sharing with us!

  2. Maria looks like you and your family had a wonderful Christmas. The beach looks like so much fun. Glad you were all able to be together. Happy New Year to all of you!

  3. Looks like you and your family had a wonderful Christmas,can I come and play in the sand. It is very hard to thank that Christmas is in the summer. I would like to wish you and your family a Happy New Year Happy stitching jinnie

  4. what a wonderful week for you! Everyone looks like they are having a blast (including the puppy!) Baby has gotten so big & beautiful!

  5. It looks like it was a fabulous day and I can see why everyone needed a nap.

    We love that Blockus game! The boogie boards look like they are enjoying a Christmas workout.

    I hope you can enjoy a quiet week of sewing now.

  6. It really looks like you had a lot of fun over Christmas , lots of beach time with fun and games .Love seeing these pictures , so much different than it looks at our beaches right now ;-0 hugs Sheila

  7. Oh Maria, your Christmas looked so wonderful! I think it would be awesome to have a Christmas where you could be at the beach! And I LOVE the photos of little Lacy in the water...especially the one of her standing up erect on that board...too, too cute!

    Here's wishing you good health, love, peace and joy for the New Year!



  8. I love all these pictures... what a great time you had... such fun... happy new year..

  9. Looks like you had a really fun time,love the doggy pics, wish my family were close to me...Happy 2012

  10. Looks like you and the family had a great time. My boys would love your 'block' to play cricket. Our backyard is sloped! Lacy looks like she really enjoyed the water. At least your hubby could cool off in the water after he got the car unstuck.

  11. It all looks wonderful - I do miss those wonderful West Aussie beaches! Can't beat them! Love the dog! So cute! Lots of lovely pics - thanks for sharing!

  12. Love the photo's such a different christmas day from ours out here in the bush... Lacey is so cute xxx

  13. Thanks for Sharing Your Xmas Looks like it was a Blast...
    Happy New Year

  14. great photos! Love the sleeping grandie and of course Lacy taking to the water, a surfer Jack!
    Looks like a great time was had by all.

  15. Wow what a fun filled Xmas and boxing day. I have not been to Geraldton for many years. My fathers fame is from Greenhead, there is even a street named after the family! Hope you get back to the beach real soon.

  16. what a wonderful post Maria,happy new year to you and your family.xx

  17. O MY GOSH, Maria!
    I think you guys have died and gone to heaven!!!!!!!!!!!!! LOL :)

  18. Great photos Maria looks like everyone had the best day...

  19. Looks like you had a wonderful family Christmas!

  20. what a fun time! I love the picture of the dog jumping in the water...great!

  21. Hi Mum,

    It was such great fun.
    We took the boogie boards down to the beach in Perth and there were No waves!!! Miss the Dongara beach!

    Thanks for having us, we do love hanging out at the block.
    Love Sandra


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