Ellie’s uncle Tyler (actually her first cousin once removed) is now living near to us, so Ellie has been spending a lot of time with him. In fact, she’d much rather spend time with him than with us. She’s constantly asking for “Ti-luh!”.
She has taken to this new activity of sitting on people’s chests or sometimes their necks, so I fear that we’re going to have our hands very full as she grows up, especially with a brother on the way! Continue reading “Playing with uncle Tyler”
We FaceTimed with Aunty Shelly over the weekend and it’s fair to say that 1) Ellie is adorable and 2) Ellie misses Shelly
Continue reading “Ellie misses Shelly [VIDEO]”
Today, Ellie randomly offered out her hand as if for a handshake, which made for a good 5 minutes of handshakes, introductions and giggles. Continue reading “Nice to meet you [VIDEO]”
Before Mama and I went to go and see Max playing basketball, Max and Nicola got to spend a little time with Ellie. Continue reading “A day with Max and Nicola”
Boxing Day was much like Christmas Day, just a bit more low key. Ellie has once again surrounded by family, games, playing and laughter. Continue reading “Boxing Day”
Christmas Day was spent amongst great company, eating too much food, playing lots of games and opening presents.
All in all, it was a really enjoyable day and Ellie was on top form, making the most of the family she had around her. Continue reading “Christmas 2014”
During the day today, we took some time to hunt down a Christmas tree. Mama really wanted a real tree to decorate, so we found a florist selling some trees and with the help of some spare decorations from Aunty Nicola, we were all set. Continue reading “Getting our Christmas tree”
Today, we headed over to Aunty Nicola’s house to see everyone again and to meet Granny.
We shared some Lebanese food, but more importantly, we played around with Granny, Aunty Nicola, Aunty Michelle and Max. Continue reading “Dinner at Nicola’s with Granny”
Our first few days in England were characterized by lots of sleeping, meeting family members and more snoozing.
Ellie met Aunty Nicola, Aunty Michelle, Uncle Andy, Aunty Sam, cousin Ace and cousin Max for the first time, and met Grandad and Dosh again. Continue reading “Ellie’s first few days in England”
While celebrating Mother’s Day, Marti and Jenna tried to amuse Ellie, but I think they were far more successful at entertaining themselves! Continue reading “Entertaining themselves, and Ellie [VIDEO]”