Friday, 7 December 2007

Busy day today: got up at 7.30; fed two boys and helped them get dressed, find swimming clothes, sunhats and library books; dropped one boy off at school and one at childcare; drove with Paul to Woodend and stopped for a breakfast-time vanilla slice from a bakery that claims to be Australia's vanilla slice champion; drove on to Melbourne; went to a cookware shop in Malvern called Scullerymade to search for some new bread tins with Paul; found an op shop (two large red woollen blankets, vintage Christmas pillowcases, Marlier book, old tablecloths and a bag of wool oddments); drove to Prahran (old stamping ground) to visit another cookware shop to buy 'grey sea salt' for Paul's bread, also shopped for some Christmas presents; ate sushi; visited our screen printer to pick up new stocks of the Keep Calm mugs and tea towels; dropped off a Lark knitted toy order at The Works (Bed Bath 'n Table store) in Hawthorn; drove across to Bridge Road, Richmond to visit Mike's, drove into town to the National Gallery to drop off an order of Keep Calm items and story book accessories and visited the Modern Britain exhibition; took the Citylink through Geoff's shed back to Coburg; dropped in to Gervasi's to stock up on Italian goodies - parmesan, tomatoes, oil, panettone, capers - then across to Dan Murphy's to stock up on wine; drove back to Woodend; stopped at Target to buy a few stocking fillers for the boys; drove back to Daylesford; emptied out very full car boot; wrote down messages off answerphone to call on Monday; drove to childcare centre to pick up two boys; went to childcare end-of-year party; ate veggie burgers and drank champagne; came home; read 76 email messages; ate some pumpkin ravioli from Prahran market; made some mirrors and fridge magnets fom an old photo-love annual; tidied up and put a load of washing on; wrote blog entry; am off to bed... roll on Christmas holidays!

5 comments:

Tamara said...

Wow girl, you are amazing. We do amaze ourselves sometimes when we look back at the day we have had. You deserved your sleep last night.
Have a good weekend.

Cathy said...

I think you forgot to take a breath.

Wow, you put me to shame. Sounds like you had a very successful day.

Have a good day.

my poppet said...

exhausting, even i need a nap just from reading it.

AnastasiaC said...

man, im exhausted just reading about it haha...

Amelia said...

hi there,

lovely blog. i have seen your products around in shops too - good work. i was searching for other local op shoppers and found your blog. i have started a collaborative blog about op shopping in melbourne - i op therefore i am - and was wondering if you would like to join?

http://melb-opshopping.blogspot.com/

let me know if you are interested.

regards, Amelia