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zondag 19 juli 2015

♥ ~ Vacation ~ ♥

So there I'm again.
I need to confess......... I really am addicted too crochet.
When I started my blog I did stitching and sweing only.. after a while I fell in love with felt, and then a time later crochet came with it.
Most of my blogger friends are stitchers, some also got addicted to crochet, but mostly stitching.
I feel blessed that as I only show crochet at the moment, the stitching blogger friends stayed to watch what I'm doing and making all...
So thank you all..♥

A lot is happend in the past month. The weather is still doing what it wants...............
Then we have a really hot and sunny day, and the day after that rain rain rain... and that's what we see the last weeks. Today started to rain, but by lunch time, is was gone, and when it's was time too eat diner the sun was shining....
and when we have lovely day's we try too enjoy it
Here we went on a friday afternoon after school on our bikes to a little beach nearby to have a lunch on the sand and play in the water, after that went back home on our bikes.. Totally it was a bike ride of 13 km, and even Kira did a awesome job

On other day's we stayed at home, and play in the new playground or at home
Kids love it really much. yesterday my in-laws came with my nephew, he also loved it so much.. 
And on hot day's we build up our swimming pool, kids have so much fun, and mommy looking at it all and sometimes doing some crochet
Even at night....... :)

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Today we went with Noah to the swimming-pool, and he got out with his last diploma!!

We are so proud of him, this time he had to swim with :  short shirt, long shirt, long trousers, socks, shoes and a rain-cout, as you see on the little above pictures.. and he did it all..
swim a total of 150 m normal, 150 m on his back, then all the other special jumps, dives etc etc.. They need to do so much..
Kira is now telling every-one that she finally also can learn to swim after the big vacation, we told her so weekds ago, and now summer is started, it's comming closer...

And if that's not all Noah got his first yellow slip with Judo.
He is such a big boy!!!.

Now he stops with swimming, and we go on with Judo, as he likes that very much..
So you will see more of that!

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Last post I made Kira a beautifull horse, thank you all for your lovely comments about that.
Kira ordered the unicorn from me..
So I did.... made her the unicorn.
Can you imagine how happy she is with it!!he loves it very much.. BUT...... I still have to make her 3 more horses.. so in time I will.. 
I want to do that while trying out new pieces of yarn.. for that I need to work a few day's more.. lol.

Last week i was sorting out the kids rooms, and I needed to make a picture of the kids there bed..
Look at how they look like
 I think I have a boy and a girl in my house dom't you think????
Mommy we love you and love your crocheting.. I heard that a few times last weeks ♥

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Kira now also has learned how to inline-skate, she is so happy with it.. and doing it with so much joy!!

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Friday was the last day of school, so we now started a 6 weeks vacation. 
I still have to work 4 weeks, but hubby almost has vacation.
For the teachers I made a gift. The one in the middle is for the substitude teacher Noah had for almost the whole year, it was a teacher with golden hands as  called it.. she really was awesome, still very young, but so good with all the kids in teh class, it's because of her Noah did such a awesome job on school, and after summer he can go to the next class.. so I found someone who makes text on hearts, made it personally for this teacher, as she also has to leave school.....
For the other sweet teachers I made a crochet cover with hearts on to a jar of hearts..
They liked it very much

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Slowly the R2-D2 blanket is progressing on.. 

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And in my garden my veggies, gowing well.. I forgot to take pictures, only have this one.

This week I will see if we can eat some things.

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I like cooking and baking still so much.. so last weeks I have tryed out a few recipe's.
This first dish is a soup, and indian soup.
I love cooking indian food, and from a colleague her grand ma I got this recipe to make Soto Ajam

I can tell you it's awesome.. really love it, as all the others in in house!!
i need to make it more often.. hihi

On warm day's I love to eat a summer meal salad.
Many healty things are in there.. even kids liked it.

A few day's ago it was hubby's birthday, so I baked a few pie's.

The above and below is a Miserable, it's a Belguim specialty, which I really much like to make, and is very very yummy..
In teh middle a carrot cake, for teh kids, as the Miserable is only sugar, and the kids don't get much sugar, and really love to eat this

you also can see the kids crafting.. we where making a paper garland and Kira wante dto make hubby a birthday-crown and Noah also wante dto make them.. I forgot to make pictures, but will do that and show it in my next post.

The diner you see the kids is for some-else.
Some of you know but not all, Hubby has been out of a job for a few times, and every time between he got 3 months/6 months, sometimes a year contract.. but 2 weeks ago he got a permanent contract. so we are very happy.. and that needed a celebrating..we went out to diner...Also my little bother was there he got his P in collage.. I have no idea how to explain that in English, but it';s very good, and now if he wants he can change to all other study's.

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You can all remember Noah loves dolphins, and two years ago we went to teh Dolfinarium, that is a sea-zoo.

A few weeks ago we went again. here is store you often can get discount cards with grocery, a sweet friend of mine had some, so we could go with 50% off.. Now that;s very nice, as it;s not cheap
But Kids loved it so much again... Noah rememberd te last time we went, Kira was then to small . But Now she will remember it fo ever.. they both loved it so much!!
Dolphin are such awesome animals.. beautifull

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My mailmen was sweet, he bring me a sweet pakage from Portugal from Nia.
She made the kids a sweet present.
As you can see Kira is very happy with her painting she made, and for Noah you have to wait a little bit longer, it's a surprise I;m working on for his room, And Nia and her hubby where so sweet to help me with it. I hope very soon you will see more of it!
And I got a new Xmas hanger, the last one she send me did not survive the plane.....

I'm so happy with such a sweet friend.. thank you Nia ♥ ♥ ♥

I will end this post with a sweet picture of my dancing princes on her last dancing classing for this moment, after summer she will go on with something she loves very very much!!

I wanna thank everyone for visiting my blog and especially everyone who leaves a comment!! 
 I love reading them!! 

 ♥ Have a great day ♥

zondag 21 juni 2015

Father's day and the start of summer

Hi all,

Today is the start of Summer!!!

Who doens't love Olaf??
Lets hope the summer weather soon will come, we are having grey/windy/rainy days..

But the sweet weather people told us summer weather will come, so let's hope so.

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Today it's Father's day in the Netherlands

Hubby is spoiled!!
I made a lovely breakfast on bed, and a yummy lunch at the diner-table.

He loved his presents.
Kira learned a song at school, I got also a song from her at Mother's day.
It's so fun to see what they all make

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Then I showed you a piece I was making for Kira.
It's a cute little horse.

After a few hours we found the name, so let me introduce to you::

Kiara Luna 
( it are Kira's first 2 names)
 I finished it late late at night
 Next morning I told Kira to go down stairs, I hear a few minutes later a loud shout.. Kira found her horse, hihih =))
Already busy playing with it ♥
 A day later we had such lovely weather

 She enjoyed it very much

Even a lying pose!

I can tell you Kira is very very happy with it, she asked for 3 more..hihi ;)

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The did also some squares on Noah's piece
His head is finished!!.
And as some of you guessed it right.
It's R2-D2.
I only bought the wrong black yarn, need to go back to the store for new one.
So soon I can crochet more on this lovely piece..

Will I finish it before Noah's birthday on September???

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 Kira has learned from a classmate to draw Unicorns, Now see only draw's unicorns
 A pic from last week we had lovely weather, kids wanted to go on there step to school.
 And here Kira draw our family in unicorns, above Kira and me in pink and purple and below Hubby and Noah in blue.

She has Minnie Mouse scotch tape and use it to put them on our bedroom door..
Isn't that cute.

I made twice this lovely dessert this week.

Banana- Caramel ice-cream, strawberries and cherries, whipe-cream, and choco pieces.
yum yum yummy.

No garden pic's this time, forgot to take some.. hope this week the sun will come back, my hydrangeas are getting in to bloom, so beautifull.
Also my veggie-garden is doing a great job in growing too..

Till next time!!

I wanna thank everyone for visiting my blog and especially everyone who leaves a comment!! 
 I love reading them!! 
 ♥ Have a great day ♥

zondag 14 juni 2015

What have I been doing all??

I need to confess.
I'm hooked on crochet, and also on watching series.
And the best part I can do them both at the same time :O. =)))))
Between work, taking courses, kids, cleaning and doing the garden I try to relax with my crochet hook and watching a serie.
Ow My.. there are so many great Series. I now need to wait on new episodes on 4 series, and now watching a simple Disney Serie called Jessie just too see and hear something while i'm crochting..
And as I watch them on my laptop, It's hard to put it out to look at my blog, or other blogs.. hihi..
Bad bad bad me...  :(

But as always with my after a while I get tired so here I am.. hihi.
In my last post I showd you I was starting a big project fo Noah.

Let's show some update pictures:
It's getting there.. hihi
And I see a little red square
The shape of of head is better to see
Any idea what 'm making?
When you crochet in the sun with your leg crossed, what will happen then??????
One burned leg.. au au au 

But the pixelblanket I;m making for Noah is getting there

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Two weeks ago we went away for the weekend.
We went to a parc in Belgium, not far from here.
Noah even called it the best vacation for ever.. and that only because they had a wild water slide.. hihi
We had a great time, it was lovely to get out with the four of us. We done great things, bowling, ride a family bike, walking etc etc..
It was short but a great weekend!!

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Later that week we still had great weather, so after school, I took the kids to the dike for a picknick
I always love to ride or bikes to the dike, It's not far from home, and we can see boats, animals and the port of Antwerp.. so great.
sitting on the rocks in the water to have a drink and a cookie.. kids love it.

This last week in town was organised a four-day hike. it's every year.
When I was little I alway sign in.
Now it was the first time in years I signed in and for teh kis the very first time.
4 evening you walk 5 km.
I can't tell you how tired the kids are.
And the last evening you will get a medal
Kids really did a awesome job.
4 and 6 year old, and walked a total of 20 km in 4 evenings.. #proudmommy ;)
So this weekend we are having a lazy-rest weekend.
As we had the four-day hike, dancing class, Judo, swim-class.. and crazy mommy went with the kids to the IKEA yesterday to buy some things for Noah's room.

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The pixelblanket of noah is doing much the same, so between it I also started on a little project for Kira.
Can you guess what it is?

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I'm ending this post with some beautifull garden pictures
 Friday it was such great weather
 Our greenhouse

 My beautifull clematis
And I found a bird nest in the pink clematis. It has been a while that I have seen the blackbird fly in, really hope it will come back

Let the beautifull weather stay so we can do more water ballon fights

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I wanna thank everyone for visiting my blog and especially everyone who leaves a comment!! 
 I love reading them!! 
 ♥ Have a great day ♥