Just 4 Sydney-side Hartnells

Just 4 Sydney-side Hartnells

Sunday, November 27, 2016

Halloween & Turtle statue

Halloween in Australia is less than that in the US...our decorations consisted of Nev's t-shirt from last year and some garland and pumpkins.

Such decorations signal to trick-or-treaters that we have candy to give. We only got 22 kids this year, which was more than the 8 we had in Adelaide.

The kids went off with Cam and I stayed to hand out the candy. Livia was a bee and Nev was Mater from Cars (thanks Moc & Jacob).

At a park, we found a turtle carved out of stone. It was fun to climb.
 Both kids actually posed for me, which is a rare occasion.

Then they had a little fun. We took this one for Busha!

Thanksgiving 2016

Hi everyone. Yet another delay in my posting, but here are a few shots from this past Thanksgiving. Cam's brother and most of his family including his in-laws were able to join us. I baked an apple pie (as voted for by several family members, but not my Cam who wanted pecan).

The spread besides the turkey grilled by Cam to perfection included yams and pecans, cornbread stuffing, wild rice with almonds, green beans, and mashed potatoes.

Livia of course finished early because she ate first. She was able to scoot around on the porch as everyone else feasted.

We made turkey hand prints for decoration in the back and also place markers.

Nevlin was pretty excited to try some ice cream after. He will have pie on Monday, dessert night.

Check out the cute turkey place markers! The pies before we ate them up. Gobble, gobble and a shout out to the rest of the family who we weren't able to celebrate thanksgiving with in person. You are in our hearts, minds and prayers.