Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Eating, Rolling & Sitting

Frozen fruity iceblocks... yum!

This is what happens when Daddy feeds me!

Isla is now 6 and a half months old... where has the time gone?
She has started eating solids - we noticed that she was gnawing her fingers after being fed and stuffing anything she could get her hands on into her mouth! So we tried her on some rice cereal and she gobbled it up! Since then we have tried apple, pear, pumpkin, carrot, kumara and now banana. I think Isla is a 'savoury' girl as she prefers veggies to fruit... altho now that her teeth are bothering her we give her frozen pieces of fruit puree and SHE LOVES IT! Fruity iceblocks - yum!
Isla is a real pro at rolling now... it is her preferred method of getting from A to B and she will often do multiple rolls at once! It was a bit of a shock to the system when I put her on the mat and went to the kitchen to get her food ready and when I came back she was over by the speakers! She will start crawling any day now... uh oh, time to 'baby proof' the house!

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Nana Michi's birthday

Beautiful flowers from Aunty Sachi
(and beautiful cake by Isla!)

Nana had a hard time blowing out the candles... we needed Micah the expert candle blower!

I couldn't work out how to edit the last post :( Here are some pics of Nana's birthday. She got TWO bouquets of flowers from Papa & Aunty Sachi and a book voucher from Papa. We were supposed to shout her dinner at Miyabi but everyone is feeling sick so Nana took a raincheck and we had nachos at home instead. Isla baked a vanilla cake & iced it herself... that's why the writing is all wobbly - Isla is only little and just learning how to write... honestly!

Sunday, August 8, 2010

Happy Birthday Nana Michi

Go shorty, it's ya birthday... ya gonna party like it's ya birthday!! :)

It's Nana Michi's birthday today... Happy 65th birthday! :D Isla is very lucky to have her Nana Michi around to spoil her! We are all going to Miyabi Sushi tonight help Nana celebrate her special day... tempura & sashimi here we come!! :D

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Happy Birthday Nana Leti

The Auva'a clan (missing Aunty Nina & Uncle Tim)

Nana Leti and her grandkids
(Isla giving lil Leti 'the look' cos she's crying!)

Nana Leti and her boys

Fun times in Palmy North

Aunty Alethea & Uncle Lima

Choo Choo... miniature train at Botanical Gardens

Hanging out with Pa & Nana Leti

August is a busy month for us... Papa's birthday on the 3rd, Nana Leti's birthday on the 6th, Uncle Tim's birthday on the 7th, Nana Michi's birthday on the 9th and Mama's birthday on the 25th!
We spent the weekend in Palmy North celebrating an early birthday for Nana Leti... Aunty Molly, Uncle Mark, Kiera & Caleb from Auckland were there, Uncle Lima & Aunty Alethea from Sydney were there and we also got to see Uncle Jase, Aunty Bex and lil Leti.
Fun, fun, fun! We rode a miniature train at Botanical Gardens, ate some yummy food and got lots n lots of cuddles.

Happy (REAL) Birthday Papa!

Happy Birthday Papa!
Funnily enough as I sit here writing this, Papa is nowhere to be seen... he's been in hospital all day visiting with his good friend Mulo Sasa. So we've eaten a yummy bday dinner & bday cake and ice cream... all without Papa! :) Never mind... Nana actually said Papa didn't even remember it was his birthday this morning! Old age must be catching up... ;)