Monday, January 7, 2013

the BIG Christmas road trip

We are home! We survived our BIG Christmas road trip where we travelled from Brisbane, Queensland to Mount Gambier, South Australia. It was a long drive full of loud music, loud singing and way too many M&M's to help keep us awake as we were driving. We loaded up our bus and trailer, packed ourselves in with supplies and set off on an often boring, yet bonding experience of crossing the Australian country side. 

The children were brilliant the whole drive and the excitement of seeing family kept us all happy and motivated to keep moving forward. To help survive the trip, we made our own meals, ate in random places, admired the country side, relied upon a lot of technology and talked about a large range of topics. We were loud, we were hysterical and we were us! 

Now that we are home in our own beds, the washing is done, the memories are being talked about and we are settling into our normal routine, I feel ready to start writing again. My creative side wants to flourish and blog posts are tumbling around in my mind again. So I will slowly start to ease my way back into writing and at the same time will enjoy my cherubs for the short time I have them home before school starts back again.

Happy New Year!

8 comments:

  1. Epic! Your trip reminds me of my own childhood summers spent driving from Alice Springs to Far North QLD... I can't say we were always good company for our parents, but that was the days of "window television", not DVDs. Poor mum and dad!

    Anyway, I ramble. Well done on a fun trip full of family memories!!! x

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    1. I can't imagine what is must have been like years ago. Cloth nappies, no wipes...Gahhh! The memories though are priceless!

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  2. So glad you had a wonderful time away creating memories to always look back on. Also glad your back and looking forward to your new blog post. xx

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    1. Thanks Elizabeth, looking forward to writing them as well! N x

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  3. Welcome back Naomi. I can feel happiness bursting through this post. Can't wait to hear some wonderful stories.

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    1. Thank you. We sure had some fun adventures on our journey!

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  4. "I can't imagine what is must have been like years ago. Cloth nappies, no wipes...Gahhh! The memories though are priceless!" Agreed with you.

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  5. I am catching up on some of your posts. Your trip looks amazing, something that your kids will remember for a lifetime.

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