easter sunday

Monday, 9 April 2012

I hope you have all had an enjoyable long weekend. Unfortunately, we came down with colds and so our plans to attend a big family gathering were cancelled and we spent the weekend in quarantine (although we did have Grandma and Nono visit with chocolates and treats on Sunday morning!). We didn't want to spend the whole weekend moping around at home, so we decided to pack a simple picnic lunch and head out on a little road trip to Lake Paluma, just a little further up the mountain from Crystal Creek, where Tim photographed us earlier this year.

It really is a beautiful spot, and Eulalie thoroughly enjoyed it - but to be completely honest, it was a bit too long of a drive for a day trip (especially when all the passengers are poorly). I think next time we'll pack some camping gear and stop over for the night.

What did you get up to over the weekend?


  1. beautiful photos! sorry to hear you were all struck down with a cold, hope youre all feeling better! surely chocolate helps, right?!
    our weekend was low key and ended with our little Avie learning to potty train by herself. super excited! {funny the small things that completely light up your world!}
    have a great week!
    Angie x

  2. I hope you are all feeling better now getting outside in the fresh air is always good though to help you feel happier. The concentration on Lalie's face while colouring is very cute and those cute baby legs, awww. We headed out west to my parents and enjoyed the quiet of the bush it was really nice to be there and then today it was off to the city to visit the inlaws, the cousins playing in the yard and games of battleship, lots of fun. Have a great week lovely. x

  3. look at that little roll on lalie's thigh - too cute! Oh no - colds. That time of year, seasons are changing and everything's shifting. Hope you're drinking nettle tea and chicken broth.

    As for us - easter was quiet, just hoe we like it xxx

  4. That last photo is gold! Sorry to hear you guys were unwell, but seems like you made the most of it. Hope you're all on the mend. xxx

  5. What a shame that you all had to miss your family Easter get together. These photos are gorgeous though and it looks like you had a sweet little despite the germs.

    I just love that Eulalie still has the little chub roll on her legs. Makes her still seem a baby.

    xx Laura

  6. That photo of Eulalie colouring is amazing; the look of concentration on her face and her squidgy little legs are just perfect!

  7. You take the most lovely photographs Claire, and it's always good to get a glimpse of you - i.e. in the black and whites up top. I love the shots of Lalie and how intent she is on her coloring, precious.
    We had a fun weekend spent with family and it must have tired river out cuz he just slept through the night - 9 hours! Although mama woke after hour 6 and had to keep checking on him. Hopefully a taste of things to come - if not, I'll take it. :)

  8. I love seeing bits of Australia countryside, brings back so many lovely memories of travelling. Gorgeous photos, Claire.. and gorgeous babe of a daughter too! Get well soon lovely. xx

  9. Gorgeous photos Claire. Did you get a bit excited when you realised that colouring in could become part of the entertaining Lalie repertoire?!! xx

  10. I just adore your little family.

    These photos are truly precious.

    I'm so sorry to hear you're poorly, & do hope you're on the mend soon!


  11. The first and third photos melt my heart :)
    I was also sick during easter... of course haha

  12. Oh no, being sick on a weekend sucks. But especially an easter long weekend! You poor things. At least you've got amazing spots you can visit. Camping there would be amazing! Kellie xx

  13. Glad to see having colds didn't stop you guys from enjoying the outdoors...fresh air always does wonders :)

  14. Oh little Lalie you are super gorgeous. That third pic is sublime.

  15. Hope you're all feeling better soon. That 3rd photo is so precious - the look of concentration on Lalie's face is adorable, as are those cute legs of hers :)

  16. Ah Claire. Hope you guys are all feeling better now. I know what it's like to be sick on the Easter long weekend and I feel so ripped off. At least you guys to spend the time together. And camping there sounds awesome!
    Look at the sheer concentration on Lalie's face while she's colouring in. Not to mention the fat rolls. Cuuuute! xx

  17. Hope you are all better now - being sick just sucks!
    Look at gorgeous Lalie with her books and colouring in. Such a big girl now!


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