Grandad has a few toys at his house for when Ace comes around to play, so when Ellie came across this wheelbarrow, she decided that it is better served as a face mask than a wheelbarrow and so the wheelbarrow monster was born. Continue reading “Wheelbarrow monster [VIDEO]”
Category: Christmas 2014 (UK)
Ellie’s first time meeting most of her British family, and our first cold Christmas since Dave moved to Florida.
Selfie video [VIDEO]
While I was getting a rare first-thing-in-the-morning snuggle from Ellie, I decided to try and take a photo, but when I did, and she could see herself on my phone screen, she started playing with her mouth and watching the image on the screen repeat her, which intrigued her and made for a nice little video. Continue reading “Selfie video [VIDEO]”
Nice to meet you [VIDEO]
Today, Ellie randomly offered out her hand as if for a handshake, which made for a good 5 minutes of handshakes, introductions and giggles. Continue reading “Nice to meet you [VIDEO]”
Playing in a soft-play area [VIDEO]
Taking an opportunity to see Granny, we went to Westow’s to play while it was cold and wet outside. While a little timid at first, Ellie got a bit more adventurous and started playing and moving around by herself. Continue reading “Playing in a soft-play area [VIDEO]”
You say goodbye, I say hello [VIDEO]
After deciding that she’s quite good (and adorable) at saying hello, Ellie kept on playing with the word and it has possible been her favourite word of the trip (either that or “Max” or “Ace”). Continue reading “You say goodbye, I say hello [VIDEO]”
A day with Max and Nicola
Before Mama and I went to go and see Max playing basketball, Max and Nicola got to spend a little time with Ellie. Continue reading “A day with Max and Nicola”
Learning to say hello [VIDEO]
Very randomly and unexpectedly, after favouring “hi” as her salutation of choice, Ellie started mimicking the word “hello”, repeating it back to us, and then saying it to her own reflection in the mirror. Continue reading “Learning to say hello [VIDEO]”
Boxing Day was much like Christmas Day, just a bit more low key. Ellie has once again surrounded by family, games, playing and laughter. Continue reading “Boxing Day”
Christmas Day was spent amongst great company, eating too much food, playing lots of games and opening presents.
All in all, it was a really enjoyable day and Ellie was on top form, making the most of the family she had around her. Continue reading “Christmas 2014”
Visiting Raystede Animal Sanctuary
On Christmas Eve, Mama had made plans long in advance to visit Raystede Animal Sanctuary, in Ringmer, near Lewes.
We were pleasantly surprised by how nice it was there, and we’d highly recommend visiting there and seeing all the animals in such a lovely environment. Continue reading “Visiting Raystede Animal Sanctuary”