Ringing in 2015 with champagne and a 6″ Huntsman spider crawling above us.
New Years Eve Huntsman – ACKKKKK
My first Aussie summer nearly killed me. I will never take a/c for granted ever again.
We cooked so much at home and tried heaps of new recipes – some failed, like this buffalo chicken meatball sub.
Good Life Choices
So. Much. Visa. Paperwork.
But looking back at all our letters and treasures was fun.
Beach land! Slowly but surely, I am getting more comfortable with open water filled with danger.
I had a few really bad days, and a lot of great days.
I fell in love with the 27mm lens, and blood-orange roses.
Celebrated my first Valentines Day on the same continent with my one and only
I could eat this every day for the rest of my life
I went back to single colour hair. Eight months later, I miss all my blonde.
We may have gone over board on pizza, but most of them were well deserved
giant bugs tried to kill me
our friends had exhibitions, our friends are the coolest
New cookbooks that re-lit my baking fires
the weather started to cool down in March – and every cell in my body rose in celebration
my first Royal Easter Show was fantastic
Cyclones nearly drowned us and we didn’t see the sun for almost 2 weeks
My favourite had a birthday
Joel and I celebrated 2 years together
Lots of Meal Planning – months later, we’re getting the hang of it
I got to see Joel selling his work
We watched X-Files every day for like 2 weeks straight. Devotion.
Lots of good Skypes with my friends and family, and I want to plan more for this year
I finished a project! And then took it apart and started again (3x) Knitted Snood.
$33 of pork
Perpetually sick for the entire month of June
Steve Powers in Bondai
Celebrated 4th of July with American style bacon!
Falling in love with Paint by Numbers
I turned 13!
I survived my first bush walk
Read so many good books
Joel was a busy busy guy! And he took a part time job to focus more on photography and studio work. So proud of him.
So much baking
Seriously, Paint by Numbers is the best calming, meditative act
Celebrated 1 Year in Sydney!
It took 3 months, but I re-vamped and re-named my blog. So happy with the results!
My first week at my new job was amazeballs
Hang times with friends
Lots of couch upgrades
More Good Life Choices
Planned my first Thanksgiving meal
Christmas felt like Christmas this year, and it was fantastic
Developed a puzzle addiction
2015 Christmas break has been the best 2 weeks ever
Full moon on Christmas Eve
Happy New Year, everyone!
So looking forward to 2016.