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December 21, 2007



Your kids make adorable elves! :-)
LOL at the "magic button" - she's clever, that girl!


Your kids make adorable elves!
LOL at the "magic button" - she's clever, that girl!


Oh Trina, they look so sweet in their costumes! I bet their performance was super special! Love the photo of you guys!


What gorgeous elves!! Ok, coming out of lurkdom. Hope you and your family have great Christmas.


Trina the kids look great, what cool little outfits.


Gorgeous elves!!! What a clever cookie Sarah is! Have a wonderful Christmas, I am sure it is going to be so much fun with your 3.


Trina your kids are too cute! :) I love the photo - just gorgeous. I hope the family down in Gisborne don't have too much mess to deal with - not nice before Christmas. Have a wonderful Christmas.


Hi Trina, Been lurking for a while:-) What gorgeous little elves your two made. Thanks for all the inspiration over the year. Wishing you and your family a very Happy Christmas.

Vita Thai

Cute Elfs, and what awesome banner. I've only noticed it now because I usually read from Bloglines. Maybe I should come more often. :)


Ooh what a cool photo - those are the cutest wee elves.
Kids have allthe answers when it comes to Santa :-)

Tracey Bower

Hi Trina,
They sure are cute elves, glad I dropped by to see what you have been up to and delurk at the same time. Have a great Christmas with your gorgeous Children.

sandra mason

Hi Trina, I love the twins concept of Santa's abilities. We are lucky to still have some of the kids who totally believe also.
Pleased to hear Andy's cousin's survived the earthquake unscathed. I too have a cousin and his wife/ family in Gisborne they came through unscathed also but their gift store/ lotto shop is a bit of a mess. What a terrible time but always greatful that everyone is OK.

Merry Christmas


Hey Trina,Merry Christmas to you and your family,have a great holiday season.And see, i don't always just lurk!


They are just so cute in these outfitS!!

Have a great Christmas!

Debbie Buckland

your boys are just too cool! Love those outfits!

Great sketch too!

Have a great Christmas.

Maggie Bennett

HI Trina

Did you make those elves costumes for M&S? Too cute! Merry Chrismtas to you and yours!


You have two sweet little elves there. Hope you and your family have a safe and happy xmas.


Wow, those are two of the cutest elves I've ever seen!!

Was nice meeting you at CC in wgtn and I just love this blog!!



Wow fun friskar stuff. I'll play. Cute little elves you have. This could be seasonal job!
Thanks for a chance.

Lyn Dwyer

Oh the things kids say are so "priceless "Trina.....love your little elves......mmmmm....I think their mum would make a great Elf also LOL! In house joke everyone........


i'm always reading and of course come out of lurkdom when a RAK is offered LMAO

(ps - my blog link in your side bar is my old blog address !!)


Aren't they just adorable! I was actually in Auckland 12 years ago in July and celebrated "Christmas in July" with some folks there. It is an amazing place and I long to go back one day, you are so lucky to be there!


What gorgeous elves you have!!! LOL- about the magic button! Kids say the cutest things!!!
Have a fabulous Christmas!

Beth Williams

My 4 sons are grown. My oldest and 2 grandsons won't make it home this year. So thank you for sharing the adorable pictures. How I miss those years-may have to get permission to use the photo just so I can scrap some little boys at Christmas again. Thanks for sharing-you really brightened my day.


I'm guilty of lurking too, an Aussie that found you via the Fiskars blog a while back! Your two elves are very cute all dressed up for Christmas :) Thanks for sharing your creations with us!

Fiona Groves

ok I have been lurking again... but I am on holiday and need no longer lurk!
Hey Trina Merry Christmas be happy and safe


Matt & Sarah look adorable!

Love the magic button idea....very clever ;-)

Merry xmas to you all.

Nic #1033

love that sketch - might have to try it! Boy it feels good to come out of lurkdom!

Kristin in OH

What precious little elves you have! I have 4 children, and they are so much fun! Thanks for the chance to win & have a blessed Christmas.


Cute elves! Your kiddos must be very good with pressies that big to tempt them! My 2yo would have the paper off that in a flash! lol.

Christine C #2264

Hi Trina - I didn't know you had a blog - so how happy am I that the day I discover it you have giving stuff away LOL. I just love the pic of your two little elves, super cute. I am also very impressed with the photo at the top of your blog - its a fantastic shot.
I hope you and your family have a happy and safe Christmas and holiday season.
Merry Christmas all.
From Christine Cleary


Aw they look so cute and not SO big at all!


What 2 gorgeous elves you have, no wonder they know about the secret button! Can't wait to find out what's in Andy's present!!


What a precious photo, the outfits are so adorable. Merry Christmas and Thanks so much for the chance to win


Wow Trina sooooo cute !! And the secret button story is adorable, can't wait until little moo can tell me such important things I didn't know :)
Take care
Janine :)


Hi Trina .. merry cristmas to you and your cute little elves! might have to have a go at that sketch too ... perfect for xmas pics!


They are the cutest elves I have ever seen. Yay, that the concert was such a success.

Cindy Hearty

Gorgeous Elves ! Fab costumes too, did you make them ?


Yep, another lurker here too. Love hearing what other people are up to for Christmas. Have a good one!!

Annelie Maddock

Another lurker here... Time to get out of the closet I guess!

How cute are those boys?!?!? Can't wait 'til my girl's old enough to do dress ups and be in school plays and stuff...

Fingers crossed that RAK will come my way!

Merry Christmas!

Annelie Maddock

I was gonna write elves - not boys... My apologies!!

Robyn W

MERRY CHRISTMAS TRINA to you and your family
thanks for the sharing all year

Michelle Rogers

It's wonderful that each year the kids get to perform at Daycare, Kinder, School Etc, and they always look gorgeous... Your children look gorgeous in their outfits, l'm sure they had a wonderful time...



What awesome little elves!!!!!
Thankyou for sharing with us.
Maursie xoxo


Oh my gosh - look at those wee Elves!! How adorable are they!!! (and how alike are they dressed like that!) I bet this time of the year is just magic at your place!


What cute little elves! Love your blog! Often read it but first time commenting!

Melissa Aska

I love those elf outfits.

Jenny E

I love the elves and of course there's a magic button!

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