22 weeks + 4 days

Well folks, I am officially unemployed! This is the time {our Aussie summer break} that I'm normally off on holidays anyway - but the difference is, next year I won't be returning to teaching. I'll be preparing for our wee one's arrival. 
My teaching colleagues surprised me with a huge basket full of baby goodies - lots of nappies, wraps, onesies & toys to keep baby girl busy. I love practical pressies, so I'm totally thrilled with the effort they went to. So very lucky.
Our nursery furniture also arrived this week, in the form of flat pack boxes that need assembling. I'm really excited to put it together - but we're both so exhausted from work & holiday craziness, it'll have to wait a few more weeks!  
We always said we'd start thinking about doing up the nursery from January... and it's only just dawned on me that January is only a little while away. I can't wait to be in the new year & counting down the days.


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11 comments:

Erin said...

Hi, I'm visiting from ICLW! I just wanted to say congrats on your last day of work. It's so nice that your friends bought you lots of practical baby things and how exciting that your nursery furniture arrived! From one pregnant mama to another I can understand being tired and needing to take some time before putting it all together though :)

Cheers,
Erin
http://loveismultiplied.blogspot.com/

Jamie said...

Happy ICLW! Your coworkers are so thoughtful, what a great haul! I hope this new phase of your life is everything you hope it will be, and much more!

Stephanie said...

Hello from ICLW! How nice of your coworkers to give you some baby gifts! :)

Jessica Schmitz said...

Such nice co-workers, Aly. Setting up the nursery must be so exciting. I'm really happy for you!

Kayla said...

Hi from ICLW!

What a great set of co-workers you have! I miss working on a place where I can bond with others and surprise them with love like this!

Have you thought about themes for the nursery yet?! :)

Kayla
ICLW #30

Rebecca said...

Hi from ICLW. Last day of work is always a nice thought and a breath of much needed relief too.

erika said...

Super cute baby gifts:)
Have a great summer break and enjoy your baby project preparing the nursery!
Happy ICLW #51

Alie said...

Hi from ICLW - have fun putting together the nursery; so fun! :)

Andy said...

Hi! Visiting from ICLW. What nice co-workers you have! Congrats on your last day of work. Have so much fun setting up the nursery!

FrozenOJ said...

Stopping by from ICLW. I love that owl you got in your basket! So cute.

jAllen said...

Hi from ICLW, hope all is going well with your pregnancy and enjoy your summer break! #58





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