Thursday, November 10, 2011

Long Awaited Post...

Warning this post has many pictures...

Well I did promise a post about our time away on the Gold Coast, so here it is...

We went down to stay at a beautiful house on the canal at Burleigh Waters, we had no idea just how gorgeous it would be.

My Darling Sister, her hubby, daughter, son and his girlfriend joined the five of us on this lovely holiday.

We spent plenty of time by the pool and enjoyed the most amazing sunsets and wildlife.

 We went swimming at Miami Beach (not far from the house) and had a great day at one of the fun theme parks here…Dreamworld.

We went shopping of course, how could we not with 6 teenagers...
this is very funny board in one of the shops, I had to take a picture to you all how funny it was. one sign says "Relax, Take a bath" then the very next sign as you can see says "ask staff for a demo" funny.

On the Sunday morning we went off to the Carrara Markets, they were just so big…we could not possibly have seen everything. But we had a great time.

After we came home on the Monday morning (driving through heavy rain) we settled back in at our place for a few more days together…we did a lovely day trip up to Montville in the Glass House Mountains and had a wonderful time shopping and eating (the teens were bored out of their brains). 
Beautiful View

We stopped in at Patchwork Angel and spent some dollars on fabrics…

Then we stopped at the "Ettamogah Pub" and "Aussieworld"...just to have a look and go to the ladies...

We stopped on the way home to go to Mount Coot-Tha lookout for coffee cake and a view of the Sunset over Brisbane was beautiful.

 My camera battery died and I had to take Pictures on my phone which are not perfect but...

On the last day they were with us we went off to Southbank for the day
(camera did not work).
 We looked all over and even went to the Art Gallery, it was fantastic standing a few inches away from a Picasso or Lautrec, and other amazing artists work. The teens were so bored by this…eeesh.

  We  had an amazing time together and plan to do it again, I think most of the teens will not be coming next time as they will most likely be busy with their own lives, Jobs and such.

More posts to come with a few of my favourite things...
happy stitching 


  1. Love seeing all the pics and reading about your holiday, so happy you guys had a great time.

  2. Wow, gorgeous holiday house!!!
    Looks like you all had a great holiday together!!