Through The Eyes of Carlie Jade

Cheeky Monkey’s First Christmas

Ahhhh Christmas! It’s always a lovely time of year, where all the family get together in the one place. Or in our case a couple of places to go. This year was extra special as it was Cheeky Monkey’s first Christmas. Continue reading “Cheeky Monkey’s First Christmas”


12 Things: The List 2016/2017 Progress Update

Around the end of June 2016 I made a list of “12 Things” to complete before my next birthday. Below is an update on the progress so far. Continue reading “12 Things: The List 2016/2017 Progress Update”

Photo Friday: Qantas Planes

Qantas Planes

Travel has been on my mind lately so I thought this would be a fitting photo. This was taken on my last trip during a stopover at Melbourne Airport in 2015. Continue reading “Photo Friday: Qantas Planes”

Simply Giving -Donating Toys for Christmas…..

I usually make a few cash donations to various charities through the year. This year however I really wanted to donate toys to a child in need. However, I forgot that most of my local charities have a cut off date of November 30. I did some searching and found this website:

Continue reading “Simply Giving -Donating Toys for Christmas…..”

Photo Friday: Maximilian’s Restaurant & Cellar Door

Check out that view!

Maximilian’s Restaurant & Cellar Door is located in Verdun, South Australia. Continue reading “Photo Friday: Maximilian’s Restaurant & Cellar Door”

Christmas Puddings

Christmas Puddings – with biscuits!

These cute little Christmas puddings are actually made with biscuits! Continue reading “Christmas Puddings”

Candy Cane Reindeer

Candy Cane Reindeer

I did this quick and easy craft activity with the kids at OSHC a couple of years ago. Continue reading “Candy Cane Reindeer”

Easy Reindeer Biscuits

Reindeer Biscuits

These biscuits are super easy to make and are a great activity to do with children and to give as gifts. They are also great when asked to bring a plate of food for a Christmas party. Continue reading “Easy Reindeer Biscuits”

Yellow Water Billabong Cruise, Kakadu National Park

Yellow Water Billabong is inside of Kakadu National Park. You can take a relaxing cruise through the wetlands and spot some wildlife – including crocodiles. Here are ten of my favourite photos….. Continue reading “Yellow Water Billabong Cruise, Kakadu National Park”

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