A Weekend in Burleigh Heads

Hi friends! I was on a pretty good roll blogging several times a week there for about two seconds. Looks like I am back to my old bad habits though.

Well, as I mentioned in my Life Lately post- our trip two weekends ago to the coast was a pretty big wash out. Since no one was staying at our friend’s place the following weekend, we headed back to Burleigh Friday afternoon.

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Life Lately: February

Hi friends! Hope everyone had a great weekend.

I’m going to be honest, this blog post started as a post about our weekend but then I realized it was pretty boring so I decided to just make an all encompassing life lately post since it is the end of the month anyway. I can’t believe Thursday is March (my birthday month!) and also the month I told myself I could start thinking about baby things. Without further ado, here is life with the Alkeks these days…

Valentine’s Day

You can’t recap February without mentioning Valentine’s Day. It was too warm to keep this outfit on all day, but I couldn’t resist getting some pictures of her in the sweetest heart tutu that was a gift from a friend back home.

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8 Brisbane Day Trips

Hi friends! Today I thought I would share our favorite day trips from Brisbane. We are so lucky to live in such a spectacular area with so many diverse, beautiful places to spend our weekends exploring.

These are all trips that can be easily managed in one day. I plan on doing a separate post covering our favorite weekend getaways from here. I have also linked any blog posts I have written if you want anymore photos or information.

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Christmasy Weekend in Brisbane

Since we are leaving for Texas on Thursday we decided to do some Christmas celebrations early here in Brisbane. Tuesday morning we surprised Leighton with her toy kitchen. I had gone on a mission to find the hot commodity kmart kitchen. I then copied a hack I saw on Instagram and painted the hardware and fake wood.

She was sick on Tuesday (ear infection), so her response was pretty anticlimactic. Once she started feeling better, she hasn’t stopped playing with it. Continue reading