lol I think there may be a few parts to our holiday!!
Straight back into busy routines now - Saturday morning Jess had Piano followed by Chionia starting her ballet on a saturday now instead of MOndays - we had a few issues with going on Monday arvo's for the last term - not quite sure why - I think there must be a new girl that she didn't like as I have since found out another couple of mums have had the same drama and have swapped days as well!! Anyway it worked and she had fun!!
Also discovered Chionia had brought something back from Bali quarantine didn't pick up - nits - grrr......so treated her even though I couldn't see any until I started to comb her hair with conditioner (best thing - immobilises any that aren't dead so you can get them!). All treated and 90 minutes later I then had to rush to get ready to drop them off to SIL's as we were off to a family wedding - my cousin Jo - who we use to take nightclubbing with us in our younger days!! Her boys are so grown up now - seems like yesterday she told us she was pregnant - As per usual with weddings you tend to catch up with long lost relatives - in this case all the cousins on dad's side of the family - all now are married with kids or kids on the way!! Jo looked absolutely stunning - the rain held out just in time for her garden wedding and a yummy yummy reception in Fremantle :) We left earlish as we also had our groomsman's 40th birthday!!
Back to Bali!!
Day 2 - started out with me intent on getting the girls hair plaited as I wasn't going to be doing their hair every time they went swimming etc!! Finally got them done and whilst waiting did our first bit of shopping - lots of clothes, bag (love my Louis Vuitton bag - it fitted everything I needed into it - hand cleaner, camera, purse, ninetendo x 2, mossie spray etc!) and some silver ware.
Back to the pool for a swim and catch up with everyone we missed the day before! Helen had arrived the night before so as her request we all met at our pool. Along came Maurs, Neil, Bob, Jas, Tom & Bianca and finally Shelby and Peta and Glenn!! The girls disappeared into the pool as soon as Shelby arrived and apart from the occasional drink or snack didn't see them! Bees were a drama so we moved closer to the beach and basically spent the afternoon drinking and enjoying Bali by the pool! Shelby bartered with the ladies on the beach to get the girls nails done for 40000rupiahs each so just over $5.00 each!! Then back to the hotel for a little quiet time before heading into Roys bar on the beach followed by dinner at Billies.....
Billies is an awesome restaurant - Very aussie themed! THe waiters love playing tricks on you and the kids just thought it was the bees knees!! Meet up with all of Neil and MAureens group that night too so we had about 30 people in all - we popped the kids in the front Cabana which they loved!! Street kids were happy to chat away and "play" although had to stop one of them from dragging out Jess to the street - will give him the benefit of the doubt! Helen went for a ride on Billies Harley... lots of cocktails (I fell in love with Billies 69 cocktail - gin, midori, contreau, lemon syrup and lime I think!). Girls loved the band and getting up to dance and play - no hard restaurant rules to sit and behave here!!! We went back to Billies several times - once Jess even got up and sang Mumma Mia with the band - must loearn how to load a phone video onto you tube - can anyone enlighten me???
Mothers day to follow!
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