Update

Dear friends,

If you are reading this… thank you! I can’t believe you are still here despite the fact that I am nearly one year behind on my blogging.

As you know, I use my blog as a journal of my life’s events so I will continue to try and blog in chronological order and catch up as soon as I can.

I thought it was only fair to update and let you know why I have been so absent – especially since I have not neglected this blog so much since its inception in 2010!

Although these are not excuses, there have been a few reasons for my absence…

  1. Long work hours as at the hospital
  2. Marrying my best friend and love, Michael, on May 14, 2016
  3. Vacation pre and post wedding (in Canada, Melbourne and Brisbane)
  4. Quickly falling pregnant after the wedding (literally 2 weeks after) and being extra tired working my usual hours. I was honestly coming home from work only to have dinner and fall straight asleep
  5. Finally, giving birth to our beautiful daughter, Laurel Linh Xuan Nguy on February 16, 2017. She’s now nearly 8 weeks old and as you can imagine, I have only rare moments to myself!

I can’t wait to catch up on my blog and tell you all about it and more!

Date with Abigail

February 8, 2014

Mike and I went to visit Matt, Kristen and their baby girl this past Sunday… and I remembered to take photos!

Only been a few weeks since we last saw them but Abbey has grown so much already, how cute is she? Nearly 8 weeks old!

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My first baby shoot. Haha, not really, just some opportunistic fun shots!

Proud parents

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Family photo

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Uncle Mike smells mommy!

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Even cute when she’s crying

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She loves this position, we learned something new today!

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Family moment

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Mother and daughter

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Pensive

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Resting on mommy

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Keeping a close eye on mum

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Pretty smiles

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And of course, we had to get a picture ourselves!

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Kristen’s Baby Shower!

Saturday, November 16, 2013

It was a beautiful day to celebrate such a special event with Kristen! 🙂

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We were invited to join her for a delicious high tea that was held at Spicers Balfour Hotel, a lovely boutique hotel hidden away from the business of the city.

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Not only were the venue and food beautiful, but more importantly, the mum-to-be looked gorgeous and glowing! Her white dress, swept back hair and of course, those beautiful blue eyes and smile really exuded happiness and excitement. Or was it because school was finally over? Haha, I’m sure that played a small role too! 😉

I apologize for all the stuff in people’s faces in the next few photos…

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For her gift, Fiona, Christine and I agreed that our present would revolve around pampering for Kristen, especially after just completing the most difficult rotation (Medicine) of year 3! Baby presents can come later! 😉 We decided on a pregnancy massage at Rainesforest Massage & Day Spa, as well as a candle and a bottle of bubble bath. You’ll have to let us know how you enjoyed it Kristen!

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Presents from other guests all had one thing in common: ADORABLE!

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Very lovely to meet her friends, and especially her mom

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Girlies!

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I am so excited for the arrival of their bub, I know her and Matt will be wonderful parents! The gender of the baby will be a surprise, which only adds more to the excitement! The only sad thing: she is due next month, and I’m in Canada! But that’s okay, because Mike and I are visiting her family first when we’re back in Brisbane! 😀