Painting at Bethany Vinyard, Barossa Valley

By heather at 10:32 pm on Tuesday, August 22, 2006

Ben & I spent the weekend in the Barossa Valley…it was a fun little trip, neither of us had been to the Barossa and felt it was due time to go having been in Australia for six months now! Saturday afternoon we visited the Barossa Tourist Centre in Tanunda, and picked up a map….aside from visiting a few wineries for some wine tasting, we were pretty keen to find somewhere picturesque to do a bit of oil painting. Thumbing through the South Australia booklet on the Barossa Valley, we stumbled across this beautiful picture of Bethany Winery, and decided to go exploring to find it!

Bethany Winery

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My Children’s Book Collection

By heather at 1:30 am on Monday, August 21, 2006

These are some of my favourites from my own libary of children’s books… if you live in my area I might even lend them to you if you ask real nice!

Incredible Book Eating Boy
Written & Illustrated by Oliver Jeffers
Read My Review
The Leaf Men
The Leaf Men
by William Joyce
Written by Jon Scieszka
Paintings by Daniel Adel
Review : Very funny, brilliantly illustrated
Beatrix Potter’s Nursery Rhyme Book
F. Warne & Co.
The Birthday Presents
by Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell
Review : I tear up every time I read this
book, thecharacter’s are just so sweet
Harvey Potter’s Balloon Farm
by Jeradine Nolen and Mark Buehner
Review : Beautifully colorful illustrations
One Gray Mouse
One Gray Mouse
by Katherine Burton and Kim Fernandes
by Audrey Wood and Don Wood
Romeo the Romantic Rat
Romeo the Romantic Rat
by Carole Tremblay
Illustrations by Dominique Jolin
Santa Calls
Santa Calls
by William Joyce
Stinky Cheese Man
The Stinky Cheese Man and other Fairly Stupid Tales
by John Scieszka and Lane Smith
by Margie Palatini
Illustrated by Glin Dibley
Up With Birds
Up With Birds!
by John Yeoman
The Velveteen Rabbit
The Velveteen Rabbit
by Margery Williams
Yertle the Turtle
“Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories”
Six by Seuss
A Treasury of Dr. Seuss Classics
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My Young Adults Book Collection

By heather at 1:30 am on Sunday, August 20, 2006

Here are a few of my favourite young adult books in my library… I hope to read with my own kids someday!

Novels / Young Adults

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