Merry Christmas To You (And Introducing The Newest Member In Our Family!)

Melbourne Town Hall Christmas 2013

Hello folks and merry Christmas! Hope you’re having an awesome day so far. This holiday season is one heck of a busy one for me this time. Tim’s family will be visiting us from Malaysia and Sydney this year and there on top of that, there’s going to be days of non-stop festivities, which means we’ll also most likely be in a food coma very soon.

As it’s the holiday season, I’ll be taking a break from blogging for a bit just to enjoy my time with family and friends as we all should (yes, even if there’s that pervy uncle you want to avoid, just like Bridget Jones!). It’s a great time for me to also reflect on the year that is about to come to an end. What an incredible one this has been. But hey, more on that later.

Just before I leave, I’d like to introduce you to the newest addition to our family. You can say we’ve been waiting for her for years. Please say hello to Janey. :)

Janey the Lady

She’s approximately 6 years old and we adopted her from the RSPCA less than a week ago. She’s had a rough couple of weeks with 2 surgeries, one to remove a mammary tumour (thankfully, it was benign) and the other to desex her so she’s going to need a lot of TLC from us. She’s a very shy and timid girl but absolutely adores lots of tummy rubs and walks. Tim and I have been wanting to have a dog of our own for years now but decided to only get it now when we know we can afford to give her the best we can. According to the RSPCA, she’s a terrier mix but I believe there must be some Corgi in her. Looks at that smile, eh?

She truly is the best Christmas present to the both of us. :)

So from Tim, Janey and I, here’s wishing you a very merry Christmas and happy holidays!

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  1. Misscarole

    Merry Christmas from somewhere on the Hume Highway between Sydney and Melbourne. xxx

    1. Tine

      Hahahaha merry Christmas and happy holidays Carole! xx

  2. Fiona

    Merry Christmas and happy holiday to you and your family too! Janey is beautiful :D

    1. Tine

      Merry Christmas and happy holidays to you too Fiona! Janey sends you licks :P x

  3. xin

    looking cute janey! i have a friend who adopted from SPCA too, and her brownie is gorgeous and very very well behaved (surprisingly!)

    happy holiday and happy feasting!
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    1. Tine

      Happy holidays Xin! Was the brownie an adult dog? Sometimes they’re already house-trained so will be quite well behaved. Janey doesn’t potty indoors, doesn’t chew or mess up things. I think it’s because she’s already 6yo. She just leaves a great trail of hair :P

  4. kerker

    Merry Christmas Tine! Janey is adorable, she does look like she has some of corgi-ness in her.
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    1. Tine

      Right? That’s what I thought! RSPCA said terrier cross. I said corgi! :P

  5. Renee | Beauty Fool

    Oh Tine, I am so glad you adopted instead of bought a dog. Janey is absolutely gorgeous and I know you will have the best time with her. Hope she feels better and settles in soon! My rescue was so scared the first few days (kept hiding under our dining table, poor thing) but now she owns the whole house, haha!

    Merry Christmas :)

    x Renee
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    1. Tine

      Thanks Renee. It was always my intention to adopt as my family has always done so in the past. Your baby is just gorgeous. I remembered pictures of her when you first brought her home. She’s the queen of the house now, I’m sure ;)

      Happy new year lovely. xx

  6. Allison

    Merry Christmas and Happy 2014, Tine! Sounds like you’ve got a full house. Enjoy your new addition; Janey is adorable! And so nice you got her from the shelter :) Enjoy your time off, and “see you” in 2014
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    1. Tine

      Happy new year to you Allison! Thanks so much for supporting me in 2013. I really appreciate it :) xx

  7. ponikuta

    <3 Janey and happy holidays to you and Tim .xx

    1. Tine

      Play date with Belle soon? xx

  8. Karyn

    Adorable! We rescued Rusty 7 months ago and have never been so happy.
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    1. Tine

      Thanks! Aww love the name Rusty. If we adopted a boy dog, I wanted that name too :) x

  9. Monica P

    Aw she’s a cutie! I’m sure she’ll be your canine BBF :-)

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    1. Tine

      She’s the queen of the house now ;)

  10. Victoria

    Merry Christmas Tine! Janey is a reall cutie :-)

    1. Tine

      Hope you had a great Christmas break V! x

  11. beetrice

    Janey’s the best Christmas present ever, now there’s a new princess in the house hehehe.. :D Here’s to an even more awesome 2014 ahead!

    1. Tine

      Hahaha hallo, this one is BOSS LADY. :P xx

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