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Today is my last day…

(sshhh I’m reading in the NY Public Library)
(In Grand Central Station)

Well it’s come to an end. I’ve squeezed the life out of New York! I’ve loved every moment of it. I’m ready to go home though. I love Australia and I love Wagga AND I can’t wait to see my boys. I love being a Mum more than anything in the world…

I’ve had such a nice time with just hubby and I. We’ve enjoyed each other’s company. After 12 years of marriage it was nice to re-group. But we’re energised and ready to get back to our normal lives.

I have appreciated the opportunity to go to BlogHer and really want to thank you all for voting for me to be here. Thanks to Kidspot for making this happen. I’ve learned lots and can’t wait to come home and implement some ideas on my blog. I have lots of ideas but still need to work out where I want to take them and how. I still need the right people to work with – still working that part out.

But all in all, I want to thank you for reading my blog. I hope you enjoyed my NY trip. I’ve been watching you on Google Analytics and it’s telling me you liked them. So thank you!

I hope I get to come back here again one day. It’s been fulfilling and enriching for a little country chick like me.

See you all when I land back in OZ when I have my babies with me….




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    August 9, 2012

    Glad uve enjoyed it. I wanna see one of those airport reunion photos of the boys. They melt my heart. I feel a bit like I’ve been to new York (thru ur eyes) so thanks go that and I look forward to seeing more photos. My hubster saw me looking at ur pics and said oh that’s a nice spot who’s pics. And I said my old Mate Katrina she’s in new York. He’s like huh and I said ya know Katrina from the block haha he rolled his eyes and walked out

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    August 9, 2012

    Have enjoyed touring NY with you and A-M and the others!

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    Michelle Hayward

    August 9, 2012

    Yay!! Safe trip home! Boy has it been fun to watch! Having been there I could relate! My boy is doing better in hospital today! Amen! I know that heartfelt message behind your comments about being a mum (and wanting to be with them!) No matter how old they get, I can honestly tell you THAT NEVER CHANGES!!! I LOVE being a mum and wouldn’t change it for all the world! I am so blessed and I miss them dreadfully when I’m not with them!!! I hope to be at Blogher next year too! πŸ™‚ See you/read you soon!!!!!!!! xx

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    Sarah B

    August 9, 2012

    We have all enjoyed it with you Katrina!

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    August 9, 2012

    Wow! Thanks for sharing your experience with us Katrina, have really enjoyed your photos, felt like I was there with you haha!! NY is definitley on the bucket list!!
    Loved that library pic!!
    Safe travels home!!

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    August 9, 2012

    Now you have ventured out of Wagga, there is no stopping you! I see you travelling more in your career, glad you had a great time!

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    Laney @ Crash Test Mummy

    August 9, 2012

    I arrived home yesterday. It was so wonderful to see my family again. New York was amazing. I can’t wait to go back. Loved seeing you and all the other Aussies there having a blast πŸ™‚

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    August 9, 2012

    O Katrina – I cant wait to get to NYC in December and share with you all a white christmas and a crazy new years eve!! Thank you for the tips and experiences that you & your beloved husband have shared – I am counting sleeps now until I depart – safe and happy trip home to Wagga Wagga. Annie xo

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    August 9, 2012

    Katrina, glad that you have enjoyed New York. I have loved all your photos and funny comments. Have a safe trip home.

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    Something Gorgeous

    August 9, 2012

    Thank you for sharing your trip with us, we’ve loved it too. Have a safe trip home xToni

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    August 9, 2012

    So glad you had a wonderful time. NY looks amazing, my oldest girlfriends & I have decided that we would love to NY when we turn 45. Still young enough to be funky & old enough that we are leaving behind toddlers etc. I can’t wait.
    Just hope we pull it off. Betcha those babies of yours are tugging at the heart strings about now. I am exactly the same. I’m having a blast & then all of a sudden “it’s time” to get back to my babes. Love to you. Niki

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    penny barns

    August 9, 2012

    i think we all have had a great holiday through your blog posts.
    Safe travels and get those goodies ready as i am sure they will want them as soon as you walk in the door.
    Pen x

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    August 9, 2012

    Just found your blog while visiting Amanda at Homely One! Such a pleasure to see you have a blog…so enjoyed your antics on the Block and personally i think they missed you and your sister this year lol!
    Shall enjoy wandering through your archives and reading about your trip!

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    Alicia - Time worn style

    August 9, 2012

    Really enjoyed following your trip, what a great place!
    looking forward to hearing some blogging advice upon your return, safe trip!

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    August 9, 2012

    Have loved following along on your travels every step of the way Katrina. Thanks for sharing and entertaining us with your posts. Have a safe trip home xx

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    August 9, 2012

    Have been following your NY post and I so want to go myself now, it looks fantastic and the shopping. Blissssss. We are currently traveling around Autralia for 10 months so I shouldn’t complain. My time will come.

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    August 9, 2012

    I dream of visting NY one day, but for now I will just live thru you & AM !!!

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    August 13, 2012

    Thanks for posting all these photos! I have wanted to go to New York for so long and these just reaffirm my desire. I will keep saving and maybe one day I will get there and see all the wonderful things you have.