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#1 Feralina

Posted 07 November 2012 - 12:41 PM

I saw that a few people were from here in another thread (the one about friends).

At the risk of looking like an idiot if no-one replies, is anyone interested in a meet-up? I'm in the outer-eastern suburbs, very close to the Yarra Ranges and love a good excuse to go into the hills.


#2 RachelT

Posted 07 November 2012 - 12:44 PM

I might be depending on day!

#3 Feralina

Posted 07 November 2012 - 08:06 PM

Great RachelT! Whereabouts are you? I'm out Croydon way.

A little about me, for anyone who's interested. I have one DS, almost 18 months, who is a little bit awesome  cool.gif  I'm a teacher when I'm not a SAHM. I love cooking and am a bit of a foodie (god that sounds w*n*erish!); I don't drink wine but I love visiting wineries (mostly for the food!). I also love music and art and reading.

#4 ~Perplexity~

Posted 07 November 2012 - 09:17 PM

If you ever feel like driving for 2.5 hours, let me know and i would love to meet up  tongue.gif

#5 lottiebobs

Posted 09 November 2012 - 05:17 PM

Yes!!!! count me in!   I'm in Belgrave, work almost full time, 2 kids (DS is 7, DD is 5) ... into vegie gardening, wine, home cooked food, sewing / craft.  I love reading but rarely get enough quiet time these days to get into a good book!  

I'd love to meet up and make some new friends  happy.gif

#6 JustOneMorePlease

Posted 09 November 2012 - 05:30 PM

I'm in! I live out Croydon way as well. I am a SAHM to three kids DD1-5, DD2-almost 3 and DS-9 months. I love reading and I'm addicted to Facebook and EB!

Would love to meet some new people  original.gif

#7 Kalota

Posted 09 November 2012 - 07:23 PM

I'm in the hills, but I'm childless and would feel a bit out of place! wink.gif

#8 ~RunningWoman~

Posted 09 November 2012 - 07:26 PM

I'm through the hills and about 45 mins out the other side.

#9 ChilliDog

Posted 09 November 2012 - 07:31 PM

I live out towards Gippsland but come in that direction regularly.

I'm also childless at the moment Kalota but would love to make some new friends!!

#10 Berndt Tőst

Posted 09 November 2012 - 07:34 PM

Count me in? I'm in the hills.

#11 lottiebobs

Posted 09 November 2012 - 08:09 PM

QUOTE (Kalota @ 09/11/2012, 08:23 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I'm in the hills, but I'm childless and would feel a bit out of place! wink.gif

Hey, don't feel like you'd be out of place!!!  I'd love to meet people regardless of whether or not they have kids  wink.gif  We can always arrange child free meet ups too - believe me I would LOVE to meet up with other people without my kids blathering away over the top of my attempts to chat  ph34r.gif

#12 bluedragon

Posted 09 November 2012 - 08:14 PM

I love excuses to head up into the hills!

Zepallina I'm not far from Croydon and have an almost 18mo DS too original.gif I don't drink either but love going to wineries lol.

#13 Feralina

Posted 09 November 2012 - 08:29 PM

bluedragon, are you me??? lol

Kalota you wouldn't be out of place at all!! As lottiebobs said, we could have child-free catch-ups too if that suited people - but anyone and everyone would be welcome to the 'childed' catch-ups as well, of course!

Oh I'm getting all excited now. Should we talk location? I was thinking maybe Mount Evelyn? How far is that for people? I know there's a cafe there called 'Baby Let's Cruz' which is meant to be very kid-friendly, which might suit. Or we could meet at a park or something?

And date? It's getting to a busy time of year, I imagine it will be difficult to find a time that suits everyone. I'm free Monday to Wednesday during the day. I was thinking maybe 19/20/21 of November, if we want to do it soon, or first week of December if we want to give everyone a bit more time to get organised?

#14 bluedragon

Posted 10 November 2012 - 09:55 PM

QUOTE (Zepellina @ 09/11/2012, 09:29 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
bluedragon, are you me??? lol

Kalota you wouldn't be out of place at all!! As lottiebobs said, we could have child-free catch-ups too if that suited people - but anyone and everyone would be welcome to the 'childed' catch-ups as well, of course!

Lol Zepellina, that's what I was thinking too when I read your post!

And of course people should come regardless of kids or not!

I can do mon, tues any time and afternoons the rest of the week. Mt Evelyn is ok for me too. Just looked up the cafe and it sounds really nice (I love finding new kid friendly cafes!) but am also happy with a park, so I'll go with the consensus.

#15 bubbalee

Posted 12 November 2012 - 06:05 PM

I might have to join in too wink.gif I live in Mount Evelyn and have a 4 year old DS and a 3 year old DD.

#16 missjoads1234

Posted 14 November 2012 - 06:27 AM

Can i come?? I know BubbaLee ( wub.gif ) and am not far from her, at the base of the hills. Dont anyone feel like they cant come cos they're childless, thats silly. Besides ill have more than enough babies to hand around as long as no one minds  grin.gif

Edited by missjoads1234, 14 November 2012 - 06:28 AM.

#17 JustOneMorePlease

Posted 24 November 2012 - 09:08 PM

Is anyone still interested in a meet up? I'm sitting here bored on a Saturday night thinking I really would love to meet some new people!

#18 Feralina

Posted 01 December 2012 - 07:49 PM

Yes, I am! There wasn't much of a response about date/time so I figured I'd leave it for a bit, then forgot about the thread!

So, I'll try again, and I might PM those people who seemed interested... anyone interested in a meet up on Monday the 17th of December? I know it's a little close to Christmas, but I think otherwise we'll never do it! I'm thinking we meet up at the cafe in Mt Evelyn (Baby Let's Cruz) at around 10am?

#19 bluedragon

Posted 01 December 2012 - 08:06 PM

Yes, still interested original.gif

That date and time if fine for me, looking forward to it!

#20 Berndt Tőst

Posted 02 December 2012 - 05:50 AM

Yes, still interested and able to come. Thanks for the PM Zepellina. Count me in original.gif .

#21 RachelT

Posted 02 December 2012 - 06:31 AM

Wish I could come ladies but we have swimming Mondays! Maybe ill give it a miss one week?

#22 Kalota

Posted 02 December 2012 - 08:18 AM

Hi Zepellina, I replied to your PM but not sure if it worked as I am on my iPad and its a bit glitchy! Thanks so much for the invite, I would love to come but have work mon-fri. Thanks though for the thought! :-)

#23 Feralina

Posted 13 December 2012 - 07:42 PM

Okay, so I've made a reservation at Baby Let's Cruz at 10am. If any of you can't make it, can you please let me know, and if anyone else would like to come, can you please let me know and I'll change the booking.

Looking forward to meeting some of you!

#24 Sweet like a lemon

Posted 13 December 2012 - 08:00 PM

So many people from Mt Evelyn here. I wonder how many of you I've seen in IGA now Tounge1.gif

#25 JustOneMorePlease

Posted 13 December 2012 - 08:15 PM

I would love to come with my three kids. Please add us to your booking! How will we recognise each other?

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