Life The Family Isaacs Way

LJOY Purim Beach Party

So it was the end of February and it had been trying to snow all day – its obvious, lets have a Beach Party! This was the theme of the LJOY Purim event – 60 kids dressed in beach theme (but then I guess its normal for their age to be wearing shorts and T-shirts even in winter!) and some interesting and imaginative costumes!

Click on the cocktails to see the pictures!

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They’ve all flown the nest . . . . now it’s our turn!

So our children are all grown up and have had or are on their own holidays – without us now. I don’t know whether to be happy or sad! However it has meant that after 23 years Steven and I can go away as a couple again for more than just a few days, for a proper holiday! Online check-in has opened and we are off to California for just under 3 weeks. I’m doing the same as last year – although there will be less photos and probably less frequent updates. After 23 years I guess Steven deserves my undivided attention!

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Summer 2011 – photobook at last

What can I say – We fly on this year’s holiday in 3 weeks so I thought it was about time I finished the photo book from last year. The tortoise has crossed the line and awaits her trophy in the post! In the meantime you can see the book below. To see what we got up to at the time – read the blog that was done at the time by visiting this page – Holiday 2011. It describes all the gory details!

Click on the “view fullscreen square” next to the Blurb icon on the bottom right

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Oh what a night . . . and a New Year as well!

It’s great playing games with friends, but we wanted to do something really different this New Year’s Eve – total humiliation for all of us! We decided to do a murder mystery evening. I have to say it was hard work preparing for it, but I think it went really well.¬†Really easy to do, courtesy of All the kids, including the big ones, had a great time. Total humiliation on a grand scale. It only worked because everyone took part – so a big thank you to all the participants!

Watch this video for some of the moments from the evening – see if you can spot Jonathan’s T-shirt lighting up in time to speech/music! Very “in character!”

Click on the picture to see the photos and see the characters. See if you can guess who was which character and who won which award – let me know by using the comments sections


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Keswick and David’s 18th – Families I and Y!

Taken a few weeks but I have finally put up something about our Keswick trip. We set off cars fully laden, in the morning of the 24th December, David’s 18th, to spend 5 days in a cottage in Keswick with our good friends, Family Y. We had the most amazing time and amazingly are still good friends!

The pictures in the book below tell most of the story of a fabulous weekend. They do not tell about the “men and boys” idea of walking across the frozen lake in the pitch black on Friday night – funny that! They are not just my photos, but are also from Itai, Jonathan, Orlev, Rachel and Sagi as well. Special thanks to Sagi for helping with the book.


To see a video bit of fun then click on the photo below


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