Thursday, 26 June 2008


More blues for Shades of Inspiration hosted by Sara of Sadie Olive

I took this photo yesterday of Riley asleep with yet another blue dummy and wearing some blue clothes

After some comments on Riley’s blue dummy in the previous post I thought I would do some research on what we all call them. Binky, pacy or dummy so long as it calms a baby you can call it whatever you like.

Check here for some information on all the different names for what we in Australia and world wide call a dummy

There was actually some blue sky amongst the clouds of yesterday

I have two of these vases. Depending on my mood sometimes I show the blue cameo side amd sometimes I turn it around and just have the pretty white pattern showing.

Closer look of the cameo

That's it from me until next week as once again I am sick this time with cold/flu.
So while I am babysitting Riley this week I will be resting on the sofa while he's asleep.
On the weekend we are having Chloe and Lachlan sleep over too.
Saturday I think I will go and watch Daniel my son play football and just sit back and relax before the kids get dropped off at 5pm.
Have a great week everyone.


Connie said...

Alison, binky is the most common term I believe. I called mine "thumb"! :-)

Lori said...

i always called those binkies myself...your cameo vase is gorgeous...and the sleeping babe is adorable just like always!!! said...

What a dear wee man he is growing into. Hope he is better and that you recover soon. Tis the season! I have two home today sick! Love the cameo vase. Take Care, keep warm, Rachaelxo

Anonymous said...

Sweet sleeping picture:)
Darling Baby...
See you in shades of blue in flickr land!


Jodie said...

Alison, while you are busy caring for everyone else I hope you find time to look after yourself as well....Put your feet up !

Secondhandrose said...

Allison, love the cameo vase. Take care of yourself and the baby. Hugs.

Sugar Bear said...

I call them binkies. Riley is so adorable and peaceful. Beautiful vase.

Mary said...

Your little man is so cute -- don't they always look so precious when they sleep? Love the cameo vase -- beautiful! Hope you are feeling better soon. :)

Debbie Egizio said...

Love all of your pretty blue finds and I just love that sweet little cute faced boy! What a little sweetie! Hope you feel better very soon!!!

vintage girl at heart said...

Feel better!!! See you next week!!
Lovin' the blues!!

Linda said...

I can't remember what we called my daughters....too many years ago:). Takecare, I hope you feel better. Hugs, Linda

Andrea said...

I call them binkies too! Hope your feelin better soon!

Anonymous said...

ohhh ahhh I love your Vase!! DEEEVINE!!! I hope your feeling better!! Cooper wa sick all week last week, was terrible!!
Have a great weekend!!

Gail McCormack said...

Poor you Alison not feeling well. Little Riley is adorable, I've always called the pacifier a dummy. Have a great weekend and hope you feel better soon

Anonymous said...

Sorry to hear your sick! Riley is absolutely adorable. It sure makes me miss my granddaughters! Get well!

Penny from Enjoying The Simple Things said...

We called it a pacifier....Anyway Riley is just too cute!

Hope you feel better soon.

Unknown said...

Alison, I hope you feel better soon. I love the blue binky, and your baby is so gorgeous. You're having winter right? Flu and winter seem to go hand in hand. Have some tea with lemon. Blessings, Karen

Michelle Frae Cummings said...

what a little cutie pie! and I just love those shades of blue. thanks for sharing!

Mosaic*Queen said...

You are one busy girl!!! I hope you get to feeling better soon! Your kids are lucky to have such a wonderful mother who cares for their children.........even when she's sick.
Take care Grandma!


p.s. we're calling it a binky. :-)

Nancy said...

We call it paci now, but when we
live in B.C. everyone there called it a soother. I thought that was
highly appropriate. But you're right call it what you want, but give it to the baby when they
"need" it.

Lori said...

Alison, Hope your feeling in the "pink" soon!! Can't have both of us feeling crappy!! Love ya,Lori

Nunnie's Attic said...

Hi Alison!
We always called it a binky (bink for short.) But a woman I work with in the daycare calls it a bippie. I had never heard it called anything but a binky. But Riley is adorable no matter what you're calling it.


Amy said...

yep we call them dummies too or pacifiers but isn't he a cute little treasure?

cherished*vintage said...

Hope you're feeling better Alison. I love your shades of blue pictures. Riley is so cute!

Kingswood Food and Craft Market said...

Hiya Alison, Hope you are feeling better. Im sure lots of cuddles with that gorgeous lil man of yours will help ease the pain :)
He is such a sweetie pie.

Take Care,
Shann xx

Tara said...


Please feel's too early in the season to be ill! Binkies are great, whatever keeps them happy...I always said, hey, they won't walk down the aisle with one when they're maried so who cares? Makes them happy today, go for it!

Michelle said...

Feel better soon!!

I adore pictures of sleeping babies~what precious gifts from God!


Natasha Burns said...

Hope you feel better soon Alison, seems that dreaded flu is going around and around!
LOVE the blue cameo vases, really special. I can imagine them full of big roses... : )

Birds of a Feather said...

we always called them "suckies"
~ beautiful blues! xo heidi

Sarah and Jack said...

It's funny that everyone has a different name for those things. And it seems like every kid uses one now! I dont remember them much when I was small.

Barbara Jacksier said...

The Textile Museum in Washington DC just launched an exhibit titled Blue. I plan to visit this week. Thanks for the preview. It's been my tailgate party before the show. Thank you.

Lu Lu's Fluffy Ruffles said...

My little guys binkie was a life saver as well as a curse especially when I view the future orthadontic bills,

Sherry said...

Alison, I hope your feeling better!! You sound like your starting off your winter the same way we did ours last year. I had the flu about 5 times and so did my little Mallory. I have never been that sick in years and years. I hope that's not what is in store for you! Get plenty of rest and I hope you feel better!!!

Hugs and warm wishes,