Monday, 24 December 2012

Have yourselves a merry little Christmas...

Signing off for the festive period.
Have a very happy one.
With love from us.

Saturday, 22 December 2012

Three more sleeps...

Only three more sleeps 'til Christmas??! I know it's such a cliche, but these last twenty two days have flown by at an alarming pace...

Pictures from our full to the brim, action packed, lead up to Christmas...

1. Festive foliage.
2,3,4,5,6. From our snowy trip over the Peaks to visit family (FYI The owl was tame and with a handler, we weren't randomly swooped on!..)
7. Cousin kisses
8, 9. Surprise nursery-made Christmas gifts. Already the best presents I've ever received. SO proud.
10. Sneaky peeker.
11, 12. Her bauble and nursery-made crown. Both loved very dearly.
13. Thistles.
14. The first festive buffet of the year.
15. Decorations.
16. Her own tree to decorate.
17. Tree reflections.
18,19,20, 21. From the annual Christmas lights and festive doughnut evening drive. Already a tradition in it's second year.

Now just to finish the wrapping, packing, cleaning, sorting...


Thursday, 13 December 2012

Fifteen months old

at fifteen months...

You love: Dancing (particularly head banging), Singing, 'Reading' books to yourself, Having books read to you, Drawing, Nursery, Animals, Music of all kinds, Clapping, Nodding, High-fiving, Food, Napping, 'Helping' Mummy with the washing, Peek-a-boo-ing, Running around nudey, Walking, Your shoes, Christmas and everything festive, My grey t-shirt (now your comfort blanket), Your soft toy dog collection, Shouting, Chatting, Roaring, Quacking, Growling, Food.

You dislike: Having clothes put on, Having your nappy changed, The Vaccuum cleaner, Having 'No' said to you.

Your favourite toys: Your: Dog collection, Cars and fire-engine, Mozart cube, Bricks, Books, Musical instruments, Wooden pirate ship, Wooden animals, Anything in a basket, Pom-poms!

Your favourite words: Dadd-eyyy, Dogg-eyyy, Naa-naa (Banana), Yeah, Nonononononoooo!

You never fail to bring giant smiles to our faces and fill our hearts with joy.
We love you so much.

Wednesday, 12 December 2012

A sequential date in the life of...

The 12th of December, 2012. 12.12.12. The last sequential date of this century and of our lifetime. A date I chose to document our everyday.
A normal, mid-week, working day.

 09:54 Work

 09:55 Desk

10:52  Me

12:29  Leaving work

 12:47 Sky

 13:04 Heading home from nursery

 13:30 Post-nursery napping

 13:31 Post

 14:45 Quiet time

 15:29 Post-nap snacking

 15:29 Garden

15:58 Reading

 15:58 Cuddles

 16:11 Play

 16:33 Rest

16:34 Play

 17:02 Play

17:42  Dance

18:04  Dinner

 18:32 Dessert

 18:48 Bath

19:11 Bed

19:33 The baby sleeps

20:04 Blog

And no, our day most definitely does not start at 09:54. That was how long it took me to realise what the date was. Oops.