Monday, December 25, 2006

Here we go a chuck chuck chucking... Fala la la lala la la

Some pics taken over the past few days...

First lot are from the Summer Solstice, Dec 21st, Luey, Bryn and I did some last minutes Christmas baking, while Erik had his last day at school. In the pic with the wooden spoon, Bryn is looking less than festive because instead of taking him out of his highchair as he'd asked me, I handed him a kitchen utensil, and a dirty one at that, geez mum can be dense at times!!!






This next lot was taken from Christmas Eve, this is when we celebrate Christmas in this household. So, USUALLY we have a feast of triple smoked Ham and candied potatos and Champignon cream sauce. I say usually, because instead of the usual, I decided it would be interesting to mix things up a bit by spending Christmas VOMITING and feeling far too nauseas to be baking up a feast... And before anyone jumps to any conclusions, NO I'm not pregnant - despite the fact I haven't vomited in about 12 years (yea, not through three pregnancies)... The irony of being nausea YET AGAIN at Christmas despite not being pregnant was not lost on me though... It seems like this happens every second year - I'm blaming all you pg women I know, you've all made me vomit by proxy, damn you!!! So, anyway, no pics of feasting for Christmas Eve but we still managed to open some pressies before I had to go talk to the porcelain gods before dragging myself off to bed for the night...






And that brings us to today, I was feeling a darn site better today, so more pressie opening, and the Bryn entertained up with his news game. He has discovered dribbling, no no, not the kind of dribbling you see all over his tops in every photo, but dribbling a "ball" - in this case a BBQ shapes box - with his feet. He chucks said "ball" on the ground and then kicks it along while chanting "doh it, doh it" (throw it, throw it)! We believe we may have a sporty one here...






Oh, and if you think Bryn seems to be having a lot of changes, it's because he is. What with dribbling (the regular kind) and other baby messes, he seems to be changing outfits two or three times a day at the moment, and people think newborns needs lots of changes...

All the boys did well this year, the bigger boys got Batman vehicles and figurines, and Yugio boards (for Yugio card dueling games), as well as books, puzzles and sprts gear..

Bryn's toys were nearly all wooden, by chance, not design... He got a couple of great wooden 3D puzzles, books, a Thomas roundhouse, golden Thomas, and books, as well as some farm animals that he's been parading back and forth over the coffee table...

And we haven't even been to Nanna and Pa's yet, as today's Christmas lumch was postponed till next weekend so I could recover from yesterday...

One final note... Because careful what you plan on manifesting. A couple of weeks ago, I decided I WOULD be under 70kg by Christmas... Then after my birthday I was eating pretty crappily and not exercising as much, and of course wasn't going to get to under 70kg that way... Anyway, after a day of vomiting everything I consumed, I weighed myself last night, just for fun, and yup, I weighed 69.9kg... I told the Universe I wanted to weigh in under 70kg for Christmas and the Universe obliged - was a bit of a rough method though, seriously...

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

oh no! SO sorry to hear you had a rough Christmas Eve... but you can't blame me as if I sent you my spewing vibes it would be only fair that they'd leave me alone at least while they visited you! But I seriously know what you mean about being careful what you manifest! LOL

So glad to see your gorgeous boys had a wonderful Christmas!

Anonymous said...

OMG has Bryn's hair GROWN!!! We're sort of at the same stage with L... I probably should cut it, having his fringe in his eyes constantly is a pain to him I'm sure but it's so pretty all wild and whispy... how can I cut it?!? LOL

Love the bath shot... that is gorgeous! I had to laugh at the shot of Luey twisting his arm... my first reaction was to wince, my second was to remember I used to do that same thing to gross the adults out! ;-)

We also go through the 3-4 outfits a day... if not more. This stage is meessssyyyyyy....

So sorry to hear about feeling ick on Christmas, lousy timing for bad things to happen! BUT... HUGE congrats on making your weight goal!!! (Even if it wasn't quite the most pleasant way for those final few kilograms to go! =:-O)

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