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The Week That Was – 22

November 30th, 2008 · No Comments

Time flew and here we are – we must have been having fun because before I could look it was the weekend again…

So we read some books:

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And our favorite was:

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This book is a running favorite – and completely responsible for the wolf fixation in our house… many a night over the last n years I have had to get up and bash the garbage can with a broom – just read the book! It will all become clear. And terrified as they are – they keep going back for more… read it again, and again… and again!

Otherwise we had a great Saturday Jump and Jive:

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We totally got into the picnic thing – and we no longer have to sweep the floor after lunch – YAY summer!

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We made a bazillion Christmas Cookies – No wonder my kids love blogging!

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Hood #1: Began his busking career, with Christmas Carols in the Mall.

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Hood #2: Appeared to be doing some quiet research. He spent hours gathering herbs and spices and making concoctions – in an effort to invent a gurgling cure-all (I didn’t have the heart to say gargling!!!).

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Hood #3: Managed some gleeful swimming. And is galloping her way through Chapter Books – she never thought she could but just discovered – if you can read one book you can probably read a whole lot more – and the world is her oyster.

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Hood #4:

Was the mysterious cushion monster from last weeks post – no surprises I know…

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And like all my children he is being trained to cook – only he is not a celebrity chef and you can see why… he has a natural flare, but you might want to tie your previous meal down before you begin. Here is his salad of carrots, banana and cheese – hmmmmm… He cooks it, he eats it!

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Maybe he should stick to arting his meals, this is sardines on toast:

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Hood #5: Cooked and cooked, like a good Celebrity Chef should.

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And instigated a great “house-to-mend” project – yikes will our house still be standing next week?

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Hood #6:

Chilled out on the couch:

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And hung out with her biggest brother in his tree house.

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Hood #7: Started saying real things – not just “hmm” and “oy”… She has a very good Cape Townian: “Yaellow”… and for those of you that don’t live here… that’s “Hello”

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And she discovered my pesky camera strap!

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That’s it. Just another great week of loving my Hoods even more than I did the previous week.

Not to mention, the cushion monster has moved on and left a new persona:

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Hope you are having a Great Weekend!

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