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Week That Was – 2.13

September 26th, 2009 · 6 Comments

Another Week That Was… Glorious sunny weather…

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And spring has sprung…

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Even our peach is peaching!

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And offers of spring salad keep arriving at my front door!!!

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Heaps of running races:

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We made some pinwheels:

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Otherwise we did some more painting… and my sink is back to its usual state…

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We played a mad game of who’s who in the Bible… my guess is one of the players was Rahab!!!

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Not to mention a Zoob band:

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All thanks to Hood #4…

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Even drums!!!

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And here is an octopus eating crisps!!!

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Hood #1: Had a great birthday with milkshakes all round, the father person lit the candles (!!!) and a telescope from granny hasn’t left his side!!!

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Hood #2: Took the painting frenzy to heart!

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Hood #3: Is still busy working her way through her crate of Enid Blyton’s… wiggling loose teeth all the way!!!

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Hood #4: Decided to teach his partner in crime to read… and frankly I am quite happy to leave them to it!!!

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He also built a new temple… with a running commentary. Just be glad you don’t have to take dictation for his school stories – because trust me it can take a while!!!

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Hood #5: Spent the week catching ants… and then got me to google recipes with ants!!! Once a chef, always a chef!!!

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Hood #6: Discovered the art of self portraits…

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And she is back to her old tricks of discovering all sorts of creatures, great and small… this is just the sort of thing I LOVE to cope with in the line of duty!!! And exactly why we have house rules…

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Hood #7: Can Jump And say “Ooray” (Hooray) at the same time…

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Hood #8: Decided to keep us on tenterhooks… We have done our preparation: watched movies, eaten burgers, walks on the beach and long drives… but I guess this little one has a mind of it’s own!!! What a surprise another leader of the pack!!!

So I decided that there were still a couple of chores that needed doing… I took on the task of the “books to mend” book pile…

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And packaged up the prizes for our massive giveaway…

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And I know that Hood #6 is dying to pick numbers from all the numbers that entered!!!

Yes I still look like this and yes I am taking it really easy – missed a few blog posts, who would notice!!! And read a heap of stories on the couch…

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So here we go the vote has settled: an unbelievable se7enteen say girl, one on the fence and se7en vote it’s a boy… At this stage I am just praying for patience – I tell you patience, patience, patience!!!

That’s us!!! Have a Great weekend!

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6 responses so far ↓

  • 1 gretchen from lifenut // Sep 26, 2009 at 3:19 pm

    I say boy too, just to even it up a tad!

    It looks glorious there. Our flowers and trees are dying, yours are coming to life again. I like the thought that someplace on earth, at all times, there are flowers growing.

  • 2 se7en // Sep 26, 2009 at 5:46 pm

    Hi G – So nice to hear from!!! Heaven help this poor kid, it has a bit of beginners bias!!! And yes our world is full of spring-shine… except for today: we are back to torrenting rain!!! Needless to say everyone is squeezed indoors and I am gasping for air!!! And two minutes can not pass without someone asking – is the baby coming? No guys not this one!!!

  • 3 debbie // Sep 27, 2009 at 9:22 pm

    I know you didn’t have a “what date will the baby arrive vote/prediction” but I’m going to say the 29th!! Sorry, 2 more days to hold on!! We’re also having an 8th on that day – my daughters 8th birthday!
    And it’s a good date 29/09/2009!!

  • 4 se7en // Sep 27, 2009 at 9:48 pm

    Hi D – again!!! Great question – I really wish I had thought to ask it – I just can’t believe this baby isn’t here yet… Clearly it has lost its way out!!! Two days to wait seems a mighty long time but I guess after nine whole months what’s two days!!! You have a great week!

  • 5 S // Sep 28, 2009 at 12:46 pm

    What is your expected date of arrival? Not sure if I missed that post but I don’t think so! My first daughter was two days late and my second daughter was two days early!

  • 6 se7en // Sep 28, 2009 at 2:26 pm

    No S, #8 has not hatched yet… and I am lying around resting and driving the entire family up the walls with my inability to leap around like my usual self!!! Every body has to be patient!!!

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