The Not All Bad Birthday

I did that thing (or one of those things) that I, personally, abhor having done to me, i.e. sending invites home with six days notice. Mind you, I could easily have got away with it, as every parent rang and said “I’m so sorry, I was only just handed the…

It's my party …

Grumpy Pants heads off to work and I am treated to the morning’s chaos, including the 8.00a.m. basketball final, where the coach of the opposition team – under 10s – scored himself a tech foul. Classy. Head home to do much yelling about getting the place tidied, the shoes removed…

Birthday Parties – Trashed

Yesterday, we attended a friend’s birthday party – Trash Pack themed. There was a cake. It was magnificent (if I can get a photo of it, I’ll be sure to post it). It was a Trash Pack cake, professionally made and one of those creations that you wish you could…

Great birthday party ideas from other mums

Godzilla’s birthday is coming up this weekend. Bad timing, really, what with Mums’ Night Out! being scheduled for when it is and Easter and school holidays and Mother’s Day and all kinds of things like that. He really could have timed it better, but what can you do? Being Godzilla,…

Of course … nothing better to do with my time

Walking to school and am harrassed, by 9 year old son, re my lack of RSVPing to a birthday party he’s been invited to and his friend keeps asking if he’s going (am most surprised Monkey Boy just hasn’t answered yes, anyway, without first showing me the invite) and “you…