Christmas Cheer; All Wrapped Up

And so concludes the festivities for the Season. Ish. I still have rellos coming sometime later … in the next week or so; so there will be another “Christmas Day”. We’ll burn that bridge when we get to it … This year, the ‘formal’ Christmas celebrations for extended family and…

The Post Christmas Wrap Up 2013

Finally procuring two minutes to myself (thank you DVD player) and after pouring myself a MUG full of cooled, boiled water (damn you, kettle next the coffee machine who was not only holding a jug full of filtered coffee for me, but was wafting out the alluring scent of freshly…

Christmas Trees and Family Traditions

Today is Putting Up Christmas Tree Day. A day that occurs once a year, once I can get my head around Monkey Boy’s birthday and find room for Christmas related things, and once Grumpy Pants can lower his Grinchiness enough to obtain tree. He left for work and I was…

My Day Off

I took the day off today. I pretend I do this often, at least once a week, but when I have a proper one off I realise the other “days off” were just pretend days off. Essentially what happened was I gave up fighting. Hubby had the day off and…

It's all in the timing

Biggest One and Littlest One happily playing together. Or, I dunno, annoying the crap out of each other. Hard to tell the difference these days. Monkey Boy says something to his littlest brother; something that I don’t quite hear. “Thanks, Captain Obvious,” the four-year-old replies. He only had himself to…