Christmas Traditions Part 3 – the day of the Eve

The intention is always good. To have everything wrapped, labelled and grouped according to location of each Christmas gathering whilst the kids are still in formal education facilities. Well, actually, the inention is that ALL the Christmas present related purchasing is completed well before the end of October, with gifts…

Happy Birthday to Me

Very early a.m. Sometime around Stupid O’Clock Sitting up feeding Chippie in the very early hours of the morning. Older kids asleep. Husband lying beside me, snoring (LOUDLY – argh!). Small baby attached to breast. *sigh* Happy Birthday to me. Like anyone else cares … Later that morning Smallest child…

Thank goodness for friends!

My friends have come to the rescue! Hooray! OK, not only have they been fully informed of my dislike of being groped by all and sundry, and having the most inane and stupid questions thrown at me constantly, they have been on the end of many a similar rant. So,…