Do you think this should go on the Christmas/Birthday List (you know, the one where you have to do all of the shopping for it yourself?!)
And check out her blog too, pretty photos, very inspiring!
(did a crap job of editing that photo, didn't I? isn't the colour awful?!)
He had a great day - nothing overly special was planned - but gifts (all stuff a little boy's heart desires - tools, and trucks, and a red wheelbarrow!) and cake, and his dad home ALL day, and driving on the forklift, well that made it all pretty wonderful for him. That and having a win over his father at tea time and getting away with not eating dinner (grrr!)
Can't believe that he is THREE! I told him (jokingly) that now that he is three, he was too big for cuddles (being a very snuggly boy) - he got the saddest look on his little face. Oh I love winding my kids up. Probably makes me an evil mother (like how I told them pressing the door lock on the car keys would make the car BLOW UP KABOOM - I think they really wanted to press the button to find out, but boy...what if Mum wasn't kidding! I could see the cogs turning!)
Anyhow, I'll take lots of pics of Mission Beach for you all. And I can promise you the one photo you won't be seeing, is me in a bikini, or any swimming costume whatsoever!
Here is the link to the downloadable instructions and pattern.
Now, off to vaccuum my kitchen and loungeroom floor and threaten to give all of the kids toys to the "poor kids". Always gets them scurrying to pick up their crap, especially when the garbage bags start to come out!
Sigh. Modern parenting at its best. I am sure that method never made it into the child rearing books!
This little mob is the smaller kids, and the adults that hadn't seen a push bike in QUITE awhile! Nothing like jumping off the deep end and doing a 8km ride (16km if they rode home as well!) to re-introduce the joys of bike riding!
Quite frankly, I think I prefer my bikes to be red, motorised and wearing a little HONDA label. But more on that shortly...