This week there’s no deep dark secrets for Listography. Kate is taking it a bit easier on us and asking for a run down of our week. Actually, since I’ve been a bit lazy on the blogging front over the last couple of weeks I suppose it’s a good prompt to get me to sit down and concentrate for more than five minutes. So what did I do this week?
1 Hubby’s Birthday
In honour of my husband reaching the grand old age of 32 the boys and I spent the afternoon creating Whoopie Pies while he was out golfing and then ate them as a picnic on the floor when he came home. The recipe was surprisingly forgiving in the hands of a three year old and they were yummy. The only problem was I underestimated how much they’d expand in the oven and what should have been delicate little mouthfuls ended up looking like chocolate hamburger buns. If you like cake, not the end of the world I suppose.
2 Shoe shopping
Before I could go to Wednesday’s wedding I needed to go into town for some new shoes. I needed some to wear when cleaning the basement, and lucky enough, I came across a guide to welding boots. I swear pregnancy has done irrevocable damage to my feet. I’m sure they are loads wider than they used to be and the shoes I wore to my friend’s wedding a couple of weeks ago were so uncomfortable I was forced to medicate with copious amounts of wine and even some vodka. As this wedding would involve hubby’s family I decided new shoes were a better option. I surveyed the best the Bull Ring had to offer, tried on countless pairs and in the end came back with a new dress instead. Oops!
Having a mid-week wedding was a lovely break. The boys were angels, silent all through the ceremony and then E ate his dinner and played nicely with the other kids at the reception. I was a super proud mummy and to top it all they were so worn out we even got a lie-in in the morning.
4 Party Planning
My sister is about to move to Australia and we are in the middle of organising an epic leaving party. She came up to stay for the weekend and we had a massive planning session including a trip to Hobbycraft for party supplies. What started out as dinner for friends is fast becoming an elaborate weekend house party. There has been talk of a magician and even a bouncy castle. By the time it actually happens I thinks it’s going to look like we’re hosting the Eurovision Song Contest.
5 Arguing with my Sky+ box
My Sky+ box has become a TV critic and is refusing to record The Borgias. It’s been programmed three separate times, with and without the series link, and not clashing with anything and yet when I check in the morning it says it has ‘failed’ even though everything else is recording as normal. Maybe it is saving me from myself as I managed to get one episode from the ‘Anytime’ menu and it does seem to have gone down the soft porn panto route which isn’t generally my cup of tea.
Wow, quite a busy week looking back. Why don’t you pop over to Kate Takes 5 and see what everyone else has been up to? (But be nice, I think she’s feeling a bit delicate!)