Christmas

My blog has been ‘Christmasified’. Loving the Christmassy background and falling snow courtesy of WordPress.

 

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December!

Yay! Its December! Which is by far the best month of the year. Firstly its my sisters birthday, then a week later mine, then 4 days after that Christmas and finally New Years.

When you ‘grow’ up you lose that excited happiness that comes with Christmas eve. I have discovered, however, that the best way to get it back is to have a child. I am back to finding fun ways of making Christmas an amazing time for her.

First we had Father Christmas himself send her this personalised video.

http://www.portablenorthpole.com/watch/mpFDnC3GjY1T7xRBmlaCNng

Portable North Pole is an amazing site, and she throughly enjoyed watching it.

We put up our Christmas tree, I know its early

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So I’m off to Cape Town on Thursday to do some Christmas shopping. Which I am super excited to do, I love buying presents!

 

Birthday (P)inspiration

My beautiful little girl, who in my mind can’t possibly be a day older than 2, is turning in 2 months time. 

 

I want to laugh and cry at the same time. Where has my little smoochy baby gone? 

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Standing in front of me now is a friendly, outgoing, happy little person. She does EVERYTHING herself, even climbing out of the bath which give me 5 heart attacks. She is doing very well at school and Monkeynastix. And is generally the kind of child that any mother would be super proud to have raised.

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Which brings us to her birthday party. After throwing the 1st and 2nd birthday parties at home and having to clean up afterwards, we decided to hire a venue for her 3rd, as well as party planners to clean up afterwards. And for the first time I had a chance to enjoy the party. You can have a look at the party here.

 

This year we have hired a park, and will be having a fairy picnic party. I have be searching Pinterest for some inspiration and this is what I have so far……

 

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Cannot wait to see how it turns out!