Friday, 22 March 2013

List 10 - A to Z of now

Deb's lists keep getting better. This week is another week to reflect on the now with the A-Z of now. So here it is!


Activities - we take the kids to lots of things, swimming, sport, family night at Bunnings last night

Birthday's and birthday parties - it's Savannah's 4th birthday on Monday and her party on Saturday. Of course (being the way), Hunter has been invited to a party at a similar time to Savannah's

Cupcakes - Savannah has requested flower cupcakes for her birthday cake. They will look better tomorrow when I set them out as a bunch of flowers - but here are some of them!


Dancing - I love taking Savannah to her ballet classes and watching her dance at home

Exercise - I'm trying to get into it, running and mini-circuits

Family - are coming to stay for the weekend, and the Easter weekend

Governing council - I'm on 2 governing councils - School and kindy (and my husband is on the childcare one). So it's keeping me busy

Healthy eating - trying to get the family eating healthily

Interesting conversation from the men behind me on the bus - they talked about buses, the public service, equal opportunity (isn't it great - we don't have to offer our seats to women anymore and they can do our jobs so we can retire) and some poor woman called Carmel

Job - I have a great job which is great given I spend 4 days there per week - flexible and I like what I do!

Kindy - Savannah starts in term 2 so we are currently doing some visits and talking about it lots

Long weekend - the Easter long weekend is coming up and hubby has the WHOLE weekend off (he works at Bunnings so this is rare). I'm looking forward to the family time

Movies - I love going to movies and watching them on TV. My sister in law would like to see Silver Lining playbook with me tonight

Nice people - a young man stood for me on the bus this morning - I said I was okay but he insisted

Overnight toilet training (if there is such a thing) - we stopped the pull-ups for both Hunter and Savannah in January - Hunter is doing great but lately Savannah has been wetting every night

Quiet play - the kids have quiet play before bed each night

Reading - I love reading on my kindle. I'm pleased my kids also share my love of reading.

Sleep - I spend a lot of time trying to get the kids to sleep and not enough time sleeping myself

True Grit - I've registered for this military style obstacle course - it's in May but I'm so not ready for it - see 'exercise'

Unlimited kisses and hugs from Savannah - she is always open to give one and who wouldn't want a hug or kiss from this face!!

Vacation - I know in Australia we call them holidays but H was taken. We are planning a holiday for the July school holidays!

Waiting - I feel I'm wasting so much time waiting for the bus!!

Xendesktop - what we use to log into our work system - I will be needing this a bit next term when I'm going to be working one day per week at home to fit in with kindy drop offs and no train

Year one - my big boy Hunter is in year one this year!

Zzzzzz - I always feel so tired


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12 comments:

  1. laughing at the conversation on the bus and scared for that true grit bootcamp - wow!

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    1. Yeah I'm scared too - I'm so not ready!

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  2. I am glad I am not the only one who earwigs on interesting conversations on public transport. Poor Carmel indeed! We have a great app here that gives real time updates on where the buses are so it does greatly reduce the waiting time - love that when ETA is within a minute it just says RUN!

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    1. Oh that app would be awesome!!!

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  3. An fantastic list...I have been meaning to take the boys to Bunnings for their kids workshops..thanks for the reminder.

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    1. The Bunnings workshop was great - despite the fact that hubby works there it was the first one we went to!

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  4. Wow Bec, I also have a Hunter! That is so nice of that young guy to offer you a seat, I hope that is something my boys will do!
    Love to see what you're up to :) Emily

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    1. Yay for Hunter's! Yes it was really nice - he would have been mid-20s.

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  5. Oh that conversation on the bus must have been a good-one, would have loved to have heard it. -

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    1. Oh yes, it was a little annoying as I was trying to read my book - but I figured it gave me a great thing to write about for 'i'

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  6. I would love to know what's wrong with Carmel.

    That's a great list, Bec. Savannah is uber-cute. Where are you planning to go on your holiday?

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  7. the cupcakes look amazing and I am totally jealous of your vacation :)

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