A Day in my Life – 14th May, 2011

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I’ve been waking up around 5.30am this week and not able to go back to sleep and this was the case today. After letting the dogs out I made a cup of tea, which I enjoyed while watching youtube and reading blogs while waiting for the household to awaken.

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Eventually they did surface and Kevin was greeted with hugs from Rosie.

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Amy was kind enough to make breakfast for us…

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Spaghetti on toast today.

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I then did a bit of washing up….

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and fed the dogs their breakfast – do you think they’re excited? πŸ™‚

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I then made the bed..

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found Christy practicing her choir songs…

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had my shower and got ready for the day.

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Nan & Pop came to get the dogs to take them forΒ  a walk. I’m so lucky they are able to do this with my feet causing me such grief.

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We had been going to stay home for the day but I really needed to get the girls some Winter shoes so decided to go into Wollongong.

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First stop was Gloria Jeans (neither Kevin or Christy had eaten breakfast).

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I enjoyed a very yummy HOT chocolate.

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Then it was time to shop for shoes.

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Both girls ended up with new boots.

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They also got some new clothes. Kevin scored some new DVDs and I got an empty wallet! Oh wait, I did visit Darrell Lea to pick up some more of my favourite chocolates :-).

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Kevin had heard good things about the new Indian place in the food court so we decided to get lunch there.

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But rather than eat in the noisy food court we took it home to eat. It was REALLY yummy.

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I then hemmed two new cargo pants I bought for Kevin yesterday.

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Just as I was finishing Kay dropped off Emerson to hang out (I don’t think they “play” once they’re in high school). Kay stayed for a drink and a chat. Once she left I got stuck into doing a bit more planning for our trip (just 3 weeks and we’ll be on our way) while Kevin played War of Warcraft.

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The girls made some mars bar slice (but burnt the chocolate for the top πŸ™ )

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The pups hung out with us…

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and we enjoyed a cheese and dip platter for afternoon tea.

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We had been planning to go out for dinner so had organised for the girls to have dinner at Nan & Pops. But our plans were cancelled so Kevin and I decided to have a spa.

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Amy came back from Nan & Pops – Christy is sleeping over. I got the dogs their dinner…

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and organised our own dinner. Kevin had leftover Indian and I had leftover mexican .

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I then painted my nails…

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before settling down with Kevin (and Rosie) to watch The King’s Speech.

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Very good movie. I can see why it won so many awards. Then it was time for bed. With all my early mornings I didn’t even end up reading tonight – just went straight to sleep.

4 comments

  1. Heather says:

    I’m curious … why does Rosie (is it Rosie? I can’t tell them apart but she has pink flowers on her bowl so I am assuming it’s Rosie!) eat in a drawer? Does Bailey try to steal her food?

  2. annie says:

    Cool glistening ceiling in the spa room!! Can’t believe you will be here in 3 weeks…did Flat Stanley make it to your house yet?

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