ok, so still playing catch up – Boo’s birthday

well, my laptop cable is really struggling now so my postings are going to be infrequent for a while. good news is though that we’ve checked the warranty and it’s all covered, we just need to package it up and send it off – hopefully not for too long but it will mean i’ll be laptopless and have to rely on Tom’s which is fine but i prefer to have all my pics on this one. although we do have our ‘icy box’ – our external harddrive which is where all my old pics are from when my original laptop died.

enough of laptop issues!

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Boo’s actual birthday (Christmas Eve) and Christmas have now been and gone and overall they were a success. Boo was over the moon with her toota (cooker to those not quite in tune with her!)

the-completed-cooker.jpg top courtesy of ELC, oven made lovingly by Tom, assisted by R and partially painted by yours truly.

birthday-smiles.jpg this is how much she loves it!

She loved her dolls, Peggy made entirely by Noise (on the right in the pic) and Annie-Rose (on the left of course) designed and project managed by Muffin with clothes design, facial features and hair by her also (ie I did the stitching (they were tiny stitches and she is only 11 and not a practised seamstress))

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of course Grandma, aunty H and cousin R came over to help celebrate and to bring more presents which she also loved, oven gloves and an apron from H & R and wooden food from Grandma.

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and as it was her actual birthday she couldn’t miss out on a cake, it took a while to decide what to do and then although we knew what it was we weren’t convinced she would – but she did!!

sheep-cake.jpg can you guess?

 sheep-cake2.jpg is that a better angle? No? Ah well, I tried – it’s a ‘baa baa black sheep’ – admittedly not really black and a little unsheeplike in appearance but she guessed, and she was the intended audience so I succeeded, next year I’ll do a hot air balloon, she likes them and i think it might be easier!!

once they’d gone and we’d had our dinner (Boo’s favourite Pasta with Pesto, pine nuts and grated parmesan) it was time for Christmas to begin.

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