Feb 14 Wrap Up

Yesterday I wasn’t expecting any surprises as The Man & I had agreed no pressies for our anniversary this year.

However, I was secretly pleased when he came through with the goods and I came home to these:



So in return I cooked him Pad Thai


And the easiest, yummiest chocolate fudge sauce suggested by Fat Mum Slim


I also unearthed this little gem in Bam Bam’s kindy bag.


But the biggest surprise of all was the Wilful One’s announcement that he has a girlfriend in Prep and they are getting married and having a baby!!

Once I got over my initial “I’m too young to be a grandma” panic, I realised I was a little relieved by this news. It’s a big improvement on his original stance on marriage – “it’s too much work so I’m just going to live with you forever.”

Not likely boyo!

Did you get any surprises for Valentine’s Day?

Linking with My Little Drummer Boys for Wordless Wednesday


Happy anniversary to us

Today is our 8th wedding anniversary.

We chose Valentine’s Day as a kind of tongue-in-cheek salute to how romantic we are not. The Man isn’t great with dates so I figured it’s pretty hard to forget Valentine’s Day in all its commercial glory.

We didn’t do the whole big wedding thing. It’s not our style at all and we wanted to avoid the family kerfuffle. Besides, it seemed like a bit of overkill considering we had been engaged for so long.

You see, my husband and I have been together since we were 18. Almost high school sweethearts. Almost. We were engaged by 19. Most people freak out a little at this prospect. I know our families certainly did at the time!

After a 4yr engagement, we bit the bullet and decided to duck off to a tiny island in Fiji for some low-key nuptials in 2004.

Even if the priest was wearing double-pluggers and a Winnie-the-Pooh christmas shirt under his dog-collar…

and cyclonic winds meant we had to get married in the bar instead of on the beach…

It was absolutely perfect and I would not change a thing.

Cheers baby. Happy Anniversary.

Sharing the love with Jess @ Diary of a SAHM