04 November 2011

Things I'm Loving 4.11.11

Pebble pit therapy at Te Papa
There's nothing like lying in a pebble pit making pebble angels to lift the soul.


And the feel of these cool little babies running through my toes.....heaven.


The deep pebbles also make for a nice soft landing.


New toilet seat
Is it insanely weird to be loving a toilet seat? Quite possibly it is. But after the old toilet seat broke and it was sitting loose on top of the bowl for a few days and any sudden movement whilst doing one's business could have proved messy, I was pretty pleased when hubby bought and installed a new one.

Apart the fact that I had no idea that going from a plastic one to a wooden one, there would be an extreme temperature drop. Crikey, I nearly jump sky-high off the toilet seat every time I have to do a middle of the night wee cos I get such a fright when my butt hits the freezing cold seat. Yes, far too much information I know.


The good old days
Found this great old family picture when visiting my grandmother a couple of weeks ago. My favourite part - how awesomely high those shorts are riding on me and my brother!


Great feedback

Last week we received an email from Noah's teacher out of the blue. It was only two lines but it brought us such joy:
I just wanted to let you know how thrilled I am with the progress that Noah is making with writing his own stories. He is carefully sounding out words with excellent results and he is making very exciting progress.


This was followed up by being awarded 'Star of the Week' in his class on Friday.


Go you good thing, Noah!

Chilli chocolate
I'm not one for chilli in anything. I always prefer to eat my curries mild, and the word vindaloo or madras fills me with dread. So it was with surprise that I tried and enjoyed Donovans Lime & Chilli Chocolate. It was even a little bit hotter than the Lindt chilli chocolate which I also adore, but I still loved it. Have you tried it?!



Dude loves dress up
'Me Buzz?'


Yep, you're rocking it kiddo.

Whatcha loving in your neck of the woods this week?



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10 comments :

Jaz from Treacy Travels said...

Loving your list this week! Love chili choc too. Loving the bright red toes lol
Love love love. Have a fabulous weekend xx

jacksta said...

Yeah go the stubbies! A great Kiwi shot.
And yay for Noah settling in so well at school!

Cat said...



love and light

Amy said...

That email from Noah's teacher is awesome!

I have never tried chilli chocolate... might have to find some now.

Loving your list. Even the toilet seat, that made me laugh!

Anonymous said...

Love that Buzz costume! So cute. Well done to Noah on his award at school! And I've never tasted chili chocolate, maybe I should! It sounds yum!

Ange (Tall, Short and Tiny) said...

Oh my, I'd love to sink my feet into those pebbles...! Great family shot...I'm pretty sure my parents have a similar one!

Miriam said...

okay I'm looking out for that chilli chocolate now! And oh those legs Meghan they go ALL the way up! Love those shorty, shorts our kids photos are all going to be the complete opposite long legs and waists so low their butts hang out the top - how fashions change!

Jess said...

Toilet seat love is well deserved by the sounds. Your little Buzz is just too cute.

kendylsPlace said...

Haha Im cracking up about the toilet seat - sounds like something Id love! And you have great feet!

PaisleyJade said...

hehe - loving this list... especially loving the shorts and your photography!!!

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