... so much for updating everyday ;) This having DH at home really cramps my style!
Thank you for all the birthday wishes - I had a lovely day, pretty relaxed and well looked after by my family - although I did end up cooking dinner ... but my biggest boy made a nice chocolate dessert, yummy!
Pinching this from Anne's blog ...
A is for Age: 37
B is for Booze: a nice glass of white wine - I don't drink much at all (too many years of being pregnant or breastfeeding!)
C is for Career: Secretarial/Administration/Mother
D is for Dad’s Name: Jack Watson
E is for Essential Item to Bring to a Party: DH
F is for Favourite Songs at the Moment: No idea! I'm hopeless with music
G is for Goof-off Thing to Do: Stitching/Sewing
H is for Hometown: Paraparaumu, grew up 10mins away in Paekakariki
I is for Instrument You Play: Played recorder at school, did piano lessons for a few years as an adult
J is for Jam or Jelly you Like: Raspberry
K is for Kids: David (14.5yo), Josh (11.5yo), Cameron (10yo), Rhiannon (7yo) and Charlotte (4yo)
L is for Living Arrangement: 4 bedroom plainish house on medium sized section - close to schools and parks, of course!
M is for Mom’s Name: Patricia
N is for Names of Good Friends: I have packages of friends ... my stitching friends (fellow Doris's), my mother friends, my work friends - but admit to being standoffish in that I don't get VERY close to anyone (a poor trait of mine!)
O is for Overnight Hospital Stays: 5 births and a few times with the kids for various things ... but never for me.
P is for Phobias: Magpies, tall cliffs next to the sea
Q is for Quotes you Like: Whatever
R is for Relationship That Lasted Longest: DH (David) - married 17yrs, together 2yrs before that
S is for Siblings: 5 sisters, 2 brothers - Aileen (44), Dianna (43), Willie (39), me (37), Juilie (35), Stephanie (30), Georgina (30) and Joel (24) ... see 5 isn't that many at all! LOL
T is for Texas: So? LOL
U is for Unique Trait: Dunno - I used to be able to stitch with a baby curled up in my lap ... no babies now though ... maybe that is a unique trait - the ability to conceive, have easy pregnancies and easy births ;)
V is for Vegetables You Love: Corn, coleslaw (cabbage and carrots)
W is for Worst Traits: Lack of self-esteem, lack of self control when it comes to eating and I can be too quick to make assumptions on people's personalities.
X is for X-rays You’ve Had: For teeth, for a fractured ankle when I was 14yo ... and of course ultrasounds with each pregnancy (hmmm kind of theme here)
Y is for Yummy Food You Make: Lasangue, scones
Z is for Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
I should have stitching updates tomorrow!