Low-Key Snowy Weekend

We got a couple of inches of snow this weekend, though nothing like the east coast. Both boys are fascinated with it and this morning Craig took Jack out sledding for the first time this winter. He loved it. 
Danny is too young yet to go sledding so hung out with me in the house. He says 4 words now: Mama, Dada, Linda, and kitty-cat. I was rather hoping he'd be saying "mama" a lot but he's said "Linda" most of the weekend. That's one of the downfalls of not being a stay-at-home mum - he's spending his time with someone else. I'm trying to remind myself that being jealous is childish and not how a mature and loving mummy would act but the old green-eyed monster rears it's head now and again.

It's been a low-key weekend really. We watched "The Hangover" which really made me laugh - a must after the heartbreaking "Precious" that I watched earlier in the week. The Hangover will join the ranks of "Superbad" and "Snatch" & those films that I could watch 100 times over. 

My neighbour has about 2/3 of his tree lights done and I'm in the festive mood! We have Christmas music playing and Jack is getting steadily more excited about Christmas Day, even if he has no concept of time. Last night we wrapped their presents and put them in their sacks. Poor Danny has about a tenth of Jack's presents but he'll probably be happy with some wrapping paper won't he. I wrapped Jack's train set and labelled it "from mummy & daddy" before realising it's supposed to be from Santa. It's a good job my boy can't read yet. 

Right then, Jack and I are going to cuddle up on the couch & watch Frosty the Snowman for the 10th time this weekend. Danny is chewing on a skittle set. Craig is out in the woods, in one last ditch attempt to get Bambi. Then it's back to work tomorrow for a couple of days before the big day. I'm getting just as excited as the little ones!


mountainear said…
It must be so lovely to have little ones in the house - one does forget. SuddenLy they are all grown up and gone and off doing dangerous things like snowboarding in the Alps and frightening their mother because they're travelling through awful weather and on worse roads. It would be brilliant to have a little of the magic back and see Christmas through those little excited eyes.
It makes such a difference to Christmas having young chidren around. So pleased you are able to enjoy it all Pam and it must help the excitement to have snow too! Doesn't it?! I wish you all a lovely, lovely Christmas and all that is best in 2010. A x
Clippy Mat said…
It really doesn't get any better than that.

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