Archive for July, 2013

Salad skills

July 31, 2013
Tonight I'm making the salads for Rafa and I.

Tonight I’m making the salads for Rafa and I.

I carefully counted out the carrots.

I carefully counted out the carrots.

And I was not impressed when Rafa threw most of his onto the floor!

By Ana.

 

A Hello Kitty sale at the supermarket

July 30, 2013
So I got a new outfit.

So I got a new outfit.

But Rafa kept photo bombing my photo shoot.

But Rafa kept photo bombing my modelling shoot.

By Ana.

 

Behind the camera

July 29, 2013

It was my turn to get behind the camera today and for my first photo assignment I caught Rafa in action emptying out Papi’s sock drawer.

Ah, that's just his head!

Ah, that’s just his head!

Ha!  I got my foot in that one.

Ha! I got my foot in that one.

Shot!  And the evidence is crystal clear.

Caught on camera Rafa!

By Ana.

 

 

The long lunch wait

July 28, 2013
Rafa got busy building towers out of the jam packets.

Rafa kept busy building jam packet towers.

11 packets got big claps and high fives all round.

11 packets got big claps and high fives all round.

Apparently it isn't as impressive when a 3.5 old does it.

Apparently it isn’t as impressive when a 3.5 year old does it.

But my new invention of how to drink milk and iced water got a laugh.

But my new milk and water mixing system got a laugh.

FINALLY lunch did come and the shenanigans were put on hold… until next time.

By Ana.

I do love birthday parties

July 27, 2013

Today was Karina’s turn.

On the Friday night I wrapped and decorated Karina's present.

On the Friday night (after we put Rafa to bed) I wrapped and decorated Karina’s present.  That was so much fun to do with Mum.

And this morning I put on my party dress and we all met up at West Waluga Park which is an awesome little neighbourhood park in Lake Oswego.

Then this morning I put on my party dress and we all met up at West Waluga Park which is an awesome little neighbourhood park in Lake Oswego.

As well as the pirate ship, crocodiles and sandpit in the playground Karina's Mum brought lots of sports stuff for us to play with.

As well as the playground with a pirate ship, crocodiles and sandpit, Karina’s Mum brought lots of sports stuff for us to play with.

The pink mini mouse cupcakes,

The pink Minnie mouse cupcakes,

And the mini mouse piñata made it another perfect birthday party.  I can't wait for mine!

And the Minnie mouse piñata made it another perfect birthday party. I can’t wait for mine!

By Ana.

The 1.5 check up

July 26, 2013

I turned 1.5 last Sunday so Mum took me to my 18 month check up today.  The doctor said it was really nice to see me since it had been a while.  I thought it best not to say that I hadn’t missed coming here  at all.

I don't know when the doctor got this truck but it was perfect for hauling my ball around the examination room.

I don’t know when the doctor got this truck but it was perfect for hauling my ball around the examination room.

Anyway, so I was having fun playing with the truck and then the nurse came in with needles.  I remembered seeing those things before and I was not happy to see them again.  I jumped into Mum’s arms and tried to push her (and hence me) out the door.  Fortunately, once Mum convinced me to lie down on the bed, it was over pretty quick and wasn’t so bad.  I didn’t even cry.  And I pulled off the band-aids straight away.  Those things are for babies.

Oh and I aced my milestone tests which Mum seemed pretty happy about.

By Rafa.

 

My office bonus payout

July 25, 2013
I reached all my KPIs at the office today.

I reached all my KPIs at the office today.

And got my bonus.  A car!

And collected my bonus payout. A car!

I shared with the family.

I let Rafa have a spin.

Although Rafa is a bit fast and reckless behind the wheel.

But he is a bit fast and reckless behind the wheel.

By Ana.

 

 

 

There are some things that Mums of small children should not do

July 24, 2013
Like, getting the carpets clean for example.

Like, getting the carpets professionally cleaned for example.

Within three hours of the guys leaving…

Within three hours there was a toothpaste on the carpet.

There was a toothpaste on the carpet.

I’m being a bit mean posting a photo of Rafa drooling his clear toothpaste onto the floor.  It was me who did it.

And my toothpaste is blue.

And my toothpaste is blue.

By Ana.

 

The two best inventions ever

July 23, 2013
step stools

step stools

and door handles

and door handles

Now nothing in this house is out of my reach.

By Rafa.

 

One spot day

July 22, 2013
I woke up hot and with a headache and so Mum carried me downstairs and tucked me up on the couch.

I woke up hot and with a headache and so Mum carried me downstairs and tucked me up in a cozy spot on the couch.

And I didn't move from there all day.

I watched Babar, had my fruit platter brought to me and took a little nap all on that spot.  I wonder how long I have to occupy it before it’s officially mine.

By Ana.