Monthly Archives: February 2013

Half term fun


Terrible two’s – not me!


Happy Birthday to me! It was my birthday on Saturday and I have been looking forward to it all week. There has been lots of deliveries at our door so I knew mummy had some special surprises and treats planned for me.  I am pretty sure some of those deliveries were presents as well.

Firstly on Friday night, although it was my birthday in the morning, mummy seemed to get a big present herself the night before – She got a car!! I guess I couldn’t complain as it benefits both of us as she will be driving me every where, to my friends houses and all the fun activities I like to get involved in. So in a funny way it was a present for me too, as now she won’t have any excuses not to take me to a swimming lesson because it’s raining.

Any way back to my birthday, and being another year older! I can’t believe how quickly another year has gone. I have achieved so much in one year – walking, talking, jumping and snowboarding not to mention being toilet trained and sleeping in my own big girl bed. I wonder what this year has in store for me.

I woke up fairly early as I was super excited that my big day had arrived. We also had so much to do today (you know what mummy is like leaving things to the last minute). When I woke up I jumped into bed with mummy and daddy and they smothered me with cuddles and kisses, then they took me into the lounge room and to my surprise they had decorated it like a big party, lots of balloons and bunting and best of a lounge full of PRESENTS!! I jumped straight on the lounge and got stuck into opening them.  It was so exciting, there were presents from family all over the world. Nanny Mindy got me a pink trampoline, Aunty Melissa bought me a Vets outfit, tools and a gardening kit, Mummy and daddy bought me a bouncing cow, some puzzles, books and some cooking utencils which confused me at first but then when I skyped Nan and Gdad I got another surprise. They had bought me a big play kitchen (sadly it wasn’t set up because mummy and daddy tried to put it together the night before only to find out it was broken, so I have to wait a little bit longer for that present, which I don’t mind, it just stretches my birthday out for longer).

I have to admit the trampoline was the most fun and I didn’t want to get off it well, not until mummy put a yummy plate of blueberry and ricotta smiley pancakes with ice cream and maple syrup on the table. YUM!! They went down a treat and she even made extra for daddy. Everyone back in Australia wanted to wish me happy birthday so I had a big Skype session whilst I ate my breakfast.

Mummy was rather frantic after breakfast, running around like a headless chook, we had to go to the shop, the post office – pick up this and that…. It was such a busy morning that I didn’t put up a fight when she told me I had to sleep so she could do some baking. I happily went for my lunchtime nap knowing that I would need all the energy I could find for my big birthday party in the afternoon.

When I woke up it was PARTY TIME!!! Woohoo!! I couldn’t wait to see my friends and have lots of fun. When I got there Mummy’s best friend Kiki was already there as she had help mummy set up and she gave me a big birthday cuddle.  I had my party at an Italian restaurant called Brickoven Milano in Chiswick.  It has a big playroom for kids like me and a separate party room.  Mummy and Kiki had decorated the party room full of balloons and Peppa big decorations – Peppa Pig is my favourite. Mummy must have been baking mad when I was asleep because the table was full of cup cakes and a big Chocolate and Raspberry cake, I couldn’t wait to get my hands on it!

All my buddies from around Chiswick were at the party and all of mummy and daddy’s friends as well.  Most of the time I played in the playroom with Reece, William, Charlie, Ellia, Olivia and Amelia. I was running around having so much fun I barely saw Mummy and Daddy. I did manage to eat some the delicious Pizza that was on the table but I still had my eye on the prize – Birthday cake.

Finally it was time for CAKE! Everyone gathered around me and sang Happy Birthday. I had to blow out my candles and make a wish and then everyone gave me a clap.  It was so cool, I had such a great party.  Even after everyone had left, I still had all my presents to unwrap at home. It was such a special day and I am so glad I had my friends around to party with.  I am also lucky that I got to see my family in the morning via Skype. Although they are so far away it doesn’t feel that way when I can sit and eat my brekky whilst chatting to them, although I do miss the cuddles.

Thank you everyone who joined me at my party, you helped make my second birthday very special and a big Thank you to everyone for all my lovely gifts and cards, I was one very spoilt little girl. I won’t want to leave the house this week as I have so many new toys to play with.

H x


Harlow’s 2nd Birthday


Hi everyone,

Harlow’s mummy here…. It’s birthday season again and Harlow can’t wait for her birthday next week. I am busy making all sorts of plans and fun surprises for her.

I have made a two gift lists for those of you needing some ideas or are overseas.

Harlow went to a friends party today and had so much fun. She really gets the whole birthday thing now. She is growing up so quickly, she is such a chatterbox and little dare devil – not afraid of anything!

Anyhow, here are the links to the gift lists. Sorry it’s a bit late notice – I wish I could buy everything on here (shame our flat is too small)
Gift list code: 12121353540455056

And of course Harlow loves clothes, books and dressing up costumes.

Happy shopping.