I thought I’d have lots of photos for this week 5 of Project 365, but workdays have been hard. The weather hasn’t been good enough to spend time looking around and taking photos, and work’s been manic so I’ve had less chance to get out for lunchtime. So generally not a particularly inspiring week.
Pretty appalling given I’m meant to be getting out lots to take lots of photos and follow the tips and ideas I’ve gleaned from the online classes I’ve been doing. Maybe next week.
On Sunday N had a party to go to but beforehand he was being silly and started clambering onto my knee. Then the kisses started. This isn’t a great picture by any means, but it really shows N’s personality because he’s really affectionate (even when being silly).
Monday was Australia Day and N’s nursery celebrated it. He came home with a flag collapsed on the floor and tried to hide. No idea what was going on in his mind, but he did make me laugh sprawled out on the hall floor.
Tuesday was the start of N’s snuffled and ailments. I think he’s turned into a hypochondriac this week, what with a cough, bad calf, poorly leg, sore knee and bash on the ear. He appeared in bed with me, but at least when he turns up he does just get in and go straight to sleep. He’s too heavy for me to lift him back into his own bed, although the OH will do it if he catches him.
Wednesday N decided he was setting up shop on top of the fireguard. He’s been playing with his uncle’s handmedown Britains tractors, but a shop wasn’t quite what I expected from him. I had to go and buy from him.
Thursday my new Lakeland catalogue turned up. I’ve love Lakeland ever since I was at uni at Lancaster and visited the shop in Windermere. I just love finding all the quirky little kitchen gadgets..
Friday I came downstairs to do N’s lunchbox and breakfast to find that his dad had already sorted out breakfast before heading back out to work again. N announced that he had made me breakfast and took me over to the table…where this chunky sandwich sat, made from raisin bread, butter and cheese. So sweet, although it’s more the type of thing that N likes to eat for breakfast rather than me.
I thanked him and pointed out that I would be having yoghurt and fruit, and that I didn’t like raisin bread. His answer ‘But mummy, you have to try it’. Thankfully he was satisfied with one bite…and the kitchen wasn’t in too much of a state. The butter tub was another matter, churned up mess.from where he tried to get the butter out for spreading.
Saturday was the last day of the shoot season so the OH was out for tea. I spotted this amazing looking cashew chicken stir fry and decided to make the most of having the chance to make a chinese meal. I can only say it is an amazing recipe, it really was delicious. Unfortunately N wasn’t keen on the chicken (I don’t think he really tried it), but that means I’ve got leftovers for work on Monday. He did try using chopsticks, although really he needs some children’s ones to practice with.
We’re now over birthday party season, so hopefully we’ll have freer weekends to get out and about more again.
What’ve you been up to this week?
Check out what’s happening with the rest of Project 365 over at The Boy and me.