Wow, thank you to all who've entered my birthday giveaway - you've given me the kickstart I needed and a pretty pile of pressies is starting to build up ;) and I'm sure a few more will be added over the next week or so.
In answer to the anniversary question - yes we are doing something special. My MIL is coming here for the weekend to supervise the boys (not babysit but just check they don't burn the house down!!) and MrVV & I are off to Brighton for a couple of nights :) Planning a mix of walking on the Downs, meals out and shopping (I believe there's a CK in town somewhere ;) ).
Yesterday we headed out for the day as a family. MrVV brass band were playing @ Henham Steam Rally and we were lucky enough to have free passes for the rest of the family too. My MIL came along with us too.
When we arrived at the Rally, MrVV went off to set up and the rest of us wandered off. As we were walking around we spotted a helicopter giving pleasure rides. Conversation turned to how much fun that would be and next thing I know, MIL had booked (and paid) for myself, her and the boys to have a flight!
Little son & I (MIL is hidden beside me) just before we took off - surprisingly there were no nerves!
Big son got to sit in the co-pilot seat - he absolutely loved this. Apparently we were 1000 feet off the ground and doing a speed of 130mph! It made him chuckle to see the pilot had a sat-nav!!
The view of the Steam Rally
Walberswick with Southwold Harbour
Southwold & Reydon
It was just the most amazing experience - we all loved it. Something we all want to do again.
There was so much to see and do yesterday. We managed to cram loads into our time there. The boys went water zorbing (again) - sadly this time little sons zorb sprung a leak! and he got soaked from the waist down - luckily we found a stall selling trousers & socks.
There was also a vintage fairground there - we all went on the dodgems. This time I braved little son's driving - lets just say I think he gets his driving skills (or lack of them) from his Mum ;) MIL & I opted out of the big-wheel but the boys went on;
Of course no trip to the fair is complete without candyfloss (apparently);
Today has been one of domestic chores, baking and homework - hopefully I'll fit some knitting time in later.
See you later in the week.
xxx Vicki xxx