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Ahhh Summer

Summer is ice cold drinks, lunch with friends … outside …. and the sound of kids having a waterfight.

I was having a quick lie down … nana nap … and I could hear the kids running in and out of the house and a lot of squealing going on. Turns out their game escalated from using a cup of water to water the plants, to throwing the water at each other. As I lay there listening I figured I had two options … I either get up and growl at them for getting wet, making a mess of the bathroom and dripping water all over the house … or … I show them what a real water fight looks like.

So … I snuck outside, filled a large bucket with icy cold water and then crept along the side of the house. I only had to wait a couple of seconds before Rebekah came close enough to fully appreciate the contents of my bucket. She was so stunned I managed to get back inside before she realised just how wet she’d just got!

Unfortunately I’m still gonna have to get a little grumpy and make them tidy up the wet towels and mess they’ve made … I guess thats just part of being the Mother.

I just found this photo from Australia … yummo gelato, and this was only half the selection. Yes it did take me half an hour to choose!

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A little bit different from today’s very kiwi ‘tip-top’ choices … orange choc-chip, hokey pokey, goodie gumdrops etc

Today I had banana choc-chip and frozen yoghurt. What’s your favourite?

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10 Responses

  1. Just love the colours and the ‘whipped’ look of gelato, of course the taste ain’t half bad either! Go you on the water fight!

  2. oh water fights- cool…. you know what’s best!!! when using water balloons- put them in the fridge first… makes them nice and chilly!!!!!!
    as for the gelato – mmmmmmmmm I loved them when i was in aussie
    so so hard to choose… so much choice

  3. Lol at the ‘real water fight’ – go Mum.
    Yum gelato – ooh don’t know if I can think of a fave tho so I’ll just have it all hehe.

  4. Oh, you are such a COOL Mum!! Love it!

  5. hey that banner looks good…….hmmmm well I have to day having frozen youhurt and goodie goodie gum drops was interesting lol. I like quite a few flavours of ice cream but at the moment rush munors maple/walnut flavout is devine.

    lol at the water fight….too funny….thats something they wont forget in a hurry

  6. Poor Rebekah – she wouldn’t have been expecting that! LOL!
    I love Cookies’n Cream flavour ice cream at the mo – yummy!

  7. Gingerbread ice cream by tip top… yum yum… mmmmm waterfight sounds great about now in this heat!!

  8. The heat that it is today i think we will def be having some waterfights after nap time today!

  9. Woah! Go you in showing them how to really have a water fight…. let’s just hope they don’t get you with the next escalated attack!! LOL

    Yummmmm…. gelato…… Hey, have you tried that place on Oriental parade? Definitely worth a visit – not so much choice so picking might be faster 🙂

    Cool banner too.

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