Random Monday

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This Monday is not so Random after all, because it’s The One Where Little Turned Six.


• We went to the beach in the morning at Low Tide, when it’s best to go if you want to harass the starfish. Little wore her new PonyTail Hat that I knit.

adorbs, yes? this yarn, pattern I made up as I went along

• The ocean was wild from the storms. It was great.

we got rained on. soaked, actually

• When we got home, I made chocolate cupcakes (from scratch!), and molded ladybugs out of marzipan and gel food coloring.

my thumb is still red

• We went back to the beach at High Tide, because if Low Tide was awesome, High Tide would be spectacular.

And it was.

we stood on the bluff, well out of the way of the sea. Nervous Nelly Deb is not stupid

• Then we went back home and ate cupcakes.

the sprinkles represent aphids, which I was instructed to provide. just go with it

• We had presents, shown here in my Fabulous Wrapping Technique (patent pending).

what? I think wrapping paper is a waste of money

• I gave my darling three Lego Alien Queens, which I found after squeezing and fondling every. single. Lego Miniseries 7 packet in a two-city radius.

I may or may not have gotten the side-eye from an eleven year old boy or two

• Happy Monday, y’all! Link up with your own randomness below!

9 Responses to “Random Monday”

  1. Lisa Rose Says:

    Great hat and cupcakes. I had a good mate who used to give us our presents wrapped in newspaper; he too thought wrapping paper a waste of money and paper. We were all around 20 and he used to give us girls the oddest gifts which always made us laugh. I got a pair of scissors, one girlfriend some BBQ tools, and the other sexy knickers for Chrissy one year. He said didn’t fancy her just thought she could do with some help. But then he also tried to sell me at inpromptu auction he held on a train in Melbourne one night on our way home from work … good times.
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  2. Dawn Says:

    Awesome hat and cupcakes! I’m super impressed with the ladybugs. Happy birthday to Little!

  3. Kristy Says:

    I love it all! I love the ponytail hat. I love the ladybugs. I love the ocean pix. I love the wrapping job. I guess that I even love the alien legos. I hope that Little enjoyed her special day and she’s lucky to have you for a mom.
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  4. chocolatechic Says:

    From scratch?!?!? You are awesome!

    Happy Birthday to your girl.

    I have tried to link my blog but it won’t let me.
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  5. Eddie Says:

    I WANT the ponytail hat! Makes me wish I could knit anything other than “knit one, purl one”…and even then I lose count.

    The ladybugs are adorable. Happy Birthday Little!
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  6. Sarah Says:

    Happy birthday to your little! And I’m glad to hear I’m not the only one who fondles the lego minifig packaging ; )

  7. Karen@Candid Diversions Says:

    Great cupcakes! Happy belated birthday to your Little! 🙂
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  8. Ingi Says:

    Nice work Deb! The hat, the ladybugs, the cake – all adorbs. No wonder you can’t be bothered wrapping!

    Love the ocean too – I can see why you went back 🙂
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  9. Diane Says:

    Love the hat and the cupcakes. Who knew you were so talented? Just kidding. I love your comment about wasting money on wrapping paper, I am the same way about store bought cards. My husband knows do not buy me a card for anything. You open it and then in a couple of days it is in the trash. I mean who has the space to keep all those cards. Sorry, enough ranting.
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