A Mothers Ramblings: 2010 in Review according to us here at A Mothers Ramblings!

Thursday, 30 December 2010

2010 in Review according to us here at A Mothers Ramblings!

Last year I reviewed the year in both words and in photos and as you may if noticed yesterdays Wordless Wednesday post was our review of the year in photos... which makes today our review in words!

The posts that are listed here are how I think I sum up 2010 here at A Mothers Ramblings

January: Daddy Date Nights I choose this because it was a sign of how much Daddy is a part of Top Ender and Baby Boys Life.

February: Fireman Sam saved my life... Well sort of. I choose this because I need to have at least one fictional TV character story on my blog each year!

March: Daddy Guest Post: Why Daddy's Are Always (Never) Right I choose this because its true, Daddy's are always never right!

April: I'm Magic and Know Everything! Hopefully I will still be magic for a few years longer. And if not I will always have this post to look back at to remind me!

May: The Family Fun Elephant Parade This meant so much to us at the time, it was the first time I remember that all four of us had a good a time as each other!

June: First Strawberries of the Season The whole day was one where Daddy and I let Top Ender and Baby Boy lead us to do things, maybe that's what made the Strawberries taste so sweet.

July: Cupcakes and a bake off Not only did we get yummy cakes to eat after this baking session, but Top Ender and Baby Boy also won!

August: Family Fun Days Out on a Budget Top tips that I always use and hopefully everyone else will start using too!

September: There were so many blog posts that I wanted to share in September, but for me September was the month that I was lucky enough to have won a MAD award for Family Fun and what says more fun than a montage of clips of Dancing in a Disco Lift at Butlins Bognor Regis? And I was reliably informed that this one blog post has caught the attention of several important people over the last few months... Hello Your Majesty.

October: When do you turn the heating on? started a lot of discussions about when people turn the heating on and the price of heating bills! I think I can admit now that we turned our heating on the day after the blog post went live because it was freezing in our house that day!

November: Not that I don't think my MasterChef win deserved a mention, but A blog post without a point, but actually has one. Possibly two. was a post from early November that seemed to really touch people and really made me realise how lucky I was to have a brilliant family and friends.

December: What could sum up December for us? It was Christmas, it was snowy and we were being frugal... Oh that's right Breast Pad Snowmen would sum it all up quite nicely wouldn't it!

Now at the end of last years review I made the following predictions for the forthcoming year;
  • We will take a family holiday abroad (Which we didn't)
  • I will lose 104lbs (which I didn't)
  • Baby Boy will sleep through the night (Which he does)
  • Top Ender will be classed as knowing how to swim (Which she does)
  • we won't be having another baby (which I can assure you is true)
Now my Predictions for 2011 are...
  • We will win the lottery
  • I will lose some weight
  • Baby Boy will be fully potty trained
  • Top Ender will become more confident in herself
  • The House and Garden will be "sorted"
  • We won't be having another baby
  • Our bathroom won't be replaced and
  • Something else won't happen that I can't think of right now...