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Today was to be a busy day and everyone was very excited! Roz and Rob headed over to pick up Rosie and the four of us piled into Roz's Honda Jazz and headed into Manchester, Trafford Park. First stop was the snow dome - Chill Factore.
It was fantastic - it was quiet, I guess because of the New Year, we took the kids to the snow park, it had a luge, donuts with moguls, and a straight ...
Okay so I now I've said its been cold, but today was another level altogether! Great, because we need the snow!
We took off for a family walk, so on all the clothes and winter boots...except for Marni, she wanted to wear her sparkly skipping shoes. What to do? We went with it, if it gets her on her feet, who are we to push for the winter boots that will keep her feet warm? So two pairs of sock and sparkly skipping shoes it was. And we ...
... No no not in the puddle....splash.....Lincoln, Alexander don't go in the ....splash splash....hee hee hee....Dylan stay out of there...splish splosh!!!!
Brody played with them (staying out of the puddles). He went on the flying fox, over the obstacle course, back on the flying fox and in the big swing. Marni was a bit quieter, in fact I don't think her new ...
... Suzy arrived.
Christmas lunch was Roast turkey and veg, with christmas pudding. There was 8 adults, 9 children all sat round the table.
After lunch we went for a walk around the block with the kids. I carried Marni at least for half of it. Christmas night, was Suzy, Dave, Matt and myself from about 8pm! Roz wasn't well, Rob was checking the gas meters. Yep, that's right, Rob ...
... Dylan and Lily all headed off just before dinner. The kids ate early and went to bed on time, in anticipation of Santa arriving.
We had a light dinner - tuna nicoise salad and a glass of wine and then Matt and I were on our own! So we had some more wine and some of the treats we bought at the Chocolate shop from Windermere and watched an awful Santa olympic show on TV.