Well another Christmas is past. We had a great day in Chinchilla, and of course Santa was ever generous to all.
We started off the day with presents at about 7.30 with Uncle Al, Aunty Claire Claire (thats what Ben says) & Cousin Baby Hugo, Uncle Cam, Aunty Tina, Cousins Tom & Maggie, Nanny Jude and Grandad George.
Here is a pic of Benjamin sporting his fancy Christmas clothes from Grandma Colls and Aunty Lorraine (note the mini Santa in his back pocket, very cute). Ben is checking out his new trumpet, which he carried around for most of the day.
The weather man predicted 38 degrees, and I don’t think he was far wrong. Bloody hot !
The kids made good use of Grandad’s makeshift paddling pool to cool down. Mark two was made with the box trailer, some plastic and plenty of duct tape. Worked a treat, have a look at the photos.
Later on the Slip n Slide got a go. Tom tried it out first (to make sure it was safe and OK for Ben). We really didn’t expect Ben to like it, but he really loved it. He was racing back each time for the next shove down the slide.
We finished the morning with a late breakfast. Lots of pancakes, bacon, eggs and english muffins.
Then it was time for lunch. Mum had made a fabulous lunch with baked ham (with her famous glaze) and an array of salads and desserts. In the afternoon Oliver, Emily, Wil and Anita popped in to say hi. The day was filled with food, family, friends and fun. All in all, it was great. Can’t wait till next year.