30 September 2013

Twice the fun

This weekend Peter and I have had fun spending time with our little boys.  Mummy & Daddy Jones had a much needed weekend to rest and recuperate.  Having two little boys is fun but I will confess tiring.

So what did we do?  Firstly the weather was lovely all weekend so much of the time was spent outdoors.

I had finished Rufus' scarf so here he is modelling it.  48" was a perfect length, enough to wrap round nicely but not too long.  Though he did decide it would be good to whip his brother with!  Not what I planned.

We went blackberry picking.  I have to say little boys get bored before there are enough for jam, so I will need to go out again.  All Laurie wanted was to eat them.

pick quicker Granny!

Saturday we had planned to take them to the Gransden Show.  Unfortunately Laurie was very poorly in the car halfway there.  Just how much sick can come out of one small child?  Luckily we were able to pull into Morrisons car park, where I commenced the clean up operation.  Peter doesn't do sick, so amused Rufus! Once I got Laurie cleaned up and settled into his buggy I then tackled the back of the car.  Not fun, but with a whole packet of wipes and I was able to clean up.  After a discussion with his Mummy we decided to carry on, but once back in the car he started to grizzle again so I said to just take us home and then Peter and Rufus could go without us.  Halfway back he started to be sick again!!!  We got back, I bathed Laurie and Peter had cleaned up, but by this time Rufus decided that actually he would rather stay home and play.

and this was Laurie an hour after we got back, quite happy and he tucked into a slice of plain bread, had his normal nap then played all afternoon.  So maybe just carsick or just feeling off colour.  He certainly did justice to his dinner later.

Rufus kindly picked the cooking apple for us

adore him x

Sunday, Peter and Rufus put up a swing in the carport - ideal for autumn/winter play.  They plan to have it down off the oak tree too, the rest of the day was spent playing in the garden.

Laurie is trying hard to start walking, the odd step here and there, but he is standing unsupported for short spells.
Let me out
Look  no hands

and he's off


Wheelbarrow races

So that was our weekend.  It didn't go quite to plan, but then with children you can't have a plan, or sleep or a tidy house, BUT I would not change a thing about them, apart from I wished they lived closer.  Until the next time xx


  1. It looks like you had a terrific weekend with your grandsons. Well, except for the carsick episode. :-)

    I laughed about the scarf being used as a whip. Such typical boyish behaviour. Ha!

  2. My boys would definitely hit each other with the scarf! It turned out very cute. Looks like you all had a great weekend, minus the sickness- glad it only lasted for a short time. We need my parents to get back so we can have a weekend to rest too!

  3. Too cute and a perfect scarf for a sweet looking little boy. Sounds like my boys. Outside before they even eat breakfast, written out by lunch time!

  4. Weekends with our boys sure are the best. Fantastic happy pictures Sue.


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