Tuesday, 31 January 2012

January in Numbers

Hello hello,

I'm joining in again with Julie Kirk's 'Month in Numbers' see here if you don't know what I'm talking about! My numbers for January are:

50 out of 50 (multiple choice), and 64 out of 75 (hazard perception) to pass my driving theory test! Yay! Next step, to book my practical... and to do a lot more practice!


4, or maybe 5 or 6, I'm losing count - the number of times I've had to scrub orange goop out of clothes  (mine and / or baby boy's). We've started on weaning and it's a bit hit and miss so far ~ in that he keeps missing the idea of actually eating the food, and scoring a hit when he whacks the spoon out of my hand and onto my jeans.


3 - the number of balls I managed to pot when we had an evening out with our friends for my husband's birthday, and played a few games of pool (in couples teams). I didn't do too well, but as I hadn't played since 2006 it wasn't too bad. And one of the balls was the black to win the game so I feel like I triumphed. It was good to have a night out with these friends - as usually they are our babysitters so we can't all go out together!:


8.20am the time that baby slept until one Sunday. Oh, he'd still woken up a few times during the night for feeds, but normally he wakes up by 7am as well. A lie in until 8.20am seemed like heaven, which feels crazy. Ah, for the days when I could lie in until 11am and read a book with my breakfast!

100 - my daughter asked me to count to 100 a few days ago. She's starting to understand that 'big' numbers do actually mean something, it's really interesting to watch her learning things like that! She waited very patiently while I counted, and then sat for a minute in silence while she took it in. Then she completely changed the subject - probably in case I asked her to try and count that high!

And finally 1 - for a first - my blog was featured in a magazine, yay! It's in 'Popular Crafts' under Sites To Be Seen. I was very proud to see my blog header pictured in there!

That's all for this month. I'm going to take Julie's advice and open a draft for February's numbers straight away so I can be more organised with my blogging!

Hope you all have a fabulous February!

10 comments:

Nanna Kate said...

Wow congratulations on the blog listing i'm not surprised you're proud! :-) your little girl is so cute! Well done on being able to count to 100. No mean feat! See u next month! X

Julie Kirk said...

Hi Jennifer.

I think you should combining the weaning and the game of pool! It might be a winning conbination!

Best of luck with the driving too.

Your post's pinned to the Month in Numbers baord with everyone else's now: http://pinterest.com/notesonpaper/my-month-in-numbers/

Thanks for joining in.

Julie :-)

Suzie said...

LOl at the orange goop! And yay for the magazine mention! :D A great month in numbers :)

heart.hearth.home. said...

Enjoyed your list of numbers. Yay for a an extra hour of sleep and congratulations for your blog mention in Popular Crafts!

Lea said...

Woohoo!!! Congrats on your blog being listed! How exciting!!! That night out sounds like it was a much needed great time!

Amanda said...

Congratulations on both passing your theory test and having your blog featured in a magazine.

Louise said...

congrats on your driving theory. Your mention of pool brought back some memories of younger pub days xx

dogmatix said...

Congrats on your blog being listed and passing your theory test. Practical should be a breeze!!! :P

Sian said...

That's fantastic news about the driving and the magazine! Hurray :)

alexa said...

Many congratulations on the driving test and the blog coverage - that must keep you smiling! :)

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