Ellie: Six

What is your name?  Ellie.
How old are you?  Six.
What is the weather like today?  Sunny.
How tall are you?  Tall. Just tall.
What is your favourite colour?  Blue.
What is your favourite toy?  My toy squirrel that can play games and do lots of things.
What is your favourite fruit?  Mandarin
What is your favourite snack?  Sultana’s
What is your favourite drink?  Juice
 What is your favourite thing to eat for breakfast?  Daddy’s French Toast
What is your favourite thing to eat for lunch? A sandwich and some snacks
What is your favourite thing to eat for dinner?  Fish and Chips.
What food do you really dislike?  Definitely Pumpkin Soup.
What is your favourite TV Show?  I don’t watch TV shows.
What is your favourite Movie? Frozen II
What is your favourite thing to wear?  A T Shirt and Shorts in Summer
What is your favourite sport? School Sport.
What is your favourite animal?  Elephant. They are really cute. The baby elephants – they are so adorable.
What is your favourite song?  Show Yourself
What is your favourite book?  Anne of Green Gables
What’s the funniest word you know?  Captain Underpants.
Who do you love?  My friends and my Mummy and Daddy.
What is your favourite memory?  Going just Mummy, Daddy and me. Just us together.
Who is your biggest hero?  I don’t know yet.
What makes you happy?  When I’m star of the day at school.
What makes you sad?  When the boys be mean to me.
Who is your best friend?  Willow and Ezzy.
What is your favourite subject at school? Me.
What is your favourite thing to do outside?  Play with Daddy.
What is your favourite thing to do with Mummy?  Go to the shops together.
What is your favourite thing to do with Daddy?  Have hugs.
What is your favourite thing to do with Judd?  Play with him.
What is your favourite thing to do with Smith? Sit in front of the heater with him and hug.
What is your favourite holiday? Going to Exmouth.
What do you like to take to bed with you at night?  Any teddy.
What do you want to be when you grow up?  An artist.
How many kids do you want to have when you are older? Two.
What car would you like to drive when you are older? A toyota.
If you could choose a superpower, what would you choose? I would choose ice.
What’s your favourite joke? I actually made this one up. Does Captain Underpants always go in the toilet to do an exercise? Because he always likes the toilet.
If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go?  Home. That’s my favourite place.
What do you want for dinner for your birthday?  Fish and Chips.
What is your favourite present?  My Fit bit.
What did you learn this year?  I’m learning about healthy foods.
If a genie gave you three wishes, what would you wish for?
1. I would wish – this is an exciting one – I would wish to have all the pickmepots
2. A McDonalds store
3. Hatchimals
What’s the best thing about being you? Having my birthday in Spring with the Cherry Blossoms.
What’s the best thing that’s happened to you lately?  I got to open so many presents today!

Smith: Four

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What is your name?  Smith.
How old are you?  Four
What is the weather like today?  Winter
How tall are you?  Ummm *puts hand in the air* THIS TALL
What is your favourite colour?  Green
What is your favourite toy? T-Rex
What is your favourite fruit?  Banana
What is your favourite snack?  Cookies
What is your favourite drink?  Apple Juice
What is your favourite thing to eat for breakfast? Pumpkin Bread
What is your favourite thing to eat for lunch?  Dinosaurs
What is your favourite thing to eat for dinner?  Dinosaurs
What food do you really dislike?  Ummm waffles.
What is your favourite TV Show?  Aladdin.
What is your favourite Movie? Ummm the Lion in the Wardrobe
What is your favourite thing to wear?  *Points to belly* THIS
What is your favourite sport? Going to school and playing catch
What is your favourite animal? Lion and Rhino
What is your favourite song?  Lost in the Woods
What is your favourite book?  What is poo.
What’s the funniest word you know?  Mummy I did it!
Who do you love?  Hmm…  Mummy.
What is your favourite memory?  Going to the zoo.
Who is your biggest hero?  Judd
What makes you happy?  My toys.
What makes you sad?  Umm my bad dreams.
Who is your best friend?  Judd.
What is your favourite thing to do outside? Jump on the trampoline
What is your favourite thing to do with Mummy? Stay at home and play.
What is your favourite thing to do with Daddy? Umm when he plays with us.
What is your favourite thing to do with Judd? Play tag.
What is your favourite thing to do with EllieJump in the trampoline with her.
What is your favourite holiday?  Summer.
What do you like to take to bed with you at night? My hungry, hungry caterpillar.
What do you want to be when you grow up?  Four.
How many kids do you want to have when you are older? Ten.
What car would you like to drive when you are older? Lamborghini.  Actually a bugatti.  Bughatti’s are super fast, they go pew!
If you could choose a superpower, what would you choose? Umm Super Speed.
What’s your favourite joke? Spiderman.
If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go?  To the campsite.
What do you want for dinner for your birthday? Waffles.
What is your favourite present?  Blue.
What did you learn this year? Sports.
If a genie gave you three wishes, what would you wish for?
1. Spiderwebs
2. For me to fly.
3. I want to have a big strong punching arm.
What’s the best thing about being you? The best thing about me is playing with you.
What’s the best thing that’s happened to you lately? I don’t know?

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Judd: seven

Judd - SEVENWhat is your name?  Judd.
How old are you?  Seven.
What is the weather like today?  Sunny.
How tall are you? *runs to look at our height chart* about 1.24m (just over 4 feet)
What is your favourite colour?  Blue.
What is your favourite toy?  Smith.
What is your favourite fruit?  Mango
What is your favourite snack?  Plums.
What is your favourite drink?  Lemonade.
What is your favourite thing to eat for breakfast?  Waffles.
What is your favourite thing to eat for lunch? Chicken Wraps.
What is your favourite thing to eat for dinner?  Chicken Wraps.
What food do you really dislike?  Quiche.
What is your favourite TV Show?  All For Adventure.
What is your favourite Movie? Ninjago.
What is your favourite thing to wear?  Foo Fighters T-Shirt.
What is your favourite sport? Cricket, Footy and Soccer.
What is your favourite animal?  Cheetah.
What is your favourite song?  Paradise by George Ezra.
What is your favourite book?  The Bee’s Sneeze.
What’s the funniest word you know?  Ubabacucao (from Bluey)
Who do you love?  Mummy, Smith, Ellie, Daddy and me.
What is your favourite memory?  Playing cricket with Daddy.
Who is your biggest hero?  Daddy and Mummy.
What makes you happy?  Cuddles.
What makes you sad?  When people be mean to me.
Who is your best friend?  Smith and Ellie.
What is your favourite subject at school? Maths.
What is your favourite thing to do outside?  Play.
What is your favourite thing to do with Mummy?  Cuddles.
What is your favourite thing to do with Daddy?  When we go for an adventure with our bikes.
What is your favourite thing to do with Ellie?  When we play with her lego together.
What is your favourite thing to do with Smith? When we play paw patrol together.
What is your favourite holiday? Exmouth.
What do you like to take to bed with you at night?  Finn (dolphin) and Socks (Tasmanian Devil)
What do you want to be when you grow up?  A workender.  (A worker)
How many kids do you want to have when you are older? Maybe two?
What car would you like to drive when you are older? Bugati. As long as I have enough money.
If you could choose a superpower, what would you choose? To be able to shoot ice.  So if it was windy, I would make sure the tree’s wouldn’t move.
What’s your favourite joke? What do you call a candy cane that’s just red?  Useless.
If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go?  To California.
What do you want for dinner for your birthday?  Chips and Chicken Nuggets at the Beach restaurant.  If they don’t do nuggets, just chips.  And a burger.
What is your favourite present? Beyblades!
What did you learn this year? Compacity.  It’s like when you fill something up, it can be empty, nearly empty, half full or full.
If a genie gave you three wishes, what would you wish for?
1. To be able to fly.
2. To go around the whole world.
3. To be a ninja.
What’s the best thing about being you? That I know a lot of people.
What’s the best thing that’s happened to you lately?  Seeing my family everyday and not having to go to school.

 

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Eloise: Five

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What is your name?  Ellie.
How old are you?  Five.
What is the weather like today?  Sunny.  It’s a beautiful day!
How tall are you?  *Places a hand on top of her head* This tall!
What is your favourite colour?  Pink
What is your favourite toy?  Poppy.
What is your favourite fruit?  Grapes.
What is your favourite snack?  Popcorn.
What is your favourite drink?  Apple Juice 
What is your favourite thing to eat for breakfast?  Waffles.
What is your favourite thing to eat for lunch? McDonalds.
What is your favourite thing to eat for dinner?  Spaghetti.
What food do you really dislike?  Pumpkin Soup.
What is your favourite TV Show?  Rapunzel.
What is your favourite Movie? Aladdin.
What is your favourite thing to wear?  Dresses.
What is your favourite sport? Basketball.
What is your favourite animal?  Elephants.
What is your favourite song?  Jessie’s Girl.
What is your favourite book?  ABC Book.
What’s the funniest word you know?  hookachucka, hookachucka!
Who do you love?  Mummy and Daddy.
What is your favourite memory?  Having my fairy birthday.
Who is your biggest hero?  Judd.
What makes you happy?  Funny stuff.
What makes you sad?  Sad stuff.
Who is your best friend?  Xavier, Isaac, Evie, Mikayla, Issey, Emmy, Stella and Abby.
What is your favourite subject at school? My alphabet.
What is your favourite thing to do outside?  Play on the playground.
What is your favourite thing to do with Mummy?  Have cuddles.
What is your favourite thing to do with Daddy?  Play with my lego.
What is your favourite thing to do with Judd?  Help build my lego.
What is your favourite thing to do with Smith? Playing outside.
What is your favourite holiday? Going to Smiths Beach.
What do you like to take to bed with you at night?  Babies.
What do you want to be when you grow up?  A narwhal.
How many kids do you want to have when you are older? Two.
What car would you like to drive when you are older? A pink one.
If you could choose a superpower, what would you choose? Flying!
What’s your favourite joke? How many apples grow on a tree?  All of them 🙂
If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go?  To the zoo.
What do you want for dinner for your birthday?  Rocket with the big sultana’s.  Calamari and Margerita’s.
What is your favourite present?  Party Hair Poppy and the squirrel.
What did you learn this year? About hibernation.
If a genie gave you three wishes, what would you wish for?
1. To be a princess.
2. To be a lego master.
3. Hmmm…  This is going to be tricky…  I would wish to live in a castle.
What’s the best thing about being you? That I’m so tall now that I’m five!
What’s the best thing that’s happened to you lately?  Having my birthday party!

Smith: Third Birthday

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We recently celebrated our littlest mister’s third birthday, and I wanted to share some pictures of his special day. He is dinosaur CRAZED, so the theme was easy for him to pick, and we were so lucky that dinosaurs seem to be everywhere for party favours, decorations and food at the moment.

The biggest difficulty was his dinosaur themed volcano cake that I was adamant I wanted to have erupt because I knew he would be beside himself about it – if I could pull it off.  I was lucky enough to find this amazing blog post from Oh So Delicioso on the erupting volcano cake she did for her son using jelly and dry ice. We wanted to have the cake still be edible so wanted to steer away from the bicarb and vinegar option. It worked really well and was such a hit for the party, and most importantly, Smith thought it was the best! On the bottom layer of the cake, we buried white chocolate fossils, which everyone had a lot of fun uncovering as they ate.

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I am going to put up video’s of the cake in action over on my Pinterest, and I will link here if you wanted to check it out.

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We also had activities set up to entertain the guests, a sandpit full of dinosaur fossils my kiddies made, and we also hid dinosaur eggs around our garden that they could break up using tools and find a dinosaur inside. We were able to get these from Kmart. We also made some eggs by freezing dinosaurs in water balloons filled with frozen water (obviously), which we just cut the balloons off on the day, for them to break up as well – using littlE (and completely safe) plastic chisels.

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I wish I had taken more pictures, as we had a lot of signs up with dinosaur puns and the party favours also looked pretty cool. I made dinosaur dough and made labels for some plain bubbles also. We had green raptor juice and pretty much everything I could find on Pinterest, including the party hats for toy dinosaurs.

It was lots of fun to create everything and most importantly, Smith had a wonderful time. I huge thank you to our family and friends for making it so special for him.

Smith: Three

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And so our questions for each of Smithy’s birthdays begins.  Where has my baby gone?  *sob*

What is your name?  Mithy. Hayden Mark Taylor.
How old are you?  Free!
What is the weather like today?  Outside it rains
How tall are you?  Bigger than Buddy
What is your favourite colour?  Ah.  Ah. *Clacks tongue*  Umm.. Hmm.. *Goes for stroll*  Green.
What is your favourite toy?  Helicopter
What is your favourite fruit?  Grapes.
What is your favourite snack?  I don’t know.  Ummm… Maybe yoghurt?
What is your favourite drink?  Ummmaaa Water.
What is your favourite thing to eat for breakfast?  Toast.  Actually sonts.  (crossiants)
What is your favourite thing to eat for lunch? *Just smiles*
What is your favourite thing to eat for dinner?  Yoghurt.  Actually no.  Chicken Wraps.
What food do you really dislike?  I don’t want Spaghetti ever again!
What is your favourite TV Show?  Aladdin
What is your favourite Movie? (crossly) I said Aladdin!!  I am Aladdin.
What is your favourite thing to wear?  Dinosaurs
What is your favourite sport? Fishing
What is your favourite animal? Giraffe.
What is your favourite song?  We Are The Champions, Queen
What is your favourite book?  Piranha’s Don’t Eat Banana’s
What’s the funniest word you know?  *Puts fingers on chin…* Hmmm…
Who do you love?  Daddy.  And Daddy likes me.
What is your favourite memory?  Watermelon pizza.  So yummy.
Who is your biggest hero?  Owen.  (From Jurassic World)
What makes you happy?  Watermelons.
What makes you sad?  No just make me happy.
Who is your best friend?  Ah.  Charlie. (also from Jurassic World)
What is your favourite thing to do outside? Jump on the trampoline
What is your favourite thing to do with Mummy?  Go to the supermarket.
What is your favourite thing to do with Daddy?  Ride my bike.
What is your favourite thing to do with Judd? I don’t know.
What is your favourite thing to do with Ellie?  I don’t know.
What is your favourite holiday?  I don’t know.  Only whistles.
What do you like to take to bed with you at night?  Oh yeah I know that.  Mummy.
What do you want to be when you grow up?  Owen.
How many kids do you want to have when you are older? Eight.
What car would you like to drive when you are older? Mummy or Daddys.
If you could choose a superpower, what would you choose? Anything like Baby Jack Jack!  (from The Incredibles)
What’s your favourite joke? Can we please stop doing this, okay Mummy?
If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go?  The supermarket
What do you want for dinner for your birthday?  Restaurant.
What is your favourite present?  Dinosaurs!
What did you learn this year? Don’t draw on the couch.
If a genie gave you three wishes, what would you wish for?
1. To be with everybodies
2. The genie to sing all the songs
3. Then I would be happy once he left me alone.
What’s the best thing about being you? I’m Mithy!
What’s the best thing that’s happened to you lately?  My birthday party!