What a funny old week. One day I’m neurotic the other I’m relieved. What a real old bag of emotions I’ve turned out to be.
Anyway, as tradition has it, the thank you cards are being written and will be winging their way to friends and family soon. And we truly grateful for the presents that have been given to Little T this week, so thank you to all our friends and family. You've all been very kind.
However having anticipated, unwrapped and opened, it's now time for the AMABAs, Almost Mrs Average's Birthday Awards.
So from the podium, I am pleased to announce the first award, as declared by Little T himself.
Yes, the first award is for Little T's most played with present...the one that he won't leave home without
...The nominees in this category are The Corgi Twisterz, Twist and Launch Car Transporter, The Magnetic Fishing Game, Roary Racing Car Books, Groovy glue stick, Garden sticky ball game, and the Crayola Create Your Own Racing Snails.
So cue-drum roll and air of anticipation.
Ladies and gentlemen...(rustle of paper for effect)... I am pleased to announce the undisputed winner is....
But moving swiftly on...to the next category, the one where it took time to open, with twisting bits here, twisting bits there...
Yes, the next award is for the Most Overpackaged Children's Toy.
...The nominees in this category are...The Corgi Twisterz, Twist and Launch Car Transporter
erm....just one nominee? That can only mean the outright winner for the category of overpackaged children's toy is the...
... which even comes with a few of these...whatever they are called.
In fairness the overpackaging on this item isn't as bad as some toys I've seen in the past. However why Corgi need to strap the toy to the box, I really don't understand. After the thank you cards have all gone, I will also send a card to Corgi, telling them that Little T doesn't really need the extra bits of plastic that came with it thank you very much. He'd much rather whip the toy straight out of the box and play, play, play!
So that's what we're off to do. With the weekend upon us and lots of toys to play with, we're off to have fun.
But before I go, I'd just like to thank everyone again, not quite a Gwyneth Paltrow moment, but enough to say, thanks to everyone who participated in Little T's birthday and to the readers who have sent birthday wishes. It's been a fun week...and one more time...Thank You, Thank You, Thank You.
Hope you all enjoy the weekend and see you next week for some more fun and games.