Friday, 12 December 2008

Something Awesome Has Happened

Yesterday the Doctor and I visited Spotlight. Ahhh Spotlight. Where dreams are made. And dreams are shattered. (Previously I had read this post from Grandy and Baa, her experience at Spotlight made me shudder, but I thought no surely not!) We spent almost an hour wandering around the store trying to find all the bits and pieces we needed, and of course, acquiring a selection of stuff we did not need. And then when we got to the check out - the famed IT system was not working, so I had to dredge up from memory the specials I had snaffled. The woman who was serving me had no idea so really I could have said anything, lucky them, my parents raised me an honest gal.

Anyway, the Doctor and I gave sewing a shot. The Doctor had shown keen bean interest in sewing when I raised the question. So we gathered our stitching bits and left in a hurry.

So in the afternoon, the Doctor got to give sewing and stitching a shot. Oh man, if he was a duckling learning to swim, he was the duckling out there quick as he could, stitching up and down, listening intently, sitting next to his Mama and up and down stitching with his wool needle and wool thread. So sweet. So, so sweet.

While he stitched we talked about Christmas and gifts for people. He was so excited he said, "I can make one of these for me, and Tiny, and Daddy and you Mummy!"

A boy has to sew to glow sisters, it's true.

And when his Daddy came home last night, "Daddy, something awesome has happened!"

"What?"
"Mummy's teaching me sewing!"
Who woulda thunk it? PottyMouthMama teaching her little man to sew!

And meanwhile, back in the kitchen I baked blueberry and buttermilk cake. Mmm, just what I need with a cup of tea on a rainy old day.

21 comments:

CurlyPops said...

I think you have a prodigy in the making. Better get him ready for Project Runway!
PS Do you have a recipe for that yummy cake?

jodi said...

oh 'something awesome has happened' - you've got a cutie. I'll have some cake please. And tea too

Tinniegirl said...

Well that is very cool.

mellimoomoo said...

That is so lovely. I want to do that with Melli, she would love it I think. Very awesome indeed.

momof2gr8kids said...

now seriously do you tempt us with cake and not a recipe??? the doctor.. is adorable. and he should know to sew.. he may turn into a surgen.

Bonbon Oiseau said...

i want to live in your house and eat blueberry goodness and sew. the doctor is reallytalented, just like his mummy!

Ellieboo said...

What a sewing sweetie - and everyone gets presents from his creations - sharing his talent. I can see the glow from here :)

Beth said...

Awww what a cutie! And so good that he's enthusiastic to sew! Let's hope it lasts.

Oh and that cake looks just amazing. I'm hoping you share the recipe!!

Cass said...

He'll be whipping up his own shorts soon. I'll take a piece of cake too

Rach said...

Adorable. Bloomin' adorable!

PS - wouldn't be Shyster-Light if there wasn't and 'IT' problem...

Donna said...

Sewing, eating and a whole lot of lovin'....mmmmmm...life is good!

Bellgirl said...

Well done little guy!! I'm still wary of letting my Bug near anything sharp, perhaps I'm holding him back?

JustJess said...

Buttermilk and blueberries? Yes please! PS thanks for the CD! Miss 2 loves that G is for Gorilla Fart, and has coined the phrase: Me want butt music! he he

Sarah-Jo said...

Freaky!

My son was having his first proper sewing lesson on friday too hahaha

after a couple of plays around with some sewing cards he did some hand sewing on hessian bags
http://ideyspidey.blogspot.com/2008/12/teaching-boy-to-sew.html

isnt it just delightful to see them take to it like ducklings to water hahaa

nomes said...

thank you thank you thank you!!!. I arrived home yesturday to get the wonderful cd in the mail, it's awesome. I must order another three for christmas pressies just off to the web site now thanks again loved it xxx

flossy-p said...

WHAO! Congratulations! Happy day in the PottyMouth house indeed! That's so cute, how proud :D

p.s. thanks so much for your kind congratulations too! :D

cindy said...

Green with jealousy, I am. What a clever little poppet you have, and cute to boot as well. I am loving all your festive cooking too. Don't tempt Santa too much he might not leave your house with all those goodies lurking around and I am still waiting for my plane tickets to Japan.

Kirsty said...

The Doctor's good with a needle. This appeals to me...especially if he does, in fact become a doctor.

beccasauras said...

Hi, have made up a game and tagged you, hope you'll play so I know I'm not alone, but understand with the silly season if you can't. Merry Xmas and all that!

Sarah said...

Sheeesh sister that cake looks good! Loved the sewing rundown.....next teach him to do buttons and hems ok.

skinnyGLASSESgirl said...

yummy looking cake!!