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MNSN south west next meet up?

(141 Posts)
signandsmile Sun 17-Mar-13 20:21:42

Those who came to the last one were saying how much of good time they had, so I wondered if there was interest in an Easter Hols meet up, (at Gateway Centre again.)

I think Wilts have their hols earlier than the rest of the country? So I would be around to do a meet up some time in w/c 8th April...

Food if you want....Mushroom Curry, lentil dahl, naan, salad...

No probs if no-one is up for it... just thought I would offer

Trigglesx Thu 21-Mar-13 10:22:45

EllenJane - so jealous!! Wish I was half the woman I was! (I say this after baking a batch of sinful brownies yesterday! lol) Would love the directions, if you don't mind.

Galena - will be nice to see you!

As it will be just myself and 2 small boys, I will have room for 2 more in the car if anyone is brave enough to risk going a "scenic route" through Swindon. (yes, that's code for "oh blast it, we turned the wrong way" grin)

PolterGoose Thu 21-Mar-13 10:26:23

Triggles was it you I promised to send instructions to make a weighted snake and I have since completely forgot? blush if it was I can bring ds's to show you as his is very simple and would be very easy to re-create.

Also, assuming it will be next Thursday (don't think I can do another day) do any of you want a set of GroBag bedding? It is the sheet with integral pillow case plus zip on duvet cover, pale green monkey design with a spare white sheet, ds refused to use it as he didn't like monkeys confused Also have a largest size summer GroBag white with colourful spots, used a couple of times (if I can find it) all bought when going through a tricky sleep period and prepared to try anything grin

Trigglesx Thu 21-Mar-13 10:39:20

PolterGoose yes, re the weighted snake.

Also, if anyone that is coming uses a Mac Major, I have a couple sewn cover pieces (strap covers, seat cover) that we used with DS2's Mac Major and would be happy to pass along to anyone that could use them. Nothing fancy, but certainly useful and clean. I'll bring them along, just in case.

PolterGoose Thu 21-Mar-13 10:44:10

I'm so sorry I completely forgot, I have no organisational skills at all.

Galena Thu 21-Mar-13 10:47:50

Triggles, I could give you a lift if you want (Have Ford Galaxy and only me and DD going... However, I get travel sick as a passenger, so can't take you up on the offer of a lift!)?

And could I have directions too please? Thanks

Oh, and Ellen yes, we should have a regency meetup!

Trigglesx Thu 21-Mar-13 11:07:48

PolterGoose no worries. I have organisational skills, but they often get sidetracked by everything else going on.

Galena I'll PM you, if that's ok. And will send you the directions that Ellen sent me.

zzzzz Thu 21-Mar-13 11:11:12

Sorry not ignoring you all my sister is critically ill and everything is awful. Otherwise I would have come bringing entourage. For those with runaways it is very secure and easy.

Trigglesx Thu 21-Mar-13 11:19:03

zzzzz lol.. that would be me then... the paranoid mum with the runaway child (that uses a wheelchair)... you just don't know the laughs that gets from the OT. grin Sorry to hear about your sister being so ill. Keeping you in thoughts and prayers.

PolterGoose Thu 21-Mar-13 11:37:39

Sorry about your sister, zzzzz thanks

Let me know if I can do anything

Honking for you smile

zzzzz Thu 21-Mar-13 11:42:34

Thanks polt FIL has gone home grin so it could be worse.

Otherwise nothing is looking very good.

signandsmile Thu 21-Mar-13 12:12:49

zzzz sorry to hear about your sister.. (you know you are welcome to come for as long or short as suits)..

So pleased more are able to come..

will check numbers for food after the weekend...

hey... just twigged that its the day before my birthday, so I will have a MNSN birthday do... grin

PolterGoose Thu 21-Mar-13 12:38:44

A birthday shock

I may have to make a bigger cake grin

silverfrog Thu 21-Mar-13 12:46:03

zzzzz, so sorry to hear about your sister thanks

I hope things are as well as they can be, thinking of you and yours

xx

Galena Thu 21-Mar-13 12:46:54

Out of interest, what happens with children's food - do we bring for our own DC? DD probably won't eat curry although she might try it.

Trigglesx Thu 21-Mar-13 12:58:59

oh, yes I didn't think of that. Mine won't eat curry or try it. I'll have to pack a lunch for them. lol (thanks for mentioning the food - I'd have felt pretty silly not being prepared for that!)

Galena Thu 21-Mar-13 13:04:13

grin Food is something I often think about (as you'll see when we meet!)

Trigglesx Thu 21-Mar-13 13:13:03

That's pretty accurate for us here. DS2's food issues can make us crazy some days. Curry is well beyond his comfort zone (we've tried!). I looooove curry though. grin

As I mentioned earlier, if I was "half the woman" as EllenJane is (lucky her - well done!!), I'd be thrilled. Ah, well. I suspect it's part and parcel of the whole "care for the child, the family, then be too tired to take good care of yourself" syndrome that I imagine a fair few of us fall prey to. Trying to be better about that, honest I am!!

signandsmile Fri 22-Mar-13 07:45:03

This is odd, thread keeps disappearing from my screen... the gremlins don't want us to meet... never mind,

curry will be very very mild, and also naan and salad, so hope that will suit, will bring the notorious chilli chutney for those who like it hotter.. grin ellen

PolterGoose Fri 22-Mar-13 08:20:49

The disappearing thing happened with your last meet up thread confused

I assume we are on for next Thursday then?

<racks brain to remember what went in last chocolate cake>

We've bigged it up so much, Polter, I hope you can replicate it! smile

Mmmm, chilli chutney...

TeggieCampbeggBlegg Fri 22-Mar-13 08:26:50

Zzzzz sorry to hear about your sister.

I'll forego sleep for birthday cake.

PolterGooseLaidAChocolateEgg Mon 25-Mar-13 16:03:46

Bumping to remind everyone grin

Who's coming then?

Sign
Polter
NoHaudin
Galena
Triggles
Taggie

There must be more?

zzzzz Mon 25-Mar-13 16:19:50

Are we still talking Thursday?

PolterGooseLaidAChocolateEgg Mon 25-Mar-13 16:41:50

As far as I'm aware...

You coming?

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