The two Y-chromosome wielding members of our household celebrate birthdays in December, one early on, one close to the end.
One is currently counting days, frantically crossing dates off a specially produced calendar on the fridge, sometimes even before that date has seen the light of day. The other birthday boy is less excited.
As well as birthdays to ponder, there's been quite a bit of Christmas list production ... helpful for Mums and Nans and Grandis and Old Nevs as well as Santa.
I'm sensing a recurring theme in this one. Thinking maybe Nerf Guns, fishing rods and knife-belts are not on the radar this year.
Though pleased to see work shirts made the cut.
In light of the fact that a Harry Potter inspired wand workshop has appeared in Wallace and Sally's bedroom, I am thinking that maybe the rest of us will be scoring wands in our stockings this year.
And yes Wallace, I do promise that painting your bedroom will be top of the priority list for 2012.