Sunday, January 20, 2008

Welcome Home with a bag full of goodies.

My Husband has been away for two weeks in Las Vegas for work. Nice for some. Maybe it has been because it has been smack bang in the school holidays or right after Christmas but he has been really missed.
That's not to say he wouldn't be missed as a general rule but there was something about this trip that made us all very sad and miserable that we weren't all together.
He even got a home made "Welcome Home Daddy " sign at the airport.
So what does my spunky W. do to make up for his time away.
Shower us with gifts.
And man,were they good! Maybe a little overboard for the kids but I'm happy for some over compensation to go on occasionally. There was GAP items for the girls - embarrassed to say he even got into double figures of how many items of clothing he bought for them. I should add for himself also - good shopper old Willy - especially when I got a filled bag from Victoria Secret. Weeeeheeee. Then came out the Disney bag.
You need to understand I have a highly influenced Five turning thirteen year old that happens to be a Disney -Marketing Dream. In fact when they set their demographic I am sure it just says " Violet Davey".
Anyhoo out came the High School Musical WII game with microphone ofcourse - then the Hannah Montana tshirt - mmm noice. He smugly tells me that we were lucky that he didn't buy the wig.Yep that's right you can even buy wigs in the Disney store.

The hit was the Peter Pan and Captain Hook costumes purchased so when her male friends come over they have something to dress up if they want to. Yes I know all feminists out there - offensive on a few levels but lets not take the fun out of the day of over-consumption! Including this day and my views on Christmas I am surprised you haven't seen me on Today Tonight.

You just couldn't wipe the smile of this little girls face!


Blogger h&b said...

Hey !
Daddy-did-done-good !

Wow .. pressies ( notice we don't see any of your sexy booty on show - hmm ;)

11:24 AM  
Blogger Jodie said...

Wow - you will be sending him away more often I take it!
Your daughter looks fit to burst!

1:04 PM  
Blogger Claire Falkingham said...

Go the mass consumerism!!

4:00 PM  
Blogger Stomper Girl said...

I think Violet looks fab in the boy costumes. Just one question though - did he buy ME anything?

10:39 PM  
Blogger Stacey (Sheeps Clothing) said...

Two weeks during school holidays - you deserved every single bit that came home!!
Your daughter looks gorgeous in her Peter Pan costume and so proud of it too!
My husband is off for a week next week - away for his birthday and youngest's first day of school. Sob...
I'll be making sure he knows just how many goodies your husband bought home.

11:36 AM  
Anonymous sam said...

and why aren't you and will showing off your clobber?! violet is doing the disney poster girl thing so well, she'll be signing autographs soon!

12:58 PM  
Blogger shula said...

Vegas is fun for shopping. Apart from that, honestly, you didn't miss much.

5:55 PM  
Blogger Fairlie said...

Oooh! You did well with all that loot.

He's obviously a skilled shopper!

4:39 PM  
Blogger Corrie said...

ohhh you lucky duck! I always put in my order for GAP when hubby goes os for work and he comes back with good presents...especially when one annual conference is held in orlando florida!!!!!

we always go out to pick him up however melbourne airport is super close for us and I gave myself an hour (as you do in sydney) for a 20 minute trip!

5:06 PM  
Blogger bluemountainsmary said...

That is one exceptional shopping man you have there.

Although it really does suck having to have him away at this time of year.

4:43 PM  
Blogger Jo said...

You guys are so lucky. Violet looks like she is in heaven with those dress-ups.

7:10 PM  
Blogger jorth said...

Geez, she looks adorable!

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