I ended up getting way too drunk at my cousin's wedding and vomited on myself on the car ride home. Yes, I'm still classy at 30 years of age! I had to endure a pretty bad hangover the next day when I was supposed to be baking for my mum's birthday. Lucky AJ came to the rescue and picked up my slack while I lay on the couch eating chips and watching the Real Housewives.
Later that night we went to pick up my younger brother and his fiance from the airport. I had only seen them once in the 2 and a half years they had been away, so it was very exciting. My mum didn't know they were coming home, so at her party the next day she was shocked and excited to see them. We were even scared she would have a heart attack when she first saw them!
Then yesterday I started my new job and it is fair to say that I feel completely exhausted and overwhelmed right now. I guess that is what the first week at a new job is like, I just have to get used to using my little brain again. It'll all be worth it on pay day!
Here are a few photos of what has been happening... I hope my family don't mind me posting pictures of them...
MY COUSIN'S WEDDING
My dad and step mum at the ceremony
My cousin, the beautiful bride
My older brother and his fiancee at the reception
Me and my another gorgeous cousin at the reception
MY MUM'S BIRTHDAY
Me and my brother's fiance frantically getting the party ready while my mum was having her hair done
My older brother putting up the decorations
AJ doing the final touches on the baking
My younger brother and his fiance hiding as my mum walked in
Vanilla cupcakes, peanut butter and chocolate pretzel balls, caramel cashew popcorn, fairy bread, chocolate crackles, home made strawberry coconut marshmallows, lemon cheesecake slice and of course lots of lollies and chips
The savoury food, just to balance off all the sweets
My mum when she first saw that my brother and his fiance had arrived back home from Canada
Me pouring the champers for a toast
My mum opening her present
Me, my mum and brothers posing for a family picture
AJ showing his usual level of maturity
The cake (the 5 was butternut snap with honeycomb crunchie bar cream and the 0 was a chocolate ripple with mint areo bar cream)
AJ bringing the cake out
Action shot of my mum blowing the candles out
A busy, but amazing week of family, food and fun!