July in Numbers

My month in numbers is a little bit late as I spent all day Tuesday manically packing for our holiday, and most of yesterday (Wednesday) travelling. We left home early yesterday morning to come to my In-Laws for a night, today we’re going to my Mum and Stepdad’s, and then tomorrow we’re going to Disneyland Paris! Yay! 
Month in Numbers is inspired by Julie Kirk, so if you want to know more, head to her blog post for this month here. Without further adieu, here’s my July in Numbers:
1 the age my son turned on the 7th of July. We didn’t do much that day as hubby was working, but the next day we went out for lunch, and then to an indoor play zone. He’s growing up so fast:
1,586 approximate total number of sparkles on costumes and decorations at 2 carnivals, visited for parades and rides – a good way to ease my kids into the Disneyland experience. I wanted to prepare them a little for waiting, and noises, and fun! At the first we managed to get a photo of an Olympic Torch, as I didn’t manage to catch it when it ran through town a couple of days before that:
And my daughter went on a ride with her friend, the photo isn’t perfect but I love how it captures their excitement and friendship:
At the second carnival we also saw 7 Red Arrows flying over our heads, baby was a bit scared of the noise from them at first, but he was okay after some cuddles. Little Miss was impressed that they made different colours in the sky. It was exciting being so close to them as we were watching from the top of a big hill:
£288 The cost for our new passports, which finally arrived last week, just in time for our holiday! Don’t we look like a strange bunch:
39 children co-ordinated for some races at a summer party we attended. I didn’t do the co-ordinating, I just watched as the chaos unfolded! Ha! There was an obstacle race and this caterpillar race:
My daughter was a bit upset as she didn’t win either, but she cheered up later when she won a tombola prize!
4 the number of vintage books added to my collection (for the total price of £1.50), I remember reading these ones when I was young:
I could probably think of lots more numbers, but I think that will do for now! If you want to see more of my family photos from this month, I posted some here.
Here’s hoping for an exciting August!
  • Nice numbers. Enjoy Disney Paris..you’ll have a ball x

    August 2, 2012 at 8:06 am
  • Loving the vintage books 🙂 Enjoy your holiday

    August 2, 2012 at 8:21 am
  • Oh my, I am so envious of your ladybird books – I haven’t seen the covers of the first two for half a century! Hope Disneyland is wonderful …

    August 2, 2012 at 8:32 am
  • Looks like a month filled with fun and colour – despite the weather!

    August 2, 2012 at 9:58 am
  • Looks like a very busy month! The baby is so sweet and those books look lovely- what a bargain!

    August 2, 2012 at 12:07 pm
  • Love the Red arrows picture and the vintage books of course; and the happy faces in the other pictures 🙂 Have a wonderful time in Paris

    August 2, 2012 at 12:12 pm
  • Seems like an eventful month …. and topped off by going to Disneyland! Have a wonderful time – I’ll look forward to reading August’s Disney-fied numbers. You’re pinned now: http://pinterest.com/notesonpaper/my-month-in-numbers/ Thanks for playing along.Julie 🙂

    August 2, 2012 at 4:51 pm
  • Some lovely photos Jennifer – gosh £288 for passports is painful in one go! I stopped kitting my 3 out with school shoes on the same day because it was so traumatic to reach the till!

    August 2, 2012 at 7:21 pm
  • I enjoyed checking out your numbers for the month! Looks like it was full of excitement!

    August 3, 2012 at 12:58 am
  • I find your photos so intriguing this month!Rinda

    August 3, 2012 at 5:53 am
  • Looks like you have had a fun month – that caterpillar race looks great fun!! Have a fun time at Disneyland!

    August 3, 2012 at 8:53 pm
  • What a fun group of numbers. I love your photos too.

    August 7, 2012 at 10:01 am

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