I Levelled Up: Ding! Now I need this World of Warcraft Level Up Button!

Greetings, Peasants, Minions and Peons! I almost can't believe this, but after months of threats and bribery, I've just got my 1000th Facebook follower!

(Go and join my page - it's probably back down to 998 now 😉 )

And, as if they were watching in admiration, ThinkGeek have just launched this licensed World of Warcraft Level Up Button:

World of Warcraft Level Up Button: 'Ding'! I might need this!

World of Warcraft Level Up Button: 'Ding'! I might need this!
Buy me one to celebrate! Or yourself. Whatever 😉



 
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A Pac-Man Diet? This Week It’s Really Silly :)

A Pac-Man Diet: Ready?

Ready? (Derived from original Pac-Man cookie photo by Maria Elvin. Licence: CC BY-SA 2.0



This week's diet is for all us snackers, and it's in honour of the 35th anniversary of Pac-Man, that greatest constant snacker of all.

Who can believe that Pac-Man is 35 years old today?

That must be how Pac-Man and I were exactly the right age for each other when it launched 🙂

I remember playing Pac-Man in arcades as a kid, then Miss Pac-Man on dates, and lots of other versions, like Gulpman on the ZX Spectrum, and my favourite cutesy variation, Pac-Land.

 

A Pac-Man Diet: Does anyone else sometimes wish a fairy would fly in with a sign that says 'Break Time'?

(Doesn't anyone else sometimes wish a fairy would fly in with a sign that says 'Break Time'?!)
See Pac-land Classic Arcade by Arcade Madman on YouTube for a play-through

So, Pac-Man, what's your diet?

(wakka wakka)

Pick any sensible diet that allows fruit, say a low fat diet or high fibre diet for example.

Make dinners you can squeeze some lemon on, like fish and vegetables, or chicken and salad.

See? Looks just like a Pac-Man 🙂

Then each day, the only snacks we're allowed are the (Miss) Pac-Man fruits, in order.

And all through the week we get points.

Because... points!

A Pac-Man Diet: The Miss Pac-Man Fruits

And Extra Lives... 😀 The Miss Pac-Man Fruits: Image via The Ms Pacman Bozeman Montana Think Tank




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Can You Take A Baby to Comic Con?

Can you take a Baby to Comic Con? This Baby Starfleet Captain says Yes!

Can you take a Baby to Comic Con? This Baby Starfleet Captain says Yes!

 

So, can you take a baby to Comic Con?

We tried it a couple of years ago, and we weren't the only ones. The short answer is: it depends on the venue, but almost certainly yes you can.

The longer answer is: be prepared to have a different Comic Con than most people!

Some may be wondering, "Why would you take a baby to Comic Con anyway?"

Well, why not?

We like it there, our older kids love it, and we're not inconsiderate to those around us. And for a baby, Comic Con isn't that different from a day out anywhere else with a lot of people around. Plus there are great photo ops 🙂

All in all, it makes for a great family outing.

Taking a Baby to Comic Con: Older Kids love this stuff. Babies don't even know it's scary.

See? Comic Con is a great family outing! (Older Kids love this stuff. Babies don't know it's scary yet!)



Anyway...

Tips for the Tricky Parts First:

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Why I don’t drink ‘Lemon Water’ in the Mornings

I've seen a lot of posts on Facebook lately about how we should all be drinking Lemon Water in the mornings.

That is, instead of a cup of tea, then another cup of tea, then a cup of coffee, and then maybe another cup of coffee, we should pour hot water on a slice of lemon and drink that.

No.

And here's why not:

Why I don't drink Lemon Water in the Mornings: "This little girl plays with her toys while Mummy and Daddy have a drink of tea or coffee..."

Ladybird Toddler Books: My Day 
(That's right: Their day)



Let's take a closer look at this 1983 classic...
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Happy ‘Big Milk Thing’ Day to Mums, Not-Mums and Peasants!

Here's wishing a Happy 'Big Milk Thing' Day to all you Mums, Not-Mums and Peasants!

Thankfully, the Doctor speaks Baby, so we get to hear what Stormageddon, Dark Lord of All really thinks. 😀

 
Introducing Stormageddon: The Doctor speaks Baby... Click to Tweet!

Doctor Who - Stormageddon, Dark Lord of All:


Scene from "Doctor Who Series 06 Episode 12: Closing Time". (BBC), via женя загоруйко (Eugene Zagoruiko) on YouTube. Find on Amazon UK, Netflix DVD (US), Hulu Plus, Google Play, Vudu

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