But hey, that's real life.
...and discovering quite possibly the funniest birthday card I've ever seen. Ever.
How about you? How are you coping with the deep January freeze?
Ps. Don't forget it's time for the travel linkup again - this month's topic is 'Unexpected benefits of blogging". Just pop up your themed (as vaguely as you like) post between the 1st & 7th Feb & add it to the linkup found at the bottom of Mine, Kelly, Rebecca our co-host Sara's blogs. Easy squeezy! In the meantime, check out last month's wonderful travel plan posts...