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Trampoline Dream

Trampoline

My mum's next door neighbours have a trampoline. So, basically since the moment Marianna was born, she has wanted Marianna to have one too. I finally gave in and agreed that we'd get a trampoline for Marianna's fourth birthday in January.

Then a super good deal came up online so, even though it's still a birthday present, we put it up this weekend. I say we... My input was sorting out the straps on the anchoring kit and taking some photos. Rhys and my dad did the bulk of the work, with my mum and Hannah there for additional support.

Putting up the trampoline

The pics do not lie, by the way. It was absolutely freezing! Not that Marianna cared, of course. She spent the whole time playing happily in the cardboard box the trampoline came in...

Cardboard Box Fun

The original plan was to put the trampoline in the space behind the washing line, but it wasn't quite big enough. Because the thing is huge, seriously. (It's actually 8ft.) On the plus side it takes up a big chunk of garden I'll no longer have to pretend to care about. The garden is great for Marianna but a neverending chore for me!

Still, in about two hours the trampoline was up and ready for business. According to Marianna it's the best present she's ever had, and even a couple of big kids couldn't resist trying it out...

Trampoline Fun

Trampolining



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