It turned out that a second quiet day should have been on the cards. Pity I didn't realise that until after lunch.But then what do you get when a 4-year-old has had a power nap? One who doesn't want to go to bed and wants to dance around the living room in his PJs to … Continue reading December Daily: The 21st
I've just signed up for a brand new class starting in January. I know that a few of you are already ahead of me, but if you aren't, you can check it out here. It's called Just One Sketch, it costs a bargain £5, and the proceeds go to support GirlGuiding UK. See you in class.
The week DH and I managed to have lunch out together. The week DS's favourite bendy-bus was withdrawn from service. The week we went to the school's Christmas Quiz. The week DS perfected the art of becoming a lounge lizard.The week the trees in our road were pollarded (and our garden wall damaged, a story … Continue reading Project Life: Week 37
I slowed the pace right down today. I took Christmas out of the equation. In that, although DS was involved with Christmas-themed activities, he was involved with them at home. I let the mad rush that is Christmas week pass him by.Elvis spent the day with Keats.Keats will be 50 on Christmas Day and I'll … Continue reading December Daily: The 20th
A little something to lift your heart and give cause to remember the real reason for Christmas.
A day which was both giving and ordinary.Wherever You Are by the Military Wives was released today ~ I purchased it for a mere £1.49 from iTunes. I then copied it to a CD and found the lyrics online.The ordinary and the mundane are both still happening here. Today's big task was to clear the … Continue reading December Daily: The 19th
The day we finally got our Christmas tree ~ a 6' Nordmann pine.We are definitely beginning to look as though Christmas has reached our house.Top row: Noel banner made from inchies (and by my sister, of course), wooden nativity picked up in Austria about 12 years ago (can't remember if it was in Innsbruck or … Continue reading December Daily: The 18th
The day where the excitement of the last week of school caught up with DS. Mid afternoon found him asleep on the sofa for an hour and a half.The reverse side is again borrowed from Ali: shop opening fliers, advertising bumf and a tag from a new school blazer. Yes, that's right, DS has outgrown … Continue reading December Daily: The 17th
The one where I went to the Ball ~ DH's University Ball at the RCJ. Very Hogwarts (and very cold!).I used an envelope to hold part of the ticket and additional photos, the journaling and the tag from my dress. I then stitched the envelope to the outside of the page protector. What's that? You'd like … Continue reading December Daily: The 16th
The one with a singing shepherd. Today was the last day of term and DS took part in his first Nativity as a shepherd. He did really well with all the singing of carols and songs about clip-clop donkey. Once the Nativity was over, parents and little people joined the rest of the school for … Continue reading December Daily: The 15th