DS woke up from his 2 hour nap a different child! But I should add that he woke up just as I published the previous post ... no 40 winks for me! He wanted to go the the park, which is generic for him, he means outside, so I saddled up the pup and we … Continue reading Normal Service Is Resumed
... is just before dawn. You may recognise that line from the Mamas & Papas song "Dedicated To The One I Love" but, in this case it refers to last night in this house. Poor DS seems to have picked up the nasty cough that DH and I have been struggling with these last few … Continue reading And The Darkest Hour …
It's time for a sneak peek at this Saturday's Pink Saturday GiveAway: another concertina mini-book, decorated for Christmas. If you'd like the opportunity to win this, all you have to do is drop back again on Saturday and leave a comment.
I took the pooch out for his morning constitutional earlier and look who we found setting up shop on the Common. They visit twice a year and usually stay for 10 days to a fortnight. We like them because they never cause any trouble and always leave the Common in a spotless condition, unlike the … Continue reading Visitors On The Common
Today's word prompt on the HSMSHS page on Facebook is slice: 1) a thin, broad piece of food cut from a larger portion. 2) a portion or share. 3) a utensil with a broad, flat blade for lifting foods such as cake and fish. 4) (in sports) a sliced stroke or shot.Good old Warburton's sliced … Continue reading HSMSHS on Facebook: Slice
Today's word prompt on the HSMSHS on Facebook is cheap: 1) low in price. 2) charging low prices. 3) inexpensive because of poor quality. 4) of little worth because achieved in a discreditable way. 5) N. Amer. informal miserly.My best bargain of last week's shopping - yummy Chocolate Digestives on offer at 63p a pack. … Continue reading HSMSHS on Facebook: Cheap
This week's Pink Saturday GiveAway winner is Char from Someplace In Thyme. Congratulations, I'll be by your blog shortly with the news. I'm late doing the draw today because domesticity got in the way!
With a slight link to the previous post, yours truly will be happily suffering from the disease that is known as "Death by ER: The Box Set" for the next few months. And, as it happens, DH is going to be away a fair bit over the next month, so I can nab the sofa-bed … Continue reading ER: The Complete Box Set
DH has to go into hospital next month for a routine operation and we've been discussing where he will spend his first few days of convalescence. I pointed out that DS won't understand about Daddy being off limits if he sees him lolling about in the lounge, watching day-time TV. I suggested DH should spend … Continue reading Boys And Their Toys
One of my regular readers, Mrs Magpie, commented recently that she always thought DS couldn't get any cuter and I (he) always proved her wrong. Just look at these shots taken this morning, during what has become our weekly visit as a family to Maidenhead! We were lucky enough to have gorgeous Autumn weather (sorry, … Continue reading Sunday