This Week’s Favourites

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Happy Sunday everyone!

We’ve had a lovely day with a trip into town to buy a new coat for Daddy and shoes for Cameron followed by a visit to the school Christmas fair, where the children managed to spend their allocated Β£4 in about 10 minutes flat. Once we were back home I cooked a big cottage pie (comfort food at its best!) which we ate after the boys had finished their homework, with a large glass of red wine for the grown ups. We’re just about to round off the evening with a game of Cluedo before bedtime but I thought I’d get a quick blog post in while the boys are setting it all up. It’s been a quiet week so not too many pictures this time…

1. Clemmie enjoying a cake pop at the cafe while we’re waiting for Casper to finish his piano lesson.

2. A leisurely breakfast after the kids went off to school and preschool. I love my grey and pale pink Mateus china (hope to get some more from Father Christmas..)

3. I FINALLY ordered the pictures for my picture wall which has now turned into four photos propped up on a picture shelf from Ikea (but hey it’s better than nothing and easier than trying to line up all the frames evenly on the wall)

4. The children were all playing quietly while I was cleaning the house. I went upstairs to find Clemmie sitting in Casper’s toy box reading a book. She looks very pleased with herself!

5. I can’t even begin to tell you how long my list of things to do before Christmas is, especially now that all three of them have their own Christmas plays/concerts. Much of this week was spent preparing for Cameron’s school Christmas fair – all the parents are asked to donate tombola and lucky dip prizes, buy raffle tickets, bake cakes and then help out on the day.

6. If we didn’t know already that Christmas was just around the corner Clemmie was happy to remind us, dancing around the kitchen this morning in her little Santa outfit. The cutest elf in the house!

Right, they’re calling me now so I’d better go downstairs. Have a good night everyone! x

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17 thoughts on “This Week’s Favourites

  1. Busy but exciting. You know I usually buy big picture frames from IKEA and mix and match the photos.It looks cool as well.
    Have a nice week .xx

    • Yes so far we need a Roman soldier costume for Casper school play, an all white outfit with tinsel and candle in a jam jar for Cameron and a Scottish outfit for Casper’s Scout group Christmas concert. Luckily Clemmie doesn’t need an outfit this year but she will next year when she’s at school. Even luckier, none of them overlap so should be able to make it to all of them. xx

  2. I love how you casually hint to Father Christmas what you like. Does Father Christmas read your blog? Or do you have to write him a special letter or even better just let’s you use his magic piece of plastic? πŸ™‚ xx

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