Monday, 1 June 2009

Charity walk, kites and car booty finds

We went on a woodlands walk for Fair Havens hospices on Thursday. My sons did really well and raised a good amount of money for them. They also enjoyed the funpacked walk and activities that were held at the Little Havens site.

Lets go fly a kite!!
Look at my very pretty Cath Kidston kite!!!Squeal!!!
I was very impressed, it flew very well, unlike the boys horrible stunt kite which didn't even get of the ground!! HEE HEE. Oh for traditional designs!!
Our little fold up kite did a bit better, so the boys weren't too disappointed.
Our local church held a 'You can do it day' on Saturday. Both boys iced biscuits and my eldest potted this Sunflower. (oh Lord, please don't let me kill it!!!) I am not good with plants!!
He also made 2 cards for birthdays coming up. I think he did very well!
Now, whilst the 2 oldest boys in the family were off fishing. The little one and i took ourselves off to Lazybones carboot sale (it doesn't open until 10:30, so no getting up extra early!)
I found this little lot.
A great plate and bowl for 50p for the boys. A lovely tray for 5op, a never been used boxset of a lovely story that i've been wanting to get, with 3 little bears inside for £1, and a lovely Beatrix Potter shopping bag and a cook book for 50p.
I had a quick flick through and have decided to share some lovely recipes with you.

I also got this fab umbrella for the littlest for 20p.
I was a happy shopper!!
Have a good week ladies


Mummy Boo Bear said...

Looks a great fun day out. And well done to your two boys. Sounds like they do you all proud!

Love you CK kite how gorgeous is that! And it works better than all those technical boys toys. My DH has one of thease techincal quite frankly ugly kites, and he spends most of the time fiddling about with the thing rather than flying it.

Some lovely finds at your car boot sale too! love the idea of a later car boot. Hopefully that might catch on! lol.

Have a lovely day.


Sal said...

I'm looking at the colour of that sky and hoping that this weather goes on and on and on..;-)

smilernpb said...

I know what you mean....I have my daughter's sunflower to try and not kill!! It is still alive....just! x

Primchick said...

Hi there... many thanks, fair is on Saturday 20th June in Essex... tell me, what is a blog swap...? I keep seeing this on other people blogs...

Mandy said...

Oh the walk looks great. The badger is adorable. So one of your boys made the cards they are fantastic!!!!
As for your boot sale finds excellent.
Kite flying havent done that for years love your CK one x

Anonymous said...

Wow! this is a beautiful post, so much fun! Great photos!! and yummy recipes too :o) Thank You. Thank You also for your lovely comments x

Lace hearts said...

What a lovely post - you had a great weekend. I love the CK kite too! Haven't seen that before. x

i cant sew said...

you're all my favourites is OUR book (if you know what i mean) we have three little girls (bears) and whenever i read that book it makes me cry. i requested it as a christening book for my youngest girl. you have had a grand weekend.
%*_*% rosey

Floss said...

Lovely finds, and what great activities over half term, too! We have no half term here, but I am looking forward to a huge and picturesque Vide Greniers on Mother's Day (that's Sunday, for us). I hope I'll have as much luck as you did...

Thanks very much for adding your name to the guest list for my Garden Party. It's going to be fun!

Primchick said...

Hi if you send me your email I'll give you address fo fair, rather than post on blog (you don't know who reads 'em..)if that's ok...? thanks for nice comments
Marion ;0)

twiggypeasticks said...

Looks like a fabby weekend, I would have had to hug the giant badger!!! Your boys cards are great and I love your finds especially the Paddington brolly.
Twiggy x

Julie said...

What a fantastic looking walk....... I loved the wooden toadstools! I wanted to wish you luck with the sunflower, my kids planted one each at a school fair over the summer and I was given one for myself by a friend. I too am not very god with plants and hence they all died, I will keep my fingers crossed that you have more luck than me.......... X

lou said...

Hi, I love the toadstools on your walk!

I remember always taking our boys out too fly a kite when they were younger; they always had loads of fun (if we could get the kite in the air).

I will keep my fingers crossed for the sunflower…love Lou xxx

A Spoonful Of Sugar said...

What a lovely weekend! Kite flying is so much fun. I love all your car boot goodeis - the white choc & Baileys cheesecake recipe looks delicious.

Ragged Roses said...

What wonderful photos, it sounds and looks like you had a great time! Good luck with that sunflower!

bex said...

hello!! great bargain hunting!!!i love the paddington bear brolly!! wonder if they do them big enough for an adult to fit under?!

Jemm said...

What a fun time for the kids! It looks so cute and magical out in the fields.

When is your birthday? Mine is the 5th.

anythinggoeshere said...

Looks like a great time for the kids. What a pretty sky and great sites. xo Joan

lisa ridgeon said...

Hi! Just visiting seaside swappers. I had to say hi as my name is Lisa and my Mum always called me leesy-lou, and i have 2 little boys!....actually they're teenagers and bigger than me but hey's close enough!

nice meeting you X X

Mary Poppins said...

Your boys cards are fantastic and I adore the kite, what beautiful photographs :)

Thank you so much for the chomp tip, I am willing to try anything, and your idea looks like a good choice.



Mary Poppins said...

The word verification was Rateebo LOL


Heidi said...

What a fun day out! I love the old fashioned kites and this one looks great. And mummy seems to have found some great bargains.

Hugs ~

Florence and Mary said...

Thanks for stopping by and saying you'll join in sending postcards, I think it's such a great idea and I'm quite looking forward to picking up postcards on my travels!

Great boot sale haul and some of those recipes have my stomach rumbling!

Victoria xx

periwinkle said...

love the toadstools and the badger outfit - your boys did great. So what did you decide to do about your house?