Thursday, 31 May 2012

Feeling hot, hot, hot

Phew, its been a scorcher hasn't it? Nice to cool down a bit today.

Here are my last lot of Fat Mum Slim Photo challenge pictures for May.

Something new:

Unusual: People find it unusual that i have a pacemaker - here is my little scar:

12 - o'clock: Putting the frosting on hubbies birthday cake.

Something sweet: hee hee, i was ment to picture a slice of carrot cake, but i forgot and ate it!!

The weather - hot and sunny

Number: around about 7:30/8am i turn on the radio to listen to Dave Berry and Lisa Snowden and then at 10 i switch over to Radio 1 for the rest of the day:

My personality:

Beautiful - inside and out:

Lovely things:

- Switching to a summer floral Cath Kidston bag.
- Lunch out and Pimms.
- Watching the last ever Desperate Housewives.


Monday, 28 May 2012

What i've been up to

  •  The littlest waking up with bad bed hair on school photo day.
  • Sorting out the garden for summer.
  • Reading Ideal home magazine while the boys are kept busy with a friend over.
  • Buying Jubilee things.
  • Watching one of my favourite Friends episodes.
  • Going up to London to see the Getty Images Marilyn Monroe exhibition.
  • Having a little shop around Carnaby Street and Oxford Street.
  • Being far too hot - i hate this weather!!!!! well i hate walking around in full sun.
  • Making kneed school trousers into shorts.
  • Making badges for an upcoming fair.
  • Eating fajitas in the garden.
  • Buying plants and flowers for the house and garden.
  • Not being able to resist Audrey Hepburn notebooks from Sainsburys.
  • Making chocolate cupcakes.
  • Cleaning the house from top to bottom.
  • Making my husband a birthday cake.
  • Hubbies birthday.
  • BBQ with family.
  • Southend airshow.
  • Getting bitten 19 times by horrible mozzies!!!!
  • Getting far too tipsy on Pimms and shots.
  • Having breakfast by the sea.

Have a great week


Thursday, 24 May 2012


Something i've made:

A favourite place - the walk from Mawgan Porth up the cliffs to Bedruthan steps.

Something i can't live without - My husband

Where i stand


Something new:



Todays lovely things:

1) Watching an episode of Friends with my eldest - he is home this morning because he goes on a camping trip later today.
2) Wearing my new favourite vest top.
3) The little ones knees in summer school shorts.

Tuesday, 22 May 2012

Jubilee swaps

The Krafty Cupcake was my Jubilee swap partner. Here are all the lovely things that this lovely, thoughful and generous lady sent me:

 Lovely handmade card, Jubilee lamb, ribbons and fabric, 2 badges, a keyring, coaster, ballons, tissues, serviettes, buttons, cupcakes cases and toppers, tea towel, scarf, chocolates and lollies, a door wreath and knitted bunting instructions:

Here is what i sent:

 Two handmade lavender drawer sachets and a tea towel. Tape, cupcake cases and toppers, chocolate, sweets and biscuits, a sandcastle bath fizz, notebook, pencil, magnet, socks, postacrds, buttons, lipbalm and nailfile:

Thank you so much, Sue, for being such a wonderful swap partner for this and the vintage Easter swap.


Todays lovely things:

1) Compliments from a new friend on my home.
2) Bunting in the garden.
3) The thought of fajitas for dinner tonight - think we may have to sit outside - its gorgeous today!