Tuesday, 26 March 2013

Warm Inside

This is true that at the moment, we are living in a Narnia bubble of cold and in some cases, snow over here in the UK.  However one of my favourite blogs the blue hour, inspired to look through last years bursts of sun (abroad and UK).  My random selection left me with a warm feeling inside.

Friday, 22 March 2013

Lime Still Life Study

Today I manage to snap these limes in a short pocket of sunlight!  I need to select the final print image, but for now here are these.  Happy weekend!

Thursday, 21 March 2013

Summer Dress

Yesterday, granny popped over and helped me tidy up the girls bedroom and the spare room.  This resulted in the girls have finding lost purses, notebook, teddies, lego friends figures and this dress!  It was bought for C by a relative but it was too big and too summery so I stored it away!  C found it and insisted on wearing for the rest of the afternoon, not really concerned that the log burner was on, as it was particularly chilly yesterday! 

On a 'bright note' (thinking 'bright' as still yearning for the sun) it was lovely surprise to see so many new folks saying 'hi' and leaving lovely comments, thank you x

Wednesday, 20 March 2013

Thrift Finds

Trying not to complain about the weather.  These are my weekend finds cheered me up!  My vase was a find from the charity shop for £2.50 and the denby cup and saucers from ebay for £5.00.  I purchased these in the guise using them for props, but we have decided that we like them a lot.  Also for weeks, I have been wanting to join in Lou's nature at home series.  Only six days to sign up folks!

Friday, 15 March 2013

Random Friday

What a week, still dazed by the fact that R was stuck in his car for twelve hours, when he was only 30 mins on a motorway drive from home.  I am searching out spring, really over the snow, in fact started a new pin board, called summer.  C has inherited my knack for collecting things, her collection of pez holders is fast growing.   Taking of my watch and leaving it everywhere, expect where it actually lives! Guilty of not posting these gifts to Canada, to the lovely R family!

Wednesday, 13 March 2013

Daffodils and Green Tea

Yesterday was a snow day.  The night before R left work at 6.10pm and finally made it home at 5.45am the next day, a forty minute journey took nearly twelve hours.  It was a cold night.  Anyway the girls had their friends over in the afternoon and I drank mainly green tea to keep the chill at bay!  Please can we start to think warm spring days into being, as I am little over winter!

Friday, 8 March 2013

Random Friday

Random Friday really fits today.  Usually it is all about my out takes or a single image here or there.  But today feels random to me, plans out the window, due to C's 5am starts.  Admittedly I am off to bed before this afternoons school run, as I cannot keep my eyes open no more!  This weekend, is fairly low keyed, a children's party on Sunday and maybe painting the mezzanine outside our bedroom!?
NB. All images taken in our home, expect the last two at a friends house.

Wednesday, 6 March 2013

Flower Fancy

Over the last two weeks, I have been bringing spring indoors.  My way of willing it to get warmer outside.  The first shots were taken in my home, the final image was at a friend's home that I visited last Friday!  Hope that your week is going well, any plans for Mother's Day?

Sunday, 3 March 2013

L turns eight

My eldest daughter turned eight today.  It only feels like yesterday when I held her for the first time and gazed into her smiley eyes. Today, I am amazed and grateful for L and all that she brings to our lives.

L, the first thing about you that I always mention (this blog included) is your kindness.  It is such a simple virtue, but so hard to follow through, when life or tiredness gets in the way, but you are so natural and consistent in this trait.  You love to learn, presently you are thriving in year three, with wonderful certificates in tow.  May the greatest lesson you learn be that you are greatly loved.  Trust your decisions, you are very discerning and have a wonderful heart.  I am learning to love the things you love (one direction and camp rock...why)??  Seriously, I love to find you where you are, not always where I would want you to be.  When the road seems to divide, please remember I will always come to you.  As a mother I will always celebrate you being your own person, but for now I still have the role to help you grow.