I’m linking up with My Two Mums and sharing some happy thoughts because it’s a nice thing to do. Always good to count your blessings.
Believe it or not, but I am actually enjoying the rainiest half term ever. The one day we had of good weather was spent working out in the garden. It was a pretty big job, it was like “The Day of the Triffids” out there so took up most of our Sunday but we felt really chuffed with ourselves after. Lots of gags from the husband about trimming bushes, of course.“Oh, Dad! You’ve got ice cream all down yourself!” Yes, they are sitting on our old sofas in the garden…we’ll get them to the tip eventually…kind of nice having them out there though!
I decided this morning that we just HAD to get out of the house after spending the last couple of days at home and only venturing as far as Aldi, so we went to meet some friends for a play in the woods. It was absolutely pouring down and all the kids were muddy and soaked but I loved it. They enjoyed themselves so much and we shared stories and literally howled with laughter. Such a great way to spend a morning and although the weather was really awful, it could have been worse. We could have been camping.
Other things that are making me happy (in no particular order)
*Late night What’s App conversations. I know some bloody funny people.
*Feeling stronger and fitter each time I run.
*My beloved winning a Radio Academy Award. It’s a pretty big deal and he’d never brag about it but I will! I’m so proud of him and so happy for him and his team. Seeing how proud our boy was of his daddy made me melt.
*Summer planning! BBQs, sleepovers, weddings, meeting my brother’s new girlfriend (note to self, try not to act too weird), road trips, day trips, birthdays, family reunions. I cannot wait!
On Friday they announced the finalists for the BiB (Brilliance in Blogging) Awards. I am over the moon to be one of 6 finalist in the photo category and even more delighted, like so much I could burst, that I Heart Snapping is a finalist too! I jumped around the playroom like a loon when I read, the 2 year old was uninterested and completely unimpressed. I’m really happy to see that almost everyone I was rooting for is on that list too. Thanks a million to everyone who voted, hip hip hooray!
My Living Arrows photo for this week. This kid is the perfect amount of crazy.