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Monday, 24 June 2013

Sketches in Thyme

Well, last week was quite hard going with Andrew being away and Violette deciding that actually she didn't want to sleep at night, but we got through it eventually, and she slept well last night ! I still got time to make a page, between the crying and entertaining and I am even very pleased with it. I choose the lay out from Sketches in Thyme, I used to be in their design team, in the olden days when I had time to scrapbook as often as I wanted!! So I thought I would pop in and say hello.
This is the sketch that I used

And here is my page.

And today my baby is 23 weeks. Still looking cute, even when she keeps me awake at night !

Have a good week everyone.


Monday, 17 June 2013

Simply because

some people are so helpful they deserve a little thank you.

Anne XXX

Busy weekend...

including gardening, baking, skiing, playing lego, covering school books, cleaning, scrapbooking, rocking poorly baby, walking, playing in the park, cutting the grass, trying to stop the arguing... I don't know about you but I am looking forward to this week for a break. Although, this won't happen as I have quite a lot of work this week and two school assemblies to go to and the school fete at the weekend, oh, and an evening scrapbooking with friends but that's is something to look forward to!

So anyway, I have a page to show you. I managed to finish it in a weekend and be pleased with it. I getting good as this quickety quick business! I bought the kids some onesies, however you spell this, they are pyjamas like babies wear. These are quite cute, Amelie's is a Monkey and Harry's is a tiger. The kids must be sweating like mad in them and they are so not practical to go to the loo but, hey, what do I know. I don't quite understand the attraction, other than they look cute, but the kids love them. So I thought I would take a picture and it came out really lovely. Well I think so anyway but maybe I am a little, slightly, biased! And here is the page I made.

As I said earlier I also had time to do some gardening this weekend. It is a good thing Violette loves being outside as there is so much to do at the moment in the garden. Weeds grow faster than the flowers and I am finding it hard to keep on top of it. Still, it is one of my favourite time of the year, so colourful and bright, even on a cloudy day like today.

And last but not least, my poorly baby is 22 weeks today. I am not sure what is wrong with her but she has been very sad and tearful over the weekend. Not herself, could it be teeth?

have a lovely week everyone.


Monday, 10 June 2013

Nearly five months.

A few days and we will be celebrating yet another birthday. Nearly five months already and still the best baby in the world !!

Her favourite thing to do at the moment is to blow raspberries. We even encouraged her at first (silly sods do I hear you say!! ).But now, as a result, she is constantly wet and I have decided to wear an apron when I feed her as I have successively been covered in sweet potatoes, carrots, spinach and other colourful marvellous combinations! But don't take my words for it, here is the proof! ( of Violette dribbling, not me covered in food! )

hey, I did finally get time to scrap last week. This page, which is far from being a creative masterpiece by the way, took me a whole week! five minutes here and there and I eventually managed to finish it. I think for now, I will have to accept that I won't create anything fantastic, just attempt to record memories the best way I can will do for the time being. I like the colour combination though.

Anyway, I feel sick as I have just had nearly a whole baked camembert that I had prepared for my students but only the lovely Karen turned up and she didn't even eat that much of it! Now, I wonder why I am struggling to lose this baby weight !! Any suggestions!

have a good week, mine will be busy.

Anne XXX

Monday, 3 June 2013

20 weeks...

and officially sleeping through from 18.30 to 07.00 !! That should give me time to scrapbook and yet I have nothing to show you !! I spent the holidays helping Amelie make a mini book for her school project, it was fun, but not really how I would have liked it to look!! Do you often feel the urge to just do it! It would look so much nicer, trust me! But no, I was good and left her to choose everything that she wanted, and it shows!!

But here is a picture of smiley baby...

My harry is going away on a residential this week. Unlike Amelie, he hates being away from home and I hate him being away. They are only going 30 minutes down the road but I know I will miss him terribly.

Have a good week everyone.