Monday, 21 May 2012

Catching up.. and Book review no.13!

In case you thought I had drowned in my own snot, you will be pleased to know I am very much alive. I did use up a fair amount of tissues though, discovered that Ibrufen is a sore throats best friend, and added guilt free ringing in sick to the list of 101 reasons why I made the right choice to change my job this year.

You may well ask what I’ve been up to, and here you have it. In phone pictures.

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Spent some time at sisters house, playing with my favourite puppy dog.

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I’ve had a good week selling treasure, which I like to parcel up pretty Smile

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The weather was cool before the weekend, Fri night, I sat in front of the fire…and then on Sun it was gardening weather….so I did.

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I filled some pots with pretty flowers.

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I do like my little garden, and last night Mr D lit the BBQ. I bet we weren’t the only ones..

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In the midst of all this, I read my 13th book of the year…and you can read the review here.

over on my other blog

the vintage tea party book

And I treated myself to some of this….I’ll tell you all about it soon!

diamond jubilee tea caddy

Hope you are all lurgy free!

I now feel the need to confess that whilst writing this post I have devoured a packet of M&S Percy Pigs. I am probably going to Hell.

SmileX

9 comments:

  1. what are percy pigs? lol

    intrigued over that tea, of course.
    sounds like a nice time, sans snot.

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  2. Nice :)

    Take care and have a nice week :)

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  3. Hi Claire,
    I'm glad you are on the mend now and still managed to get some things done over the weekend.
    Life would be dull if you didn't have some vices, I'm sure a packet of M&S Percy pigs aren't too bad, was it a big or small packet?
    Sarah

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  4. Claire,

    First I want to say how glad I am to how found your blog (or vise versa?) so long ago. You are my most loyal commenter and I appreciate that you're not in this for the "blog fame." Three cheers for the little blogs!

    I also love that you do book reviews because I'm always adding more to my "to read list." Do you have a Goodreads account? (Have I already asked you that?) If not, its a great way to keep track of everything.

    And yes, my job is fun! I actually got to go on a free sail the other night and the pictures are beautiful, a true testament to how great living in Florida actually is sometimes. :) I'll be posting those soon for anyone who cares to see.

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  5. Hope your feeling better hun. I could do with some book advice so I'll head over and have look.

    Your pots look beautiful.

    X x

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  6. stinks being sick...hope you're better soon!
    love your flowers....we did ours today..i am happy and tired.
    I am also your newest follower..pls follow back if you can.

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  7. Aww, I hope you'll feel better soon! Your little garden is so cute...and I'm really happy it's finally grilling season :)

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  8. Hello my love! I was just updating my blog and checking peoples pages and whoaaa Ive realised who the parcel was from today now! I havent opened it but the brown mailing paper was torn slightly so I saw a bit of what was inside!! Im saving it for next week to open :-) as hubby is away and so I have no one to share my happiness with and the neighbours might report me if they hear wierd noises ;-) Thank you so much in advance, eeek it looks sooo pretty xo ps i had a bad cold / flu too and i totally sympathise with the drowning in snot situation ;-) Glad you're feeling better xo

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  9. Pretty, pretty garden!

    What are Percy Pigs?

    x Jasmine

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