We are in Blackpool to celebrate my brother's 40th birthday. It's been a blast. See my Instagram for more pics.
I am getting so, so excited for our holiday in Cape Cod (and other bits of Massachusetts). We have just 22 days to go and we are starting to firm up our plans. I might even have to create an itinerary. I do love an itinerary.
Back when I was waist-deep in PGCE stress, one of the things I was looking forward to in June was being able to blog more regularly. I miss writing and am looking forward to writing as much as possible over the summer. Yesterday, we returned from a week in Bognor Regis with ricardo's family. It… Continue reading Back for the Summer
Today is my last day teaching for the summer. My Year 10 group wrote me some messages in their goodbye card and a couple of goodies. We are picking up our new car tonight. Beyond excited for this. Tomorrow, I will be seeing my lovely PGCE buddies who have played a major role in keeping… Continue reading 5 Reasons to be Happy
Yesterday, Rich and I celebrated our 10th wedding anniversary (which was actually on Friday but Dad's birthday trumped our anniversary so we celebrated that instead on Friday night!). We spent the day in Stratford-upon-Avon and went to see As You Like It at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre. http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=qpEqv7DAPV4 It blew us away. The music, the… Continue reading As You Like It
http://instagram.com/p/XGHKsEzfAv/ When time is so precious and work is talking over, it is very easy to stop doing the things that you love but that are not essential to your day-to-day life. For me, crafting has always been something that I love but not something that I need. So it has been something I have… Continue reading Bird for the Soul
The next chapter of Organized Simplicity is about savouring the little things. It is about using all the fantastic organisational tools set out (i.e. the home management notebook and all that entails) and reaping the rewards through enjoying simple pleasures with your family. Tsh suggests some things to do with your time that will help… Continue reading The Little Things