Silent Sunday 31.3.13
Mar31

Silent Sunday 31.3.13

 

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What she wore – New posh coat
Mar30

What she wore – New posh coat

I’ve said before that my daughter is remarkably naive about money – if she has money, she doesn’t worry about spending it all in one go and is then happy to save for weeks or months until she spends again. If you’re not careful, she will give it all to her brothers or charity. She got some money for her birthday, and liked the idea of a new dress from Joules, which is one of our favourite places to buy clothes...

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Saturday is snowy caption day!
Mar30

Saturday is snowy caption day!

A little bit of snow fell last week at our house, but to get proper snow, we needed to go up on the hill. So we did. And it was really flipping freezing. The thermometer in the car said minus 2 and there was possibly the coldest wind I’d ever felt, so wind chill was taking it down to around minus 8 or minus 9. It was too cold for my husband and daughter, but the boys and me had the best time. My younger son loves digging the...

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What she (didn’t) wear – Auntie’s birthday
Mar29

What she (didn’t) wear – Auntie’s birthday

Knowing how my daughter loves wearing shorts over tights or leggings I bought her this smart outfit from M&S Autograph collection. I thought it would be lovely for her to wear at Christmas and to parties, or just at weekends. She told me she loved it and then proceeded not to wear it. Grrr! Just about the only time she wore it was her Auntie’s 30th birthday lunch in the autumn.   The photo doesn’t really do it...

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Wild glove chase
Mar28

Wild glove chase

My husband’s gloves of choice are expensive (well, 30 quid, sounds expensive to me), thick, waterproof ones, kind of like ski gloves. He has these because he cycles to work. The rest of us favour whatever can be picked up in Tesco or Sainsburys for a quid and we have multiple pairs of them – to allow for a pair per coat plus a fair amount of leeway for losses. Last weekend, when it was very cold, my eldest took my...

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