Feeling Calm #142

For my birthday a couple of years ago I was given a great book ‘Calm’ and a journal from my friends. To help me find some calm in my life and to de-stress a little. I have been writing in my journal everyday since and on Wednesday’s (or late on a Tuesday) I go through the daily highlights I’ve written down and pick out my 10 favourites.

This week has been lovely, busy but not nearly as tough as last week. It has been quite chilled and we’ve all had a good time. 

Here are my top ten moments from the last 7 days:

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This Plus That Equals…. Festive Faves

This plus that equals…. Festive Faves

Here’s the latest instalment in my series of posts all about what makes our lives here at home tick. This week it’s about those little festive faves of mine, just some of the many reasons I love December and Christmas time.

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Our Visit to Croxden Abbey

We’re enjoying our second year of English Heritage membership. Membership for two adults, with L free, is £31 in Tesco Clubcard Vouchers. So it is next to no money. L loves castles, English Heritage have a lot. It’s free days out for a year.Croxden Abbey

I’m trying to write about all the properties we visit using our membership. What I liked, didn’t like, share some pictures. We more than made our money back on the membership last year and this, so I am very happy it is good value for money.

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Silent Sunday 09/12/2018

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Our Tour of JCB World HQ

One of the many things I did with L this year was visit the East Anglian Game and Country Fair. We had a fabulous time and watched the famous JCB Dancing Diggers perform. What I didn’t realise is that just by purchasing tickets I had been entered into a competition and I only went and won it! A tour of the JCB Worldwide Headquarters.

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Testing the new Kids Menu at Turtle Bay

When it comes to eating out L is pretty easy-going, I literally can’t think of anywhere that we wouldn’t go with him. That being said, if he has a choice, he will only ever pick one of two places, Turtle Bay or McDonald’s (the lure of the Happy Meal is strong).

Turtle Bay
Love meandering down to Turtle Bay

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Mystery Blogger Award

A few weeks ago the fabulous Jo from Cup of Toast Blog nominated me for the Mystery Blogger Award. It’s always nice to be nominated for these awards and I really enjoy completing them, so here goes.

The Mystery Blogger Award is an award for amazing bloggers with ingenious posts. Their blog not only captivates; it inspires and motivates. They are one of the best out there, and they deserve every recognition they get. This award is also for bloggers who find fun and inspiration in blogging; and they do it with so much love and passion.
– Okoto Enigma

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Feeling Calm #141

For my birthday a couple of years ago I was given a great book ‘Calm’ and a journal from my friends. To help me find some calm in my life and to de-stress a little. I have been writing in my journal everyday since and on Wednesday’s (or late on a Tuesday) I go through the daily highlights I’ve written down and pick out my 10 favourites.

It’s been a bit testing this week, trying to fit everything and dealing with a very tired and irritable child and a very tired and irritable husband, which to be fair has left me tired and irritable. Fun times in our house at the moment!!

Here are my top ten moments from the last 7 days:

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This Plus That Equals…. December Plans 2018

This plus that equals…. December plans

Here’s the latest instalment in my series of posts all about what makes our lives here at home tick. This week is all about my plans for the coming month.

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Trim your tree with a butterfly bauble from intu Chapelfield

Trim your tree like royalty with a butterfly bauble from intu Chapelfield

Decorating the Christmas tree signals the festive season has arrived and this year people in Norfolk are being encouraged to hang an extra special bauble, to help raise money for a fantastic local cause, and trim up just like royalty.

EACH Bauble
A beautiful EACH Bauble

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