Sunday, 29 March 2015

A Busy Week


This week has been so manic I have not even touched the computer since my last post. Dene has been ill so I have been his nurse. I've had a horrid cold and have been literally getting up at 6am, going to work, getting home at 6pm, eating tea, washing up and then falling asleep straight after on the sofa every night this week. Terrible! But we had a lovely time last weekend at the twins birthday party and visiting family (Before Dene became ill!).

This weekend has been a relaxed one, Dene has recovered and I am feeling lots better. We spent yesterday reorganising our spare room into a more organised space for Dene's desk and also for my card making endeavours. Today so far Dene has been cooking up some of our meals for the week ready for freezing and I have done the laundry and baked us some cupcakes to take to work with our lunches for the week. We like to prepare things in advance as on weekdays we have hardly any time when we get home between 6pm and 7pm.

All in all it has been a productive weekend!

Shepherds Pie, Chilli and Bolognaise ready for the week!

My Raspberry Oaty Cupcakes for our lunches.

Our kitchen windowsill is full of seedlings getting ready for the garden.

             We went shopping in the Antiques shops near Dene's family's home and bought some beautiful new crockery. 

                Pretty pink roses bought for us as a thank you present for helping out with the twins' party.

One of our Antiques shop finds.

The first daffodil has finally bloomed in our garden!


  1. Dear Eleanor, I am glad very much that Dene is better of health. It is a very good idea to prepare some show restraint in advance, I also do it in house. His new china is precious. I am charmed with the photo with the plants in the window. Happy week. Mary Carmen

  2. How lovely to find your blog ( from a mention on your future mum-in-law's blog) and to read about someone so young with the same interests. Look forward to reading more about your home making adventures :-)

  3. A lovely post Eleanor, I love all you finds especially the glass sugar dish.
    I can't wait to see how your blog grows.
    Fondly Michelle

  4. The warm fireplace31 March 2015 at 15:17

    It is so lovely to read about all your plans for the future and look forward to hearing how it all progresses. A lovely post,