Monday, 11 December 2017

Christmas Countdown - Blogmas 8 - Work do

Blogmas 8.

It's Friday.  I bloody love Fridays and this Friday is also my Christmas work do.  It's my first Christmas at my current workplace so not sure how raucous things get.  Will I did paracetomal in the morning or will I be home by 10?  I'll report back tomorrow,

Have you got a work do?  Rowdy or tame?

Emma xxx

Christmas Countdown - Blogmas 10 - Fox Attack & Snow!!!

Blogmas 10 Sunday

Fox Attack & Lots of snow!

Today I was awoken by sad news and excited children.

Sadly a fox has attacked our hens. One is gone without even a feather left behind and one is injured. Thankfully hen number 3 is unscathed. I feel awful as we didn't shut their door. My daughter heard a noise just after 7 and looked out her window and a fox was there but ran away when the lights were turned on.

My gorgeous Archie has gone and Nugget is injured but so far doing well. I can't believe it and have decided foxes are most definitely of the Christmas card list. My children are quite matter of fact about it as it but I've shed a tear.  I think because all evidence of Archie has gone its not quite as real to them. When Jagger died (thankfully of natural causes) my son was very upset. They are our pets so I'm really hoping Nugget will pull through. I've hand fed her and checked her frequently so fingers crossed.

On a brighter note we had LOTS of snow. Quite often it misses us her in Northampton and I must say I was very surprised. The kids wrapped up and were playing outside just after 7!


We've been sledging which was great and built a large if rather wonky snowman.

I really do need to get some new wellies though. Mine have vanished into thin air. I've only had them a year or two and they were nice ones from Next but they are nowhere to be seen. Very annoying. But never mind I'll add to my rather long must get list. I really need to finish my Christmas shopping.

How's yours going?  Did you get snow?

Emma xxx

Christmas countdown - Blogmas 11 - Snow day & Sofas

11th December

Snow day & Sofas

Well today was an unexpected day off. I was quite glad as woke up with a really sore throat & headache however by 10am the kids were bickering and I was considering work being an easier option kids!

Our new sofa was due today but I'd had no communication from the company & with the snow had no idea if it was coming. We had requested after 3.30 as I'd normally be at work but they couldn't guarantee a time. Very helpful.  Well it's a good job school was cancelled as they arrived at 10.30 with 10 minutes notice!

Luckily my brother & sister popped in & helped get my monster old sofa out! Thanks #teamremoval

I've also been happy to be home so I could keep an eye on my poorly hen. She's been amazing & I'm hoping she'll be OK. She's eating, drinking and walking so fingers crossed her wound heal quickly.

So all in all a busy unexpected day off with sledging thrown in for snowy cheer. After a few strops from the boy we had several good sledge attempts  before cold hands & feet sent us home. I really need to get some new wellies   fake uggs are not great in the snow!

Finally we watched Mickey Mouse Christmas and now Elf is on and I'll make dinner soon.

How's your day been?

Emma xxx

Saturday, 9 December 2017

Christmas Countdown - Blogmas 9 - Saturday Rest

Blogmas 9. Saturday

Today was a day of recovering & housework & snuggling on the sofa.

I had my works Christmas do last night which was brilliant fun.

My son decided to have a PJ day which I think is needed sometimes & my daughter is snuggled in her favourite I'm a Cat hoodie.

Just watching the end of Nativity 3. I'm not really sure if its cheesily good or terrible.  What do you think?

Emma xx