The Friday Focus – 07/11/14

This week has been a very busy one and has been very

Friday focus 07-Nov-14 01I’ve been busy putting together a booklet for the Remembrance Sunday service at church for my mother-in-law who has been researching all of the men from our church (or more accurately the churches which eventually joined together to become the church we are now) who died in WW1. I’ve also been putting together a slideshow of photos of the WW1 memorials and cemeteries in France and Belgium for the service as well. Plus we have also started rehearsals for our Christmas concert which my mother-in-law and I are organising. Busy times!

Here’s a summary of some of the other things we’ve been up to this week:

Out and About:
We headed off to Legoland on Monday for the last day of the season and although it was quite rainy and cold, we had a great day out. We also met up with one of my friends during the week at a local garden centre and Jessica and Sophie both enjoyed some time in the soft play area. It is lovely to watch Sophie being more confident on her feet now and really exploring.

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Fun at home:
Jessica has been enjoying playing with jigsaws – these are her favourite things at the moment and she is really good at putting them together – she has a 45 piece In the Night Garden floor puzzle which she can do all by herself. Both girls had a fun day at home with Grandma and Grandad looking after them last Saturday as well.

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Time for me:
Hubby and I had our first day out on our own in three years and enjoyed having a spa day. It was wonderful to have quality time together being ‘us’ rather than ‘mummy’ and ‘daddy’ and we both felt very relaxed and rejuvenated as a result!

I have also managed to find some time for craft and have managed to get five cushions made this week – very pleased with that!

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My happiest moment:
Having a cuddle with my hubby whilst relaxing on our spa day.

Next week I would like to:
Catch up with some of my family.

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30 thoughts on “The Friday Focus – 07/11/14

    1. Thank you – it has been very busy but there’s a lovely sense of satisfaction with being so productive. That said, hopefully the weekend will be much less busy! 🙂

  1. Sounds very productive and really lovely. Boo has always loved jigsaws, too, though Little Man isn’t interested at all! Oh to have day out with my husband – one day! Glad you had fun and those cushions are gorgeous x Thanks for sharing with #WotW

    1. Thanks Jocelyn – it has been a great week and was so lovely to have a day with hubby. Lovely to link up with #WotW again this week and hope you have a lovely weekend x

  2. Ooh, the spa day sounds wonderful. What a lovely way to spend the day with your husband, a bit of you time xxx #WotW

  3. Those cushions are fab! I don’t think I’d be able to make one in a week let alone five!

    It sounds like you and your husband had a lovely time at the spa and it’s always nice to find time for a cuddle. 🙂

    1. Thank you – it helped that I had the fabric cut out ahead of time. We did have a lovely time at the spa – was just blissful 🙂

  4. Wow, you really have had a productive week, the cushions are gorgeous! Well done for making some time for you and hubby, a relaxing spa day with plenty of cuddles sounds just perfect xx

    1. Thank you – glad I got the cushions done and having that time together with hubby was just blissful 🙂

  5. So lovely to hear that Sophie is getting more confident on her feet. 🙂

    Glad that you and hubby had a lovely day together… hope it won’t be another 3 years before the next one! 😉

    Jenna at Tinyfootsteps xx

    1. Thank you Jenna – it is lovely to see her walking about now. We had a fabulous day together – and yes, hopefully we won’t leave it so long next time! 🙂

  6. Oh WOW I love those cushions!! So glad you managed to get them finished!
    I hope the service went well on Sunday, what a lovely thing to do.
    A spa day sounds amazing! So important to have ‘me’ time.
    Thank you so much for joining in with #HappyDaysLinky. x

    1. Thank you Katy – glad you like the cushions, was really pleased I’d got them finished. The service went very well, thank you – was very moving naming all those from our church who died in WW1. We had a lovely spa day too – so great to have time as a couple. Lovely to link up with the #HappyDaysLinky again 🙂

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