Monday, 16 December 2013

This Weekend at the Duckpond

We have mostly been...
 
Completing - the last few decorations on our tree. We got as far as the lights and tinsel last week and then didn't have a free evening all week to do the baubles!
 
Christmas tree baubles

 
 
Eating - an eyes-bigger-than-your-belly roast dinner from Toby Carvery on Friday night for my birthday. I'd like to say that I'm ashamed to admit I finished 90% of it but no, I did actually manage to put away the majority of what was on the plate. My excuse is that it was my birthday - does that count?
 
Toby Carvery meal
 
 
 
Celebrating - my 31st birthday with a day trip out on Saturday (more to come on that during the week) and a fab meal at Ed's Easy Diner.
 
Ed's Easy Diner
 
 
 
Instagramming - a day in the life of me on Saturday 14th December for the lovely Janey from Is That You Darling's Photo an Hour Challenge.
 
 
 
Opening - lots of presents!
 
Presents
 
 
 
Treating - myself to that Christmas bedding set from Dunelm Mill and that handbag from Home Bargains.
I fear I may have turned into a blogging cliche...
 
Bedding and handbag
 
 
What did you get up to at the weekend?

8 comments:

  1. Love that bedding set! It looks like an amazing birthday weekend! Glad you got your tree finished in the end xx

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    1. Thanks Angela! The bedding is now on the bed and the presents are under the (now completed) tree - roll on Christmas! :-) xx

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  2. Looks like you've had a lovely birthday weekend. Your tree looks really fun!

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    1. Thanks Emma! I'm going to try and put up some pictures of the tree properly plus the other decorations in our house at some point :-) x

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  3. So many pressies and that bag is lovely!

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    1. It did seem like a lot of presents! There was even three others not in the picture (as Andrew hadn't finished wrapping them up!) :-) x

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  4. Happy belated birthday :) That roast looks delicious (I'm both proud and jealous :p) and I'm glad someone I know has now bought that bedding set. I'm not allowed. Boo. xxx

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    1. Oh no! Would you be able to smuggle it in somehow? :-)

      Andrew always says 'no more birds or ducks' in the house but they just keep flying in... :-) xxx

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Thank you very much for all your lovely comments; I do have every intention of replying but sometimes life with a baby gets in the way...

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