Sunday, 21 April 2013

Sister and Daughter

My daughter Issyb and my big sister have always had a joint birthday celebration as their birthdays are the 21st and 22nd of March.

However this year there was a slight hiccup of a few hundred miles between Issyb and the rest of us,so they had their own celebrations Then when Issyb came home we had to set a date for the family get together believe me due to work patterns this was not as easy as it seems!

So last Sunday was the date set nearly all the family together and my sister chipped in with pudding, a very scrummy cheese cake. I made a birthday cake that was gluten free and vegan, I am pleased to say the cake turned out rather well and extremely chocolatey.

We sat around our dining table and had a really good time despite the fact my lovely grandchildren and son in law could not make it due to an outbreak of chicken pox. So the birthday girls did have their annual celebration after all.

Saturday, 13 April 2013

My boy

As you know, I am a proud mum and grandma, having mentioned my two lovely daughters, a briefly mentioned my other half I felt it was time to introduce my boy, I call him my boy but he is 21! 

After spending seven months begrudgingly on job seekers following his graduation he has been offered a job! We are very proud as he managed to get a job in the field that he studied at university, meaning he's doing something he enjoys! 

As with all my children he has grown up to be a lovely well mannered young person (who is also not afraid to say what he thinks!) He also likes his own space( as do most of this family) 

Chris and I are very lucky to have these three wonderful young people in our lives.

Monday, 8 April 2013

Hopeful Holiday

I have a weeks annual leave and there are so many things I want to do but my week just does not seem long enough! Having just finished a three night stint, I feel the first day is for a quick nap (though I can not sleep away my holidays)

So I've decided to make a list of things to do with my week:
Spend some time with my youngest daughter while she is home from uni  (and not out at work)
Visiting my other daughter who lives 30 minutes drive away (this also so means I get to see my gorgeous grandchildren too).
I really must decorate my bedroom and it is best done while my lovely man is at work but he does have to help move the furniture first!
Get back into my exercise routine, before I did these nights I had been doing a lot of walking (that is for another blog I think)
Maybe I can also catch up on a little reading as well.

Well that is about all I may or may not fit in for the week! I'll hopefully get to spend time on my blog too, oh and I almost forgot we have a double birthday celebration with family at the weekend, a lovely week to look forward to!

I hope you all have a good week too!

Grandma's Little Corner


Tuesday, 2 April 2013

Quiet Sunday?

Well that was my first idea anyway, relax on Easter Sunday with no driving as I had driven back from Wales the day before. I got up thinking what am I going to do today? My eldest daughter rang up and asked what I had planned, 'nothing' says I. She thought it would be nice to spend the day together and how right she was.

What a lovely day, my family together, apart from my son who spent the day with his girlfriend and her  family. My two gorgeous grandchildren, my two equally gorgeous daughters, the son in law and my wonderful husband Chris (who did all the clearing away of the rather large dinner we had and then vacuumed at the end of the day) What a great way to spend Easter Sunday?

Hope everyone had a good Easter too.