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Monday Happy Things {Week 130}

another visit to the Lego Store

This week was a little crazy. After celebrating our son’s birthday over the weekend it was my turn to celebrate my birthday. So I started the week by going shopping with my husband and having a delicious lunch out. I really wanted to buy a pair of Saltwater sandals but I couldn’t find any, but I was happy with a browse in some of my favourite shops.

I spent my actual birthday with my 7 year old who was poorly. It wasn’t quite how I expected to spend my day but he was good company, despite being ill. He’s really run down at the moment so I can’t wait for the Easter holidays to start.

My daughter took part in her first assembly which was really sweet. She only had one line to say but she said it really loudly and joined in all the songs. I really love seeing my children in school.

school assembly

I’ve been busy trying to sort my life out a little. I really want to find a job and last week I had a job interview and got another job application in. I’m really hoping my voluntary work will pay off and I will find something soon. My 5 year old really wants me to get a job so she can go to the after school club!

Our weekend was as busy as the week thanks to a trip to London yesterday. We finally ticked something off our list with our London Duck Tours adventure, which was followed by a trip to the Lego Store (for the kids) and the Orla Kiely shop (for me).

Mother's Day papercut free template

My husband bought me a gorgeous Mother’s Day gift from Orla Kiely so I’m sure he is glad my birthday and Mother’s Day is over for another year. I made my mum a sweet little Mother’s Day papercut which was a free pattern from Papercut Perfection. I received lots of new papercutting books for my birthday so I’m hoping to have some time for more of this soon.


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    March 27, 2017 at 3:38 pm

    It sounds like a good week despite illness and I love that paper cutting pattern x

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    Miracle Max
    March 27, 2017 at 6:44 pm

    Ah I did the Duck Tours last year and loved it. Sorry to hear your birthday didn’t quite go to plan though – blooming sick bugs! Jo x

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    Ickle Pickle
    March 27, 2017 at 7:21 pm

    Pickle is run down too, we are counting the days until the Easter holidays! I love your papercut, you are very clever. Kaz

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    March 27, 2017 at 7:23 pm

    It sounds like a busy week. I so want to get into paler cutting. My friend gave me a kit but I haven’t worked up the courage to try it yet! I love what you have completed 🙂

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    March 27, 2017 at 10:21 pm

    Aw this is a lovely post. I cant wait for my first school assembly! The papercut you made is gorgeous too!

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    Leigh at Fashion Du Jour LDN
    March 27, 2017 at 10:22 pm

    Wow! What a busy and fun week 😃 and happy birthday and mother’s day!

    Thanks for sharing!

    Leigh at Fashion Du Jour LDN x

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    Paighton Millington - The Lazy Mamma
    March 28, 2017 at 12:12 am

    Sounds like a busy, great week! Happy Birthday & Happy Mothers Day. I love that paper cut.

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