Monday, 20 August 2007

Where's the sun gone?

What a dull weekend the weather was so grey and cold. Saturday Ben had to work, so I thought I'd take the girls to Bluewater in the afternoon and Ben could come a collect us once he'd finished. So we got the 3.30 bus and it was nice and quiet, no other buggies on broad. Daisy did her normal trick of wanting to jump up and down everywhere and push the button for stop lol and Molly bless her fell asleep.
Once at Bluewater we went straight to Laura Ashley's and I got a sample of some fabric I've been after for the girls, want to make some new curtains with blackout for them. But I'll have to wait and see. Not sure if I can do it lol I might just buy some ready made ;)

Next stop John Lewis where I picked up these tea towels and a new colour gingham for the Christmas sacks I'm making. I was after some green gingham, like a sage or light green but no luck. Do any of you know where I can get this size print in that sort of colour? Please help.
After looking around a couple more shops, we went back to John Lewis to meet Ben. He found us in the kitchen department looking at more pink things lol well a girl can never have enough!

Sunday was spent just going stir crazy inside for the morning, with the weather so wet any thoughts I had on going out to a boot fair was washed away. And walking up to the farmers market wouldn't of been fun. For a while we thought about going off to London for the day, but Daisy was in one of those I'm going to be a little madam today moods. So after a yummy lunch prepared by Ben, we choose to pop out to the local Homebase and a nice drive in the countryside. That did it, both girls fast asleep in the back and mum and dad chatting about which of the lovely big houses we'd seen we liked the most. Back home and time for dinner. Think we all feel a little better for getting out even if it was raining. I hate days like that they just drive you mad.

Well today's not any better grey, rainy and dull. No playing out in the garden for the girls. So out come the drawing things and Molly gets stuck in. Later we watch Nanny Mac Phee, a good buy for only £4 the girls love it. It's very magical and colourful. A good find and great for rainy days.

Here are the lads sleeping on the sofa last night, they are both all tuckered out after a day of doing nothing hehe!
Right I really should get some dinner on the go before Daisy wakes up and is bouncing around like this picture of Lola.

Lets hope tomorrow is a better day. I'd like to get the girls out of the house and off to baby bounce at the library. Fingers crossed everyone.

Have a good evening.

Catherine x


The Honourable Billy Blunt said...

oooh lucky you living near a John Lewis,I love the tea towels,I have e mailed you the details of the little Beach Hut in MK's room,
so pleased you are ok,will e mail you for a catch up soon,
Kat xx

Ragged Roses said...

Have you got a Fabricland near you, they tend to stock lots of ginghams. i think they have a website too, might be worth a peak. Good luck! Nanny McPhee is great! This weather is making us go a bit stir crazy too!
Kim x

pink-petal-designs said...

love your tea towels and fabric, very nice.

Heidijayhawk said...

those tea towles are so sweet. so glad to stumble onto your sweet blog!

weirdbunny said...

I can't wait for John Lewis to come to Cardiff. The only place we can get fabric is Laura Ashley. I do like Laura Ashley but a change would be nice ~ Julia