Wednesday, December 14, 2011

LAST DAY AT THE HOSPICE SHOP UNTIL AFTER SCHOOL HOLIDAYS

I am looking forward to today.  It's the last day of my volunteer stint at the Hospice shop for 7 weeks.  Much as I love being there MOST of the time, I am going to enjoy having NO commitments except look after me kids and enjoy summer.



ABOVE:  See my woolen rug?  I just LOVE that rug.  But it's been up in the loft storage for months cos it drives me nuts.  We have had that rug for over 4 years and it STILL has masses of fluff coming off it... every day I have to vacum just to keep the room looking tidy.  I got Steve to bring it down a couple of nights ago,  I decided to just put up with the constant vacuming... and enjoy the 'look' for a while.  Cos it does look lovely, particularly with the Christmas decorations and tree up.  Kinda 'cosy'.



ABOVE:  the dogs showing me some love for a change.  This is me midday,  enjoying me lunch break.  Sometimes that 'break' can turn into a bit of a nap!  lol


Anyways.... time to get moving and make the lunches, get the kids ready for school... bla bla bla...
ONWARD...


ABOVE:  very, very busy at the Hospice Shop today!  I almost had NO  time to hunt for treasures!  But ... I managed it somehow.  lol


I can now relax and know that the next 7 weeks are free to do whatever I want.  Yaaa.
I really hope we get to spend lots of time at the beach, and I even get some time to sew.


WHERE is everyone?  It's gone quiet around the blogs...WHAT ARE YA DOING?


OMG dinner smells divine!  I put chicken thighs on a baking tray, smothered them is Teriyaki marinade and slow baked them.  Can't wait to eat....


End of Day:  dinner was lovely.  Quiet evening had by all.  Lately I've been trying to stay up really late so I actually sleep... last night I had a right dreadful night, so fingers crossed I actually sleep tonight?
nite nite.

10 comments:

  1. The tree candles decorations look so bright and nice, I like the rug too very homely have a nice day at hospice......

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  2. Everytime I buy a rug some animal ruins it.

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  3. The house looks very Christmassey, mate. Envious that you're all ready for the big day and I have only just begun.

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  4. Your house is so festive! You're right about the rug making it look all cosy. Pity about the bloody fluff. It would drive me crazy as well.

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  5. *Waves* ... Hi Chris! I'm here ... but now dashing off to candle making class (which I'm loving!). Have a good evening :)

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  6. Your lounge room is beautiful, I wish you and all your family a very Happy Christmas and a happy healthy 2012

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  7. Your room looks VERY festive! Love the rug! It's good that your taking off Hospice for the summer. The kids are only little for a short time and they will always be there!! ...debbie

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  8. Your house looks wonderful for the holiday!

    I was wondering if the Hospice Shop is still home to Miss Smell fart. I haven't read for a while so I miss what is happening with that situation.

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  9. I was thinking of ways to do up my christmas craft market counter and i took a look at how you did your home...but realised i need so much ornaments to make it anywhere near christmas. I bought some tinsel/sparkly thingy but they shedded like crazy so ditch that idea. Made in China!

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  10. Guess everyone's busy rushing around like fools. Totally forgot it was summer break coming up. Hope you have lots of things to keep the kids busy. Take care.

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