The birthday bunting got its first official outing:
And I got to test my new apron:
The past few weeks have been madly, crazily busy - at times it's felt like we're on a treadmill that's got stuck on full speed. Imagine my delight, then, when I turned the calendar over to this week's page and found that we have precisely NOTHING planned. Deep, deep joy. I really can't explain how great it is to just have a week where I can potter around the house, doing a bit of baking, the odd spot of cleaning (it is about a month since the beds have been changed - really) and just generally enjoying all things domestic.
And after one of those 'whaaaa....huh?.....nooooo, of course I hadn't forgotten that you had to take a blown, decorated egg into school tomorrow. What's that you say? It has to be done in the style of a royal figure from history? Noooo problem' moments, I sat down with the two bigger nuts to get on with some impromptu egg decoration: