Friday, 27 December 2019

After Christmas at Essex way

Feeling restless!
Been awake since 3 got up at 4 tried to switch my laptop but it just keeps twirling and does not want to come on lol.
Christmas has passed and now we are going towards the new year. 2019 was quite eventful!
After living in our home for 30years Hubby decides that we are going to have an extension to our house, to start with I was all for it and after 2 years of stress I was ready to throw in the towel but Hubby was determined and he would not give up.
We found a builder (((Dagan Mansworth)))that we could trust, lucky for us he dealt with the council and quickly things started moving! It was good that he lived in our street, he himself was having an extension to his house.
So we knew that we could rely on him. Now we have a more spacious downstairs with an added downstairs toilet shower room. The garden does look a little different too!
The pergola has gone, but Hubby did put the lin-to back up with a decking, he worked non stop bless him! And we were ready for Christmas.
Looking forward to summer so that we can enjoy our new garden.
Happy 2020 to you all.

A Christmas memory.

All that work! And its all over! Christmas Is always something to look forward too, the gathering of family and friends, exchanging tokens of affection, the excitement of opening presents.....The preparation of sweets things and the Christmas Lunch!!!
Now its only a memory! Did it really happen! Or is it a sweet memory, of great times that hopefully our children and grandchildren will remember as I do with found memories.
Of the laughter that I can still hear of all those past Christmas of family getting together and feeling that we belonged, that we were loved....I do try to keep that tradition alive, December is a month of nostalgia for me.
That's when I start baking and my house has the warmest feeling,
of my childhood, the scent of spices fills the whole house, and it takes me right back to my childhood, of my lovely Mum and my wonderful Dad the house was brimming with love and music.
Oh sweet memories........

Wednesday, 18 December 2019

Walking the Essex way at Christmas

7 days to Cristmas and am nearly there! Hubby done the decking, now his laying the floor in the new build, it is hard going but he just keeps going like a good trouper, he will not stop until its all done.

Boris kept saying get Brexit done! LOL!!! With Hubby its get the new build done hahaha. Am just here making the tea and making my not so welcome coments :-(
Really looking forward for when its all done, it has been a big mountain to climb!

Hubby does not do well with all of this, he likes everything done yesterday! Manhana is not in his vocabulary it's not a word that he likes, LOL!!! sometimes I ask him why the hurry? Things will get done just the same! But he just rushes through like a bull in a china shop he wants it done and get it over with.

Today he'll be  fitting the floor in the new seating room I'll be making the tea and keeping my thoughts to myself!  I think I'll make a few more cookies it'll keep me busy and out of his way.

This morning am just waiting for daylight for my walk with my friend Paula I need the fresh air in my lungs even the muddy fields does not deter us enjoying the countryside, walking through the seasons we can appreciate what we have right by our doorstep!

Sometimes we are lucky to get a glimpse of a deer or hare and even manage to take a photo other times they take off as soon we lift our cameras! I just love nature even when our feet gets so clogged up and heavy the mud..

Monday, 9 December 2019

Walking the Essex way at Christmas

Busy busy! Christmas is looming and yesterday I have posted the presents and Christmas cards

It was a lot of work but it was done with love for those that are close to me.

Keep an eye open my darlings Father Christmas will be knocking on your door.

With a little bit of love from me.

My way of sharing my Christmas with the family.

Like the day's when we all got together! I miss those happy gatherings.

The laughter the singing the hugging oh! lordy lord better pack this in am a blabbering wreck now!

This won't do!

Merry Christmas to me to you and us all.