adventures · grandparents · life changes

Running out of time ……

There’s never enough of it and I’m always running out….

Everyday seems to be a battle, despite getting up early and going to bed late …. there’s still never enough hours in the day. On a daily basis (mainly days off ) I plan the night before what I want to get done and most days I stick to it, giving me that sense of achievement at the end of the day. I try and do a mix of chores and ‘me stuff’ which then means I actually end up enjoying both.

So I shop, cook, clean and tidy to then reward myself with time in the garden (weather permitting) or with my sewing machine which is a priority at the moment with a craft fare coming up in October I need to build up my stock. I buy fabric from charity shops or at sale prices which I then turn into small bags and fabric tubs then in turn sell them to make enough money to replenish my fabric stock. Much more rewarding and healthier than taking medication to keep me sane.

So both hubbs and I have changed our jobs reducing the hours that we are out at work, this was done to start having quality time and work on our bucket list and refreshing are home enough to be able to sit back and enjoy rather that always having something that needs doing.

At the age of 50plus I’ve never owned a passport or been up in a plane … I’d like to see some of those sights I’ve only ever seen on the telly …. canals of Venice… the northern lights …. are there seas really that blue..

Like I said at the start…. time is running out and so precious …. so much I want to do …. I treasure every moment I get to spend with my granddaughter and look forward to meeting my next grandchild in February. The children are grown adults now and finding their own individual way.

So watch this space … follow my adventures …

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50th birthday · Being a mum · grandparents · Uncategorized

New beginnings

Yesterday something very big in my life happened …. I became a very proud grandparent.

A great start to what I hope to be a very memorable year as it is also my 50th birthday in February, my darling hubbs is also 50 in May… my  or I should say our plans are to live a bit this year.  The children are all old enough to manage without us for a few days freeing us up to travel a bit.

This is hopefully going to be the first of many new blogs following my 50th year and our adventures and also the odd trial and tribulations of life.   I’ll pop back in a few days to perhaps do an outline of our celebration plans for the year, just felt as the dogs had got me up at some stupid time before I had to go to work i’d make a start.

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Not a greatly flattering photo but need to take a few more and download to new laptop…. but this is Ruby my very gorgeous granddaughter.

Well be back soon better go get ready for work  🙂

Have a lovely day and thank you for taking the time to read my blog …it will get better I promise 🙂