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52 Weeks of Happy (15/52)


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Bleary-eyed we returned to work and school yesterday. However, those few extra days at home, post new year, were a luxury and easing into January feels OK this year - more like putting on a comfy old sweater than an over tight dress. I hope this ebullient mood continues and that I can put it to good use. We'll see.

Anyway my happy moments from the last week...

♥ Oh dear! I'm developing a cocktail habit. We had mojitos on New Year's Eve and again this weekend. I like nibbling the sugar-coated glass rim.
♥ My youngest son helping prepare a meal.
♥ Clearing away Christmas and declutttering the kitchen were marked with a rare purchase of flowers.
♥ Shhh... the kids don't know this but hubs and I swap Epiphany presents. It started accidentally one January when I found an unopened present under the bed and the tradition has stuck. It's interesting how special just one gift feels. Mr. Owl is keeping me company at my new desk.

I hope January is being kind to you. Thank you for all your comments and hello to my new readers and followers xo



12 comments :

  1. Hi there
    I like the idea of making a cocktail or 2 at home, seems like a lovely warm tropical thing to do in the bleak mid-Winter! As for the Epiphany pressies, we don't have to tell our kids all our secrets now do we! x Penelope

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  2. If you lived closer I'd have you over for a drink - I fear I've been cocktailing a lot here too. Maybe we're just trying to keep warm?

    The owl is darling.

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  3. Wow I love the owl! And cocktailing- I'm holding out until my birthday (tipsy baby isn't good!) and mojitos will be on the cards :) Lovely happy things here x

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  4. I love the owl it will keep you company at work, have a lovely january full of the simple things in life that make us the most happy x

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  5. It would be lovely to meet these like minded people and have a few cocktails to celebrate 2013.x

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  6. Mmmm cocktails! Lovely when the bigger boys hit the kitchen. Sometimes one of mine will do the evening meal which is wonderful! Love your owl x

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  7. Great happy things! A cocktail sounds pretty good to me. x

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  8. You don't ned to apologise for a cocktail habit! In fact, it should be positively encouraged I reckon!

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  9. That sounds like a great way to start the new year !

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  10. We have developed something of a gin and tonic habit lately in our house. I love your flowers, tulips are my favourite.

    Gillian x

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  11. I love Mr. Owl, what a nice company you have on your desk! /maria x

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