Hello Everyone, I hope you've all had a lovely weekend, it's bee an extra special one here in Ada Beas world. The sun has shone, and I've spent some lovely time with my family, celebrating Mother's Day.
As parents, you always hope you help to make lovely childhood memories for your children....this weekend has been all about memory making.
On Saturday I went back to Southwell to make a little purchase, well actually it was a large purchase, but more of when it's delivered! Little Bea accompanied me, it's great to spend time with my girls individually. A memory made.
(Image from And A Fly Went By.....)
I took her to one of my favourite shops, And A Fly Went By.... It's a bit like Heaven to Little Bea, and with pocket money in one hand, and jelly beans in the other (children are always treated to sweets whilst making important purchasing decisions!) she too made a little purchase, but hers really was little!
We then popped to to a cafe for a drink, and Little Beas eyes almost popped out her head, when I agreed she could have a rather delicious piece of chocolate cake......FOR HER LUNCH, yes you heard right, for her lunch....healthy eating thrown out of the cafe window! Yep, that's one she will remember alright!
On wednesday due to the teachers' strike, I also spent time with Eldest Bea too, whilst her little sister was at school, we had a lovely lunch.....all very grown up! A memory made. (We shall forget about the disagreement we had in the shoe shop!) ;)
On Sunday we celebrated Mother's Day, and I was very lucky! The girls were very excited to give me their presents.....Eldest Bea had bought them using her pocket money! A memory made.
And Little Bea had made me a present, she was almost beside herself waiting for me to open it....
She had made me a lovely rabbit picture, these words were written on the back. A memory made. For her and me.
And then I went to see my lovely, lovely mum. My Sister and I gave her some chocolate, brushed her hair, popped a little makeup on her....a splash of her favourite perfume. We shared our memories about our childhood and what a great mum she Is.
And I tried very, very hard to hold on to those memories. Hoping that one day my mind doesn't let go of them, that they are always, always in there, and that they never, ever escape.
It was then time for a little trip out to Kedleston Hall, in Derbyshire. A beautiful house run by the NT.
Our first picnic of the year, very relaxed and happy. A memory made.
I hope you too are busy making memories, happy ones of course! I'm feeling really tired today, I'm considering popping my feet up, and watching The Good Life! Now that does bring back Happy Memories! (I also considered opening the wine but that might be one memory too far!)
Bye for now,
Ada :) xxx