Hallo again dear bloggy friends. I'm home again in Devon after a wonderful weekend away in France, to celebrate Eleanor's 16th birthday. I'm pleased to say that the journey there and back was peaceful and uneventful, with no holdups at all. We drove over in bright sunshine, and we drove back in bright sunshine!
Today I went and watched Eli in his school Nativity Play. Isn't there something very magical and special about a school or Church Nativity Play with little ones of Eli's age. It's always lovely to watch their little faces when they see their mummy and daddy, or grandma and grandpa in the audience! You can see them looking all over to see if they can find them. Well, I got there early and was first in the queue, so hubby and I were sat right in the front row. Here are a couple of photos and, although Eli wasn't very happy about being an angel, he really threw himself into it!
Back to our weekend, Eleanor was thrilled with all her pressies and thanked us all for going over. Me, well, at sixteen, I was thrilled that she chose to spend her birthday weekend with all of us. You have to make the most of these special moments. Things can change so suddenly. Next year, Eleanor could well have a boyfriend, and she will be setting off to University. (She is presently looking at going to Madrid, where her Spanish would come in handy.)
I thought you might like to see a few photos!
|Birthday cake on its way!|
|My beautiful daughter number 2 and granddaughter number 1!|
|Delighted with the Marshall headphones we bought for her.|
|Over the moon with her iPhone!!|
|We told her that these used to be called Brothel Creepers!!|
|Love you Aunty Alison!|
|Emma and Alison|
|How blessed am I?!|
|Time to blow out the candles|
A walk in the forest.
Well peeps, I hope I haven't given you too many photos today, but, hopefully, it will give you a flavour of the lovely time we all had.
Bye for now my friends.