Saturday, 31 December 2011

New Years Resolutions

Well as there is only just over 3 hours to go until New Year, I am going to record my resolutions here. Having just eaten an Indian followed by matchmakers, I am fully ready for no. 1!!

1. DIET! I am pretty sure I say this every year. When I say diet, I mean cut down. I am going to stop snacking between meals and if I do get peckish then I will have fruit. I will cook more sensible dinners. We are going to Butlins in April and that will be my goal to be feeling much slimmer by,

2. Clear out my wardrobe of stuff I do not wear.

3. Clear out our house and eBay stuff no longer required. Save the money towards holidays.

4. Spend more time on me, ie. painting my nails, moisturising etc as since having Toby I spend very little time on things like this anymore.

5. To blog more regularly!

Other to-do things for 2012 are:

1. To move Toby into the bigger spare bedroom as his current room is way too small for him.

2. To give the house a bit of an update, room by room, starting with our bedroom as we have a new King Size bed coming this Friday, woop!

Well I think thats enough to be going on with eh! See you in 2012!

Last day of 2011

Well its New Years Eve morning and I am up with Toby, in our dressing gowns, had toast with peanut butter for breakfast (both of us). Toby is playing with the Thomas battery operated train set he had for Christmas, he absolutely loves it and has learnt how to divert the tracks either over the bridge or round the long way :-)

Going to make a start on a list of New Years Resolutions today. Has to be done, do it every year only to not stick to it after about 8 hours. I have already made a good start as I am growing my nails, I haven't bitten them for a good couple of weeks now, yay! Other entries to the list are bound to be:

1. Diet / cut down / don't eat so much carp / whatever you want to call it!
2. Sort out my wardrobe and only keep clothes I actually will feel good in

Hmm I can't think of anymore at the moment. All this though after I have started to take down some of the Christmas decorations which are slowly beginning to do my head in!!

Friday, 23 December 2011

It's nearly Christmas!

Woop 2 more sleeps and it will be Christmas Day! I started buying presents back in July yet I didn't start wrapping them till this week, oops! Still all done now, and the OCD part of me was very pleased that I finished the roll of paper off exactly with my last present :-D

Toby is now 2 and 1 month and so is much more aware of Christmas, well aware of the presents and chocolate in the advent calendar really! Really looking forward to hanging up his stocking on his door with him on Christmas Eve and putting out the biscuits and milk for Santa.

We heard some fab news about how one of our best friend couples are now expecting, v exciting! Keep resisting buying gorgeous presents, trying to wait until nearer the due date which is May 2012, its coming round fast! They are going to make the bestest parents :-)

Also the weekend before last I went and visited my BFF in her new home in the city of London! Had such a fab weekend. First time I had been on the train on my own which was actually quite nice, reading my book in peace! BFF's house is gorgeous, if a little chilly hehe. Nice to be able to imagine where she is living now. She then took me on a little tour round London, past the London Eye, Southbank, over the bridge and to see Nelsons Column, Picadilly Circus, Regent Street & Carnaby Street. Loved it, so lovely and christmassy up there! Then in the evening we went out in her locality (is that a word?!) of Balham. First stop a cocktail bar which was great fun, v lively and happening (I fear that makes me sound old!). BFF made the decision to buy Oreo cocktails as it was Happy Hour!! Then we had an Italian, it was chockablock in there so ended up eating at the bar but we didn't mind as the food was gorge. Last stop was to the Bedford, a traditional looking pub which seemed to turn into more of a club as it got later. Had a brill time in there, so much chatting done that my voice is only just recovering now! On the Sunday we met up with another friend and had a yummy roast before I had to get my train home. Thank you so much T for a much needed weekend.