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Friday, 11 July 2014

This week's smiles....week 77

It's been another week of smiles here at Sewing by Annie's.  Thank you to all that joined in the fun last week....we all have so much to smile about and it's so lovely to share our happy times.

This week I am featuring Kate's super post.  Each week Kate find so much to share that never fails to make me smile and it was the way she described teaching her dogs to use their new dog flap that got me chuckling...I could just imagine them lining up for their lessons and each dog training the others.  Thanks Kate for sharing it with us.

This last week has been full of happy times for me so I'm starting off with a list and then sharing a few snaps.

Here's my list of smiles...
  • We have now signed all the documents for our house sale [ again!!] and are ready to move...it's just playing the waiting game now for the others in the chain [again!!]
  • We had a wonderful afternoon of family fun together at Amy's new house on Saturday [they have 5 acres of grounds around the house]
  • Being given a second bag of fabric, even bigger than the first [pic of some it can be seen in last post] and sharing the excitement of it with friends on Monday
  • Being treated to cinema tickets by Shell...we went to see Mrs Brown's Boys D'Movie...such a funny film....thanks Shell x
....my list goes on and on....it's been a great week full of smiles.

Our 5 little grandchildren all enjoying the freedom of the safe space to play at Amy and Dave's new house....childhood should be full of days like those.

Little Steve likes to help his Granddad doing any DIY that needs doing so he was really at home here helping his mummy put together a new Ikea cupboard :-)

The twins can often be seen hand in hand during a day and the first pic of them heading down the beach together made me smile.
The second pic is of Sam taking a quick 10 min power nap during the day and I asked if Lexi was also asleep cos she doesn't usually have a nap in the day now. The reply I got back was..."no, she was cuddling Sam, 'keeping her brother safe' while he had his nap".  Don't you just love them?

I hope you've enjoyed my smiles for this week and will share yours by linking them up below.
Annie x


Lynn Holland said...

It's a beautiful full of joy post this week and I'm so glad the house is going through for you at last.
I'm starting my day with a smile now Annie xx

Bleubeard and Elizabeth said...

You have a LOT to smile about this week. Very impressive. Love the photos of the grandees and of course, enjoyed reading the news about the house (AGAIN).

Have a great weekend and keep smiling. That house deal will go through yet. And if it doesn't, at least you'll have a new sewing machine to play with (grin).

Robyn Oliver said...

Hi Annie...oh such nice pics of the grandchildren, thinking of them and our Sophie will immediately make me smile....I miss being close to her. Great that the house sale is all sorted, our investment house is also, heard today...yipee. Have a wonderful weekend, happy smiles Robyn

Twiglet said...

Just perfect! What a great bunch and enough to make the world smile! x

Laura said...

So glad the 'house stuff' is progressing :)
You have 5 stars, don't you? Such lovely pics.
Happy Smiling!

Fiona@Staring at the Sea said...

Lovely pictures of all your gorgeous grandchildren, Annie. That last one of Lexi 'keeping Sam safe' would make anyone's heart melt. You're blessed indeed. Have a lovely weekend xx

Jan said...

Love the sweet pictures of your grandchildren. We have a little over 4 acres of land on our place and our grandchildren love playing outside here! Hoping everything goes smoothly for your house sale!

cockney blonde said...

Just love those photos of the children, thanks for sharing, x

Nan G said...

Fab pics this Annie. Here's hoping the move happens this time around (again)! Hugs

Anne said...

Love your post. The photos of the twins holding hands and Lexi - keeping her brother safe is so sweet. So glad you are getting nearer to moving - hope everyone else hurries up!!!! What a wonderful place to live - your daughter is so lucky. Sorry I'm a bit late - it's been hectic again. Anne x

pearshapedcrafting said...

Fingers crossed here!
Love your photos - one day I'll remember to join in! Love the pic of Lexi keepingSam safe!!
Have good weekend, Chrisx

JoZart said...

Wonderful family pics... such joy to see them all playing together.
Glad to hear things are moving and fingers crossed it wont be long for you.
Hope I'm not too late to join in but it's been madhouse here.
I'll be around the other entries later.
Lots of love Jo x
ps... coach vandalised last week so trip was cancelled! It will be rescheduled so we might make it to meet up after all.

fairy thoughts said...

Oh that is so cute .... The cousins all look so happy in each other's company. Lexi is certainly looking after her brother I wonder how long if will last ... But the twin bond is very special .... It still is with mine and they are 27

505whimsygirl said...

Hi Annie,

I hope the house sale is coming along -- isn't it something, the chain of events that have to happen.

Love the photo of all the grans - very cute! The twins are adorable!!

I plan to join in this week with Friday Smiles.