Friday, 24 May 2019

This week's smiles....week 322

Here I am at my usual weekly round up of my happy moments from my week....and there's been many thankfully.

Last Thursday morning the sun shone and our son, Mark his wife, Gina and little Theo's day started with the removal van on their drive.  The move went very well and by Saturday a lot of the boxes were already empty, the living room wall had been painted and....

.....the downstairs cloakroom's old carpet had been ripped up and Mark had already tiled the floor [when you have a little boy the floor is better wipe able].  Mark is just like his dad and really can turn his hand to anything...and does a lovely job of it too.....Proud mummy here.

Friday morning saw the same firm of removals at Shell and Brent's house and here they are with the ramp down to their new house.

Theirs is a new build so..... are the twins outside their new front door with a big bow on it and.....

....each of the toilets had a bow on it too.  Apparently it's something the cleaners do after they have given everywhere a final clean.

Neither Mark or Shell has moved far from us.  Mark is about 15 mins away and Shell is just 5 mins away so we will still be able to see them all often thankfully.

Another smile was this one of Phoebe, Lulu and Steve posing for a photo whilst on their latest adventure in their campervan....I think they like to get me guessing where they are and I was able to confirm they were in Colwyn Bay....which always pleases them.

I love seeing them making the best of their new campervan and hearing all about their adventures.

Of course I can't leave my little Tuesday visitor out.  He has learnt to stick his thumb up and doesn't he look a cool dude with his sunglasses on?

Whilst playing with me this week we played shop and then I got out the quiet book pages that I made several years ago for the twins and he really enjoyed exploring the pages and doing each of the activities on them....I love how each of them benefits with the things I make in turn.

I hope you have enjoyed my shares this week and will leave me a little comment before sharing your own smiles below....I may struggle to leave you comments this week as we are off on an adventure so will say sorry now ;-)
Annie x


Helen said...

Wow, that really is getting stuck in straight away! Hope your families will all be very happy in their new homes. Love your cheeky visitor!

Bleubeard and Elizabeth said...

I thought I'd stop by while my photos are uploading on my SLOW internet connection. I've been without internet a good portion of the day, too.

I think I finally have your family down pat. It's amazing how much all the grandchildren look alike. Wonderful that both families moved the same weekend and now you can go help decorate (or get the kids out of the parents hair, whichever fits best).

I've seen cleaners put the strip around the toilet seat, but never saw it include a bow. Nice addition to the cleanliness.

Enjoy your time away today. Are you excited about the crop? Have a lovely Friday and a great weekend. My photos are ready to go, so I'll get my post uploaded now.

Felix the Crafty Cat said...

Hi Annie. How lucky you are, what a great family you have and wishing them all the best in their new homes. Hugs, Angela xXx

Twiglet said...

Happy days! Lovely photos and glad they are all in and getting sorted. xx Jo

Lisca said...

Thank you for linking me dear Annie.
Your smiles are fab today. I’m so glad the moves went well for both of them. It’s good to have a husband that can turn his hand to anything. I know how you feel. I’m lucky to have a handy husband.
We are at the airport at the moment and the WiFi seems ok. Our flight is at 13:30 so we are having a coffee while we wait.
Have a lovely weekend,

mamapez5 said...

You enjoy your adventure Annie. It certainly looks as though the families enjoy theirs'.
How exciting to be moving house. It is a lot of work I know, but it is like having a clean slate that you can put your own mark on. I have moved house countless times and start to feel restless if I stay somewhere for too long. But Chris is adamant that this is our last home, so I am starting to put down some roots. It is good that the children are staying nearby. hopefully that means the twins won't have to change schools.
Here's hoping the sun shines for you while you are away. Kate x

Catriona said...

Beautiful photos, Annie. You are so blessed with all these gorgeous grandchildren. Enjoy your adventure and it’s only 6 more sleeps til we set off on ours. So looking forward to meeting you all in person. X

Elizabeth said...

Hi Annie, I'm not expecting a comment this week - you're off on your adventures again! And after all those house moves it's probably a well deserved break too. The photos of the moves take me back to our last move into this house - never again! Lovely photos of the children in front of the new door. That's a charming custom of the cleaning ladies and quite practical too - it lets their boss know they've done their job. Lovely to see the Theo so absorbed in the soft book too. Have a wonderful weekend. Hugs, Ellie xx