Thursday, 17 July 2014

Reasons to be Cheerful: The End is Nigh! #R2BC


I don't mean the end of the world but the end of term! Here in Cumbria Friday afternoon sees us breaking up for the holidays and I can't wait. No wonder it hasn't taken much to make me happy this week:

1) Tea in the park

Last Friday it was so hot I treated us all to fish and chips in the park it really was bliss to chill out in the sun at the end of a busy week:


Hoping we get more days like this in the holidays!

2) Family Bike Ride

It had been too long since we went out cycling so I took the offer of another adult willing to come with us to get us all out on our bikes. The second half of the bike ride had me smiling once my son got his confidence back:



3) Staveley Carnival

This is such an amazing event for the whole family. I've written a long post about it already but here is a taster:


Shame we have to wait 2 years for the next one!

4) Operation House

It's nice to feel at the end of the week that progress has been made in sorting the house out a bit. There are little areas that look so much better to me though its still very much a work in progress to be be completed over the summer. I even cajoled the children into starting to tidy their rooms and I am managing to slowly increase the number of chores they each do. Not a smooth ride but hopefully it will be worth it in the end..

5) Positive body image


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14 comments:

  1. Ohhh bike rides!! I need a bike so I can go on bikes rides my littles, can't beat a good bike ride on a sunny day! Lovely reasons and lovely photos :) x

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  2. What a lovely week! Tea in the park?! Awesome. Love your carnival pic, the costumes are so colourful :0) here's to another good week.

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  3. Lovely cheeky bike riding and yay for the end of term, we have to wait until Weds for ours. Have a fab weekend :)

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  4. Read my entry and you will see why you are so lucky to have your meal in the park!!!

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  5. Looks like a great run - such pretty scenary #sharefriday

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  6. I love the hairy bikers and their book is brill - lots of yummy options #sharefriday x

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  7. Congratulations. I am so rubbish at running long distances. I love a good sprint though!

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  8. This is my plan for the summer too. We've been so busy so I'm looking forward to really slowing down now xx x

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  9. Such a beautifully picturesque run again! And well done on your race position! x x

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  10. I think I would run if I lived in such a picturesque place xx

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