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04 March 2016

Down She Goes!!!

I have succumed to the germs that have been surrounding me for what seems like weeks. A hacking cough that feels like my throat is being ripped out, gritty eyes, a throbbing swollen nose and a head that feels like it's been kicked by a horse. I am down but I am not out. I will carry on until I have to give in and take to the sofa.

The bath time wrap was made yesterday and I love it. It's very simple being just a tube with elastic around the top and the bottom has been edged with homemade pink candy stripe bias binding. I think it has cost me about a pound in total. I've never sewn stretch towelling before so I spent some time with an offcut trying out stitches to find the best one for the job which paid off but I don't think I would buy any for a repeat performance.
No time to start on the serape so I may start that today.

Hubby has just left for work so I have a nice long afternoon until DD comes home and we go shopping. I have baking to do for the weekend as we are having a Mother's Day get together at my daughter in laws house. Her mum is coming up from London and there will be quite a houseful so we are having a cold buffet. I will make a couple of quiches, a bowl of coleslaw and a huge bowl of my famous potato and frankfurter salad and DDIL is adding green salad, assorted meats, crusty bread and pickles. Something sweet to have with a cuppa is a must so I will be making more of the lemon meringue cupcakes which went down very well at the baby shower. I expect the shopping bill will be slightly higher this week with the extras I have to get but not too bad I hope.

I have seen snow this morning.....not a lot but they do say the Midlands will be getting some.
Thanks for visiting today.
Sheila-x-

6 comments:

  1. Just when you think Spring is in the air, it snows. Hope you feel better soon.

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  2. I was reading in the paper that we may have a white Easter. I won't put a bet on it....lol-x-

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  3. I know sometimes you think you have avoided the illness and then you get it right at the end. I hope you feel better soon. xx

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  4. A www Sheila...I hope the bugs don't stay long for you...a real drag especially when a nice weekend is planned X

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  5. 2. Ya know, it's a good job you are not a man, with all that work to do! Mine would have succumbed to his bed!

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  6. Mine would be flopped on the sofa Rachel most likely watching second world war films or James Bond which drives me crazy. I would much rather he went to bed-x-

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