Sunday, September 20, 2009

Poor Old House

We are feeling better, but after days of boys cutting up paper and leaving lego lying around, a hairy dog and cat, and me feeling sick, the house is rather the worse for wear.

I'm not coming back on the blog until I've fixed it! (And given that I'm at work tomorrow, this could mean Tuesday at the earliest.) Meanwhile, please make do with my pretty pictures from the last few days and this:

I have been lucky enough to follow a link to Lajoni's beautiful blog 'Painting New Memories', where she is having a giveaway of one of her portraits, drawn from a photo you send. Wouldn't that be fantastic to win! Do pop over and see her...

20 comments:

Florence and Mary said...

I always have to cut myself off from the laptop if I want to get anything done!

Victoria xx

Sarah said...

Oh poor poor Floss! Don't overdo yourself now will you? I'm sure it doesn't look that bad either. Anyway I'm off to finish that window I started cleaning last week.

Sonia ~ Vintage Rose Designs said...

Perhaps I should be doing the same thing but alas, here I am....
:)
Sonia

Sarah said...

Glad you are feeling better. I'm putting off the obvious too!

Cal said...

Good to read you're feeling better. Hope you have a good week. Catch up on your housework s l o w l y! If you can ;>

Lucy Pursglove-Jones said...

Good luck with catching up on the house, Floss. Glad to hear you're feeling a little better. X

Elizabethd said...

Take care of yourself, it takes a little while to recover from the dreaded gastro.

Mami said...

Take care!! Hope you will get better soon.
You might need some warmly soup or hot drink.

The Curious Cat said...

What a wonderful idea! Will take a look - hope you feel better soon and sort the house out and feel better for it! xxx

Michela said...

Take care Floss, hope to have good news from you very soon!

Rose Charles said...

Hi Floss,

I hope you feel better soon!

Rose X

Itch2stitch.com said...

Gosh, it doesn't take long does it, for a house to take over! I know that well! Suzie. x

A Bun Can Dance said...

Hello Floss
I'm pleased to hear you are feeling better, but do take it steady - all that house work isn't good for recuperation!
Thanks for your comment about the utmost challenge. Like you, this is pretty much how we live, but I am so conscious of how easy it is for me to impulse buy or to shop for somebody's gift, etc. Being a consumer is so easy, and that's the problem. I'm hoping the challenge will really make me stop and think rather than just 'buy', and to make me use my creativity much more. I am a little nervous to say the least! But luckily my Husband is extremely frugal, much more than me, so at least he won't be leading me astray!
Of course, there are always the exceptions, and if you do feel you might have a go, of course you could have any exceptions which are right for you.
If nothing else, I've already started to research how to make underwear!!
Take care
Denise x

Josie-Mary said...

Glad to hear you're feeling better, now get on with the housework!!!
Sorry to hear about your mum, must be hard for you all.
Thanks for putting the link on :)

Serenata said...

Take it easy Floss, but glad to hear you are all recuperating.
I think our youngest has a gastro bug of some sort. I did send him to school today, as it is always difficult to tell with him how bad something is, but he didn't really eat anything tonight - MOST UNUSUAL! So will have to see how he is in the morning.
Probably just as well not showing your boys the guinea pigs - they are addictive - I have had them since I was 7 years old!

Manka said...

Hi Floss! I'm glad that you are feeling better.
I know how difficult it is to catch up with housework... but try to take it easy...
hugs:Manka

abeachcottage.com said...

oh I know how you feel! sorry you have had it too...go easy, I made the classic mistake of doing too much too soon

the house and the mess will still be there, easy to say I know but IT WILL!

S

Lululiz said...

Awww, you poor darlings, I am so sorry you have not been well. You take it easy girl, don't call your house messy, just call it well lived in. Housework is overrated.

Pomona said...

Hope you feel better soon!

Pomona x

Marie Reed said...

awwww! You were under the weather Floss! I hope that you have a bit more energy and gorgeous weather to boot today!