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Monday, December 27, 2010

Christmas Stash and Food

Our Jamie Oliver Turkey and Leek pie with chestnut puff pastry. Very nice..although Dan wouldn't eat it as it has veg in it!

Just finished reading this book which was Brill!! Have the Micheal McIntyre Book to read next.

I had four CD's..i asked for one - Plan B but also got , The black eyed peas, Take that and a triple pack of Prince's greats hits.
I have enough chocolate to bath in ..don't expect to see me slim anytime soon! Or Ever!!

Still no crafting done yet craft table is still being used for food :( ...not that i feel much like cooking at the mo. Just omelet for tea tonight .

Love Soojay xx

Sunday, December 26, 2010

My Favorite bit of Christmas..........Boxing day!

These photos were taken yesterday..of course! Meg was very excited :)

A heat pack teddy :)

Derek has wanted a bird table for a little while now and as the school's "Eco warrior" I thought we ought to have one.

He wore this all day! LOL.

As I said before, i am not the biggest fan of Christmas. I miss my mum and dad and family..we used to have everyone round when the children were little. There is too much "stuff" to do and buy. Yesterday was great, everyone was happy with what they got ..there were no iPod's or real big presents but thats what birthdays are for :)
The meal was lovely and for once I actually enjoyed it - its not always so good when you do all the cooking. We always eat late now as no one is that hungry at lunchtime.
Today we are having left over turkey for tea made the Jamie Oliver way Dan won't like it as it involves veg so he can have something else.
Hope you all survived Christmas and don't have to rush back to work too soon - Derek is back tonight .

Love Soojay xx

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Starting to feel like Christmas.

The tree had to be Squeezed into the corner i am afraid. Our living room is a little on the small side. Its okay though and i bought some chocs to pop on it today...if i put them on too soon, they disappear long before Christmas day.

Finally got round to making Cinnamon Buns. I made 14 all together but there are none left! Even Dan ate two and hates nuts! They definitely tasted better than they looked.

A rare photo of Natalie NOT pulling a funny face. We took her to her placement Christmas dinner today and after we dropped her off, managed to get some shopping done. She had a great time and was laden down with raffle prizes she won when we picked her up.

My own personal Santa. He is a nutter who loves to go shopping on Christmas Eve!! Rather him than me! Mind you he does tend to get MY pressies i shall send him with a long list...keep your fingers crossed that he comes back with "Plan B's" CD :)

Love Soojay xxx

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

12 Years

Miss You Mum x

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

First batch

of mince pies. Served warm with .......

This :)

Love Soojay xxx

Sunday, December 12, 2010

Christmas Meals

Two down :)
I can recommend the Beacons field Arms in Occold ( Thursday night with the non teaching staff ). where I bumped into little sis, also out for a meal :)
And, Fayre View in Diss where i went with my carer friend this after noon. I really don't feel like ironing school clothes and cooking tea now .. a little nap would be preferable.
Two more to go to next week , Tues Lunchtime with my boss and Thursday Evening with the SEN staff. Also School Carol service on Monday night..I have been listening to the choir practice at lunchtimes and they sound brill!
We all break up at various times on Friday ..Even Derek has all of Christmas week off :)
I am still manically making Christmas cards ..i never make enough but have bought a load this year too.
Righty go cook, iron ,clean and nag ( but not necessarily in that order ;))

Love Soojay xxx

Thursday, December 09, 2010

Clothes Show

Sorry for lack of photos! The show was great and i din't want to miss it by trying to get a good shot! The theme was film genre's and ended with the dirty dancing sequence.

I ought to have taken photos inside the halls of all the great stuff on sale but to be honest i was too busy shopping :) ..Maybe next time.
Off out to my first Christmas meal with staff tonight. Only got an hour and a bit to get ready, so i'd better get a move on!!

Love Soojay xx

Thursday, December 02, 2010

Still at Work

Not now of course! But so far we have remained open. The Children would rather we closed for a snow day but have managed to make snowmen and snow balls at break and lunch.

These were taken at 8.30 this morning when I arrived. Looks pretty doesn't it? I have to say it has been quite warm in school - certainly where I work.

Dan couldn't get into college this morning and Meg's school closed slightly earlier than normal. Derek on the other hand was VERY late home from work as Ipswich was a mess ( traffic wise) this morning.

I had a nice Email saying that my order of Eclipse has been dispatched...come Mr Postman :)

Hope everyone is warm and cozy at home.
We shall see what tomorrow brings.

Love Soojay xx