Sunday, October 29, 2006

Oh, what a perfect day....

Forgot the clocks were going back today - this morning started very early and I am predicting tears before bedtime, but strangely I don't care. I am in a little bubble of happiness after having one of those great, life enhancing days yesterday.

I went to Cheltenham to meet Monica and passed the day in a pleasurable haze of chatter, eating, drinking, wandering and shopping. I discovered that Monica is one of those people with flawless style and taste, so I was really pleased when she helped me pick out some fabric for a bag I have been meaning to make for ages.

I saw these amazing shoes which I probably should have bought and may have to go back for.


And I returned home to two happy little boys who had the best day with Daddy. They had a picnic (with boiled eggs - which entitles him to a 'Father of the Year' award in their eyes). And he swore to me he didn't keep them in the linen hamper ALL day.

21 comments:

tiel s-k said...

go back and buy the shoes

go back and buy the shoes

go back and buy the shoes

go back and buy the shoes


they are so sweet.

you should catch up more often, the boys look like they had such fun.

kirsty said...

go back and buy the shoes

and buy me some too!

they are UNBELIEVABLE!!!! I LOVE shoes.

Cutie patootie boys :)

jen said...

that material looks awesome. i love the colors. i can't wait to see what style of purse you make with it. those shoes are totally cute.

lazylol said...

Yes go back and buy the shoes - I love em! The fabric and kids are lovely too.
Thanks for your help with the tinned pumpkin.

Sal said...

I saw those very shoes in Amsterdam the other week and was sorely tempted, Paul dragged me from the shop before I'd made a decision! so buy the shoes they're fab!

caroline said...

I totally love those shoes too - Camper do make some fabulous shoes don't they?

I also love the fabric you have chosen to make a bag with - can't wait to see the finished article.

raspberry said...

Those are amazing shoes!

Alicia A. said...

Oh, the shoes!! So adorable.

The tears will be from you, the boys, or both? :)

Kate said...

Yep - you need to go back and get the shoes. Glad you all had a great day.

nuttnbunny said...

Can't wait to see the bag. Colors so alluring! btw - slim diff between the inner and little voices :-)

laura said...

Very cute in the hamper there. I love those days, we call them mommy days, when I get out and actually don't feel like a mommy for a few hours. Ahhhh.
And no worries on the package, take your time! I'll be delighted whenever it comes!

joanna said...

Oh, you HAVE to go back and buy the shoes, Ali - love those Campers!! They are gorgeous!! Love the material,too - beautiful colours :)

Donna said...

Lovely shoes, you must have them! Nothing like a day of retail therapy with a good friend, especially after a week of half term. Looking forward to seeing your bag :-)

Beautiful boys by the way, soooo cute. x

Rebecca said...

Have been enjoying your site via Little Cotton Rabbits ...

I think I feel a real need for those shoes too!

Gina said...

The shoes are so cute!!!!!!

stephanie said...

Buy the shoes!

Great fabric choices for the bag. I look forward to seeing the finished product.

Julie said...

It is unanimous - you must get those Camper shoes, they will haunt your thoughts until you make them yours and if you're a size 5 you can always give them to me if you decide you don't like them ;) That's great fabric - really looking forward to seeing the finished bag. Sounds like you had an all round great weekend - and it wasn't even mother's day !

melissa said...

those shoes really are too cute. Just in case you had any doubts about getting them. Sounds like such a lovely day. How wonderful to meet a blogging friend in real life like that!

capello said...

i think you should go back and get *me* the shoes.

linda said...

How nice to have a day away! We've been having early mornings and teary evenings here as well. I didn't know that you guys changed your hours over there as well. We never moved our clocks when I was living in Asia. I'm glad you had fun, and I'm wondering if anyone has convinced you to go back and get the shoes. I'm thinking you could get some plain onces and embellish them yourself. :o)

jojo* said...

Sounds like you had a fun time with Monica. How wonderful! Those shoes ARE cute, and so are your boys in the hamper...hee hee!