Sim’s Life has been ridiculously quiet recently, with the summer holidays playing their part! I would love to say I have been sunning myself on a beach in Barbados, however… I haven’t!
The last three weeks have flown by in a blur really, with my feet hardly touching the ground and finding out there aren’t enough hours in the day, even when childfree!
So what have we been up to recently?
The summer holidays kicked off to a fantastic start, with a week’s ‘break’ away in France visiting my parents. It is always lovely to see them and explore their beautiful surroundings, but knowing that I had consigned myself to a decorating and DIY project in the house upon my return, it was seriously hard to relax! Our holiday flew by far too quickly for my liking and before I knew it, we were landing back in Manchester to be greeted by the rain.
Where is our Summer? Seriously! What is with this weather? I was hoping on a repeat performance of last summer, when I blogged about it being too hot – maybe I tempted fate, sorry all! Needless to say, I am a tad disappointed with all the rain we have experienced, it isn’t fun when you have children to occupy during the 6 week holidays!
I am currently childfree, which has meant that I can crack on with decorating Liv’s bedroom ready for her return. I utterly detest decorating, nothing bores me senseless more than painting! In fact, it is a blessing the sun isn’t shining as I would have used that as an excuse not to paint!
The holidays haven’t seen me confined to decorating, as I have fortunately been out and about with friends to enjoy some me time! Most memorably, the Manchester Utd vs Chelsea Match Day Hospitality event yesterday. Jane from A Little Lyrical won two tickets at the May BlogOn conference and we bided our time to check out the new season fixtures before deciding. Now, at the time it seemed a great idea to pick this particular match – me being a Chelsea fan, sitting in a room filled with Utd fans all day. I had high hopes that Chelsea would win the game and went in feeling optimistic. Well, I never expected a 4-0 annihilation from Utd… I don’t think anyone else did either!
Still, it was a fabulous day and everyone was so lovely! We certainly came away after making new friends and having some much need childfree time to let our hair down.
Taking some time off from blogging has been lovely and much needed before the Christmas countdown. However getting back into the swing of things again is hard! I promise normal service shall resume this week, hopefully Chelsea FC will have the same idea too!