Our lives are so busy at times that it can be all too easy to focus only on the negative and tiring things that have happened during the week. To counteract this, every week I join the #HappyDaysLinky run by the lovely Katy (whatkatysaid.com) and Sian (quitefranklyshesaid.com) to reflect on all the moments of the past week that have made me happy.

This week has been a bit of a blur if I’m honest and I didn’t really take many pictures so I’m struggling to remember everything. Here are the highlights that do stick out though:

  • I have been searching for a purse that I like for years and always end up getting something cheap to tide me over until I find something I really want (fussy I know). In the end hubby decided enough was enough and found me a couple online (for far more money than I would ever spend on myself – I know he’s a keeper) and ordered them for me to have a look at and choose between. I spent far too long trying them out and changing all my cards between them but I was really torn as they were both gorgeous. In the end I chose this blue See by Chloe one. The photo doesn’t really do it justice but the leather is so soft and almost velvet like, I LOVE it!

  • L singing at the top of her voice at toddler group.
  • L woke up with the most amazing bed head and was extremely happy about it. So cute.
  • For Children In Need on Friday M’s school had asked all the children to go in wearing something spotty. We didn’t have anything so I got him a cheap white t-shirt and let him loose with the pens. He had great fun making his own design and even wrote his name on it in dots (no picture as he’s very fussy about which ones I’m allowed to use on here).
  • We went out for tea again after school on Friday and the little girl L made friends with last week was there again, she was so excited when she saw her.
  • Last night we went to my parents for tea. This must be the first sit down meal we have had there in years as they have been having a lot of work done. Now that they finally have a finished kitchen and dining room it was great to all sit down and enjoy some lovely food together. It was a really lovely night.
  • This morning L decided she wanted to be a princess and wear her pretty dress and play in her princess castle.

What has made you happy this week?

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10 thoughts on “Happy Days: Family Time, Princesses and A New Purse

  1. Aww sounds like a lovely week, I really like the purse too! I love the Princess tent you have, I have a 3 yr old who would love it! 🙂


    Posted on 20 November, 2016 at 4:11 pm
    1. Thank you. We bought for a birthday back in August from Amazon, it was actually fairly cheap too x

      Posted on 20 November, 2016 at 5:03 pm
  2. Oh I love your new purse! I could do with one I just throw my cards and money everywhere – im an unorganised mess! #happydays

    Posted on 22 November, 2016 at 11:45 am
    1. Ha ha, me too till now. I think that’s why the hubby had had enough!

      Posted on 22 November, 2016 at 6:30 pm
  3. The bow on the purse is so cute! #thelistlinky

    Posted on 22 November, 2016 at 9:55 pm
    1. Thank you, I have a Chloe handbag where the two zips meet in the middle to form this same bow, it’s such a lovely detail x

      Posted on 23 November, 2016 at 6:57 am
  4. Ahh I love the new purse – and well done to your husband for looking online for you! We had a pyjama day/spots dress up last friday too, my youngest was very confused as to why he was wearing pjs to nursery!

    Thank you for linking up to #KCACOLS and I hope to see you back again on Sunday x
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    Posted on 23 November, 2016 at 8:45 am
    1. Thank you, he’s always doing nice stuff like that, I’m very lucky! I can imagine going to nursery in pjs must have been very confusing!

      Posted on 23 November, 2016 at 5:44 pm
  5. I am totally with you on purses! I am so fussy it takes me ages to find one to suit my needs! Thank you for joining in #HappyDaysLinky xx
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    Posted on 26 November, 2016 at 7:56 am
    1. So glad I’m not the only one x

      Posted on 26 November, 2016 at 1:09 pm