Sunday, 26 August 2012

Home Alone......



So Number 1 Snowdrop, with Dad for company and moral support, are Boston bound.

Source:SuperGa

Bags packed, the day we have been waiting for all year has finally arrived.


Source:Brown dress with white dots


University, here he comes!

Whilst I am so excited and unbelievably proud of him, a little bit of me is feeling just a little bit teary.

And with Number 2 Snowdrop in Italy, I'm Home Alone!!


What's a girl to do?......


Well, I've filled the house with beautiful white flowers......












I have scheduled lots of yoga......


Source:unknown 



There are cupboards to organise......


Source:The Glossier Nerd 



And I have a pile of magazines to read......






Oh, and there will probably be cake involved!!......


Source:Green Like Bathwater 



I'm going to be soooo busy!


I'll keep you posted......


Have a lovely day,


Lizx






















16 comments:

  1. Wow! I am feeling a little like you, but it's because we will be taking our daughter back to school next week for her final year! How did 4 years go so quickly?! I feel both proud and emotional during these big steps. You are so smart to ground yourself in your home and activities...enjoy the quiet! xob

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  2. Sounds like you have the perfect plans to fill the days ahead! All best, Phyllis

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  3. ...I've found a new garden centre Liz!... with cafe ...can meet any day:-) lots of love and thinking of you xxx name a day and I'll be there! x

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  4. It's amazing how quickly they grow up! My eldest is starting his senior school next week, and I can hardly believe that he's out of nappies! Good to have a list of diversionary projects to ensure that life stays busy - one can NEVER have too many magazines - OR cake!
    Paula xx

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  5. You're my kind of girl with cake involved! I know your son's new adventure is emotional for all...best of luck to him as well. I hope you have a wonderful time with your house to yourself!
    xo Nancy
    Powellbrowerhome.com

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  6. Must be such a hard transition but at least you'll have some quality me time :) xoxo

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  7. Thank-you for your kind comment. I have one down and the other son to go off to University as a sophomore in a week. I am looking forward to getting things done here too....and making some time for me.
    pretty images.
    enjoy the cake.
    pve

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  8. Must be a time of mixed emotions! Those lovely flowers will definitely bring some cheer :)

    Abbey x

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  9. The cake will help and the flowers are a salve that I love to use myself.

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  10. Oh, sounds like my kind of day- especially the cake part! Hope you're able to enjoy your empty nest and don't feel blue, it will take a little getting used to.

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  11. Oh that carrot cake is making me so hungry ! Find one like that and I'll come and keep you company !xx

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  12. That cake looks yummy! And your day sounds great! Christa

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  13. Hey Liz, oh no wonder you're feeling teary with your snowdrops away - bittersweet - we do our best to turn them in to adults and then it's hard to let them go!! Your plan for distraction is a good one- magazines and cake are always a good idea!

    Sharon
    xxxx

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  14. all wonderful distractions, the flowers are beautiful.
    Enjoy your 'me time'!
    Bec x

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  15. I know exactly how you're feeling- and mine only goes to uni in Bath. You are doing all the right things to keep your days fun and busy, and if there's a lull in your 'me time', just add more cake. I always find that works a treat!
    Thanks so much for your lovely message.
    Hugs, B x

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  16. It's definitely a bittersweet time, but we wouldn't have it any other way - you'll be so busy before long, that you'll wonder how you ever fit it all in...happy weekend!

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