Friday, 30 November 2012

The Stool........



How cute is this???
Bought for £3.99 in a CS the other day!
Quick clean.....new oilcloth top....and hey presto...something perfect for my bedroom!
 


Another CS find.....a vintage dressing gown....80p...bargain!

Latest "book by my bed" love this...bought it with my staff discount from work!
Love the NT.......love my discount!
 
See you all soon....check out the blog post below...I've done two updates today!xxxxx

Time away......

 Möhnese Dam.....of Dambuster fame.


Hi all.......thank you for the lovely comments and the
warm welcome back!
Well,  as you can see from the title of this blog entry,  I've been away........to Germany......to see my chap Chris at his barracks.
Yep he's a soldier....in the Army Air Corp.......yikes......likey!
 


 
 
Me under the Sargent's Mess.......they used this as a hospital during WW2.

We went to IKEA too.......like you do!
Chris bought something to store shoes in....so we had a fun time putting that together!
 One of many cakes we ate while away!


 
 
Christmas tree in the local town......


The night of the ball........this is what they are told to wear....strict dress code for formal evenings.......
 
My ballgown....black taffeta,  so lovely to wear......adore it....!
 
Chris and me!
 
Yarn bombing....how cool!
 
 
Chris in uniform...oorreerrrr!
The Helicopter is a Lynx.
 
 
 
 
We went to an awesome animal park........I had such a fab time......can't wait to go back soon........watch this space!
Minutes....MMxxxxx
 
 
 


Wednesday, 7 November 2012

It appears people can see and read me.......yikes!!!!



I'm still getting used to being back in the driving seat.......blogger is not what it used to be!
I'm still bargain hunting in CS.....and have found some super things....and you know what? This blog would not be my blog if I'd not mentioned CK within 2 mins of being back.......!



So.....here are my latest CK CS finds........a cherries bag and a wonderful cushion cover, £6.99 for the two......bought from Oxfam on Oxford Road Manchester........check that shop out...they have some amazing pre-loved goodies....!
 


Back soon......with new stuff and more on the ballgown and the new boyfriend!!!!
 
Watch this space......xxxxxx

Tuesday, 23 October 2012

Wow......it's been a while.......

 *Mel sneaks in.........hopes that she has not been forgotten*
Hi everyone........I know it's been a while.......i know you can't read my old blog.
Thought it might be best to begin a new book.........with chapters all about me!
So.....I guessing some of you are thinking....what has this girl been up to????
Why has she got a picture of a ball gown????
I know....random....but all will become clear!
 
So....firstly I'm good......life has had massive up n downs.....
I'm still working for the National Trust....yay!
Getting more and more work.......doing well with membership sales........I've made some fantastic new friends.......I now have contact lenses.....lol!
Still riding my bike and just happy happy happy!
 
So why the ball gown????????
Well......watch this space.......life has become rather interesting of late........I'll be back with yet more delightful housey pictures soon......it what I do best......as well have having lots of mad happenings.......it's great to be back.....love it!!!!
 
Minutes!!!!xxxxx