Monday, 26 December 2011

Merry Christmas (sorry it's a little late)

Merry Christmas to everyone - sorry it is a little late only I have been doing the usual Christmas stuff i.e giving presents, opening presents, Christmas Dinner and today a less than an hour dive round the Christmas sales - I know a lot of people do not find it acceptable on Boing Day but I live right in town, the shops were open so I went for it.  I did however, order from next on Christmas Eve already.

I bought some clothes - smellies from Boots with my points and some wrapping paper the latter as I am nearly out and for next year, I got it all for less than half price!!
Well I am now back in the Christmas Spirit and shall commencing eating shortly - although we have cut down already.

Sunday, 11 December 2011

Every little helps just found this on MSE

If you work in an industry  listed on the link below and you wear a uniform (that you employers requires you to wear) you may be able to claim expenses, these can be backdated for up to 6 years.

Thursday, 8 December 2011

Liebster Blog Award

Imagine my surprise this evening when I found out that Ruth Kelly  has nominated me for a Liebster Award.  I would like to take the opportunity of thanking her - thanks Ruth x

Now the idea of the Liebster award is to spotlight up and coming bloggers who have less than 200 followers.The word Liebster came from the German word for dearest.

The rules are; Copy and Paste the award on to your blog.

Thank the giver and link back to them

Reveal your top 5 blog picks and let them know by leaving a comment on their blogs.

Hopefully your 5 followers will spread the love to their 5 favourite bloggers and so it goes on.

No 1 is Angela  at   Angela - learn something from her blog every day!

No 2  is SFT   at   SFT always an inspirational read.

No 3 is Miss Piggy Bank at  MISS PB - always having a good time whilst keeping an eye on her piggy bank!

No 4 is Mum's Simply Living Blog Mums Simply Living - always so creative - I often wish I was as creative as she is - some lucky gift recipients I trust!

No 5 is Sharon at SharonMac - has a very good sense of humour in the face of adversity.

Wednesday, 7 December 2011

Birthday Celebrations

As you know Friday was a dinner out with other Lawyers.

Me and my colleagues worse for wear - some official photos should be ready in due course:

Saturday I enjoyed a meal with the family which was lovely no pics as low lighting and the place was packed!

Sunday my sister and her OH took me to the Chewton Glen for afternoon tea

Im in the middle lol:

Nom Nom Nom!

And then in slightly better light:

Then here is me aged 6 ha ha ha:

Cool huh in Weymouth near where I live.

I met colleagues for lunch Monday for birthyday celebrations then yesterday OH took me to see Arthur Christmas followed by a Pizza Hut Buffet and finally a warm drink after further bout of Christmas Shopping which I am doing frugally!

I had a good week was treated by others for all event mainly OH other than Lawyers do!

Tuesday, 6 December 2011

40 today and Speech went well!!

After all the worry my speech went well.  I think the firm I work for were so surprised and pleased that it had gone so well.  I was before 250 Lawyers some local and one was Lord Phillips the most senior Judge in the UK and he was sat next to me.

I was in so many photos (which I will post when I receive them as we had a photographer) and I was so relieved at having done my speech I went into hug mode and yes I hugged the lovely Lord Phillips and some other Judges too!!

Now as it is my 40th today I will not stop long and will tell you all about my birthday surprised including my visit to the Luxurious Chewton Glen Hotel!!