Thursday, 13 July 2017

Word of the Week - Busy




Now, before I start I realise that my idea of a busy week may not be yours. Most weeks I spend ninety percent of my time stuck indoors with little more than housework, reading and crochet to do. But this week has been very busy for my and to be honest, I've loved it.

First I started off with a manic Monday which involved a trip to the dentist, a shopping delivery, and a last minute rush for the school run. Hubby had gone to pick up my daughter from the airport but got lost on the way home. He was going to be late for the kids, and my power chair was in the boot. I had to get my eldest son to push me around the school in my manual chair and we made it just in time. Then to finish off the day it was parents evening for Star. The good news is, that although her attendance is bad, she's managing to keep up with most of her work.

Then on Tuesday I was planning on resting all day but we had a visit from my friend who had just passed her driving test. It was lovely that she passed and that they came to visit, but it also meant a house full of six kids too.

Wednesday we had to take Star to the clinic so we had to pick her up from school early. I decided that I was going to walk in the clinic. We can park right by the doors but it's quite a long walk down the corridor inside. I took my rollator walker which also has a seat on it so I can rest when I need too. This is a lot slower than going in my chair but I really wanted to give it a go. I was so proud that I managed it but it hurt so so bad later and my ankles were really swollen. Star did not have good news though and now we have to start the school holidays with a disimpaction. I'm not going into details, look it up if you are interested, but it's not fun. (This will be her third time.)


Thursday was calmer, although not for the kids, Boo had to take in some old clothes for some painting, it's all very vague but I bet it's fun. The Little Man had to take in his favourite toy. I did think that the lap top and the PS4 would not be appreciated so he ended up taking his very noisy Iron Man Figure.  I have been busy sorting out birthdays. It's Boos birthday in less than two weeks, then exactly two weeks later it's The Little Man's birthday, then exactly two weeks later it's Star's birthday. So, I've been getting their presents and figuring out what do to. Boo is having a Splodge Teddy Party, which I have written about before, The Little Man is having a BBQ party where we are just inviting close friends and family (we've tried birthday parties before but you don't get a good turnout if the birthday is in the middle of the school holiday.) Then Star is insisting she has the same birthday as she's had for the past six years, that's Pizza Hut with our direct family and a bear from Build A Bear. I've got their presents sorted already and I feel extremely organised.

Friday, it's the school BBQ. We have to be there at lunch time and there will also be a little concert from Star and her classmates. It sounds like fun. I am hoping for a restful weekend, but we have our Teacher gifts and cards to make!

How's your week been?



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A little Note About Positive Reviews on Raisie Bay



Some people only write reviews when things go wrong with products, which is good because it lets people know that there could be potential problems. I've also seen negative feedback with say things like, I had to return this item because the colour did not suit me...is this useful?

I write reviews on most items I buy because I like to give genuine feedback. If I have a genuine problem with a product I will write my review in the appropriate place.

I write reviews on my blog too, but they are mostly positive. Why? Because I only write reviews for the things I've loved. If I don't love them I let the person who sent me them know with details why and then let them decided if they would rather me write a negative review or not write one at all. It's always the latter.

This is my blog, my place and I'll let you know about the things I love. If you want to find out what other people have hated about the product then you will need to look elsewhere.

My reviews may all be positive, but they are still genuine.
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