Timetable – Word of the Week

Phew, what a week and it’s not over yet. My calendar has been scribbled on, covering every little space, and I’ve had to keep a time table just to keep track of everything. Why has it been so busy? Well, it’s the first time I’ve had three kids in two different schools at Christmas time.

Star has had two concerts and a school trip as well as Christmas dinner and Christmas jumper day. Boo and the Little Man have had assemblies, Christmas jumper days, school trips, cinema day and they still have workshops with the parents for making decorations and Christmas parties to go. Star finishes school tomorrow at twelve and the other two finish at two, but still have to go in all day next Monday and half day on Tuesday.

At home I’ve been drowning in wrapping paper as I wrap up my Christmas gifts. I’ve braved the stores to finish off my Christmas Shopping, had a very nice breakfast in a trendy cafe, had a brief visit with my niece on her nineteenth birthday, had a visit to the G.P. Surgery and written a six page report for my eldest son. Oh, and I’ve written and posted most of my Christmas cards as well as my Thank You cards for my wedding gifts.

And tomorrow we have a trip to Cadbury World to look forward too!

My head has literally been spinning with it all and I can’t wait for school to finish now and the chance to sit back and relax. Trust me, the latter half of next week will be spent on the sofa with hot chocolate watching Christmas movies all day…with probably a bit of Christmas baking going on when I feel like it.

I do feel a sense of achievement though. I’m still waiting on a couple of parcels but apart from the food my Christmas shopping is done and dusted. I’ve got my turkey hamper ordered for delivery on Christmas Eve and the rest of the food shopping is booked for delivery. I’m hoping to get out one day next week to get some special food and drink treats for us all.

I’m struggling to find it just yet but I think I will be in full Christmas spirit very soon. Then it will be onwards and upwards to 2017, which will hopefully be a better year.

Are you excited for Christmas yet?

The Reading Residence


  1. December 16, 2016 / 12:43 pm

    You have been busy! It's such a crazy time of year, isn't it, without the added pressures of all they have going on at school! I do like the sound of your week next week – I have similar plans! Thanks for sharing with #WotW x

  2. December 16, 2016 / 7:59 pm

    No wonder your head is spinning it sounds like things have been so busy!
    Have a fab time at Cadbury World and I hope you find your Christmas spirit soon….I'm sure when you have some time to relax it will turn up x

  3. mummyhereandthere
    December 16, 2016 / 8:38 pm

    wow, lots of events and planning. It does get crazy this time of year X #wotw

  4. angiemwebster77
    December 16, 2016 / 8:44 pm

    It's been pretty much the same here in regards to school, I almost forgot about a class chocolate sale with all the other things going on ! Feel relieved schools finally broken up. I don't feel in the Christmas spirit hopefully we both will soon Enjoy Cadbury world it's a great day out. #WotW

  5. December 16, 2016 / 9:54 pm

    Wow, and I thought I'd been busy. It sounds like yours tops mine!! Spinning is a very good description! Enjoy your chocolate and christmas movies next week #wotw

  6. rebeccabeesley
    December 21, 2016 / 4:44 pm

    Hope you have a most wonderful Christmas! You sound very organised about it despite it being such a hectic time of year x

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