Word of the Week – 21/11/14

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My word of the week this week is:


Oh yes, it’s felt busy, active, and full! It’s been one of those where I have had to concentrate to be sure I know what day it is – you know the sort, don’t you?

It’s been a week filled with plenty of activity. At the weekend, we squeezed in shopping, Boo went to a party, gardening, seeing family and the Husband went off to play golf. Since then, I’ve had parcels arriving daily, due to the Christmas shopping I’ve been doing and various blogging assignments, so lots to sort and enjoy. We’ve also had workmen here giving us quotes for various bits and pieces we’re looking to do around the house, and it’s felt like there’s been one after another, and I’ve been juggling the visits with the dog barking at them the whole time and Little Man telling them to ‘go away’! I’ve been out and about with the kids, helping out at Boo’s school and visiting a lovely friend and her newborn son – I feel like I haven’t actually stopped all week! And Boo and I had a girls night out last night. It’s so very, very rare that she’s up after 7pm, especially on a school night, but we were out until after that time, at a blogging event – it’s stationery-based, I could not resist! We had a great time, Boo was very lively and excitable, so I’ll post all about that next week. Oh, and my least favourite ‘lively’ element of the week? Little Man has been lively when he should have been sleeping! Most nights this week have been bad ones, so I’ve been getting through the lively week, feeling a tad less lively than I usually do! To top it off, Boo’s been constantly singing and practising for her Christmas play, where she has a main part so we’ve lines to learn. I think I know every song now, and they’ve certainly offered us a lively soundtrack to our week! All together now, ‘My life is getting very busy….’ Oh yes, so apt!

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33 thoughts on “Word of the Week – 21/11/14”

  1. A very busy week for you this week! Why is though that weeks like that often seem to coincide with more disturbed nights too? Sounds like you are very organised though – I still need to start my Christmas shopping. Hope you manage to get a little more sleep over the weekend and thanks for hosting #WotW x

    1. Oh, it’s always the way, isn’t it?! I am organised, but it’s starting to run away with me, but get a handle on everything again! x

  2. Sounds very lively! My son has been practising his Christmas songs-it feels like 5 minutes ago my daughter was singing them and now its his turn. I’m at an advantage in that i already know most of the words from first time around. I hope Little Man settles down for you soon x

  3. Oh wow – you have been even more busy than usual! Love the fact that Little Man told the workmen to go away! EJ was exactly the same when our Polish plumber came to survey the bathroom before it was refurbished! And he has also been a bit too lively at bedtimes too – to the extent that I’m now thinking his naps might have to go *sob*! JJ is going to be a shepherd in his nativity and yes, we’ve had a few new songs round here too 🙂 Hope you have a great weekend X

    1. The poor man didn’t know how to respond, and he said it repeatedly until he did go away! Oh no! The nap thing crossed my mind this week, too, but no, I’m sticking with them – hope you can, too! Have a good one yourself x

  4. It sounds like your week has been full of busy. Almost the exact opposite to my week!
    I don’t know why, but children always seem to turn up their lively dial a few notches when you have had a busy week! Maybe take a leaf from my book and have a lazy day this weekend petal x

  5. Wow! It sounds like you’ve been spinning plates! I love the sound of your girlie time- definitely a perfect reason for a late night treat! I hope the work around the home goes well.

  6. Hi Jocelyn, don’t you just love it when little ones are lively passed their bedtimes?…Thought not!

    Bet it was exciting for Boo to have you all to herself and to be up late. Hope next week isn’t so lively for you!

    Thank you for hosting.

  7. Gosh sounds like you’ve had a very busy week too! There are so many different bits and pieces competing for attention at the moment! I hope little man’s sleep settle’s down soon – being extra tired definitely isn’t what you need… X

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