Domestic Goddess

Domestic Goddess

Monday 31 December 2018

Drawing This Year To A Close!

Youth is when you’re allowed to stay up late on New Year’s Eve. Middle age is when you’re forced to” – (Bill Vaughn)

New Year's Eve
It's nearly over.....2018!
Another nice lie-in,
Followed by tea in bed πŸ›
 My new wool needles arrived.
After breakfast,
I got dressed and went to work.
Hubby went off to see how 2019 is going to go.
(Having a tarot reading from Joe at Omega) 
followed by a hair cut.
I did my 2 hours at work.
Then I came back to do some doodles...
on next year's calender..↓
 January 2019↑
 February 2019↑
 March 2019↑
April 2019↑
 May 2019↑
June 2019↑ 
 July 2019↑
August 2019↑
 September 2019↑
 October 2019↑
 November 2019↑
 December 2019↑
My hubby nipped out to get some coal for later on...
I put on some 60s music care of Alexa...
I caught up on reading of some newspapers.
Getting ideas for some new earrings..
 A bit out of my price range....
Oh dear the brown is coming back!
I noticed how expensive the Wreaths were:
 At least my wreath cost that much.
I made last year!
 I had a quick look at the Birthdays.
Sir Anthony Hopkins: Welsh actor (Elephant Man, QB VII, Magic, Bounty),is 81 Years old.
John Denver:  American country singer (Rocky Mt High, "thank god he's a country boy") would have been 75 years old.
(He died aged 53 in 1997)
Ricky Nelson: Singer/actor (The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet), dies at 45 years old in 1985.
 The Monkee's: "I'm a Believer" hits #1 & stays there for 7 weeks in 1966.
 We watch the June Whitfield Tribute..
followed by:
I am celebrating my 5th anniversary of being Tea-total \o/

Just before Midnight, we are going through the front door and out of the back door with:
Silver coin,
glass of whiskey. 
Hope you all have a Happy New Year!

Sunday 30 December 2018

You Can Never Have Enough....

“All discarded lovers should be given a second chance, but with somebody else.” - Mae West 

It's Sunday!🍾🍾🍾
Cup of tea in bed to start the day.
  We had a nice hug in bed.
Followed by breakfast.
We had to tidy the house.
I sorted out my craft supplies..
After lunch,
I had a quick look at the Birthdays
 Del Shannon: American rock musician and songwriter (Runaway),would have been 84 years old.
(He died aged 55 in 1990) 
 Michael Nesmith: rocker (Monkees-Last Train to Clarksville),is 76 years old
Davy Jones: Singer (Monkees-Last Train to Clarksville),would be 73 years old.
(He died aged 66 years old in 2012)
 Jeff Lynne: Rocker (ELO-Telephone Line, Travelling Wilburys) is 71 years old.

Sir Ray Davies of The Kinks is awarded a knighthood by Queen Elizabeth II in 2016.
Now to leave the house to have some fresh air....
 Webbs time.
 Saying hi to the Reindeers.

 I used my 20% voucher for Hobbycraft.
We dropped in to see my dad on the way back.
 Came back to unpack my Hobbycraft goods
  Some nice items from Lakeland↑↑↑
The vouchers to use next month at Lakeland↓
 Finished off the Christmas cheese↓
 Everyone has showers.
We caught up on some telly:
Bradley Walsh:When The Dummies Took Over The World.
Dragon's Den: Pitches to Riches.

Already to welcome the New Year tomorrow.


Saturday 29 December 2018

Last Road Trip Of 2018

“I'll try anything once, twice if I like it, three times to make sure.” - Mae West
I didn't set the alarm to listen to the "Sounds of the 60's".
(I'm sure I will catch up with it later in the week) 
Now for tea...
 I had my order from France arrive↓
 We had breakfast, and then out of the house.
 Road Trip Time!
We popped into Omega, to give Joe some spare empty jam jars.
Got some bargains from  his shop :)
 Back onto the Road Trip↓
 We reached Pershore.
Nice car in the car park.
 We got some big faggots from the market.
 Now off to look around some Charity Shops.
 We stopped for a coffee and cake..
 Final Charity Shop we got some bargains..
 We left Pershore,
Headed off to the Valley in Evesham.
 Looked around the two craft shops.
(Got some bargains)
 The sun was setting when we left.
 Back home to unpack all our bargains.
 We enjoys faggots and mash.
Just looked at today's Birthdays.
 Bernard Cribbins: British character actor, voice-over artist and musical comedian (Val Doonican Show, Carry on Jack) is 90 years old.
 Jon Voight:American actor (Deliverance, Midnight Cowboy) is 80 years old.
Frank Thring: Australian actor (El Cid, Ben-Hur), died aged 68 in 1994.
 Star Trek's "Trouble With Tribbles" 1st airs in 1967.
 My younger brother turned up to borrow my high heels for a party he is going dressed as a woman.....
However my high heels were too small for his even bigger feet...