Tuesday, 5 April 2011

London Break

Hello lovely people,
You may remember a few posts back I mentioned a surprise for Lucie's 11th birthday.
The BIG surprise was a trip to London on the train, a theatre visit to see Lion King, then an overnight stay in a hotel.
We had the most fantastic time ever. We went with my mum and my niece, as it was her 9th birthday the week before.
They didn't know where they were going until we arrived at the train station.
We had a real girly weekend and I loved spending some special time with Lucie, who suddenly seems very grown up.

Lucie couldn't believe her luck when she realised she could have muffins, croissants, fry up and cereals for breakfast.

We couldn't have had asked for better weather, we even found time for an ice cream.

You may have noticed  the first picture includes me !!  Never before has my face been seen on this blog, I have only included this one as we look like sisters....ha ha....in my dreams.

In my last post I was busy making Royal bunting which I was going to put in my Folksy shop, but has since found a new home.
We are currently decorating Dylans room and he has gone for a red and blue theme, which is great as everything is red and blue at the moment, when he saw the bunting his face lit up "COOL , that will look great in my room". So that's where it is.

It looks perfect there, what a great idea Dylan.

Gosh look at the time, school run time already, then ballet, then ikea for some storage for Dyl's room, then it will definitely be Swedish meatball time, yum yum.

Speak soon xx


Joe said...

Oh que guapas! realmente parecen hermanas! seguro no olvidará su cumpleaños, que suerte tener una mamá tan ingeniosa!
Un saludo y un FELICIDADES a Lucía!

T's Daily Treasures said...

A weekend for girls only sounds wonderful! Glad to hear you had nice weather. Happy belated to Lucie! Best wishes, Tammy

Kris said...

You are ever so pretty, and it is easy to see that your daughter will be a looker too!!! How cute that your son wanted the bunting for his room. When my son was about 10, his room was all done in our patriotic colors of red, white and blue, with an antique touch, so some muted colors. I made him a quilt for his bed, and he so loved it. He is now 22 and still loves his quilt.
: ) The girly trip to London sounded wonderful. I have two daughters, and we do that quite often with my Mom as well.

~Niki~ said...

Lovely pics! looks like a great time. i've only posted my pic once on my blog~i hate the way i look.

Just-Do said...

Looks like you had an awesome weekend. I'm going to go to London in a few weeks with my sister; let's hope the weather then is as beautiful as last weekend. How great of your son to want the bunting. It looks right in place with those red curtains.

Jacquie said...

Hi Jacey , looks like you had a great time . Your daughter and you look so happy , not to mention pretty :0)

Your bunting looks perfect in Dylans room .
Jacquie x

Louise said...

What a wonderful birthday treat for Lucie! Sounds like you had a great weekend :)

Donna ~ Love.Hope.Craft said...

You do both look very much alike :o)
How brave you are to show such a lovely photo of you both:o)

The bunting looks fab.

♥ emma bear forever ♥ said...

What a lovely photo of you and your daughter, very pretty.

I love your bunting - those colours are very popular at the moment, I love them x

moleymakes said...

Sounds like you both had a wonderful time in London. Gosh you do look very much alike. I reckon in about 5 years time you will definitely look like sisters.

PS Bunting looks great :)

Ashley said...

So glad you had such a lovely time in London. We've been to see that show.. as well as a few others!! I loved the opening song, amazing.
Love the bunting!

Saphy said...

looks like you had a fantastic weekend. amazing bunting!

**Anne** said...

It's lovely to see you Jacey and you abd your daughter both look fantastic. A girly weekend away sounds wonderful, such a special time to spend together.
The bunting looks fabulous in your son's room. Thanks for sharing.
Anne xx

Penelope said...

Gorgeous photo of you and your daughter! What a wonderful surprise for Lucy, I was thinking along the same lines for Alice's 11th birthday in September xox

Love your bunting and it does look ever so 'cool' in Dylan's room. Bless him for enjoying your beautiful creation x

Stephanie said...

Great bunting, I love the colors you chose. I also think that your little girl looks very much like you. When she's a little older I bet people will mistake you for sisters more often than you think. =)

stitches from wales said...

two peas in a pod springs to mind !!!

Kate said...

I think you could pass for sisters. Really!
You look gorgeous together.
And it sounds like the best time.
I think I might borrow your idea and go away for the night when my big girl turns 11 in November.
Love the bunting too.

Jo said...

I've just stumbled across your blog and have enjoyed reading back through your previous posts. What a lovely idea to spend some girly time together for your daughter's birthday, I enjoy girly time with my daughter too.

Patrice said...

What a great way to celebrate! Love your blog, especially your crocheted roses!

mrs cheese said...

Oh what a great birthday trip.
My lovely wee girl is 11 soon, she'd love a girl's weekend.
I love your bunting and blog too
Happy weekend :-)

Yarn, needles and a cup of coffee... said...

Hi Jacey!
I've kind of disappeared for a while, I stopped writting but I am still reading all my favourite blogs. I am 4 months pregnant with our first baby and knackered all the time..I only have energy for thinking about making stuff and looking at everyone's lovely makes.It is slowly getting easier, though.
I found a website I think you would love, check it out: www.pinterest.com

If you like it and want an invite, send me your email address and I can send you one. Have a good weekend. Kx

DaCraftyLady said...

how wonderful, I absolutely love the train, and here in the USA there are a lot fo short jots we can take the train to and enjoy the comfort and not have to pay these insine gas prices. I love a weekend with just the gals...great birthday surprise... Debb

'Joyce' said...

Hullo Jacey, it's so lovely to meet your face. Gosh you yummy mummy!! I love this photo and yes, agree, you do look like sisters for sure. Sounds like your little girls weekend was just what you needed. I love your new little booties as well. It must be very exciting over there at the moment with the impending royal wedding. Have a wonderful week.

LaaLaa said...

Lovely post, Jacey! You and your daughter definitely do look like sisters. Both very pretty! xx

Merri said...

The Red & Blue bunting is Perfect!! Great Job!

citysuz said...

hi hun what lovely red shoes are they your own pattern or a bought or downloaded pattern as iam having a new granddaughter in 4 wks and is looking for some baby patterns plz dont think me cheeky in asking but i had to pack my job of 15 yrs in as a carer for the elderly and auxcillery nurse due to me having chronic illness we got told just after our 1st wedding anniversary we have been married fingers crossed 6 yrs in august and with no cure life can be such a bitch but there we go hun our social security dont think its chronic enough even though its a form of cancer and turned down my application for dla my gp is going to see if she can help me ... so iam just after a few patterns for my new granddaughter so she will have something from her nana ive been on the internet looking for download patterns got a few but i know when something catches my eye , is your dog a Shitzu i have a girl one she is 18 months old they are such lovely dogs my daughter as her down her house for me for a week to give me a break as at the moment all she does is bark at nxt door neighbours dog and it was cracking me up so she as a holiday with my daughter and 4 grandkids who ruin her iam hoping to breed her when she is 2 yrs old then will get her done they say it quiets the dog down i think its cruel not to let them have 1 litter so my sister who also got a dog Shitzu so going to breed with him mine is a silver and white with just a little tan in her fur here is my email addy hun if you would like to get in contact with me its suzanneandnick@msn.com many thx hun xxx suz