We had a new year’s eve wander around Savill Garden. Happy 2015!!
We went to Greenwich to the market and to see the Cutty Sark.
Mom and Dad arrived from the US and we had another Christmas evening with them.
We enjoyed playing this game of Outburst from the 1980s.
We had a laid-back Saturday at home with a short walk into Windsor.
We went into Swindon today for a fun day at the outlets and took advantage of the Boxing Day sales to buy some new jeans for Maddie.
Santa came to our house.
Windsor Castle was quiet on Christmas Eve and we enjoyed our tour through the State Rooms.
Maddie, Marikki and I all had appointments at the hairdressers today.
Simone looked after Maddie while Rich, Marikki and I enjoyed lunch and a movie at Westfield Mall.
Meg hosted her annual Sunday Before Christmas lunch, and we went from there to see old friends Charlie and Suzanne.
Today was Maddie’s 9th birthday party. It was Christmas themed this year and lots of fun.
Maddie wanted to use the greenhouse so we went this morning to the garden centre and she bought some plants with her pocket money. We also had a fun lunch there with Kathy.
Today was Maddie’s last day as an eight year old.
Anna and Alma came over for the afternoon and Anna brought Teddy, whom she is looking after over the Christmas holiday.
We had a big day with Marikki doing a dance performance, Maddie getting her Pen Licence and all of us going out to a concert at Windsor Castle this evening.
After a morning in Windsor, we spent the day in London at the South Bank Christmas Market.
The lights went out on our Christmas tree so we had to take everything off of it and start again. Sidney adopted the tree skirt while it was waiting to go back on.
It is nativity season and Maddie’s was today. She was the doctor.
We had our annual NCT Christmas Night Out!
Maddie now has a 1/2 size violin!
We spent some time at Riverside in a meeting with our builder, where our floor is blue with new insulation.
Each term, we get invited to watch one of Maddie’s ballet classes. It’s fun seeing her improve year over year.
We wrapped a lot of boxes today but I didn’t have the heart to use this one, as it has become Sidney’s new favourite place.