Anticipation – My #WOTW and #R2BC 

By | May 19, 2016

After the last two extremely busy and emotion-filled weeks, it’s been nice to have a reasonable one this week, one in which D has been grinning away in anticipation everyday because tomorrow is her birthday.

It’s been lovely, she’s woken up happy and squeak-filled every day and enjoyed the countdown.  It’s only really the last few years that she’s recognised birthdays and Christmas so her excitement is wonderfully contagious as it feels like sometimes she’s making up for the years she lost out.

Anticipation is definitely our word for the week, the presents are waiting to be wrapped, the cards signed and the balloons ready to be placed in her room whilst she’s asleep so she sees them as soon as she wakes up in the morning.

Oh, the balloons! They caused a few looks today, mainly happy looks from the little children out with their mums and getting them home on the bus was fun – the shop didn’t have a big enough bag to cover them in.  I felt a bit like someone from the “Up” film! 

What else has made us happy this week?
Well, we’re at that time of year when Hubbie has plenty of enquiries for work so that’s a positive.

T received his options details and he was able to change one subject, which is a relief.  He’s very “black and white, no grey” (ie no middle ground) in his thinking so he needed to feel fully happy with his choices, otherwise he just wouldn’t give it focus.

There’s not much else to add really, apart from…

I hope tomorrow is as wonderful for D as she deserves, she’s made us extremely proud in her 11 years so far. 

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Karen Sellers on 19th May 2016 at 8:53 pm.

I will be out most of tomorrow and might not have access to WiFi so I want to be one of the first to wish D a very happy birthday x x


Louise George on 20th May 2016 at 9:56 am.

Happy birthday to D for today – hope she has a wonderful birthday. Love all of those balloons! 🙂


Kim Carberry on 20th May 2016 at 12:07 pm.

Ahh! Happy Birthday to D! I hope she has a wonderful day! Those balloons look fab x


Jocelyn (@ReadingRes) on 20th May 2016 at 12:07 pm.

Happy birthday to D for tomorrow! I hope she has a wonderful day x Thanks for sharing with #WotW


mummyshire on 20th May 2016 at 8:48 pm.

This post is addictive in its enthusiasm and excitement! And I love the image of you coming home on the bus barely holding on to a barrage of balloons!
Hope D has a fantastic birthday and you all really enjoy the day


The Collage Queen on 20th May 2016 at 9:42 pm.

Love the idea of looking like a character from Up. Hope D has a lovely Birthday. #WotW


Merlinda Little on 21st May 2016 at 5:31 pm.

Awww those balloons are lovely and Happy Birthday to D! Saw her in instgram today too looking so grown up! #wotw


Jane - Our Little Escapades on 22nd May 2016 at 6:43 pm.

I saw the balloons, I hope she loved them. I’m so glad D gets excited for her birthday and you can all enjoy the build up #WotW


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