It is rare that I can just take a day off and just chill. Today I decided that this day was just for me. No housework, no cooking, no study (even though I have a deadline and have done nothing). I bought some magazines (research for decorating and a project I've in mind), bought a cooked chicken and salad and have spent the afternoon watching chick flicks and Sex in the City. I have so needed today to unwind and just think. I have been more stressed out than I thought I was and I am so in need of a break (I'm off on holiday in a week and can't wait). It is just nice to have a lazy Sunday. It is was I have deserved for myself for a long time.
Seven years today I wore this beautiful dress to marry my best friend. Seven years today I vowed to love and cherish my best friend forever.. We have had many ups and downs over the past seven years but I wouldn't change a thing.
November has been a strange yet good month. I have been made redundant from my job in local government (my last day at work was Friday 25th - official day of leaving is tomorrow 30th). And though I'm worried about finding another job, I'm definitely looking forward to having some free time (whilst looking for another job) and doing the many things on my list of things to do - like sort out my craft room, Christmas shopping, JYC 2011, a good clear out and doing a little cooking/baking.
Leading up to last Friday was a mix of emotions and though I am not sad to leave my place of work (it feels the right time to leave), I am sad not to be working with some people. But you can not stay in a place just for the people, and I've got to do the right thing for me for once.
However, November has been a really good month on the craft front. I firstly attended the Sarah's Cards Retreat in Warrington (see picture below with two lovely ladies Mandy and Mell) and then this weekend I att…