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What a Great Day

I've had a lovely day, it didn't look like it was going to amount to much when I woke up this morning. Overnight we'd had another fall of snow and I had made plans to go shopping with Theresa my BFF. She couldn't get her car off her drive and I didn't think I was going to get mine off the road, we decided that we would go through to Meadowhall on the train if her husband could drop us off at the station. I also have the first signs of laryngitis and each time I cough it hurts my back, not the best start to the day. Anyway we went to the station and the trains were replaced by a bus service, we needed this girly day we were both feeling a bit stir crazy. Her lovely husband took us through to Sheffield, dropped us off and then came back for us, what a hero. We did all the things we used to do, coffee, lunched like ladies, shopped and chatted. It was the best day. On the way back we bought a lucky dip lottery ticket, again this was something we used to do, each of us put 50p in and hope that we win enough to fund us going shopping and being ladies what lunch. We still dream this dream.
Here is today's snippet of crafting, its a layout for this weeks Pencil Lines sketch 168. I had scrapped this picture previously but never felt too comfortable with the page, so I started again and feel much happier with it. I also used up some of the mountain of purple card stock that I seem to have accumulated. I'm still not a purple girl.
I also found this on my craft room window when I got back, I don't always open the blind so this has opened in the last couple of days.
I buy hyacinths and daffodils every year for my windowsill, then when they've done I put them out in the garden for the following year. I think I'm trying to encourage spring to come. I have to say they smell gorgeous and you can smell them all over the house.


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