Fun in the sun

29 May 2012

This time last week I was putting an extra duvet on Oliver's bed and a fleecy blanket on Lydia. What a difference a week makes! It's now a scorching 25 degrees with not a cloud in the sky. I really hate myself for saying this but its too hot for me. I don't cope well with the heat, I feel hot and bothered. Our house is like a sauna too! It faces south and is hit by the sun from 9am to 6pm. Which is fab for being out in the garden but our bedrooms get so hot. Which makes for some hot, sticky nights with me laid with the fan blowing coolish air on me. But I'd choose this weather over cold and rain any day! 

Anyway we've had a fabulous weekend and had lots and lots of fun in the sun.  

Friday 
We all went to the shop and I bought us a Cornetto each, then went to the park which is also across the road from us. It's lucky that we were all slathered in factor 50 as there was a lovely breeze which masked the fact that it was actually scorching. The Darlings loved just running round on the grass while I sat down snapping away.


Saturday 
Another beautiful day. We met my sister and my nieces for breakfast then went to my mum and dad's house. After lunch, swimsuits were donned and  the paddling pool was filled up. Oliver, Lydia and their cousin Amelia had a ball playing and splashing. After a while my dad brought out half a bottle of shower gel, which he squirted into the water causing an absolute mountain of bubbles! Needless to say the kids loved it. 




Sunday 
Hubby was working in the morning so I decided to make the most of another day of sunshine by going to our local park, Greenhead Park. In my humble opinion it is the best park in the world! But I might be a bit biased as I lived very close as a child and spent a lot of time there. So I have a special attachment to it and feel so happy to now be watching my children playing there and enjoying the park. It's recently undergone a huge restoration project and is beautiful {I feel an idea for a new post coming on all about Greenhead Park!}


So did you enjoy the beautiful weather? What did you get up to this weekend?

8 comments:

  1. Wow what a lovely weekend you had, how cool is your Dad making the bubbles.
    Come over from BYOBH

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    1. Hi! Thanks for visiting. The bubbles were fab, my dad is more of a child than they are! Xx

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  2. Ah, you've really made the most of the hot weather - as have we!

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    1. Well you've got to make the most of the sun as you never know when it will disappear... Like it has now! Glad you had fun too xx

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  3. What a delightful family post, Debra! Thanks so much for linking up with the POTMC. It's so funny seeing this as we enter winter down in Australia ☺. J x

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    1. Thanks Jane. I follow a few Australian bloggers and its strange for me reading about winter coming over there! X

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  4. Jealous of your warm weather. Its hot water bottle weather here in the aussie winter...

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  5. Oh Gina please don't be jealous! The English weather is so unreliable, it's torrential rain now! I'll be very jealous come October when it's getting cold and dark here and all you lovely Aussies are getting ready for Summer. Thanks for visiting xx

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