Word of the Week – Preparation

This week we have all been poorly with Winter coughs and colds. Instead of writing about how miserable it’s been I thought I would focus on the preparation I’ve done for some upcoming celebrations.Being stuck in the house all week has given me a chance to do some planning for Daisy’s upcoming birthday and of course Christmas. All the birthday presents are wrapped and surprise tickets to Santa’s grotto have been bought. Daisy has also requested a pub lunch so I’ve been organising that too.

I placed an order for some of the festive food and drink we want for Christmas. Lists have also been written of the things we still need to buy. Every year we open the chocolates early so Chris will be hiding them from me this weekend.

I’m starting to think about our plans and goals for 2017. I have notebooks full of ideas that I can’t wait to get started on.

So that has been our week, illness and preparation. I’m hoping for a germ free week next week and lots of productivity.

The Reading Residence




  1. December 9th 2016 / 10:46 AM

    There is a lot of bugs around but yoy have used your time wisely, got to love a good plan X #wotw

  2. December 9th 2016 / 12:46 PM

    I do like a week full of prep! Oh, the bugs and germs are everywhere, aren’t they? I can’t remember the last time we were all healthy and well here! Hope you’re all better soon x Thanks for sharing with #WotW

  3. December 9th 2016 / 5:35 PM

    There’s been a lot of that going around on this side of the Atlantic as well. Glad you’re all feeling better! #wotw

  4. December 9th 2016 / 8:25 PM

    I hope you all feel better soon!
    It sounds like you have had a very productive week! x

  5. December 13th 2016 / 11:19 AM

    You are so flipping organised! I need to wrap all the kids parcels yet x

  6. December 13th 2016 / 8:24 PM

    Oh yes, here’s to bug-free and productivity! #wotw

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