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A Day In the Life of Me…..

So I thought I would document my day using Instagram.I chose Wednesday.The sun was shining and with my camera phone at the ready I snapped away.:)

I was woken up by this Furry Cat Face in my sleepy face.Its Mrs Tibbs herself.:)
The view from my bedroom.Love that Chimney!
Breakfast Ready! Toast with Orange and Ginger Marm and strong black coffee.
Out with the Hound.He's an old boy now but still has excellent dribbling skills.;)
Bought a few plants from the garden centre.Im hoping we don't get slug infested this year!
Off to work a shift in a certain supermarket.I work on the deli counter.Lovely Olives.:)
Had a lot of help from my work collegue Cheryl.She's a handy gal to have around!
Finish work quite late.Its off to bed with a good book....

So there you have it.A very typical day.Oh and the book by the way, i’m still only on page 19.Been to busy reading lots of fab #bedm entry’s.:)

This post is part of the Blog Every Day in May challenge over on http://www.rosalilium.com/

Cats Sleep Anywhere.



Quite often I come home from a days work to find our cat Tibbs snuggled up in various places around the house. She seems to pick a different ‘favourite place’ every couple of days even though she has a perfectly good fluffy pink bed of her own to snooze in. Her sleeping habit’s inspired me to look up this poem ‘Cats Sleep Anywhere’Β  by Eleanor Farjeon.

Cats sleep anywhere,
any table,any chair
Top of piano, window ledge
in the middle, on the edge.
Open draw, empty shoe,
anybody’s lap will do.
Fitted in a cardboard box,
in the cupboard with your frocks.
Anywhere! They don’t care!
Cats sleep anywhere.

Eleanor Farjeon ( 1881- 1965)




Teacups and Tails.

Anyone who reads my blog may realise that I love my Vintage Crockery and I also love my animals.My blog post today combines the two.:-)

A nice cuppa refreshing Orange,mango & cinnamon tea.

Im relaxing with a cup of Twinnings tea.I love the fruity blends and this one is soo delicous.My plan for this year is to save a few teacups from my teacup candle craze, keep one of the divine cake stands I get my lovely bf to drill and …….acquire a teapot.Then I can maybe invite some friends over for Afternoon Tea. πŸ™‚

Pretty Cake Stands.

I had a fab wknd doing my first craft fair of the year and managed to sell the two beauties above.I also met a few adorable dogs with long waggy tails!Tails and Teacups shouldn’t mix but I would have forgiven a few breakages……the dogs were so cute.:-D
Anyway I sell my candles and cake stands under the name of Mrs Tibbs Teacups ( Mrs Tibbs is actually my cat and the brains of the operation lol ) so hey maybe Teacups and Tails do go together.

Tibbs not letting me use the Lap Top.
Jake the dog mostly just wants More Tea......of the food variety.

Also at the wknd I bought a frame for this lovely picture of Boxing hare I purchased from a little gallery in my Mums home village at Christmas.Love it!


Before I go I will just mention my friends dog Sparkie who went missing on a dog walk on Valentines day.

Look at This Face!
Look at This Face!

Don’t worry there is a happy ending.Sparks ran off into the woods after catching the scent of a deer. Usually he would come back but this time my poor friends spent five hours looking for him in the cold and dark before giving up for the night. They shot up there early next morning and there was Sparkie looking wet and bedraggled on the end of a kindly dog walkers lead, who had found him nesting in some leaves and mud under a tree.Tears of joy and straight home for breakfast and a kip in front of the fire. πŸ™‚

Sparkie none the worse for his time in the wild.
Sparkie none the worse for his time in the wild.

I love a Happy Ending. πŸ™‚

Walking The Dog


Hi I thought I would share with you my other blog over at Shazza.blogspot.com/ called’ Nature spotters blog with a dog’which I got the idea for last year when we lived briefly near the beautiful river Ribble. I have always loved wildlife, having grown up in the countryside and you do spy quite alot of flora and fauna when out walking the hound. Jake our rather handsome black labrador , like all labs absolutely loves water so most days we headed to the river. Sometimes I took my camera and whil’st Jake was busy paddling I snapped away at various birds and flowers. Then spent an awful lot of time trying to coax a very wet Jake out of the water. I think he would live in it if he could!
Oyster catcher on the Ribble.

Peacock butterfly
We usually take Jake away with us whenever we go camping too so there are always lots of great photo ops especially in the dales and the lakes.
Swans and cygnet, Elterwater


Me & Jake sunbathing and camping in Silverdale

Hemp, River Ribble

More recently we moved closer to town and as Jake is approaching his 13th birthday we only occasionally venture down the fields to the river and walk more round the grounds of Clitheroe Castle.

Red Admiral & Tortoishell on budlea , Castle grounds

For more pics check out my Nature Spotters Blog with a Dog over on blogger. : )