‘You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth”

What a rubbish weekend for weather! I had planned a trip to a local pumpkin patch but none of us really wanted to go out in the torrential rain. Although the boys were disappointed we are at home next weekend too. Its intentional as we are meant to be spending some time decluttering so that perhaps we can seriously think about putting the house on the market. However it is taking us a lot longer than I thought it would. So I think we will need to also spend some time in December doing the same. November is already pretty busy.

After we had finished the lounge (it took two days) I let the kids put out a couple of halloween decorations. We don’t have a lot and I try to keep it non tacky! Literally a couple of felted spiders and some paper pumpkins. I wouldn’t normally put them out yet, but since we are away for half term we may as well make the most of it! Monkey thought it would be a good idea to wear the pumpkins on his ears!

Kipper on the other hand was more intrigued by opening and folding the pumpkins. Since they are held together by magnets. He has struggled with being inside all day, although looks very innocent in this photo. But do not let appearances fool you. He is anything but, enjoying winding his brother up almost constantly. He also didn’t get out of his PJs all day on Sunday.

This week is just another busy week at work. We have no exciting plans for the weekend other than decluttering the kitchen and with weather allowing a trip to pick a pumpkin. Hope you all have a good week, see you on the other side x

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  1. The trouble with decluttering is that the mess always gets a whole lot worse before it gets better! It feels so go once it’s done, though. Good luck with it this weekend! #LivingArrows

  2. Lee-Anne Weise Reply

    If your house is still in one piece then we can chalk it up as a win lol

  3. Margaret Gallagher Reply

    What fun for you all – we can never trust the great british weather

  4. Priscilla Stubbs Reply

    Oh yes decluttering, that is something I need to do, my daughter is always nagging me about it. I’m sure the boys will get their pumpkins done.

  5. I went to the pumpkin patch during the week and they all looked like they were going a bit rotten as the field was so wet. I think it’s wise to leave it a little longer! Love the little pumpkins on your fireplace and heres hoping for a dry weekend ahead #livingarrows

  6. I’m so pleased you’ve managed to get to the pumpkin patch this weekend. I hope the decluttering is going well! x

  7. I struggle with decluttering because most things hold happy memories!

  8. Gemma Hendry Reply

    Yes the weather has been horrendous we never got to pumpkin patch on day we planned

  9. Shelley Jessup Reply

    i always feel good after a good declutter, I always have one in October & one in April.

  10. Debbie Skerten Reply

    I love those pumpkin decorations. I’ll have to look for them next year. Well done on the decluttering. It’s a job I hate to do.

  11. Carly Belsey Reply

    I love the feeling after the house has been decluttered but it is always a case of “why on earth did I start this” halfway through. You need weekends like that sometimes though

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