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Just had a proper Christmas

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Menopaws Sun 06-Jan-19 18:45:07

After a month of Xmas songs/entertainment in the home where I work, a substandard Xmas day, much flu carrying me through a family get together I had a day today I dream of. Big roast, family walk, two grandchildren loving my Christmas decs, much laughter and two special kiddies making it perfect, many photos but lovely relaxed atmosphere. They have gone now and left a lovely mess but I've had the best day

fiorentina51 Sun 06-Jan-19 18:49:18

Sounds wonderful. 😍

Grannyben Sun 06-Jan-19 18:54:05

That sounds absolutely perfect. Hope there's a nice glass of wine for you now

kittylester Sun 06-Jan-19 18:56:39

Lovely menopaws, glad you had a lovely day!

Harris27 Sun 06-Jan-19 18:58:31

True Christmas even in january will set you up for the dreary January month! Sounded ideal x

EllanVannin Sun 06-Jan-19 18:59:31

Well done to you. More than makes up for Christmas Day.

BBbevan Sun 06-Jan-19 19:03:25

That sounds just perfect.

cornergran Sun 06-Jan-19 19:13:08

Sounds wonderful. Lovely memories made for you all.

Menopaws Sun 06-Jan-19 19:19:18

Thanks ladies, I know it's not the same for all and I don't mean to gloat but these days I grab the good days and am just finishing of the port as it happens!

sodapop Sun 06-Jan-19 19:20:07

Sounds perfect Menopaws now for a rest, glass of wine and reflect on a lovely day.

Jane10 Sun 06-Jan-19 19:24:26

Quite right Menopaws! It's good to recognise the good days when they are happening rather than in retrospect. It's a lovely memory for everyone too.

Kalu Sun 06-Jan-19 19:44:41

Perfect day Menopaws. Feet up, port in hand and wallow in a contented glow. Best to round it off by leaving the mess until tomorrow😁

farview Sun 06-Jan-19 21:26:51

Menopause...we should all do that..Grab the good days... yes..they're the special ones!!

farview Sun 06-Jan-19 21:27:39

Sorry Menopaws my phone decided to take charge!!!

Witzend Sun 06-Jan-19 21:56:29

Lovely, Menopaws! What a brilliant way to spend the 6th January, nice and cheerful, when so many people are taking the decorations down and it's back to dreary old January.

dragonfly46 Sun 06-Jan-19 22:57:43

How lovely. Perfect boost to get you through January!

morethan2 Mon 07-Jan-19 06:23:55

Sounds lovely. I keep telling myself to try and make the most of my chaotic, messy family because these days don’t last forever. (My last visitor left yesterday and I’m sort of glad to be rid of them to be honest 🤫) Hope the memories keep you warm this January Menopaws

Menopaws Mon 07-Jan-19 07:33:49

Certainly trumped the previous day spending 9 hours in a and e with my elderly mum! It was also the anniversary of my dads death so I reckon he arranged it for me

NanKate Mon 07-Jan-19 08:08:31

I’m sure he did Meno my late Dad always gets me a decent place in a car park when I am late and in a panic 😄.

Glad you had such a lovely day.

Luckygirl Mon 07-Jan-19 08:42:07

You grab 'em and enjoy 'em! smile

Teetime Mon 07-Jan-19 08:56:50

Lovely menopaws some lovely memories to treasure.

lovebeigecardigans1955 Mon 07-Jan-19 10:42:53

That's lovely to hear menopaws feet up and ignore the mess now.

nonnasusie Mon 07-Jan-19 10:46:29

We had a belated Christmas and New year dinner last night with DH family. DH feeling a lot better and helped in kitchen. Hopefully flying home on Wednesday!! Looking forward to our own bed!

Squiffy Mon 07-Jan-19 10:53:03

What a lovely day to treasure Menopaws smile

We had our Christmas Day late as well, and I'm still revelling in the afterglow!

anti Mon 07-Jan-19 11:13:04

Brilliant.... that's what families are for!! smile