My summer holiday is finally here! I finished up work on Wednesday and then Saturday was our second wedding anniversary. Time passes strangely because it feels like it was only yesterday that we got married but also like we've been married forever. Although we exchanged cards and went out for a meal, we haven't made a big thing out of it this year because in autumn we have a bigger 'anniversary' coming up; at the end of September we will have been together for ten years.
Saturday was a busy day anyway; my sister turns 30 on Tuesday so she had her party yesterday, at a lovely country pub. There were lots of friends and family there so I'm sure that she had a great time. Tomorrow is my Mum's birthday (the end of July is a busy time for my family!), so we're taking her out for a meal at one of her favourite restaurants.
Today I've been having a bit of a tidy up. I spent Thursday and Friday relaxing (and reading a lot) so today I was ready to make the house look somewhat presentable again. We were both so busy at the end of term that standards definitely started to slip! Now I'm going to be spending more time at home over the next six weeks, I want it to be cosy rather than messy! I can not wait for the main bedroom to be finished so we can finally move back in there and not have random bedroom stuff everywhere.
Now that I am on holiday, I'm looking forward to spending more time reading and blogging. I've got a backlog of three reviews to clear next week and then I'll be caught up again.
This week, I've been reading: