Saturday, 17 May 2014

Cuddly Furry Things!

Hello friends
Today we leave Torquay - wow that week went by so fast!
We have had a brilliant relaxing time, been to lots of places but my favourite has to be...
The scenery is stunning and the sun shone beautifully.
We arrived as it opened and was immediately put to work...
bringing the baby Pygmy goats up to the barn.
I fell in love a little bit with this one...
 Both my boys are true animal lovers.
We met Spirit the Barn Owl.
Mitchell was rather taken with the chicks!
We did see the baby pigs and got to cuddle them...
but just one picture of Mitchell as the camera battery died!! 
In one week we have been to a model village, seen otters, butterflies,
stepped back in time at Bygones, bowling, cinema, adventure golf, aquarium, shopping,
sight seeing, Pennywell Farm, amusement arcades, hill walking!
Indulged in cream teas, fish and chips, steak dinners, ice cream and more!
I call that a very successful holiday and none of it would have been possible without
the help of The Royal Marsden, Clic Sargent and THNN - thank you so much.

We are sad to leave but looking forward to seeing Bella!
Back to work soon and lots of craft, many new things coming your way!
Take care friends.


Lynn Hardy said...

I'm so glad you had such a good time - you certainly seemed to fit a lot into one week! You all deserved a holiday treat but I expect that Bella will be glad to see you again.

Stamping Bubbles said...

I'm so pleased you all had a brilliant holiday. It is so deserved, after a tough year and all your family's hard work for the charities so close to your hearts.
Safe journey home.

k said...

Morning all
I am so glad you had a good time, you all deserved that little break, safe journey home take care Kitty

Maggie Phillips said...

Hi Christine. What a busy but enjoyable week you have all had ~ definitely a holiday to remember! I bet you have so many scrapbook pages planned in your head.Bella will be so pleased to see you all. Have a super weekend. Hugs,
Maggie x

Clai01 said...

Hi Christine
really enjoyed seeing your photos of the boys and yourself having such a well deserved relaxing and fun time. Safe journey home and that means cuddles for Bella. x

Janice said...

Morning Christine
Thank you'for sharing your fabulous photos, you've certainly had a wonderful week in Devon, so well deserved.
Have a good journey home and be ready for the welcome that Bella will give you all! 😊
Janice x

Lucycat said...

Hi Christine,
Really pleased you have had a really lovely Holiday,love your photo's,you have done a lot in one week.
Have a safe journey home,I am sure you will get a great welcome from Bella. Take care. x.

Anonymous said...

You packed a lot into your week, sounds like fun. Lovely photos. JuliaT x

Anonymous said...

Beautiful pictures Christine, so glad you have had a good time and the weather has been kind. I;m thinking you will be scrapbooking for ages. Thank you for sharing. Safe journey home.

Jacquie said...

Morning Christine,

Sounds like you had a fabulous time with lots of happy memories.

Love the photos, you got two nice looking lads there, they are a credit to you.

Love & Hugs

Jacquie J xxx

Carole Z said...

Hi Christine, I was 'oohing' and 'aahing' over all the pics...just wanted to cuddle all those adorable pleased you've had such a fabulous and well deserved week, hugs Carole Z X

AnneRD said...

So pleased the weather improved for you. You all appear to have had a great time, so well deserved. Anne x

Chris said...

Morning Christine, glad you had a fun packed holiday and are bringing some lovely memories home with you. It was nice to see the lovely photos, and some of Mitchell too. Safe journey back.
Chris xx

Ann said...

Hi Christine

Wow what a wonderful holiday you packed so much in so glad you all enjoyed your holiday recharged the batteries and now home to Bella she will be beside herself Bless her.

Love all the fabulous pics of the boys and yourself with the goats chics piggies and what a beautiful barn owl Thankyou for sharing.
Have a lovely weekend.

Luv n hugs Annxxx

La said...

So glad you had a great time, boy you packed in a lot, didn't you. If I'd done that much, I'd have been wiped out. Well deserved, and very special as it was courtesy of the Great Marsden. Elliott is through his tough year, and hopefully that will be that. Take are on the drive home, Bella will want to see you all in one piece.

Lacelady said...

Sorry, that last one was from me.

lydia jordan said...

Morning Christine,
Wow! you made me feel tired just reading what you have packed into one week. So pleased that you had a great time, love your photos and those animals are so cute.
Bet you are looking forward to seeing your very own cutie.
Safe journey.

Jean Z said...

Hi Christine, So glad you have had a wonderful holiday you all needed to charge your batteries.
love Jean Z xxx

ElizabethS said...

Hi Christine, your week sounds perfect. So pleased you had a wonderful time all of you together. The icing on the cake would have been having Bella there but at least she will have been suitably spoilt by your Mum and Dad. Bet she will have extra cuddles from her Mummy when she you get home.
Thank you for sharing your week with us.
Elizabeth x
P.S. Love the pic of the piglet. Soooo cute.

nattyboots said...

Hi Christine
I have just had a quick look at THNN will have a closer look later as it looks to be a very deserving charity, we sometimes don't know they are there let alone how we can help them .....

Well you certainly have had a good time and well deserved , i just love the little baby piglet .
Give Bella a big cuddle from me as i have missed her .
Take Care
Elaine H X

marg said...

Hello Christine and the Boys!
So glad you had a lovely break after an awful year!
The Sun shone for you too!
Bella will be so happy that you are all home today.... the Scrapbook will be overflowing with all your photos, lovely memories!
Take care
Love Marg

val jones said...

Hi Christine. Sound a lovely holiday and just what was needed after the stress you´ve been under. Love all the animal photos - what a lovely place to go.
I´m sure Bella's having lots of homecoming hugs and kisses.
Love Val in Spain x

Jackie said...

So glad you all enjoyed your holiday. Lovely to see your photos.
Safe journey home x

Anonymous said...

Belinda Raven said...

Hi Christine, great photos - so glad the weather was kind and that you had a lovely holiday with the boys.

Belinda. X

Anonymous said...

So glad that you all had such a wonderful time. Take care. Claire

Janice Wallace said...

So happy that you have all had a wonderful week. You all deserved a good, if busy break. Shows the good that these charities do too.
Janice W

Debbie Tinks said...

Love the pics Christine all look like your having a lovely time ...x

hazel young said...

Great photos sorry its your last day but at least you will be home with Bella xx hazel

Laura O said...

wow some fab picturs so glad you all enjoyed yourselves ,You all deserve it .Laura O

Sandra said...

Good Morning Christine, wow what lovely photos, looks like you have made some wonderful memories, I can forsee many scrapbook layouts ahead.
So lovely to see you all soo relaxed and spending quality time together and not rushing round hospital appointments etc. I bet you will have one excited little beauty when you get home!
Thank you for sharing your special moments with us all ,
You have a wonderful family x
Hugs to you all
Sandra xx

Layerlass67 said...

Morning Christine and the boys. Thanks for sharing this special time and your pictures with us. You all looked so relaxed and I am so glad you have been able to spend quality time together for a while. You all work so hard, you truly deserved this break. Safe journey home. Hugs. GemmaC xx

Elaine said...

Look like you and the boys have had a wonderful time you deserve it. Gkad you had some nice weather & the photos are fab xx

Janice said...

Hi Christine, wow what a wonderful week you have had. You've been very lucky with the weather too. I'm glad that you've all had a good time. A well deserved break for the Emberson family. Have a safe journey home. Janice xx

Tilly Talksalot said...

Hi Christine. That@s great that you have all had such a wonderful week. It was a well deserved break for you all. It's just as well you done so many activities after all the goodies you've ate! Lol. Janette X

ros hodgkins said...

Hello Christine, I am so pleased you had a good holiday with both of your sons.Devon is one of the nicest areas in the south.Safe journey home.
X Ros

ros hodgkins said...

Hello Christine, I am so pleased you had a good holiday with both of your sons.Devon is one of the nicest areas in the south.Safe journey home.
X Ros

Mac Mable said...

So very glad you all had such an amazing time. Didn't you do loads? Glad the sun shone and you where with your family x (except Bella, of course x ).

Maggie said...

Hello Christine. Thank you for sharing your holiday photos with us. It's been a treat to see the whole family looking well and happy - you all deserved a break. Now it's back to work bringing us some more of your great ideas and inspiration. Safe journey home and a big hug to Bella. xxMargaretxx

baconbits said...

Evening Christine
Oh so jealous of Mitchell....
So gkad you had s good time and boy did you do loads and the sun shone.
Amanda x

LoraineC said...

A much deserved break for you and your boys and it looks like you had a good time. The little farm looked great, hope you had a smooth journey home and thanks for sharing your pics x

Patricia Howarth said...

Hi Christine, These are definitely Awwwwwwwwwww piccies today. I love those babies, I would have wanted to take them home haha. Gorgeous views too, you certainly packed a lot into your stay in Torquay. Safe journey home, I know Bella will be 'jumping for joy' when she sees you, either that or she will 'snub' you for leaving her (that's what my poodles used to do if I had been away, they would rush to the door to greet me and immediately turn round and 'snub' me haha, it didn't last long though).
Lots of love from Patricia xx

Teresa said...

What a fun holiday for all of you :) I am so happy that you got to go out with the boys and enjoy yourselves the looks on their faces pretty much says it all. I love the farm too and would have happily taken a few home much to my family saying no mum we don't need any more animals :) Anyway hope you have an amazing week... lots of hugs :)

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