Mummy and bump (that’s you!)
We saved the tags from our presents – these are locked away in a memory box for you when you are older xxx
Daddy on the champers xxx
This week is nearly over and there’s lots to report!
To round off the week, mummy and daddy went to Grandad Dean’s and Nanny Di’s in Southampton. As we won’t see them over Christmas, we wanted to see them before the New Year. This was our first time to Grandad’s new house and it was really lovely. You’re lucky to have a grandad by the sea as we can go and visit them and enjoy the beach in the summer time.
Mummy found her dream engagement ring in Bournemouth this weekend too! She had asked uncle Paul for advice but turns out she wasn’t sure what she wanted then. Having looked at millions since, this is definitely the style she’s going for. It’s so beautiful and hopefully mummy will have one on her finger soon!!!!
Love you loads xx
Date for your diary’s everyone! 16th November at 2.30pm – our first scan!!!
What a hectic few days! Sorry I went AWOL but there has been so much going on! Here is the latest update from team Mills, live and direct from our gorgeous new home in Tilehurst.
Firstly, Lou and Ben got married on Friday 30th September in glorious sunshine at Reading Town Hall. I’ve only been to 2 weddings in the last 15 years (my dad’s, and now Lou’s) and both were in Town Halls. You can see why they are so popular. The building has so much history and you really get a “sense of occasion”. The Town Hall is bang smack in the centre of town so it makes the day even more special as people stop and stare as you arrive. Craig fancies a beach wedding for us (in a few years time) but I’m now thinking I want to stay in the UK. Little does he know, I’ve already bookmarked a few venues and I suspect the list will triple by the time we’re ready to go for it.
Everything went perfectly. The venues were dressed beautifully, the food was yummy, and it was great to see so many of my schoolmates and their families. Louise looked amazing and the lads scrubbed up great too. It was also so cute seeing Lenny come down the aisle with his granddad in his tiny suit!
The next day Craig and I woke up at 9am and finished packing up my flat. Being pregnant means I didn’t have a hangover, but my feet were in agony due to a bad heel choice the night before. Craig’s friends were great; Martyn Pyke lent us his van, and ‘muscle-man’ Phil Steven’s gave up his time to help Craig with the heavy stuff. I felt awful not being able to get stuck in and help, but I had to protect bump and stay away from lugging things around. Luckily the whole thing went smoothly and we were in the new flat surrounded by boxes by 5pm. The flat is now looking stunning and I can’t wait to have my mates round to see it. Paul is due round tomorrow for a peek, my mum is also thinking of dropping by in the day, and I’m sure Craig and I can manage a mini house-warming in a few weeks time (I just need to butter him up first!).
See you all soon for another update! Gems xxx