What Was Your Sunday Like?

The weather forecast did not disappoint us.  It predicted sunshine and rain.  Woke up to glorious sunshine, but by the time we’ve had our breakfast (the Historian made his famous banana pancakes for T and I), it started to really pour like there was no tomorrow.  Then stopped again.  What was your Sunday like?


Ours is mainly composed of doing chores.  Since receiving her Lilypad Garden, T’s responsibility is to make sure her plant is well watered and that the grass in her fairy garden is managed well.  A little trimming here, a little trimming there …

I mostly do my chores on a Saturday, after little T’s ballet.  Sundays are reserved for doing her homework.

If the weather is good enough, the Historian mows the lawn in his farmer’s wellie boots, stained shorts and an old coat he bought on holiday in Vermont a whole lifetime ago.  Sadly, English men aren’t known for being stylish :p.  Then again, he also married someone who knows nothing about fashion, a match made in heaven! 😉


As for the pets, well, they do what they usually do …

Boots says:  “Really human, why do you like to disturb my naps with these useless photoshoots of yours?  Now do something useful and feed me again”.

As for Doc?  As always, he likes to flop on the kitchen slate floor.  Doc says:  Time for a walk?  Yes?  No?  Belly rub?  Yes? No?  Food?  Yes?  No?  Sigh.  I’ll just flop here beside you then.

Sunday Lunch 

I’m lucky that the Historian likes to cook when he has the time.  Still on a roll from that last dinner he prepared for us, this time he managed to round up Spiced Lamb and Marrow Stew which was in my opinion a perfect Autumn/winter meal.  After the stuffed marrow he cooked for us, I’m happy to share that I genuinely enjoyed this meal.  The husband was pleased and I’m so glad that giant marrow is finally gone.  Shhh.  Please don’t tell him that.

Cello Practice

After lunch, T gave us a lovely cello performance.  What better way to end the day?

And I’m leaving you lovely folks with a video of what our Sunday was like.  My iMovie has terrible mood swings, sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn’t.  Luckily for me, it decided to work and I was able to make this little video just to show you guys what our Sundays are really like.

Hope everyone had a good one too.

What was your Sunday like?

Do share.


  1. Jordanne | Thelifeofaglasgowgirl

    It sounds like you had a really lovely Sunday! And you are very productive haha much more compared to me! I think it’s great your little one plays an instrument! I can’t wait till my little one chooses one because it’s so important.

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    • Thanks. I try to be, though of course there are days when we don’t get anything done! 😉

  2. Jayne @ Sticky Mud and Belly Laughs

    What a lovely Sunday!
    The spiced lamb and marrow stew looks lush. I see the wine was getting some use hehe 🙂
    And a lovely tune from little T in the video too x

  3. Fashion and Style Police

    My Sunday was quiet in a good way. Good to see you guys had a good day.

  4. Lyndsey O'Halloran

    Oh it looks like you all had a lovely Sunday. We ended up doing boring things like cleaning and cutting the lawn!
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  5. Rhian Westbury

    Sounds like a lovely Sunday. This Sunday I was finishing up my shine night marathon walk until about 630am and then slept until the afternoon and picked my parents up from the airport after their holiday. A hectic one x
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  6. It’s funny to think how my life has changed since baby. Before being a mum, we will do nothing on sundays haha, wake up in the afternoon, watching a movie…
    We have the same routine as yours except that we clean the house on Saturdays and just chilled on Sundays!
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    • Life is so much different now that we have kids, isn’t it? It’s just perfect actually 🙂

    • Thank you. It’s those simple moments spent with families that makes Sundays really special, isn’t it?

  7. that looks like a perfect Sunday. Your daughter seems to be receiving a great education, well done! x

  8. Looks like a very chilled Sunday. I usually catch up on my blogging as I work full time and don’t have the luxury of being at home, so weekends are usually my blogging days and Sunday roast 🙂

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