#MySundaySnapshot – The Seasonal Square 50/52 (2020)

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Today marks the first time in over a year that Paul and I have been ‘child-free’ for the evening, it felt really weird driving the kids to my Mum’s house knowing that Dad wouldn’t be there…

Having enjoyed a coffee and a natter with my Mum, I then left the kids for the night and took a little stroll through the square (where I took this festive photo) towards the churchyard to pay Dad a visit. It’s the first time that I’ve been to his grave following the funeral last week and though it was really nice to see all the flowers, cards, and such-like, it felt strange, silent, and somber.

After an emotional afternoon, I returned home to my ‘Elf duties’ as Paul and I spent two hours building followed by a further three hours wrapping. To say I am exhausted is an understatement but at least we’ve now got Christmas wrapped up and ready!

#MySundaySnapshot - The Seasonal Square 50/52 (2020)

“O Christmas Tree, O Christmas Tree
How lovely are thy branches!
O Christmas Tree, O Christmas Tree
How lovely are thy branches!”


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10 Comments

  1. December 13, 2020 / 12:20 am

    Sending love and hugs. It sounds so bittersweet being child free, knowing your dad isn’t with your kids.
    I hope the funeral went OK, well as OK as a funeral can be.
    I am glad you’re all ready for Christmas.
    What a pretty tree x

  2. December 13, 2020 / 2:50 am

    Lovely photo of the tree. I am so sorry for your loss, Rachel. Sending you warm hugs.

    -Soma

  3. sarahmo3w
    December 13, 2020 / 6:38 am

    What a beautiful photo. I can’t imagine how hard it must have been to visit the graveyard for the first time since your dad’s funeral. I hope it wasn’t too tough for your mum and the kids being without him.

    • December 13, 2020 / 9:55 am

      I hope they’ve had a fun night together

  4. December 13, 2020 / 8:35 am

    Sending you lots of love, I’m sure it’s going to be difficult especially over Christmas but lovely you have the children to focus on too

    • December 13, 2020 / 9:55 am

      The kids are my little sparkles of joy

  5. December 13, 2020 / 2:25 pm

    sorry to learn about your loss. Especially so close to Christmas.

    Joining meme for the fist time. Tried to post your image but my blog didn´t cooperate 🙁 But I have linked back.

    • December 13, 2020 / 3:15 pm

      Thanks and welcome to the linky

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