Friday Fabulousness....











The best parts of my week....

making an incredible french onion soup in my french cookery class on monday

finishing the brilliant "Unbroken" - an absolutely extraordinary book of a true life story

not gaining one.single.ounce so far post Detox  .....and continuing to juice

finally moving my Dad to a new and so-far-very-lovely nursing home after seemingly encountering every single obstacle and hurdle possible over the last few months....hoorah!

listening to my son's life plan - professional football player until he's 47 (apparently they ask you to stop playing then)....
then Rock Star.
(oh, I cannot wait to see what this little man becomes!)

booking summer flights....woo hoo!

A busy week-end lies ahead...
off now to make some Italian meatballs and take my daughter out for lunch.

Have a wonderful week-end!

Liz Earle Beauty Co Ltd

Donna Ida

www.crateandbarrel.com

13 comments:

  1. That sounds like a pretty great week! Loved that book too, and I'm also researching flights for this year's trips. It's so fun to have them to look forward to!

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  2. So true, why complicate life! Love that one.
    Have a great weekend xx

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  3. Hello!! I love the sound of your week and these images are so beautiful. I especially like the first one and the laptop on the beach. Ohh the beach - my goodness it feels like a long time since I saw the sun.

    I meant to comment on your juice post - I am so impressed with your resolve. It does completely change your relationship with food doesn't it? I need to do that - I am having an unhealthy relationship with cakes and chocolate at the moment! A friend of mine does motivational speeches and has met Jason Vale - he is apparently as driven and hyper in real life as his books suggest! Does he ever have a down day? There is no such word as 'can't'!!

    Your son and my son sound similarly quirky - some of things he comes out with are precious. God bless little boys.
    Lou x

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  4. You got me at hello with that first picture!
    Why complicate life? picture couldn't be more true!
    I am back from Uruguay where the beach is amazing, can't wait for french summer!
    If you come to Villefranche, this time we have to meet!
    BIG HUGS, Eliana

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  5. Love everything about this post- the photo of the beach with laptop, why complicate things quote is fabulous , and kids do say some pretty amazing things! A lunch with your daughter sounds wonderful. Glad you have your dad all sorted out, that must be a load off of your mind! Thanks for your help with my juice detox - starting tomorrow! Happy weekend! xxoo :)

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  6. Your posts always remind me that I really need to go on a vacation. And soon! :)

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  7. Hi Simone...sounds like a wonderful week..so pleased you've found your Dad a so-far-very-lovely nursing home, they do exist...your son sounds so sweet...and on a shallow note...love the off-the-shoulder sweater :)
    You too have a fabulous weekend.
    Catherine
    xx

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  8. LOVE that quote and SO wish i could set up my home office ON the beach - can we say DREAM!!!!!!!

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  9. What a great week Simone ~ the best news about getting your Dad to a new place! I have not yet made that french onion soup but that picture spoke to me when I found it on Pinterest ~ will have to get the ingredients and do it this week while I am off! Laughing at your little man's life plan ~ he does have a great imagination and that my sweet girl is a good thing. Have a fabulous week-end. xo

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  10. Hey there Simone - what a couple of weeks you've had! So super-productive, healthy & purposeful. You've inspired me to throw off the layers of Lindt ball wrappers & haul my rear end around the veggie market buying anything and everything green. I also bought quinoa. Cause that's how I roll when I'm inspired. Lemongrass is sitting on my kitchen bench waiting to be bashed into submission & once I work out what I'm meant to do with it I'll let you know:).

    Great, great news about your Dad. What a relief for you. Hope lunch was gorgeous with your baby girl....did you see Clive? Big hugs, Meredy xo

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  11. What a fab and productive week you've had Sim. Wow! your little boy sounds divine. If only we saw life like that as adults-that anything is possible.
    So pleased to hear the news about your Dad too.
    Have a lovely weekend Sweets xx

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  12. Your Friday randomness is awesome, haven't told you this year how much I adore you, consider it done.
    Millie xx

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  13. My, you've been such a busy girl, Simone! I'm so pleased to hear the news about your darling Dad. You're often in my thoughts. J x

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