The Week That Was: Captured

The Week That Was: Captured #85

Hullo! Welcome to The Week That Was: Captured! Have you had a wonderful week?

The rules for #TWTWC are simple; link up one post about your week (it doesn’t have to be the whole week – it can just be one day, or your weekend)! It can be photographed, Instagrammed, written, videoed… basically in any format you wish! This linky is about capturing memories and I treat it a bit like an online diary. Please only link up relevant posts. Also, if you fancy commenting on other people’s posts that would be super too – everyone loves a comment!

Last week
dustyI loved reading Anna’s (The Dusty Attic) post last week – and it turns out I’ve found another Bump Buddy! Hurrah! Congratulations Anna!
hijacked by twinsKirsty (Hijacked by Twins) had a great week last week; she finally got to test out her new range cooker (I’ve been seriously excited by this!) and their new family member arrived – a gorgeous puppy called Opie!!!
cupcake mummaHannah (Cupcake Mumma) had a busy ol’ week last week! She had some gorgeous photos, and it was lovely to read the snippets of her life.

Our week
I wasn’t feeling very well on Sunday so spent the whole day in bed resting. My shiny new DSLR camera arrived in the afternoon so had some fun reading about ISOs and apertures, as have been determined to get off the automatic setting since my last DSLR died.

Monday was spent sorting out Busby’s old baby clothes, and taking stock of what we currently have before I spend anymore money buying new clothes for Peppercorn!


1. Toast and marmite was the only thing I could stomach (Sunday) // 2. New camera! (Sunday) // 3. 22 weeks pregnant today! (Monday) // 4. Sorting out clothes with Bump (Monday)

I worked on Tuesday.

Busby and I had a lovely relaxing day on Wednesday. I introduced a new routine for her, which doesn’t involve a nap during the day, as she’s not been going to sleep until gone 9pm every night since we’ve moved to Yorkshire…which just isn’t practical! It takes a lot of pressure off trying to get her to nap, and has helped me relax more and plan our days full of activities to keep her going.

We trekked the 4 mile round-trip to see the Midwife on Thursday. I was worried that it wouldn’t be a supportive appointment, but she was fantastic – as was the student midwife! We were in there for an hour and I left feeling more positive.


5. Beautiful Busby (Wednesday) // 6. Chilling with tea and Bump (Wednesday) // 7. Dinosaur post (Thursday) // 8. Swollen feet (Thursday)

Nick had to take an impromptu annual leave day on Friday as his car windscreen broke on the way back from work the day before. We headed to the park in the morning, and then spent the afternoon baking. Busby was enthralled by the windscreen repair man, and kept trying to help him. I was feeling more bumpy on Friday, and saw Peppercorn move for the first time! I’ve been feeling him move for weeks now, but it was so lovely to physically see his kicks.

We had another lovely family day on Saturday; I had my haircut in the morning while Nick took Busby to the park next door. We then headed to Frankie & Benny’s for lunch for the first time in ages! It’s seriously been about five years since I’ve been. The drive back was spent trying to keep Busby awake – luckily the car wash proved enough of a draw!


9. Park life (Friday) // 10. Her favourite part of baking (Friday) // 11. Moving Bump (Friday) // 12. She’s such a dude! (Saturday)

What have you been up to this week?

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  1. Anna-Marie

    22nd February 2015 at 8:04 am

    I have severe bump envy!! I am so broody its not good!! 😉 Looks like you have had a wonderful week {minus the illness at the start!}
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  2. Clare @ Emmys Mummy

    22nd February 2015 at 8:12 am

    Your bump is looking fabulous, I miss mine but definitely not bloody.
    Love impromptu days off
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  3. Lauren | Belle du Brighton

    22nd February 2015 at 8:22 am

    So glad you’ve got a nice supportive midwife… its very important! In my first pregnancy I saw the same lovely one all the way through, this one I’ve not seen the same one twice! Thankfully I sort of know what’s what 2nd time round but it is a bit of a bummer not having continuity!

    Sorry to hear about the windscreen, but yay to an impromptu day off!
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  4. Mum in a nutshell

    22nd February 2015 at 8:25 am

    I’m loving watching your bump grow each week in #twtwc! glad you had a positive mat appointment, women are so vulnerable when they’re pregnant so the proper support is vital.
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  5. Kirsty Hijacked By Twins

    22nd February 2015 at 9:06 am

    Thank you so much for the mention 🙂 lovely pictures of your week. We love Frankie and Benny’s it has to be our favourite family place to eat. Hope you have a lovely week xx
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  6. Polly

    22nd February 2015 at 8:25 pm

    So great to hear the midwife was supportive, makes such a huge difference. I so agree with Busby the best part of baking is licking the spoon hehe 😉 Thanks for hosting xxx

  7. Jenny Eaves

    22nd February 2015 at 9:15 pm

    Loving the bump! Such a cute photo with the sunglasses too! 🙂 x
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  8. Katy from Modern Mummy

    22nd February 2015 at 10:25 pm

    That pic of Busby in the upside down shades!!! Too cute x
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  9. FromMummytoMum

    22nd February 2015 at 11:58 pm

    Woo congrats on the new camera!! You will not regret it 🙂 Glad all went well at the midwife 🙂 We are cutting out the nap currently with our little one, and so far it is working!! Just hope it continues!
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  10. Amanda

    23rd February 2015 at 4:03 am

    What a lovely week!
    Have fun with the new camera, ISO and whatnot still scare the bejezus out of me.
    So lovely that you can both see and feel baby move, oh how I miss those days with the twins
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  11. Karen Reekie

    23rd February 2015 at 11:20 am

    Nice camera! Glad the midwife is being more supportive and you feel better. It’s easier when you are getting looked after properly! 🙂
    Karen Reekie recently posted…Our week in photos – Snails & chocolate…My Profile

  12. playathometeacher

    23rd February 2015 at 5:27 pm

    It sounds like you had a lovely week. Has dropping the nap helped Busby to get to sleep earlier? Thanks for hosting x
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  13. Mummyandmonkeys

    23rd February 2015 at 9:57 pm

    Loving the bump pictures! Eek at 9pm bedtime, hope the no nap continues to work xx
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  14. Everything Mummy

    24th February 2015 at 10:46 am

    great pics, such a cute little bump! I love the mug as well! x
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  15. Jenna

    24th February 2015 at 12:00 pm

    Oooo I got camera envy! 🙂

    Haha bubs in her sunglasses – lil’ dudette. 🙂

    Thanks for hosting #TWTWC, Hannah.

    Jenna at Tinyfootsteps xx
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  16. Emily

    24th February 2015 at 8:08 pm

    Love the pictures ‘sorting out clothes for bump’ is such a cute idea. Pleased the appointment went well and the new routine is working out. xx
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  17. LittleOandMe

    24th February 2015 at 10:05 pm

    What a lovely week. We have the same issues with naps, I feel your pain! It’s so amazing when you can see your bump move, I remember it so fondly! Love Busby rocking the sunnies!
    LittleOandMe recently posted…Finding time for me…My Profile

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