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# 7701
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Old 17-08-2014, 1:13 PM
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HERE you go hon

Good luck to Miss T
Thanks GG


Well done Miss T - it's such an exciting time

I hope there's lots of celebrating going on the the Tilly household this weekend!

Janey x
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Old 17-08-2014, 2:00 PM
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We'll done MissT!!!
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Old 18-08-2014, 7:57 AM
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Well done and well deserved Miss Tilly!


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Old 20-08-2014, 6:38 PM
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Ay up Tilly - realise that I'm interrupting sangria time....

Just wanted to post this LINK - i'll explain when you're round and about again

Cheers!

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Old 20-08-2014, 8:16 PM
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Hi to everyone who has dropped in

We have all escaped to the sun and have thoroughly enjoyed the first few days of our holiday. It was all a bit of a rush what with exam results, work being manic and trying to prepare for hols.

We slept for 15 hours non stop on the ferry, so I guess this demonstrates how weary we all were

However, the sun has been marvellous, much jumping in the pool and DD and I are heading off to the beach early tomorrow and leaving the boys to chill in the garden.

It's hard to describe how much we all love it here - the garden is a truly splendid place and unbelievably restorative.

Mr T is chilled, DD is relaxing as I type and DS is in the pool.

I haven't Tilly Tidied at all, I have booked a S&S holiday, have used vouchers for dinner the night we left and still have some for another meal.

Have I thought about work - no - not one jot

We are so close to the next chapter in our lives, I can't wait.

We have aubegines, tomatoes, onions, chilli, tomatoes, peppers, garlic ready to pick in the garden.

DD is planning what we need to do when we return home - she's so looking forward to Uni and her new chapter - it's infectious

Right,I'd better made the salad.

Night, Tilly

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Ach! Tills - worry not, check out the link when you're back - it's only to the post #2819 (the one above yours) on my thread anyway. You will find it super dooper interesting (only when you're back in circulation - NOT before!) because of the sort of person that you are, and because of the thing that you did with the FB donation!

Tills, enjoy your hols, and I look forward to hearing all about it - when you return

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Old 20-08-2014, 8:43 PM
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So glad you are enjoying your holiday.

What you said about being so close to the next stage in your life.... That really strikes a chord
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Old 20-08-2014, 9:44 PM
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So glad you are enjoying your time in the sun! What a difference it makes to our quality of life! I often think I could be poor BUT if only I could be warm each day and enjoy a glass of wine outside in the evenings without the aid of a patio heater! Y'all have a great time!
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Old 20-08-2014, 10:27 PM
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We are so close to the next chapter in our lives, I can't wait.
So close you can almost taste it .
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We have aubegines, tomatoes, onions, chilli, tomatoes, peppers, garlic ready to pick in the garden.
Oh, you already are .

So glad to hear Miss T planning. What a difference a year makes - I remember her getting her AS results .
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Old 21-08-2014, 2:31 AM
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Hi Tilly

congratulations to your daughter, you must be very proud of her.

Your holiday sounds divine.. I am jealous!

Have a great one
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Old 21-08-2014, 9:24 AM
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Congrats to Miss T on her excellent results
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Old 21-08-2014, 9:33 AM
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Congrats to Miss T!!!

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Old 24-08-2014, 7:32 AM
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Morning, thanks for all your lovely posts re DD -she's a happy girl and it's great to see her planning for her future.

DS had his first GCSe results and I'm pleased to say did well. It's always been harder for him than DD and we were all worrying. All in all, a good educational result for them both.

We are having the most amazing holiday. We are so fortunate to have our home here and we've been out with friends, music nights, trips to the beach and entertaining at home. I've hardly picked my ipad up - this was a test for myself. I seem to be permanently attached to it in the UK, and have deliberately stayed off line

I have Tilly Tidied £2 ish in total - kept to our budget, not bought too much food and have started buying some bits to take home.

I managed to defrost and clean the freezer before we left the UK and it's all ready to be turned on and filled when we return.

I hope everyone is enjoying school hols, or the long weekend.

Best wishes Tilly x x x xx
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Old 24-08-2014, 9:13 AM
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Congrats to the kids Tilly, and glad you're having a lovely time x
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It all sounds great. A fitting reward for all of the work that you all put in over the last several months. Enjoy the rest and rejuvenation,

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Just checking in after a great 3 weeks rediscovering my 2 DDs and darling OH...bit like yourselves, felt a bit disconnected in the hurly burly of the last few months, which was nicely put to rest after 3.5 weeks away..

It all sounds great. sorry you're so valuable they don't want to lose you (but guess I always thought that might be the case ) and huge congrats to young Miss T....that's ace.
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