It’s my birthday on Tuesday so I was a treated to a lovely birthday meal at a scrumptious pub in North Dorset yesterday lunchtime with some good friends, followed by a sunny stroll with the dogs.

Not only was I spoiled with good company and delicious food (and wine) but I also got presents! Hurrah!

Alongside a beautiful bunch of sweetpeas freshly picked from Paul’s garden and some of Sara’s homemade chilli jam, I also got these totally ace badges from theknittinggoodness.co.uk:

(Something I’m often told off for saying when Matt wants me to turn the light off so he can go to sleep)

…and my personal favourite: