Spring is coming! {the ordinary moments}

There is a definite hint of spring in the air now don’t you think? The evenings are beginning to get lighter which means it won’t be too long before we can get outside in the afternoons after nap time. And although the early mornings are still chilly, the days are definitely beginning to warm up ever so slightly.

Tuesday was one such day, where despite some frost first thing, by around 10am the sun had warmed the ground and the air, making it a pleasant temperature for a walk.

The sky was cloudless and the most amazing blue; it was so peaceful walking with Rosalie in the carrier, we barely saw a sole all the way up to the common.

Having Rosalie hugged so close to me is like having a little hot water bottle, so by the time we made it to the common I was feeling quite warm, and Rosalie must have been comfy as she fell asleep, just in time to miss the view. I love it when she falls asleep in the carrier, she looks so peaceful and I can kiss her little cheeks as many times as I like without her pushing me away!

I strolled over to a bench and just took a moment to appreciate the view –  I could have sat there for hours, holding my poppet, breathing in the fresh air and soaking up the sun with its strength just hinting that spring might be around the corner.

I do enjoy autumn and winter, but after a while I long for the warmth and light evenings of spring and summer. I can’t wait to get out in the garden with Rosalie, seeing her walk on our lawn for the first time and getting the paddling pool out again, we’ve got some exciting months ahead!

But for now, I’m content to enjoy the anticipation that spring is coming!


Enjoy the little things in life, for one day you will
look back and realise they were the big things.

the ordinary moments


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    Katie @mummydaddyme
    February 22, 2015 at 3:57 pm

    Yay look at that sunshine- gorgeous photos. I agree I definitely think it's coming and have felt most Spring like this week, I can't wait! I love the anticipation of Spring. x

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    Jess Eliot
    February 22, 2015 at 4:28 pm

    Thanks Katie, it was an amazingly blue sky! x

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    Jade Morriss
    February 22, 2015 at 8:02 pm

    Such beautiful pictures – spring is definitely on the horizon! The sky you captured is a perfect blue.
    πŸ™‚
    Life’s Open Pages

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    Aby Moore
    February 22, 2015 at 8:53 pm

    Ah that sounds lovely, Such a stunning place and lovely pictures x

  • Reply
    Jess Eliot
    February 23, 2015 at 9:27 pm

    Thanks Jade πŸ™‚

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    Jess Eliot
    February 23, 2015 at 9:28 pm

    It really was Aby πŸ™‚ We're lucky to have the common (almost) on our doorstep x

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    Katy F
    February 25, 2015 at 9:37 am

    I love it when you get that feeling that spring is on the way, it is such and exciting time. I cannot wait for warmer weather so we can be outdoors more. Lovely photos xx

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    Jess Eliot
    February 25, 2015 at 9:12 pm

    Thanks Katy πŸ™‚ I'm done with winter now, bring on spring! x

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