It was perfect. Our cottage turned out to be a large four bedroom abode with double volume ceilings and all the creature comforts of the olden days: shelves filled with books, a huge fireplace, 100% cotton percale bedding, a well equipped kitchen. When I say olden days, I also mean no TV and no cellphone reception, which was met with horror when I broke the news! But everybody soon came to appreciate the technology-free time, tending to the fire and exploring the surrounds. The luxury that was included was a dishwasher though, which I was so grateful for because I loathe doing dishes.
Here are some of my favourite memories, the ones that I took snaps of.
Y woke me up on Saturday morning to watch the sunrise with him. We arrived late the night before in total darkness and had no idea of the natural beauty that surrounded us. It was about 2 degrees! That’s me wrapped in gown and blanket.
The guys kept the fire burning most of the weekend, this was definitely the best thing of all. We won’t be seeing a fireplace this size for a while! The kids were wrapped up in PJ’s and gowns by early afternoon when the temperature starts to drop rapidly.
There are more but this post is already too long, so I’ll save the rest for the next post 🙂