Sam in Iceland

National Spouse’s Day; My Amazing Husband

26th January 2017

National Spouses’s Day is celebrated annually on 26 January.

With life being as busy as it can be, it is all too easy to take things for granted.

When was the last time you showed your husband or wife you appreciated them?

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It’s The Little Things

20th January 2017

After seeing that Lauren from ‘Dilan and Me’ and Jodie from ‘Dear Little Daisy’ had decided to start the ‘It’s The Little Things’ linky party, I knew that this is something that I wanted to get involved in.

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Yummy Food; Wagamama Cook Book

12th January 2017

You may recall my previous post for New Years Eve, where I had shared my plans for our three course meal using the Wagamama Cook Book. Good News! No one was poisoned and the meal was a success.

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Jo and her firstborn Reuben

To My Firstborn- Please Don’t Feel Left Out; You’re Still My Boy!

10th January 2017

When you have a baby you know your life is going to change, but nothing really prepares you for it. The instant love, the bonds you grow and your completely new outlook on, well everything.
This is what happened when Reuben came into our lives.
Everything changed and it all happened so fast.

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New Years Eve; Last Date Night of the Year

29th December 2016

New Years Eve is just not my thing.
Not any more anyway. I can think of nothing I would enjoy less than getting ready for a night out to spend it shouting over loud music, getting drunk and then spend the next week recovering. Yes, I’m a boring old git but hey, I embrace it!

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Another Crazy Christmas

26th December 2016

I love Christmas. I love the buzz and excitement but by the time we hit the end of Boxing Day I long for a bit of normality!

I’m always grateful that we go to Sam’s parents for lunch and then to my parents in the evening; no cooking or food preparation makes the run up to Christmas pretty much stress free

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Losing My Grandad – A Year On

21st December 2016

I sit here looking at the title of this post and wonder if I am ready to talk about the up and coming anniversary of the death of my wonderful Grandad.
In truth, no I’m probably not, but I want to.
I want to remember one of the most important men in my life and share how his passing made me feel and know that it is OK to miss him.

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snowflake christmas tree

Christmas Traditions

18th December 2016

I am very much a Christmas person, to the point that when Sam and I were dating I insisted he bought a Christmas Tree and said without one I wouldn’t be able to go to his house. So it goes without saying that Christmas is a big deal for me and with Reuben being so excited, this year is the first year that I have felt passionately about starting our own Christmas Traditions.

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