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Wish that I took more photographs of us

This week Professor Green released his new single Photographs. I've always loved his raw and emotional lyrics and this song in particular has really hit home. It's about family we don't have here any more, his father died a few years ago and he has always struggled to come to terms with his death. For… Continue reading Wish that I took more photographs of us

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Anniversary · Cockapoo · Husband · Kindness · Looking back · making memories · positive thinking · reflection

Why I love an anniversary

Anniversaries for me are a time to reflect, to take stock of what has passed and what is to come. To remember the good times and the memories we have made, to wonder what is to come, and hope for for more of the same. Anniversaries are like Christmas before Christmas day, reflecting on what… Continue reading Why I love an anniversary

April · Children · food diary · friends · Healthy eating · Looking back · making memories · Parenting · positive thinking · Thankful · Uncategorized

7 things that made me happy week 14!

  Hi everyone, well it seems this week has flown by and it has been overall a great one with lots to feel happy about. Here are my 7 things that have made me happy this week; A great Saturday night spend at a friends house eating pizza while the kids played outside. This was… Continue reading 7 things that made me happy week 14!

April · Ed Sheeran · happy · Husband · Looking back · music · reflection · Uncategorized

Ed Sheeran and me

It's 2011 and I had just started listening to Ed Sheeran- he releases "The A Team" and a friend introduces me to his back catalog of albums including "Loose change" and "No 5 Collaborations project". I'm instantly hooked. I quickly picked up all the words to songs like "Little bird" and "Firefly" and listened to… Continue reading Ed Sheeran and me

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Adult Braces 1 year on!

Exactly 1 year ago today I walked out of the orthodontist in tears. Yes I had chosen to have braces but I don't think I had mentally prepared myself for how bad they would look on crooked teeth. 1 year on I've got the confidence to smile with my teeth out in photos, something I… Continue reading Adult Braces 1 year on!

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Cups of tea and an unexpected visit!

So today I had plans for a quick trip to the shops, a catch up with a friend and a visit to the vets. All of those things happened, the trip to the shops was great because I managed to pick up a Christmas present for T simply because it had Princess Tiana on and… Continue reading Cups of tea and an unexpected visit!

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Poppy 1 year in- Its a cockerpoo life 

So it's a year today year since we brought Poppy home and it seems like she has always been here. She's T's best friend and my furry companion. She is always so happy to see us come home, we are her family through and through and she would do anything for us and loves just… Continue reading Poppy 1 year in- Its a cockerpoo life 

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Reasons I love being married- 1 year today.

Exactly 1 year ago today I became a wife. I remember the day like it was yesterday, the nerves, the excitement, the pride at walking down the aisle with my Dad by my side then into the hands of my future husband and then elation at walking down the aisle knowing we had done it,… Continue reading Reasons I love being married- 1 year today.

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Revisiting our wedding venue, one hot week and some Wimbledon!

It's so hard to believe that Sunday next week I will have been married a year! All the planning and build up and then the most wonderful day and now our first anniversary is fast approaching! We have a trip planned to the Peak District next weekend then will be back on our anniversary to… Continue reading Revisiting our wedding venue, one hot week and some Wimbledon!