Category Archives: Celebrations

Silent Sunday

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A day for me.

Happy Birthday to me… I opened my presents, dropped my son off at school and had a whole six hours just for myself. No housework, no work, no running around doing things which had to be done. Just a bubble … Continue reading

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Caption Saturday

Saturday is Caption Day at Mammasaurus’ blog. So… can you think of one for this? I’d love to see what you come up with, leave your captions in the comments.

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And so it begins…

J helped me carry a christmas tree home from the supermarket this evening, while he told me about how he wanted to be a soldier in the Nativity play, but has to be a shepherd instead: “and I have to … Continue reading

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They gave their today for our tomorrow

Today, I thought of the remembrance parades I took part in as a teenage sea cadet, and wished I wasn’t working so that I could be there again. Seeing a whole supermarket come to a standstill for a minute of … Continue reading

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Best of BritMums Blog Carnival – 8th November 2011

What a pleasure it has been to host the fortnightly BritMums carnival here on my own blog! Thankyou to everyone who has submitted a post, it has been both interesting and such fun to read through them and include them … Continue reading

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Best Party Ever

The Creepy Crawly Man. Best kids party. Ever. Snakes and spiders, cockroaches, a terrapin and an owl. And a wonderful host. I didnt get many photographs, I was too busy laughing. My boy is full of cake and smiles.

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Its been a hectic week, but so enjoyable and filled with such excitement. A brilliant party. Cake making. Cake eating. Presents that just keep coming. Thankyou letter writing. On his birthday, he told anyone who would listen “I’m five now”, … Continue reading

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Teacher Gifts

J finished preschool this week. It was happy and sad all at once, seeing how much he has grown in so many ways over less than a year, but having to leave behind the wonderful teachers who have helped him … Continue reading

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My Little Shining Star

He took part in his first nativity play. The reception class put on a wonderful show and the preschool children played the part of stars in the sky. The night before, he had little sleep, he wanted to “stay up aallllll night!” … Continue reading

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