• Wedding

    It’s 7 years since I married my best friend . . .

    Today Hubby and I are celebrating our 7th Wedding Anniversary and it pleases me no end that the sun is shining as strong today as it did 7 years ago because it brings all those happy memories of our perfect day flooding back (minus the sore toe which I split open the day before the […]

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    Tips for a successful Date Night!

    When was the last time that you and your other half enjoyed a ‘date night’ together? I’m pleased to say that we still manage them every now and then, we don’t have set days or times but we do make time to have a date night when we can. Obviously with four children it’s not […]

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  • 045/366 – Who said romance was dead?

    Having only just returned from our weekend away to France I didn’t think it was fair to ask someone to babysit again so that we could go out for the evening on Valentines so instead I transformed our dining room from my office/workshop into a romantic little haven to surprise Hubby when he came home […]

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  • What about Daddy?

    This was the topic of conversation between my friend Karin and I some time ago whilst the girls were tearing around the soft play centre. You know the way the story goes, boy meets girl, boy kisses girl, boy marries girl, boy and girl become Mummy and Daddy, Mummy has only eyes for baby. But […]

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  • Life is a rollercoaster!

    Life is a rollercoaster – isn’t that what Ronan Keating said in his song a few years back? That’s how I feel at the moment, the past 20 months have been mental, so much has happened. First off we had an ectopic pregnancy, closely followed by a missed miscarriage which resulted in surgery – stressful […]

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  • The problem with relationships . . .

    is that people forget you need to work at them. In the last week, I have been told of two relationships that have broken down since the birth of a baby where the father has ventured elsewhere. I’m sure all parents would agree that becoming parents is a wondrous, exciting event – yet at the […]

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