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#100happydays Day 52 – 54

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#100happydays / Life, Love, Family

 Day 52 April 10th I’ve had something on my mind over the last couple of weeks but I’ve been making sure that I am aware of the positives in my days and whilst I haven’t been blogging about each photo I’ve posted for the #100happydays challenge I am posting them daily to facebook. Day 52 was a picture of my youngest. He had asked if I would help him make some tasty treats to bring […]

#100happydays Day 16

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Lots of reasons for happiness today, it’s my mums birthday. I love birthdays! It’s Pancake Tuesday, I have fantastic childhood memories of our kitchen on Pancake Tuesday and I got to visit my mum and sister and my niece was home! The happiness was infectious! Today’s photo is pancakes of course and beneath it is a blog I posted last year about memories associated with Pancake Tuesday. Now I’m off to wash the dishes….:)   Home […]

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Life, Love, Family

Pancake Tuesday always reminds me of home. It takes me right back to my childhood in Kilcarn Court. Carefree days filled with laughter and fun. Of course there was the odd cross word or seven, sure haven’t I already described the madcap happenings in the Byrne household! And, what house is devoid of a raised voice now and then? When Pancake Tuesday rolls around it’s like I step back in time. I can see my […]

Words of Wisdom

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I’m a thinker. I’ve always sat and pondered stuff. Sometimes it can be a bad thing. I clearly remember Mammy Byrne telling me on more than one occasion that I think too much. It didn’t stop me. I’ve always loved writing my thoughts down. Before my children came along I used to send their Dad cards regularly. In these cards I would write my thoughts, my hopes, my dreams, my fears. When my babies arrived […]

I’m not proud…………..

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Watching my two beautiful children grow and develop into independent little people is an absolutely fascinating pastime. I am forever being jolted back in time and left standing listening and looking at myself when I was their age. It can just be a phrase or a look and I am  instantly back in the 80s, roller skating down the hill in Kilcarn Court at a hundred miles an hour with no cares or worries. I […]