Shout Out Saturday#6 – Would you like to give someone a shout out??

Blog header Shout out Saturday

Shout out Saturday is a place for you to share your favourite posts, best blogging buddies, good news stories or something you've read. This week we have a special birthday to celebrate and a great book! Hope you can join in.

The Big Birthday – #Writespiration

Writespiration - A new challenge I've just discovered courtesy of Sacha Black.  The challenge is to write something using the weekly theme in just 52 words…. EXACTLY 52 words, no more, no less.  As it's Sacha's birthday, the theme this week is The Big Birthday. The Big Birthday by Debbie Harris Surprise! A big birthday means a big …

Share Your World – January 30 2017

Girls - 3 generations

I'm enjoying participating in Cee's Share Your World.  It's a great way to join with other bloggers to share our worlds. This week's questions are: What is the most incredible natural venue that you’ve ever seen in person? I am fortunate to have seen many incredible natural sights in the world but I'd have to say …

Memorable Monday

Today is a big day. I've decided it qualifies to be called Memorable Monday. Why? My husband turns 60 He officially finishes his 39 year teaching career today We had 2 of our 3 grown up daughters and his parents and his sister here to celebrate with him.  Our other daughter in UK phoned in …

Contemplation – Week 8: Who are you going to call?

Hello! I have been busy contemplating desleyjane's latest prompt from her Kikki.K, A Sentence a Day journal.   This week the prompt is: Who do you want to talk to right now? I thought of lots of people I'd like to talk to; I've talked with my mum already today, with one of my daughters and messaged the …

Weekly photo challenge: A vibrant man on his birthday and 500 posts for me

An especially vibrant day - my husband's birthday and my 500th post! I like the definition of vibrant - full of energy and life -  it describes my husband perfectly! My blog also tries to be full of energy and life 🙂 My photo shows the birthday boy modelling his special birthday sign, just for me to use …

Every day is an adventure – Day 49/365

Red shoes

This is my adventure shot for the day because every adventure should start with shiny red shoes! A little friend turned 2 recently and her birthday party was a fun event with fairy bread, chocolate crackles, cake, pass the parcel and balloons....and lots of little people. I spotted these little shiny red shoes and fell in love with them. …

The end is nigh!

Not the end of the world as we know it... don't panic!  The end of the birthday month, with my youngest daughter's birthday this week.  (The fact that she's now in her late 20s doesn't mean she stops being my baby girl!). As I mentioned in a recent post, I wasn't expecting that,  I wrote …

Birthday month

Celebrating birth days I read somewhere recently, (I can't remember where), that the mother should be congratulated on the birth-day of her children rather than the way we do it now, showering the birthday child with gifts and birthday wishes.    I presume because the mother has done all the work in producing said child.  I …

Tea Time #10 – a birthday treat

Birthday Party fun

A Birthday Treat - even if you are turning 30! What special birthday food does your daughter want for her 30th birthday? Going on past birthday experiences I can guess. In case you missed my post last week, my second daughter is turning 30 in a few days time - that means I will have …