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18 DAYS OF SUMMER #8

18 DAYS OF SUMMER #8

18 Days of Summer #8 Today we were able to celebrate my Dad’s birthday as a family.  We were unable to attend the birthday meal my Mum hosted the weekend of his actual birthday as we had made commitments before anything was planned.  So, we took him out for breakfast at the local carvery. We had to wait until 9am when it opened, so much harder on these light summer mornings, so first the girls chose some hairstyles again :…

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18 DAYS OF SUMMER #7

18 DAYS OF SUMMER #7

18 Days of Summer #7 Today was a random day to be in the middle of our summer holiday, but last week my friend passed away and his wife asked me to sing a song he loved me singing at the funeral.  I loved William, he used to call me his adopted daughter.  He died suddenly whilst in hospital waiting for them to attend to him at the age of 57.  I had tried to practice last week and just ended up…

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18 DAYS OF SUMMER #5

18 DAYS OF SUMMER #5

18 Days of Summer #5 Today was an interesting day, as somehow our Tax Credit renewal form had never been sent to us.  Therefore, we obviously hadn’t sent it back.  So our Child Tax Credits hadn’t gone in.  We had to get the car fixed last week, so you can imagine, this didn’t put us in good stead for days out with 4 children.  We barely had enough to buy nappies for the baby that had run out.  After some…

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18 DAYS OF SUMMER #6

18 DAYS OF SUMMER #6

18 Days of Summer #6 Sitting down to write this whilst all the rest of the family are asleep in bed (I am sat in bed next to the hubster who is fast asleep), I am very tired after a busy day, but I feel very blessed.  Today was one of those days that my heart just feels so full, full of love, joy, pride of how blessed and lucky we are to have such amazing children. As I mentioned…

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