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Seasonal Photos

Another busy week gone by. I have spent most of the week just getting things prepared for the big day. I pre made a lot of the food that we will need over the Christmas week so that I wont have to miss out on the children enjoying their gifts. There is a fair bit […]

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Trip round Belfast

SUNDAYWe collected Mag from his friend’s house in Carrickfergus this morning. He had a blast -movie which was Ghost Town, a pizza hut feast and sleep over.We had decided to kill two birds with one stone so to speak and head into Belfast to see the Christmas lights and head to the continental market. We […]

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DOWN TO THREE

I took an unexpected drive to Carrickfergus today. Mag got a birthday party invite to go to the cinema followed by dinner in Pizza Hut with friends. I had no problem letting him go and staying at their house over night so we only had to make the journey once today. We need to go […]

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Castle Park

Friday morning – it is very cold today so much so the car was covered in a film of ice! We love the crisp mornings, when it is dry and the autumn leaves are on the ground. I got the children wrapped up warm and off we went to Castle Park, in Bangor. We had […]

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Under the table!

Yesterday, the 11th November 2008 was a ‘funny’ day. I had to do a few errands early on in the day, off to the chemist, newsagent for birthday cards and wrapping paper, and the like. I called in at the Co-Op for the usual food supplies with Seb our 5yo, he was looking at everything […]

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Fireworks and Halloween Ramblings

The ramblings of a mad woman here – Halloween is over now thank goodness. We don’t really celebrate Halloween as such in our house, not really and not for any particular reason. On Halloween night I arranged a little ‘supper’ for the kids, I made them sandwiches and cocktail sausages and they lounged around and […]

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SHOW ME THE LIGHT

This morning we were enduring the chilling winds brought straight in from the Arctic, yet we still had to head out. Wrapping up warm the children and I had to run a few errands to run. We had to stop at the bank, optician and collect some forms for filling in.After the chores were done […]

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Seb’s Birthday in Photos

There was a full set of circumstances which meant that on Seb’s 5th birthday we weren’t going to be able to do a special tea for him. I was disappointed about that and had suggested that we do something special the day before, which was a Sunday. Seb chose to go to the Transport Museum […]

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Making A Splash

One of the most enjoyable things for a child on holiday is splashing in the pool. Add to that the glorious weather every day and it makes for a brilliant time. There isn’t much to this blog post – just a few splashes.

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My baby started playgroup!

Well I am chocked …. for a few days my baby started playgroup. Well she did, but I dont know if she will or can stay as she is not potty trained fully yet. Thats another story I guess and it does not take away from how I felt this morning taking her. She went […]

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Its not all bad + a little cat update

You read in the previous blog post about our wedding anniversary being a disaster … well trying to salvage what was left of the weekend we decided to attempt to do something with the children on Sunday. Hollie had a birthday party to go to in the afternoon so we thought it might be nice […]

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The Paddling Pools – Cockle Row

On Monday 21st July it was glorious weather – a first in a couple weeks as we seem to have had endless clouds and rain. I took the opportunity to take the children to the paddling pools to have a picnic and a splash about. Its a few minutes easy walk for the children yet […]

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Busy Day Saturday – SNOW?!

Saturday 12th July The 12th of July was actually a holiday day here where we live. With it being a holiday and people headed down the coast to see the demonstrations we figured that it would be a nice quiet day to go out. Our neighbours, who we are very good friends with came with […]

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Hedgehogs and Fruit

TODAY – well where do I start … this morning I was rudely awoken by the day break! Getting up I braved a lovely hot shower and a vitamin drink! After the couple small pleasures of the day it was time to tackle more laundry, putting away all the boys things and managing my own, […]

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