Category Archives: Special Days

So many things to celebrate!

Do you want to build a snowman?

I woke my children up singing loudly (and off key) “Do you want to build a snowman?” on Saturday morning. A pillow thrown at my head didn’t stop me, although JB pouring a bucket of snow over me while I was taking a shower kind of put a dampener on my enthusiasm. I got my…
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please let me pee in peace!

A mother’s love is unconditional but please let me pee in peace! I remember those days well. A young toddler at my feet staring up at me as I sat on the throne. I used to shut the door but the constant crying on the other side put me off. I quickly learnt to flash…
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What a difference a week makes! Opening the curtains last Wednesday on a magical world of white, I got the spark of childhood thrill. The yearning to be the first one to make footprints in the crisp, fresh, whiteness. I almost trampled the kids in my hurry to get outside, before remembering bunny slippers were…
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A surprise in store

This time last year I was co-presenting a Valentine's TV special. A lucky couple had won a romantic day at Carlton Towers, with a spa, cooking masterclass and faulous lovers meal. They have just got engaged. Yippee! I am so pleased for them. They are a perfect partnership. I'm really looking forward to their wedding.…
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