Don’t Forget…

  Don't Forget The message board hangs on the kitchen wall With post it notes in penciled scrawl Children's pictures on magnetic strips Parties, injections, and fishing trips That silly hat in a photo booth And how to 'Make your Custard Smooth' A takeaway menu for lazy nights Dental appointments and wedding invites Notes of dietary inspirations Meaningful... Continue Reading →

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Alfie’s Gift

It's been almost three months since I lost Alfie and the first time I've been able to talk about losing him, I don't think there is any coincidence that I started this blog soon after, it was Alfie's gift to me . Whilst I was walking around looking for feathers and robins as a sign that he was... Continue Reading →

Get Crafty, Napkin Decoupage

Just a few photos of some of the wooden items I have renovated using Napkin Decoupage. The items were all lying around the house looking tired and unloved, or bought from car boot sales and charity shops for a pound or two.     As long as the item is made from wood it can be... Continue Reading →

The Power of Laughter

We should all remember to do this more!

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Written by Eric C., MA., PhD Candidate

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“Something which has never occurred since time immemorial; a young woman did not fart in her husband’s lap.” ~Unknown 1900 BC

The worlds oldest recorded joke dates back to 1900 BC. This joke proves that toilet humor has been around for a very long time along with mankind’s need to laugh. We live in a world where we are constantly bombarded with the serious side of life. We have 24 hour news stations, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and other forms of social media that can overload the senses. In today’s stress filled society, finding humor in life and learning to laugh at ourselves is important. Research shows that laughter is not only good for the soul but is beneficial for health!

In honor of April being National Humor Month and to commemorate the passing of legendary comedian Don Rickles…

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Dachshund Family Album

Some of the dachshunds that have been part of our family over the years. It all started with Cassie the black and white dog. She was my mum's dog and a dachshund/ sheltie cross. She sparked our interest in the breed, such a playful. gentle soul. You can see the familiar dachshund short legs and expression in... Continue Reading →

Dust If You Must

Dust if you must, but wouldn’t it be better To paint a picture, or write a letter, Bake a cake, or plant a seed; Ponder the difference between want and need? Dust if you must, but there’s not much time, With rivers to swim, and mountains to climb; Music to hear, and books to read;... Continue Reading →

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