Tag: Family

Kiddlets

Kiddlets is a word I use instead of children, a cross between Kids and Piglets. Example – yeah Riley’s good, how are your kiddlets. It’s always been a me sort of word but when I yelled out to my husband tonight ‘have you got…

Mop Stroud, A life in two acts with many scenes

Mop Stroud, A life in two acts with many scenes – Betty Stroud This book was written by my Grandmothers Cousin Betty and the book is Betty’s mother’s life story. I think she has wonderfully captured the essence of Mary aka Mop, as I…

Riley’s First Christmas

This Christmas will be my sons first and to celebrate I’ve put together a post in photos of us putting up our Christmas tree – there is a story behind this old hand me down tree, but I’ll get to that after the photos…

Tinsel Overdose

Today I found myself thinking ‘‘hmmm how many days until the 1st of December, I want to decorate the house’’ then I was like ‘’EWWWWWW who is this person in my head, GET OUT’’. I then sat and pondered ‘’No I am aloud to…

Going for a walk

I went for a walk today along the water near where I live for the first time since I started back at work part time. It had been three weeks and when I’m not walking regularly I forget how much I enjoy it and…

I Love you anyway Luigi

During the lead up to my son’s birth I was trying to put together a family tree book for him and what followed was destroying my father’s belief that he had Italian heritage, sorry daddy. My father picked up the name Luigi in his…