Dear Mam, Happy Birthday. Today we should be celebrating with you as you turn 60 but we’re not. The Universe went a bit nuts you see and took you from us. It’s not fair. We miss you. We could do with you here now. I need you, the boys need you and L. really needs… Continue reading On Your Birthday
Life can change in a split second. The path in front of you just stops. That’s what happened on a Wednesday in July 2001. Just an ordinary day. Mr. Simply Homemade and I were on the couch playing with our eldest girl who had turned 1 a few weeks before hand. The phone rang. It… Continue reading Anne ♥ March 2, 1958-July 20, 2001
Two of my fabulous followers Olivia & Niamh are joining the Simply Homemade family today to share their festive music and memories stories. Olivia My Dad was always a big fan of music. I remember one year I bought him a cd player and some cd’s for Christmas so he could play his music. He was thrilled.… Continue reading Music & Memories at Christmas – A Guest Post
Isn’t it amazing how this time of year stirs up so many memories from years past. The festive aromas transport us back to our childhood kitchens, the movies take us back to afternoons spent in our Nana’s front room. I was sorting through a box of homemade decorations with my two youngest children yesterday. The… Continue reading I Remember When….