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My word for March was ENJOY and I certainly made sure that I did that as there has been so much going on it has felt like one long celebration. Just this weekend we celebrated our 10 year anniversary since we started dating and Alfie surprised me with this gorgeous bouquet of flowers when he arrived home from work on Friday. I’m one lucky lady!

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 The little posey that Aiden gave to me at the Mother’s Day church service!

Earlier in the month I celebrated my first ever Mother’s Day and got really spoilt by my two favourite boys. Having my baby has really made me appreciate how wonderfully amazing my mum is and what an awesome job she did raising me and my brother. Literally that same weekend we also celebrated the fact that Alfie passed his last surgical exam. I’m so proud of him!

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Of course, it was my birthday only last week and I had a lovely time celebrating with friends and my little family.  Thank you for all of your birthday comments, tweets and emails.

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I finally got round to visiting the hairdresser’s to get my hair done.  It was long overdue and I just loved being pampered whilst my little man spent some quality time at home with his Papa Bear. Next time round I’m hoping to inject a bit of colour into it for a complete change-up.

The Lovely Bloggers

My fantastic blogging bestie Miranda and I set up a Facebook group called The Lovely Bloggers that seems to be flourishing at the moment.  It’s designed to support new and experienced bloggers who may be looking to grow their blogs.  I’ve loved reading lots of new blogs and meeting new people.  

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This month I’ve enjoyed getting creative and sharing my recipes.  I’m really getting into food photography and styling at the moment and I’m hoping my new DSLR camera will encourage me further.  I posted recipes for my Chicken Rice Noodle SaladGrain-Free Blueberry and Lemon Muffins,  Lemon Macaroon Protein Balls and my Red Pepper and Feta Quiche With a Cauliflower and Quinoa Crust that you seem to just love!

Favourite links from around the web:

Moments that made my heart sing:

  • Mother’s Day service at church
  • A great day visiting my Nan and seeing how well she is doing
  • Treating myself to the new iPhone 6
  • Aiden cutting his first tooth
  • Celebrating my first Mother’s Day and birthday
  • Planning my little man’s nursery
  • Alfie being his usual awesome self and then passing his exam
  • Exciting new projects
  • Meeting up with our wonderful mummy friends
  • Running
  • The first signs of spring

With spring now practically on our doorsteps in the UK, it really is a time to GROW, my word for April.  Over the next few weeks, I’ve got some big plans in place to increase my online portfolio and also finally get round to revamping my blog, which may mean that I will be posting less throughout next month.  My wardrobe is also in need of some TLC and updating with some new clothes so I’m looking forward to the shopping trip that I have planned with my mum next week. Wishing you all a fantastic April!

How was the March for you?  Any special highlights?

Which word would you like to choose for April?