Happy Days: My Brother Got Married!

Welcome to Happy Days! Katy and I host this linky with the purpose of inspiring you to make the most of each day, no matter what you've been up to, and to find happiness in every day. It's where I share the little moments that have brought me joy. 

“Love doesn’t make the world go round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.”



This week I have loved:

  • My baby brother getting married! Okay, so at 30 he's hardly a baby, but he is still my little brother and I'm so thrilled he has found the person he wants to spend the rest of his life with. He's getting married in the Dominican Republic next month, but had a small wedding here on Thursday with just a handful of people including me, Ian and the boys. Then we went to The Radcliffe in Hitchin for food and drinks to celebrate. It was such a wonderful day.

  • The boys looking so adorable in matching bow ties at my brother's wedding.

  • A long overdue catch-up with one of my best friends. It's been about six months since we last saw each other. But it never feels like it's been that long when we do finally meet up.

  • Tadpoles in my garden pond! They're very tiny and very fast, but I will try to catch some photos of them.

  • Little N's current obsession with watching Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs. He said "my want it to rain food, Mummy. My want it to rain ice-cream, and egg. Ooh, and burgers. And cheese sandwiches." He is so cute!

  • My stepdaughter's birthday. It was on Friday so we didn't do anything big as she was at school. It was nice to pick her up from school though and we all went out for dinner. 

  • Little N raised £70 for his preschool by completing his sponsored scavenger hunt. He had a list of twenty things to collect over the course of the month, like a daisy, a pebble, a stamp - and he got them all! 

  • Wedding planning. There is just over a year until my own wedding so time to get cracking with plans.




This weekend I have not one, but two baby showers to attend! I am going to be mega broody after being around those lovely bumps. What are you up to?

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16 comments

  1. Lovely photo, I need to get better at being in the photos with my girls! I love a good wedding and especially my own brothers, there is something extra special about it. Enjoy the baby showers, I too would be broody at the end. Thanks for hosting x

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  2. Ah this sounds like a lovely week, and what a gorgeous picture of you! I loved wedding planning and I bet going to your brothers wedding made you even more excited!! Happy weekend and thanks for hosting #HappyDayLinky

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  3. Congratulations to your family - what a special time for you all! The photo is beautiful - I know what you mean I am always behind the camera. Thank you for hosting 🌸

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  4. I have hardly any pictures of me with the kids either, I'm always moaning about it! That's a lovely photo you have got though and I love your dress!

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  5. Oh, I do love a wedding! What a lovely week! I'm the same for the lack of photos with me in, and it's something I'm trying to work on. I feel I should be more of a 'face' on my blog, but mainly I would just love some nice photos of me and my family! Your photo is gorgeous - it's made me determined to get some nice ones of us! Have a lovely weekend and thanks for hosting!

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  6. Lots of lovely events going on for you. May you continue to enjoy taking lovely photos featuring you and your boys. Thanks for hosting #HappyDaysLinky

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  7. Congratulations to your brother, it sounds like you all had a lovely day. Well done on the sponsored scavenger hunt, sounds like a lot of fun. Hope you have a good week x #HappyDays

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  8. No tadpoles in our pond :( but all the kids are so fascinated by tadpoles, caterpillars and eggs hatching into chicks at our daughter's school at the moment! It's lovely to see. Thanks for sharing and for the link up! #HappyDaysLinky

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  9. Huge congratulations to your brother! Getting married is such an awesome thing <3
    Sounds like you've had a wonderful week-and your boys are just absolutely precious (: #happydayslinky

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  10. What a lovely week huni, with lots of exciting things! Oh I love wedding planning! So much fun. Have a fab week huni xx

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  11. Sian that is such a lovely picture and I love all the pictures from the wedding you have been posting, I did giggle as I guess you are loving the new lens and your picots are fab. I bet it has made you so much more excited for your wedding, have a lovely week x x

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  12. Congratulations for your brother and family. Weddings are good news! Hope you're getting back to it now you've finished the mad rush of it!? Lovely photo of you and the little ones. It's great to get that snap every now and then! Proves you exist! #happydays

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  13. I love a good small wedding! And tadpoles too. Would quite like to get some as pets for the kids.

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  14. Such a lovely photo. I need to have more photos with me and the kids, I just hate being in front of the camera so much! Good luck with the wedding planning! Thanks for hosting xx

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  15. Well done for raising so much money and also congrats to your brother I bet that's made you extra excited for your own wedding. That's also a lovely photo I feel a little upset sometimes that I'm always the one behind the camera and like you I feel that ANY pic of us is a pic I will cherish xx thanks for hosting

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  16. Love that photo of you and the boys. You should get in front of the camera more!! xx

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