Happy Days: Birthdays & Babies

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. 

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Here's what has made me happy this week

• My big announcement! I'm so relieved to be able to finally tell people, and it seems people have enjoyed reading about how I told Ian. It is quite funny in a sweet, silly way!

• JJ turned two. It is such a cliché, but the last two years have really flown. He is such a beautiful happy little soul and pure joy to be around. I've been thinking back to his birth a lot as I'm now planning my second VBAC, which might possibly be a home birth, eek!

• JJ's birthday cake. He spotted a pigs in mud cake in Sainsburys and wanted it, but me being vegan means I wouldn't have been able to eat any. So I made my own, using the Sprite cake hack. I'm so pleased with how my little piggies turned out and JJ loved it!

• Birthday parties. I didn't organise a birthday party for JJ as I've just been to nauseous to plan anything, but the boys have so many wonderful friends and have been invited to one pretty much every weekend this month. Lucky boys!

• Season three of Game of Thrones. No spoilers here, don't worry! But my gosh I love it!

• A cinema trip. My friends and I went to see Bridget Jones's Baby and it was brilliant! So very, very funny. It's a must see!

• Lots of cake. My friend organised a Macmillan Coffee Morning so JJ and I went along and had lots of cake, biscuits and tea. My kind of morning!

• My Dad and his fiancee returning from their holiday to New York, with treats for me. Swedish Fish! Proper Froot Loops! I am such a child, I know!

What are you up to this weekend?

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13 comments

  1. Such happy news! Congrats. I hope you have a fab pregnancy. I love that cake!! Bet it went down really well. Happy birthday to JJ. Bridget was so funny. I really enjoyed! Thanks for hosting xx

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  2. Massive congratulations 🎉 I loved your story of how you found out too. What an amazing cake. I used to collect pigs when I was young! Thank you for hosting #happydays

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  3. That cake is awesome! Good job lovely! x

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  4. Such wonderful news congratulations, off to read you post now ! And hoorah for friends I am so glad they have been a great help. I was so sick with our two up to 16 weeks it was such a relief when it stopped x

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  5. Yay, congratulations! Sounds like you've had a great week. Season three already? You can tell how hooked you are, I'm the same, love GOT! And happy birthday JJ x
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  6. I love the cake! Two is such a milestone age, their little personalities really start to shine through. I LOVED Bridget Jones too. Thanks for hosting x

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  7. Your cake looks lovely. Well done! A massive congratulations too. I must try and find a way to see Bridget Jones. #happydays

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  8. Aww that is great news. Huge congratulations, I hope you keep well. That cake is amazing. Happy birthday to your little one. I am hoping to see Bridget Jones tonight. Have a great weekend xx

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  9. Ooh ooh and ooh congrats Sian (and Ian!). How very exciting! That cake looks amazing, well done! And thank you so much for not spoiling GOT for me. I'm almost done with book 1 and can barely put it down... Thanks for hosting #HappyDays

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  10. Congratulations on your news! :) Cake looks fab, I've never heard of using Sprite before! #HappyDays

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  11. I am so happy for you! And I love that cake, I saw it on Instagram and thought it was awesome! Cake is always great though isn't it!

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  12. What an amazing week and congratulations again!!! The cake looks fantastic. Everyone seems to be seeing Bridget Jones Baby - I can't wait to go! Love a bit of Bridget! Thanks for hosting. xx

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  13. That Sprite cake is just fab and I am super impressed by those pigs! xx

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