Thursday, December 31, 2015


2015 didn't start well, here is the last ever picture I have of my Mum taken by one of the staff who very kindly made sure we had a copy. Mum went down with a cold soon after which turned into pneumonia.

It was hard to pick yourself up, especially in April was the anniversary of Dad's passing.

But this cheeky chap helped us through the year with a happy smile we celebrated his second Birthday.

A family day with any of our five families who could make it and some good old fashioned games, egg and spoon and  human wheelbarrows!!!!!

A surprise 70th Birthday party.

A Wedding.

So what has 2016 has in store for us. Our holiday in Tossa de Mar is booked, we have an afternoon tea at the Ritz to book. I plan to join a Slimming World meeting, hopefully I can get my diet head back on.  Also I'm going to be a much better blogger.

Wishing Everyone
Happy New Year


  1. Wishing you Good Health & Happiness xx

  2. And good wishes to you for 2016

  3. Hope you have a happy and healthy 2016 Debby, a lovely review of the year despite it being a tough one. Hugs xx

  4. I whish you a Happy and creative 2016, together with all your loved ones. Hugs, Ankie

  5. Lovely to see your pictures throughout the year Debbie a tough start for you but then lots of happy times here's to a great 2016 for you and your family. Love Chanelle xx

  6. Thabk you for sharing your lovely photographs with us Debby...Wishing you and your family a Happy New Year


  7. Best wishes to you and yours for 2016. Many thanks for a truly inspiring blog. I joined Slimming World in April and have managed to loose 4 1/2 stones so far, I'm sure you will do well.

  8. Lovely photos, Debby, and lovely memories - some of them tinged with great sadness.
    Wishing you lots of fabulous things to come! Hugs, Lesley

  9. Thank you for sharing these lovely memories with
    us Debby, sometimes sad ones but also some wonderful
    ones with your family and grand children.
    Wishing you and your family a Happy New 2016 ! and
    looking forward to see you soon again
    Many hugs Maria x

  10. Some gorgeous photos Debby, and some wonderful memories for you.
    I wish you and your family a very happy, healthy and prosperous new year!
    Lorraine x

  11. You have had a few downs this year sweetie but by the looks of things a lot of ups too.
    Happy New Year sweetie.

  12. Happy new year Debby. I hope 2016 brings you everything you wish for. Xxx

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  14. Have a very happy and blessed New Year. Hopefully, this year will be a much happier one for you. Thank you for all the joy you gave to all of us here in blog-land with all your wonderful, artistic creations. :-)

  15. Your year had obviously been filled with difficult times but also some really good ones too Debby and I love all your family photos. I look forward to seeing lots more of your gorgeous creations in the coming year. x

  16. Happy New Year. :-)

  17. Great pics Debby, and such a lovely photo of your dear Mum too.

  18. Loved seeing your photos. I hope your 2016 is spectacular!

  19. Wishing you a happy and healthy one Debby. Carol x

  20. A bittersweet year for many. I'm so pleased to be in 2016 now. This past year was hard. But there's so much to look forward to. Hugs, Wends x


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