Happy Mothers Day to all you wonderful women out there who work so hard to keep us kids on the straight and narrow...it can't be easy!!
This is a photo of my parents wedding day. Together they have raised 4 girls who, thanks to them, are strong and independent.
My mum has suffered ill health at times but she never wallows in self pity, she just gets on with it. Which I admire her for so much.
She's a talented crafts woman. I owe my love of art and making to her - thanks Mum!
Being the youngest of 4 kids I was the last to start school and some of my earliest memories are of spending time alone with Mum baking cakes.
On one occasion we cracked the eggs we needed for baking into a bowl and every one had a double yolk, we were so excited to see if the next egg and the next egg had a double yolk that we cracked the whole box open and sure enough every egg in that box was a double one! It's funny what you remember isn't it.
On another note, yesterday I popped along to our local country auction. Just take a look at what I came away with...
A stuffed Moorhen!
I know stuffed animals aren't for everyone but I really like some of them.
I've been looking out for the odd piece of taxidermy for a while but every one I've attempted to buy has gone for a huge price tag and therefore been out of my budget. But this little chap was affordable and I managed to bag him.
I've named him Morris.
But that's not all....yes ladies and gents I found myself on a taxidermy roll and also came away with this beauty too!
He's missing a tooth but that doesn't matter.
The cats love him too!
Have a wonderful day whatever you're doing xxx