I've found some reasons to be cheerful

I really need to take part in Michelle's Reason's to be cheerful weekly link up again this week. It's all about the good news, and yes I do have some!

1.  Angel's Debs.  She had a fabulous time, and was dropped home at 6.30am the next morning, happy, but in a good way.  And with apologies to my Facebook friends who have seen this already, here she is in all her finery before she left...

2. I finally got to collect my (nearly) new car, chosen because it cost me nothing to 'buy' and is wheelchair accessible and very cheap to run.  I have never been so unexcited about a car purchase in my life, but even though it looks quite mad, it's actually quite nice to drive...

3. Finally, if you see a group of madly excited mothers letting hair down in Dublin City Centre on Saturday night, it's probably the autie mums out on the town.....and I'm going with them :)))))



Reasons to be Cheerful at Mummy from the Heart

26 comments:

  1. Well you seem to have it all this week! New car, night out and a beautiful daughter!! You are very lucky and I am very jealous (of all 3)!! xx

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  2. Glad you are finding things to feel good about this week.

    The car looks a lot like our Galaxy - big, boxy and corners like a marshmellow in mud but handles the caravan nicely so can't complain too much!!

    Have a great night on the town. I am home alone for two nights as John has gone off to meet up with the lads on a stag weekend. 20 of them let loose in Spain!! God help Spain is all I can say.

    :) x

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  3. Hope you have a great night out!

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  4. She is seriously and wonderfully gorgeous and will remember this night all her life which leads me to hope you remember yours in Dublin's fair city too

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  5. She's beautiful! And have a good time this weekend. You deserve it!

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  6. What a natural beauty - Angel is the right name!

    Have a fantastic weekend, you deserve it more than anyone.

    Lucy x

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  7. Glad it all went well. Your daughter is stunning.

    What happened when the ex in laws came round though? Sorry if a previous post covered this. Did you leave the airing cupboard door open and stand around admiring the towel piles while you sneakily plied them with alcohol?

    I assumed you were in America (although it probably says somewhere that you're not), as you'd mentioned debs, but obviously they do that in Ireland to. Actually I think they're doing it here too. Its all changed now since I was in school (getting old). Anyhow, back to my original point which was meant to be - I hope you have a fantastic night out in Dublin. Am sure you could do with it!

    And finally. Thanks for the cheery post! Will take a look at this reasons to be cheerful. Think it helps to try and find something positive to be happy about even on the really sh**e days. (Though I'm not always the best at doing that!) :D

    Have a good weekend. Xx

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  8. Wow she looks beautiful in that picture!! You definitely have reasons this week to be cheerful with a new car too and a night out!!! how much more could you ask for? :)

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  9. Beautiful daughter, fab car and a night out to look forward to. Enjoy it; you deserve a break.

    PS have given you a versatile blogger award, if you haven't already got one. If you already have one, then please accept my nomination as a thankyou.

    Deb x

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  10. Angel is gorgeous!
    Very practical wheels if not the most glamourous ;-)

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  11. @TheRamblingPages - yes you might well say I had it all this week lol. Seriously though here's hoping some lovely things happen for you too xx

    @Helen - a stag weekend? Not enough information!! I want to know who and what and why xx

    @Emma - me too!

    @Kate - I hope she'll always remember it too :)

    @Lizbeth - thank you, I mean to!

    @Lucy - thank you, that's a lovely thing to say x

    @LittleMamma - all went well with the ex-inlaws :) and lots of alcohol really helped! And definitely do take part in Reasons to be Cheerful , it always makes me feel better :)

    @Muminmeltdown - a calm aspie boy ... apart from that I have everything really :)

    @Deb - thank you, and thanks also for thinking of me for the award, I think I was nominated for it and really must get on with it, it's just i keep getting distracted x

    @Becky - aha you spotted that not glamourous nature of the wheels, and I do like a glamourous car. Once I'm sitting in it of course I can just pretend :)

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  12. So pleased you found some pretty good reasons to be cheerful, enjoy the night out, you deserve to let your hair down and have fun xxx

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  13. Not sure what debs are - but she looks gorgeous.
    Dublin is such a lovely city to spend time in - especially a night out. Hope you have a wonderful time.

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  14. @Andra - Thanks hun xxx

    @1978rebecca - The Debs are a rite of passage at the end of secondary school when the entire year - plus partners - and some of the teachers go out for dinner and dancing and come back the next morning. It's an American tradition too.

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  15. The stag weekend is Dave Johnson's - not sure if you ever met him. He is a jordy friend of Ian Renwicks. So the group is half jordy lads and half our lads - should be interesting. John hasn't had more than 3 bottles of beer in one go for a long time so I'm trying hard not to think about it - lol !!

    Still a few days with the boys will do him good. He's a bit short on male bonding nowadays. :)

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  16. 1). She's beautiful! Must take after her Mum.

    2). I seriously do not understand the whine about a minivan. (You are not the only one I read.) I drove a minivan for 16 years. Functional. However, it is my mid-life-crisis car I love! Hybrid but feels like a sports car!

    3). Take a taxi home, eh?

    Barbara

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  17. @Helen - I wonder are you going to blog about it :) I hope John has a great time and I agree about the male bonding, that's a problem for aspie boy as well as he lives in an all-female household ...

    @TherExtras - lovely to have you back here and thank you so much for your comments and the advice on the taxi :) Re the minivan, cars are a huge interest of mine ever since I was a child and I still get excited and say 'look at that!' to the kids, even though if I stopped for a second I would remember that cars leave them cold. I never lusted after high heels or designer handbags, only coup├ęs...

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  18. Hi! Remember me! Angel looks gorgeous.Sounds like a great night out:) x

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  19. She looks beautiful.

    "it" looks great!

    And I am sure you are looking fab tonight. Enjoy!

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  20. She looks gorgeous!

    **woo** Hope you had fun hitting the town!! (On Friday the Hubs and I had our first night out in London since I got pregnant with our son in early 2007!!)

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  21. @Mammy Dolittle - of course :) and thank you for remembering me and commenting x

    @Nan P - thank you :)

    @Marsupial Mama - I hope you had a great night out too, they're important aren't they?

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  22. Plenty reasons to be cheerful there Blue Sky! Delighted to see Angel's fabulous photo again. Good look with the car and hope you had a ball last saturday night:-)

    xx Jazzy

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  23. I"ve only just seen this in my reader - that picture of Angel is GORGEOUS!

    xx

    p.s Hope you had a great night on Saturday. Post?

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  24. @Jazzygal - Thanks xx

    @SAHMlovingit - Thank you and yes I have a post half drafted....but will I get it finished? xx

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  25. Go you! And your daughter truly is stunning! Wow! Hope you had a fabulous time out with the Autie mums :) xxx

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  26. @Beadzoid - I know :))) She was happy too with the way she looked too, which was great :) And yes I really enjoyed getting out xxx

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