Saturday, September 17, 2016

A little sunshine on a rainy day

The  rain might be falling hard here today and it is predicted to be like this for the next couple of weeks, so I will bring a little sunshine to my post today.
On my walk I could not help but get out my camera when I saw the daffodils waving about in the breeze in some of the gardens around. I love the bright yellow colour  and it always makes me feel happy seeing them

Tonight we are celebrating Marcel's birthday. 18th of September is the actual day, 25 years ago we were excited to have you come into our lives and join our little family.
The photo above was taken when our children were asked to model for a hairdressing magazine. They were given a nice haircut and style and featured in the magazine, so that was a fun thing for them to do.
Happy birthday and may it be a great year ahead. The graduation was a few years back,  and we are so very proud of all you have achieved in your life

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams .... live the life you have imagined
~Henry David Thoreau

Just want to say, many thanks for the kind notes you left, and I am feeling much better and over the flu now. Appreciate the kindness of each and everyone and value your friendship
Wishing you a happy weekend



  1. Lovely post dear!Have a great weekend! xx

  2. Dear Carolyn - so pleased that you are feeling better - belated Happy Birthday to Marcel, and may all of his dreams come true.

  3. Sounds like a lovely weekend, darling... Enjoy!


  4. Dear Carolyn,
    I am so happy to hear you are feeling better.
    What a handsome son you have! And what fun it must have been to have him featured in a magazine. They grow up too fast, don't they?
    Rain, oh how I wish you could send it this way..
    Wishing you a beautiful weekend

  5. happy weekend Ria x

  6. So pleased to read that you are feeling better.

    I love to see daffodils, just love their cheery yellow colour.

    Happy Birthday to Marcel.

    All the best Jan

  7. Your son is so cute in this picture, Carolyn, and whatever that is he's munching on looks YUMMY! Happy Birthday to your beloved Marcel. The yellow daffodils are such a cheerful flower. It's nice that you had your camera with you to get this beauty. :)

    Have a lovely Sunday, Carolyn.


  8. Happy Birthday Marcus!

    Glad you're feeling better, Carolyn.

    The daffodil is lovely and bright!

  9. Happy birthday to your sun. The brightness of the flower is great. It makes me smile.

  10. Your son was adorable, and now he is a very handsome young man, Carolyn! Happy Birthday to Marcel!

  11. So glad you are feeling better. The daffodils brightened my rainy day as well.

  12. Glad you feel better now and a belated Happy Birthday to Marcel. So nice to see daffodils blooming, here we are slowly getting into autumn......
    Wish you a fine new week!

  13. You always have beautiful bright flowers in your posts. So true, flowers always bring sunshine to one's life. A couple weeks of rain does sound like a lot, although we really need that here in California this year. We are spoiled by sunshine though, and start to complain after a couple days of it.

  14. Happy birthday to your awesome son!!! The yellow daffodils are such beautiful
    Hugs Alessandra

  15. Dearest Carolyn,
    Happy belated birthday to Marcel!
    Sending you hugs,

  16. Belated Happy Birthday to marcel, my dearest Carolyn!
    Hope, you have had a beautiful Weekend!
    Love and hugs and blessings to you, my dearest friend,
    Claudia xo

  17. Hello Carolyn,
    A happy belated birthday to your handsome gentleman! I am happy you're feeling better.
    Big hug

  18. How lovely to see a daffodil, we have to wait until March for the first ones. It’s just starting to get wintry here (although it is only autumn), and I’m already longing for springtime!
    Happy Birthday Marcel I’m sorry I’m a little late, but I’ve been on holiday and am only just catching up. Also very many congratulations on your graduation – you look so smart.
    Glad you are feeling better Carolyn. We flew home on Friday, and I am sure I have a cold on the way – sore throat and feeling just a little off colour. I’m doing my best to fight it off but sometimes these things win out! xx

  19. Daffodils and violets are the signs that spring is around the corner! :D
    Happy birthday to Marcel, dear Carolyn!

  20. All the best to your family! May each of you have the best birthdays ever. The yellow daffs are so cheery and bring sweet memories to me about each Spring. May you enjoy the season you are in.
    God bless,

  21. Happy Belated Birthday to your cute son, Marcel, Carolyn! My youngest son shares the same birthday:) Doesn't the time fly by!?! So nice to see the springtime flowers. Sending love and hugs xo Karen

  22. Thank you Karen and happy birthday to your Son.
    It is lovely to see the spring flowers about

  23. Very nice photos! Happy Birthday to your son ♥

  24. Happy Birthday to your son Carolyn! I too have a 25 year old ..and my birthday was the 11th. Your pictures are wonderful as alwaysQ Enjoy your day:)

  25. I missed this post, Carolyn, so I'm glad to know that you're feeling better and that you had a lovely birthday celebration for your son. You must be very proud of his achievements. All the best to him in the future.


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