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Word of the Week #WotW

An Organised Mess family

Ok, so I promised a recipe post, but this week has thrown me out- it’s Friday already!

Which means ‘Word of the Week‘, and I imagine like Christmas brought gratitude, so this week- celebrating the new year- means thinking about what might be.

Reflection and celebration- 2014 was kind to us, it held some amazing milestones and allowed us some fantastic memories.

2015. There are the knowns. But for every known, there is always at least one unknown.

And so we began the year with our known, our trip to Barry Island. We have best friends who introduced us to this tradition when we moved here three years ago. And we manage to capture the memories.

This year we visited a Barry Island in the throes of being restored. A new promenade, beach huts and climbing wall.

It made sense. 

New journeys, homeliness and adventure.

What our lives are made of.

And so, here we are, welcoming ours.An Organised Mess familyHappy New Year.

I hope your 2015 is filled with awesomeness. 

The Reading Residence
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    Jo Winwood
    January 2, 2015 at 12:10

    Looks like you all had a lovely time. Here’s hoping your beginnings all lead to good things for you & yours!
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      Debbie
      January 3, 2015 at 16:07

      Thank you Jo, I hope you have a wonderful year. x

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    Dean of Little Steps
    January 2, 2015 at 13:07

    That is a lovely and positive #wotw. Hope 2015 brings in more blessings for you and your lovely family 🙂
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      Debbie
      January 3, 2015 at 16:08

      Thank you Dean- I hope 2015 is a good one for you and yours.

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    Kim Carberry
    January 2, 2015 at 13:45

    What a great tradition and word!!
    All the best for 2015 x
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      Debbie
      January 3, 2015 at 16:09

      Thanks Kim- it’s lovely to begin new traditions. Hope your 2015 is a good one! x

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    The Reading Residence
    January 2, 2015 at 13:46

    Well, first of all, loving the new blog! It looks so pretty! I bet you’re thrilled with it? And that’s a great word to kick the year off with. Beginnings all round, and I do like that photo 🙂 Thanks for sharing with #WotW x
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      Debbie
      January 3, 2015 at 16:11

      Thank you Jocelyn- it’s like new stationary, I have it on at work and flick to look at it when I need cheering up! I hope your year continues to treat you well. x

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    Stephanie
    January 2, 2015 at 13:49

    Happy new year! That looks like a great tradition to have and beginnings is a great word, wishing you/yours well for 2015 #wotw
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    Iona@Redpeffer
    January 2, 2015 at 15:18

    I love the word-great way to kick off 2015 🙂
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    Sarah
    January 2, 2015 at 19:25

    Fabulous #WotW

    Happy New Year.

    Sa xXx
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    life as our little family
    January 2, 2015 at 19:29

    Ooh a fellow Ellie Illustrates makeover! Lovely word to start of the year. I hope it is all you hoped it to be and more! When I hear the words Barry Island I always think about Gavin and Stacey!
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    Louisa
    January 3, 2015 at 00:12

    Such a positive post. Sometimes I think the unknowns can be rather more exciting than anticipating the ‘knowns’. Happy new year #wotw
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    Beth
    January 3, 2015 at 00:25

    Looks like you had a great time. Wish we lived nearer a beach! Hoping you have a lovely year!
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    Kirsty Hijacked By Twins
    January 3, 2015 at 12:04

    Beginnings is a great word. I love the picture of you at the beach 🙂 hope you have a great 2015! We must get together at Blog On! x #WotW
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    The L's Mum
    January 3, 2015 at 15:53

    Great post, the new year is all about a fresh beginning #WotW
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    ClearlyBex
    January 3, 2015 at 19:59

    Happy New Year and a fab #WotW post!

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    Jane - Our Little Escapades
    January 3, 2015 at 21:38

    What a great positive post. Wishing you a Happy New Year x
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      Debbie
      January 5, 2015 at 00:42

      Thank you! We’re are appreciating positivity, it seems to help us through x

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    My Life As A Mummy
    January 4, 2015 at 20:00

    What a fab word and a positive post. Particularly like the knowns and unknowns part! Barry Island looks like a lovely place to visit!

    Laura x x x
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      Debbie
      January 5, 2015 at 00:39

      Thank you! It’s amazing the places we have on our doorstep that we can take foregranted. x

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