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#MorningWin Challenge: The Adventures of Billy Biscuit

Everyone needs a bit of joy in their lives and motivation to get out of bed in the morning.

Ever since we lost Georgie, I have found mornings difficult. Waking up to face the day feels at times overwhelming.

So…I create.

I create beautiful lunches for Emma to take with her to school.

I create links with the past by carrying or wearing a reminder of Georgie’s existence every day, to give me courage and feel him near.

And I also create through my writing, when I feel the need and find the time:

“Once upon the time, there was a pack of biscuits(or two…or three…).

They were sent for reviewing to a mummy blogger who decided their ephemeral life should go down in history as the “adventures of Billy Biscuit.”

So, instead of being shoved in and munched on unceremoniously, these privileged biscuits got to accompany her everywhere and have a glam and useful existence.

Some of them got consumed reverently on a Sunday morning, during the slightly too long and less than entertaining Sunday service:

10723717_1578227229071941_2070974450_nOthers got to enjoy the stunning views of the Belfast lough and the company of a good cup of coffee and a fascinating book. What a way to be remembered!

1741122_1502456869996857_1870212222_nOthers still made it to Tuesday and the gym and got a taste of the (not so) grueling exercise regime the blogger puts herself through every week. Here is the pack exercising on a make do yoga mat before…consumption. (The pink swimming goggles were an unnecessary piece of gear, included because they had the word fitness on them. Hint..Hint…)

10684295_268250310038296_623801708_nSome made it to Wednesday and got to meet the giant pumpkin brought in to celebrate the harvest season and said hello to relatives, the roasted monkey nuts!

10724962_610158929096186_1308194792_n The few left in the pack were devoured on Thursday by the giant spiders (okay, not true but what other excuse to give for feeling the need for a couple of yummy biscuits?)

biscuitsThe last of the pack got to be had with a lovely cuppa over a blog post. Totally unrelated to Crunchy Hazelnuts blog post. Hmm..hmmm…mmm….yum…”

10727387_335525159963505_1547329885_nThis post my entry for the #MorningWin Linky Challenge sponsored by belVita Breakfast. New belVita Breakfast Crunchy offers a fruity, extra nutty or chocolaty option as part of your breakfast experience, adding more variety and excitement to life. Visit for more information on new flavours available.

This entry was posted in: Parenting


Mum to one beautiful girl on earth and one sweet baby boy in heaven. Privileged carer. Encourager and friend.


  1. Thanks for sharing this post and our thoughts are very much with you. Commenting for myself and on behalf of BritMums and thanking you for taking part

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