Happy Days: Rainbows, Parties And My Birthday - What Katy Said

Happy Days: Rainbows, Parties And My Birthday

Welcome to HappyDays! The idea of this linky is to inspire others to make the best out of every day, to see the happy in the little things. As no matter what, there is always something good in every single day- we just need to take the time to see it. Share your happy posts, Sian and I love to read them!


I feel like I have been super busy this week but looking back through my diary I am not entirely sure what I have done! I think it is because Mondays and Tuesdays are so full-on with pre-school and clubs. I am also writing this in a bit of a rush as it is my birthday and I want to shut my laptop to watch a movie.

What has made me happy this week?

– Dairy. I fed Wills for the last time last weekend and as much as I am still a little bit raw from it I am loving being able to eat dairy again. As I type I am scoffing on some ice-cream! Unfortunately I am not able to have soya as it seems I have become intolerant but I will get there!

– Rainbows. Gracie was sworn in as a fully fledged Rainbow on Monday and oh my goodness she was so pleased with herself, it was adorable!

– Date nights. I have been trying to switch off my laptop a couple of evenings in the week as work just seems to creep into every available time slot. It has been so nice to relax, although it has meant I’ve found getting back into work a bit tricky!

– Kids parties. I’m not normally a fan of kids parties but we went to one on Thursday and it was so much fun. It was a build-a-bear at a local soft play and the kids were able to stuff their own (not like the machines that do it in the chain stores).

– Sleep. He slept 7- 4.30!!! Can you Adam and Eve it? The treasured all-nighter is within reach!!

– Coffee mornings. The school put on a coffee morning event and I wasn’t going to go at first, mainly because I’m a bit shy and prefer to hurry back to the safety of home, but I’m glad I went as it was really nice to chat with the other mums.

– My birthday. I have had such a lovely day! I went shopping with my friend Lucy, bought a gorgeous jumper and some dungarees and then went out for dinner with Mr F and all the kiddies. Best birthday I’ve had in a long time! I’ve vlogged it all so keep an eye out for that video going live tomorrow!

Right I am closing down my laptop – I’ll catch up with commenting tomorrow but for now, have a lovely weekend!

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11 Comments

  • Reply
    Sarah Howe @runjumpscrap
    March 4, 2017 at 6:59 am

    Glad you had a fab birthday! Sorry about your last feed but sounds like Wills doing well and his sleep!! Yay! Lovely picture of Lils. Thanks for hosting!! X

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    jeremy-thirstydaddy
    March 4, 2017 at 5:13 pm

    Happy birthday! Nothing better than a nice date night. We need to try a little harder over here in that regard

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    Carol Cameleon
    March 4, 2017 at 8:41 pm

    Sounds like a lovely week! Have a fab day and thanks for hosting #happydayslinky

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    Mrs Mummy Harris
    March 4, 2017 at 8:47 pm

    Congrats to Gracie and im glad you had a lovely birthday – did you go to chiquitos by any chance from the picture with the hats? Im worried that i instantly thought of that ahaha #happydayslinky

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    Alex @ That Butterfly Effect
    March 4, 2017 at 11:04 pm

    Glad you had a great birthday Katy 🙂 and well done to Gracie – she looks ecstatic in that photo, bless her! xx #HappyDaysLinky

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    Susan Mann
    March 5, 2017 at 12:18 am

    Aww what a great week. I love the rainbows photo. I loved the brownies as a child. Although the uniform was very different in the 80s. Glad Gracie had a lovely birthday. Hope you had a great birthday. Xx

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    Liz Petrone
    March 5, 2017 at 2:02 pm

    Happy belated! You’re so right on aboutdate nights and how work creeps into everything. I’m going to try that this week!

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    New Mummy Blog
    March 5, 2017 at 4:27 pm

    Happy birthday! It sounds like a lovely time. And what a week with eating dairy (ice cream) and seeing your friend.
    Thanks for hosting X
    #happydayslinky

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    Rosie @ Little Fish
    March 6, 2017 at 4:12 am

    Happy belated birthday! I’m so happy for you that you got to eat ice cream on your birthday!!! That’s great that you are having some nights off and trying to have a bit of a balance. We all need that! xx

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    Karen : TwoTinyHands
    March 7, 2017 at 9:52 pm

    Happy Birthday! May have missed that… I hear you on the taking time out and getting back into work. I’ve not managed to get back into any blogging in a fair few months! Been doing bits and bobs when I can. Aww love a cute Rainbow! #happydays

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    Mum in Brum
    March 9, 2017 at 12:14 pm

    Aw hope you had a great birthday! I can’t remember what it’s like to go shopping without the toddler in tow! That rainbow picture is the cutest xx

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