Friday, February 28, 2014

My First Hamper ♥

Yesterday I received my first ever hamper and one which I will remember for ever, not simply because it was the first I received but because of the special people which sent it to me. When I was three months pregnant I joined an Irish parenting forum called Eumom and found a group for my due date - February 2013. Myself and nineteen other mothers joined a Facebook group from this forum and we all became quite close during our pregnancies. The wonderful ladies in this group became my rock during my pregnancy, offering advice, sharing their stories and having general chit chat. I was delighted to have found such fantastic people and to have shared our pregnancy journeys with one another was such an amazing experience, I will never forget it. The ladies in my group didn't know about my second pregnancy, I didn't want to share it with them until I had had my first scan and was fourteen weeks along. I wanted to surprise them by putting up a scan picture and saying 'room for a little one?' but unfortunately I won't be able to do that now. I told them about all the events of last week and they were nothing but supportive to me, sending me messages, ringing me as I waited in the hospital alone and asking if I was okay on more than one occasion.

 You can imagine my surprise when my best friend Cher, one of the ladies who's in the group visited me yesterday and produced a huge basket hamper in front of me fulled to the brim with lots of lovely treats to relax and spoil myself with. Cher and the other ladies from the group had each donated money towards my hamper in the hopes of cheering me up and letting me know they were thinking of me. I was utterly surprised and amazed by their kindness. Inside the hamper was such a heartfelt card, I cried when I read it. These ladies are nothing short of amazing, such wonderful, thoughtful people who have made me feel thought of, loved and who have brought a smile to my face after a week of frowns and sadness.

Cher, Christina, Mo, Mags, Tracey, Anne-Marie, Karen M, Debs, Rachel, Karen McL, Steph, Melissa, Dom, Alexandra, Liz, Gemma, Monia, Susan and Kate thank you so much from the bottom of my heart. I'll never forget this ♥

Thank God for beautiful and kind friends.


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  1. That is absolutely sweet =) Wishing you all the best hon!

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    1. I know Karen, they're so thoughtful xo

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  3. Aw what a beautiful surprise! You have somr truly wonderful friends <3

    Jess xo

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    1. I know, isn't it amazing, they're so lovely xo

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  4. Glad u loved it doll.. love ya xx ♡♡

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    1. You'll have put one of the car fragrance things in chers car for trip tomorrow...eekkk super excited (",) xx

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  5. OH Love all those yummy looking Yankee goodies! <3

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  6. What a lovely *lovely* thing for them to do! Got a bit of a tear :-)

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  7. Aw how wonderful is this, so much thought and so many amazing products xx
    Beautyqueenuk xx

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  8. Beautiful hamper. You have some "true" friends. which are hard to find. Treasure them.

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  9. That’s very touching from your friends, I’m sure it mean’t so much to you at this difficult time. Hope you enjoy it and things get easier for you. x

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  10. It's so lovely to have good friends in time of need. xx

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  11. I'm so happy you have such caring and genuine friends. Wishing you all the best <3

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  12. Aww how lovely! You have some wonderful friends x

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  13. So many beautiful products. So sweet from them!

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  14. That's a really nice gesture, the hamper is so nice !!!!!

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  15. You are really lucky to have such a friends!!!

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  16. Awww, that is so sweet of your friends to do that! xx

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  17. So lovely!!
    But those chocolat boxes... Nhamiiiiii! Ahah :D

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  18. Aww... what a lovely gift. I'm glad you have such wonderful friends. :)

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  19. Aww, what lovely friends you have!x

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  20. that is such a lovely gesture, what lovely friends you have! xx

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  21. Well I can imagine how surprised you were...it's an amazing hamper and, as Oskana above said, you're very lucky to have such thoughtful friends

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  22. now this is a yummy hamper! truly lucky to have such friends!

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  23. wow... so sweet and nice.. I love it..^^

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  24. It's a huge blessing to have true friends like you have:)

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  25. Doesn't it mean so much when such an act of kindness is demonstrated. I call it the language of the heart. That which is spoke/demonstrated from the heart is felt with the heart.

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  26. This made me cry! What a lovely thing for your friends to do. This post brought back some wonderful memories of my time on Bounty forums. I was part of a Due in Feb 2006 group and made firm friends with some truly wonderful ladies. We are still in touch now 8 years on and the support is tremendous. Love and hugs sweetie xxx

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  27. i can imagina how surprise and happy you are , i love the yankey candle

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  28. i love hammpers tyou can never go wrong with them for anyone as a gift , the £1 shop is perfect for those little extras x

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  29. yankee candles, chocolates (yum :P) and all those others amazing products. very nici <3 lovely gesture

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  30. oh that's soooo lovely of them.

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  31. lovely things)
    FB bruna ginammi

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