Tuesday, March 31, 2015

12 Months Of Happiness | March 2015 ♥

It's the last day of March already! I really can't believe how quickly this year is going by, it seems the older I get the faster the years become! I'm continuing on with my 12 Months of Happiness and sharing all the things which put a smile on my face this month. 

On March 9th I celebrated my 25th birthday. It was such a simple day but I got to spend some time with my boys and enjoy some delicious raspberry and white chocolate tartlets - yummy! I received some gorgeous gifts including three Lime Crime lipsticks which I had been lusting after for ages now and a beautiful 'first dance' Pandora charm to add to my bracelet, which is almost complete now. I'm not happy that I'm another year older (and wiser?!) but I am happy that I was able to have such a lovely birthday.

The day after my birthday Jacek and I flew to Amsterdam for two days. We had both been there before but never together and it was so lovely to soak up the delights of the city together as well as the glorious sunshine - the sun always shines when I'm in Amsterdam! We had so much fun and some much needed rest too. It was lovely to spend some quality time together in a city with both love.

On March 17th my little family and I celebrated St. Patrick's Day. I put together a St. Patrick's Day mantle, I love having seasonal or holiday themed decor in my house and I thought it was quite pretty. We also had an unconventional St. Patrick's Day spent on the beach - no parades for us! The sun was shining and we had a lovely time at one of our favourite scenic spots, Roches Point. My boy was looking handsome too dressed up in his green vintage shortalls, leprechaun hat and tri-colour lay.

My boy and I had a lovely Easter egg hunt in the woods, which was quite a magical location for a hunt if I'm honest. We went the hour before sunset and I placed chocolate eggs and bunnies around the bases of two trees for him to find, he really enjoyed it! I captured lots of gorgeous pictures to remember the moment and I have to say that I really do love these pictures, they're one of my favourite shoots from the year so far.

This month I was able to capture lots of gorgeous pictures of my boy, as well as getting a professional photo shoot of him as part of Canon Ireland's National Portrait Week. I captured some beautiful, natural shots of him when we had his annual balloon wish and release and it was so lovely to capture photos of him during this tradition of ours once again. As he grows it's important for me to keep getting beautiful pictures of him, he is my perfect model and muse.

Tomorrow is April 1st. I'm looking forward to seeing all the wonderful things that April bring to me and my loved ones and experiencing all the things that will make me happy during the month. Let the happiness continue!
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45 comments

  1. You definitely have lots to be happy about. I am so happy to hear you had a wonderful birthday! I love that little guy and those curls :)

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  2. Wait till your MY age! Never mind the months, I can't believe how short the years seem. The decades just become a blur! And it's not the wine, I swear!

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  3. You are so blessed. You have a wonderful family, and that's something to be grateful for every day! =D

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  4. Great to hear you had a lovely month and lots to celebrate. The pics of your son are gorgeous and I love those bunnies

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  5. Happy Belated birthday! Sounds like a great time was had! St Patrick's Day photos are adorable! Your little one is absolutely gorgeous!

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  6. Oh wow, you've packed a lot into this month! Amsterdam looks lovely. It's one of those places I'd love to visit!

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  7. His curls are adorable!! Happy late 25th to you!! Sounds like you had a great month of March, hard to believe its over already!

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  8. What a fun month you've had! Those curls make me smile every single time I see them. He is simply adorable!

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  9. Your BLOG makes me happy! I love how you're recognizing even the smallest things can bring a smile to ones face :) :) :)

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  10. It's always good to stop and think about all the things that make us happy! You definitely had some fun things going on this month! Amsterdam looks like it would be such a cool place to visit. I'll be 25 this year too...um, plus 15. :D Love your adorable St. Patrick's Day pictures!

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  11. What a great birthday and St. Patrick's day! And i love your sons hair! So adorable

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  12. Looks like March was a great month for you! Lots of happy things. :) I also feel like time is moving faster with each year. I can't believe it's going to be April tomorrow! I am looking forward to the summer - and fun activities with the kids - but I also wish time would slow down. Great post!

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  13. What a wonderful trip down the first half of your year! It looks like you've had a wonderful and memorable time already. I'd love to do something like this to record the happy times.

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  14. What a lovely post. Your little guy is so cute. I am sure he had fun at the egg hunt

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  15. That does look like a lot to be happy for. This is such a great idea. I need to do this!

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  16. This post made me happy! I love how much you have to be happy about and your little boy is so sweet and full of sunshine!

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  17. Egg hunting in the woods is something I have never tried just because we live too far from provinces and the forests. Playing with your boy sounds too fun!

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  18. It looks like you had a great month! I love the idea of the 12 months of happiness! Such a great idea!

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  19. Looks like you had an amazing month of March. I turned 30 this month and had many things to celebrate as well :)

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  20. So many things to be happy about! I love capturing memories on film :)

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  21. I love this concept... 12 months of happiness! It is so important to focus on what we have, and the things in life that make us energized and excited. :) I know my kids are a big source of happiness for me too. Such a cute kid you have!

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  22. Such a positive post! Love to about read other peoples happiness! thanks for sharing..

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  23. Oh my word! Those curls! I bet everyone notices them. He's adorable! These are all great things to be happy about. Happy belated birthday!

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  24. Your little boy is absolutely precious!
    It looks like you had a great time in Amsterdam - would love to visit there someday.

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  25. Those are beautiful photos of your little one. It is so important to capture those moments as they grow. My son will be 17 in 2 weeks and I can't believe it's been 17 years, I'm so glad I have those photos throughout the years.

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  26. I wish you continued happiness throughout April. You did some wonderful things, and celebrated your birthday in a fun way!

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  27. Such a fantastic month for you, I'm so glad. Your little boy is absolutely such a handsome little man, those curls are to die for!

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  28. What a wonderful few weeks! The wooded Easter Egg Hunt looks so whimsical. I would love for kids to do something like that. And I love the little kid pictures, too. Sometimes having a photo shoot puts such a smile on my face!

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  29. Happy birthday! It sounds like an amazing month for you. That woodland Easter egg hunt looks lovely.

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  30. My husband and I went to Amsterdam a few years ago but were only there for three days. I think it's time we check it out again!

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  31. Wow Amsterdam! One of those place in my bucket list to visit. Love your adventure, looks like you guys are living your dream of a happy family life!

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  32. I’ll have a good month too with that cutie! Every day’s going to be amazing!

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  33. Happy, Happy, Happy! Amsterdam looks like such an amazing country to visit. Beautiful pics. Looks like you have a very good March! Here's to April :)

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  34. This is a great post because on the east coast we have been bombarded by the cold longer than we anticipated. So to find happiness in spite of the weather is a great thing to do. I stayed content and happy throughout the whole winter because I thought of great things that would make me happy. So I definitely agree with your blog that we should find the joy in everyday.

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  35. Happiness comes from within and you seen to have that formula. I definitely believe that we have to find things to be happy about. Just being able to open our eyes everyday and appreciate our beautiful lives should bring happiness to most. Being on the east coast, I had to find things to make me happy everyday because the cold days were starting to make me a little sad. But I found a way to enjoy each day and be grateful! Now, I am looking forward to spring! Yeah!

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  36. A very happy belated birthday to you! I think life, especially as we grow older, is all about finding what makes us happy.

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  37. Sounds like you had one amazing month, I hope April will bring more happiness to you and your family. Happy belated birthday and so jealous you went to amsterdam, I need to book my weekend getaway to amsterdam soon lol.

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  38. Those curls! I love this. They say that the time flies, so documenting this is so important!

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  39. It sounds like you had an amazing month. I have always wanted to visit Amsterdam. I love the photos of your son.

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  40. These are amazing photos. I hope you have an amazing year ahead of you.

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  41. What a great idea to track down 12 months of happiness. I like the positive attitude, keep it up!

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  42. Great post and amazing photos - you have such a great outlook - so good to be grateful for all we have :)

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  43. I totally enjoyed this post and I thank you for inspiring me to thing about what makes me happy too! I love posts that focuses on gratefulness and positivity! So thanks for sharing!

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  44. I have always wanted to travel to Amsterdam! It is definitely on my bucketlist. Glad to be grateful for what we have:)

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  45. Those are some amazing photos. I hope you have an amazing year ahead of you!

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