Rhianna’s Shelves

Rhianna’s Shelves

Rhianna’s shelves have needed a bit of a freshen up and face-lift for a while. They had become very weathered and a bit of a dumping ground. Yesterday I decided to do something about it. We cleared out all of the shelves and cleared all 

Rhianna’s Winter Shelves

Rhianna’s Winter Shelves

Rhianna’s shelves are still one of the focal points in the garden and they will remain that way. Last winter they were just left and when the spring hit we really had to give them a bit of a sort out and make them lovely 

Rhianna’s Shelves

Rhianna’s Shelves

Rhianna’s shelves have been up for quite a few years now. Every summer they get a little blitz and a clean and that is all that they need to look perfect again. We spend a lot more time in the garden now that it has 

Rhianna’s Headstone

Rhianna’s Headstone

Yesterday we spent some time discusses Rhianna’s headstone, once again. Currently she just has the plaque with her name on at her gravestone, but we really want her to eventually have a headstone. But things have always got in the way. Mainly the fact that 

Five Years

Five Years

Five years ago today we announced you to the world At 12 weeks and 3 days it was safe to do so Today it popped up on my memories on Facebook A simple photo and a statement A loaded statement with so many dreams attached 

Rhianna’s Garden

Rhianna’s Garden

April threw me, I never ever expected to be so upset about the school admissions letters, the one that we missed out on, the one that Rhianna should have had but never got to receive. It floored me, and took me ages to get back 

Rhianna’s Fairy Door

Rhianna’s Fairy Door

Ages ago we decided to make Rhianna a fairy garden in our garden when we sorted it. We have tried since loosing her to grow plants successfully and it has never really happened, but over the years Baba and now Boo have brought lots of 

Your Perfect Place

Your Perfect Place

The laughs, the cries, the shouts They hit you as soon as you drive close Children playing, children having fun Families having picnics, Children playing football Joy Having fun at the local park And you walk past it In silence In a bubble That family 

Rhianna’s Fairy Garden

Rhianna’s Fairy Garden

We don’t really have anything in our garden for Rhianna. Each year we try to grow lilies and they are fine at first, and then they die, and I can’t get them to regrow again. However hard I try. But it is something that I 

Celebrating A Missing Child At Christmas

Celebrating A Missing Child At Christmas

It is something we have to think about every year! And something that does take a long time every year. How to include Rhianna Lily into our Christmas celebrations. There is a fine line to include her, but to not make Christmas all about her.