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Football crazy Dads

Gemma Reed

Football crazy Dads

Football obsessed Dad... sound familiar? Here at A Town Called Home we know exactly what it’s like to live with a football crazy Dad which is why we created a range of football inspired Father’s Day cards (don’t worry, there’s Mother’s Day versions too, but as we’re approaching Fathers Day, we thought we’d dedicate this post to them).   As a Newcastle United supporter, our Dad ensured the whole household understood the importance of the black and white stripes. Even now, you can be sure that he’ll manage to squeeze in a mention of the Mags into even the shortest...

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Jesus, Mary & Joseph...

Gemma Reed

Jesus, Mary & Joseph...

...and the wee donkey!    We think the whole of the UK share our obsession with Line of Duty.  We just can't get enough of Ted Hastings, Steve Arnott and Kate Fleming. It goes without saying that the twists and turns of AC-12's investigations keep the whole nation gripped, but we think it's Ted's iconic quotes that steal the show.   Here's some of our all time favourite  "Tedisms":    "Hastings...like the battle" He couldn't just have a boring intro could he? He's used this one a couple of times, but our favourite has to be in series 6 where...

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What to write in a Father's Day Card

Gemma Reed

What to write in a Father's Day Card

So, you've got your Father's Day Card sorted, but you're lacking a little inspiration for what to write, don't worry, let us give you a helping hand.  We know there are lots of different types of Dad's out there, so whether you're looking for something funny, traditional, thoughtful, or sentimental, we've done a bit of research to collate a few suggestions. Let us help you to make this Father's Day extra special for the main man in your life. Funny messages I hope your special day is as fun as your life was before kids! I'm so glad Mum let...

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Celebrating Dads...and their words of wisdom

Gemma Reed

Celebrating Dads...and their words of wisdom

  Father's Day is fast approaching and to celebrate the amazing men in our lives, we have asked a few of our closest friends and family to share some of the things their Dads have taught them over the years. We hope you enjoy reading these words of wisdom.   "Nobody is better than you but remember you are better than nobody". An important lesson to remind us that everyone counts and should be treated with respect.  Kayleigh was taught that we shouldn't compare ourselves. We should not judge those we feel haven't accomplished as much as us, nor should...

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Brighter days are coming

Craig Finnigan

Brighter days are coming

What a year it’s been...   I think it’s fair to say the past 12 months have thrown a lot at us. Whether it’s missing family and friends, struggling with juggling work and homeschooling, or pining for cancelled holidays, we’ve all had to adapt to the new norm.   But, brighter days are coming. Here at A Town Called Home we think the dark cloud is starting to lift, signs of Spring are here and our mood has lifted.  We’re starting to feel more positive. And we are allowing ourselves to think about enjoying a little bit of normality again....

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