Domestic Goddess

Domestic Goddess

Sunday 31 March 2019

Waking Up With Barry!

Mom, I love you, even though I’ll never accept your friend request.....
Today is Mother's Day...
I woke up to lovely Barry Manilow singing...
Great start to the day :) 
Now tea...↓
 Cards & Present off my sons↓
 After much messing about,
We finally got out of the house↓
 I went to give my mum her present 💮
 It was too late to go to a National Trust property,
Instead I visited somewhere...else↓
 I got so many reduced items...
 Plus free newspaper...↑
 Back home for lunch....↓
 My earrings for today↓
 I had another gift off my kids↓
 Home made Steak & Kidney Pie
Birthdays Time
Amelia Bayntum: 
Was an English stage and television actress
(Carry on Camping,Carry on Loving).
She would have been 100 years old.
(She died aged 68 in 1988)
William  Daniels: is an American actor, known for his roles as Dr. Mark Craig in the NBC drama St. Elsewhere, for which he won two Emmy Awards, and as Mr. Feeny in the ABC sitcom Boy Meets World.
He is also associated with his performances as the father of Benjamin Braddock (Dustin Hoffman) in The Graduate (1967), as Howard in Two for the Road, as John Adams in the 1972 musical film 1776, as Carter Nash in Captain Nice, and as the voice of KITT in Knight Rider. In 2014, he returned to his role as Mr. Feeny in Girl Meets World, the sequel to Boy Meets World.He is 92 years old.
 Richard Chamberlain :Is an American stage and screen actor and singer, who became a teen idol in the title role of the television show Dr. Kildare (1961–1966).
Since then, he has appeared in several mini-series such as Shōgun (1980) and The Thorn Birds (1983), and many successful films such as The Bourne Identity (1988) being the first man to play Jason Bourne, and he has performed classical stage roles and worked in musical theatre.He is 85 years old.
Herb Alpert: Is an American jazz musician most associated with the group variously known as Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass, Herb Alpert's Tijuana Brass, or TJB. Alpert is also a recording industry executive, the "A" of A&M Records, a recording label he and business partner Jerry Moss founded and eventually sold to PolyGram. He is 84 years old 
Christopher Walken (born Ronald Walken): Is an American actor, director, screenwriter, and playwright who has appeared in more than 100 films and television shows.
Walken has had roles in films such asAnnie Hall (1977), The Deer Hunter (1978), The Dogs of War (1980), The Dead Zone (1983), A View to a Kill (1985), Batman Returns (1992), True Romance (1993), Pulp Fiction (1994), Antz (1998), Vendetta (1999), Sleepy Hollow (1999), Catch Me If You Can (2002), Hairspray (2007), Seven Psychopaths (2012), the first three Prophecy films, The Jungle Book (2016), and Irreplaceable You (2018)He is 76 years old.
Rod Allen:English founding member and lead vocalist of The Fortunes.Hits include,
"You've Got Your Troubles" broke into the US and UK Top 10s. "Here It Comes Again" and "Here Comes That Rainy Day Feeling Again"; continuing into the 1970s with more globally successful releases such as "Storm in a Teacup"He would have been 75 years old.
(He died aged 63 in 2008) 

Douglas Wilmer: Was an English actor, best known for playing Sherlock Holmes in the 1965 TV series Sherlock Holmes.Some of his other films include:
M. Desmoulins in The Battle of the River Plate (1956), as Al-Mu'tamin in El Cid (1961), Cleopatra (1963), The Fall of the Roman Empire (1964), as Khalifa Abdullah in Khartoum (1966), as Maj. Gen. Francis de Guingand in Patton (1970), as Sir Thomas Fairfax in Cromwell (1970), and Antony and Cleopatra (1972). Other appearances include Jason and the Argonauts (1963) as Pelias, the Pink Panther films A Shot in the Dark (1964) and Revenge of the Pink Panther (1978), The Vampire Lovers (1970), The Golden Voyage of Sinbad (1974), and Octopussy (1983).He died aged 96 in 2016.
Chuck Berry released Johnny B.Goode in 1958. 
We got the things ready for tomorrow's Wobbly Work Wheel...🎡
(Including the ear plugs!) 




Saturday 30 March 2019


I told myself that I was going to live the rest of my life as if it were Saturday.”- Chip Gaines, The Magnolia Story
I missed the first hour of "Sounds of the 60s".
Made the most of the second hour with a cup of tea..↓
 Superhero time!
 Quick coffee and nibble time↓
 My Amazon delivery arrived↓
 The sun is back!
 All ready to hit town!
 Double Figures time :)
 The view from Car Park 4↓

 It's A Long way down↓↓

  While hubby and youngest son went to have haircuts, I dragged the other son around town to do some window shopping ;)
 It will have to wait until Lent has finished↓
 We popped into the College for their Open Day. Some nice Jammy Dodgers were there to eat, however not until the end of Lent ...
 Nice bust in The Range..↓
 My youngest son got some new trainers..
SIZE 12!!!
We spent over 4 hours doing a lot of Window Shopping in town.. 
The view again from Car Park 4.
 Salad time↓↓
 New visitors in the garden↓
Some nice Superhero t-shirt to add to the pile.

 Now out again for a little ride..
 A little bit expensive for me...
 Money off vouchers come in so useful!
 I got some ideas for my garden..

 I tested the garden benches↓
 Now to load it all up into the car!
When we got back,
A helicoper was hovering over all.
I waved, and off it flew→→
  While I sorted out the garden, Hubby dropped off my dad's shopping.
Feeling quite pooped after today. 
Quick look at the Birthdays.. 
John Astin: Is an American actor who has appeared in numerous films and television series, as well as a television director and voice artist. He is best known for starring as Gomez Addams in The Addams Family (1964–1966), reprising the role in the television film Halloween with the New Addams Family (1977) and the animated series The Addams Family (1992–1993)He is 89 years old. 
 Warren Beatty: is an American actor and filmmaker. He has been nominated for fourteen Academy Awardsfour for Best Actor, four for Best Picture, two for Best Director, three for Original Screenplay, and one for Adapted Screenplay – winning Best Director for Reds (1981). Beatty is the only person to have been nominated for acting in, directing, writing, and producing the same film, and he did so twice: first for Heaven Can Wait (with Buck Henry as co-director), and again with Reds.He is 82 years old.
Eric Clapton:
is an English rock and blues guitarist, singer, and songwriter. He is the only three-time inductee to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: once as a solo artist and separately as a member of the Yardbirds and of Cream. Clapton has been referred to as one of the most important and influential guitarists of all time.He is 74 years old.
Paul Reiser : Is an American comedian, actor, writer, and musician. He is best known for his roles as Michael Taylor in the 1980s sitcom My Two Dads, Paul Buchman in the NBC sitcom Mad About You, Carter Burke in the 1986 film Aliens, and more recently as Jim Neiman in the 2014 film Whiplash and Doug Getty in the Amazon Video series Red Oaks.Reiser also stars in the Netflix supernatural-horror series Stranger Things, as Dr. Sam Owens.He is 63 years old.
Robbie Coltrane OBE (born Anthony Robert McMillan): Is a Scottish actor and author. He is known for his roles as Rubeus Hagrid in the Harry Potter films, as Valentin Dmitrovich Zhukovsky in the James Bond films GoldenEye and The World Is Not Enough, and as Dr. Eddie "Fitz" Fitzgerald in the British TV series Cracker during the 1990s.
He is 69 years old. 

Céline Dion:Is a Canadian singer. Born into a large family from Charlemagne, Quebec.  She first gained international recognition by winning both the 1982 Yamaha World Popular Song Festival and the 1988 Eurovision Song Contest, where she represented Switzerland.  In 1990, Dion released her debut English-language album, Unison, establishing herself as a viable pop artist in North America and other English-speaking areas of the world.(Think Twice, My Heart Will Go On).
She is 51 years old.
James Cagney  : Was an American actor and dancer, both on stage and in film (though primarily known for the latter). Known for his consistently energetic performances, distinctive vocal style, and deadpan comic timing, he won acclaim and major awards for a wide variety of performances.(The Public Enemy (1931), Taxi! (1932), Angels with Dirty Faces (1938), and White Heat (1949)
He died aged 86 in 1986
64th Academy Awards: "The Silence of the Lambs" won the Big Five Academy Awards: Best Picture, Best Director (Demme), Best Actor (Hopkins), Best Actress (Foster), and Best Adapted Screenplay (Ted Tally), making it only the third film in history to accomplish that feat.In 1992.
Off to bed early...
Missing out on an hour's sleep as clocks go forward....
(Not forgetting the ear plugs)