Category: fashion

Awkward portrait at Christmas

This is what happens behind the scenes at Christmas time

Greetings – This post was written in response to Sue’s post over at Sizzling Towards Sixty and Beyond where she asked some of her favourite bloggers to share their thoughts about Christmas.  Sue has kindly shared a snippet of my post (thanks again Sue). Read on for the full version. I enjoyed gathering my thoughts and writing about this special…

Old fashioned ribbons, craft. photography project

52 week photography project – Week 8: Old fashioned/Vintage

Source: Week 8: Old fashioned/Vintage For those of you following along at home here is Week  8 of our 52 week photography project, with the theme Old fashioned/Vintage. Despite taking photos of old things along the way on our outback trip , they just didn’t feel right.  So I was running out of time and struggling to find something to photograph…

What It’s Really Like to be the Mother of the Bride | Bridesmaids Confession

As a mother of three daughters I was asked to write about weddings from the perspective of the Mother of the Bride. I’m thrilled to share it here, hot off the press, from Bridesmaids Confessions.  Just in time for Mother’s Day next weekend! I’d love you to go and read the story by clicking the link below. Have you had…

Outfit

Vintage themed party

Hugh’s photo challenge this week is about all things vintage. I was immediately reminded of my daughter’s Vintage themed 30th birthday party a few years ago. I made the decision to attend the bash which meant travelling halfway around the world from Australia to England all by myself. It was the right decision. I had an amazing time. She had arranged everything…

patterns and shadows

Mundane Monday – Simple things: patterns and shadows

Patterns and shadows This was the sight I saw as I looked down this morning.  The pattern of my dress was over-layed with the shadow from the glass doors where the morning sun was streaming in.  I liked the combination so much that I took a quick photo then headed out the door to work.  Sometimes it’s the simple things in…

Can you guess the season?

Hugh’s photo challenge has Ronovan in charge this week with the prompt of season. To interpret as we see fit. So can you guess what season this is? I received my new ‘Pins to Kill’ tights in the mail earlier this week with ‘Run Debbie Run’ printed down the leg and I just had to take them out for a spin this morning.…

MOB update #2 – to spray tan or not to spray tan?

Update #2 from Mother of the Bride (aka MOB) My daughter, B2B, informed me a few weeks ago that the big day was less than 100 days away.  It’s now way less than that.  Cue excitement levels rising!! I can’t believe that time is flying by so fast.  She appears organised, so I’m feeling quite relaxed about it all too.  B2B and G2B are…

Tea Time #12 – I’ve found IT!

Come on over to the Tea Party at Justine’s Tea Time , I want to share with you my very exciting news! As we’re now sitting comfortably and all have a delicious snack close to hand, superbly provided by the many other bloggers in attendance, (such as Desleyjane), and accompanied by Justine’s delicious chocolate tea, or Lucile’s soothing Oolong Tea, depending on…

Venturing into a brave new world

Well…today I did something I’ve never done before, went somewhere I’ve never been before and entered dangerous new territory… I attended my first Wedding Fair! As you no doubt know by now, I’m the Mother of the Bride (MOB) and my daughter S, Bride to Be, (B2B) is getting married to B, Groom to Be (G2B) in November this year.  B2B wasn’t available to attend the Country…

Weekly Photo Challenge: a few of my favourite (orange) things

Hello my name is Debbie and I love orange. My question to you is how could anyone not like orange? So to wake up on this beautiful Saturday morning to see that the prompt for this week’s photo challenge is orange, has made my day! Michelle W asks in the Daily Post: What’s not to love about orange? It’s vibrant. It’s cheerful. It…