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

Old fashioned ribbons, craft. photography project

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

What Itā€™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. Ā Just in time for Mother's Day next weekend! I'd love you to go and read the story by clicking the …

Vintage themed party

Outfit

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 …

Keep your hat on!

under the heat

Hugh's photo challengeĀ this week is all about hats. Well I'm here to tell you thatĀ I'm a hat and I want to share my limited view of the world with you. I'm here, I'm looking out at you but you may not realise it. Ā No one thinks of me as being able to do anything except …

Mundane Monday – Simple things: patterns and shadows

patterns and shadows

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

Can you guess the season?

Hugh's photo challengeĀ has Ronovan in charge this week with the prompt ofĀ 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 themĀ out …

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 agoĀ thatĀ the big day was less than 100 days away. Ā It's now way less than that. Ā Cue excitement levels rising!! I can't believe that time is flying by so fast. Ā She appearsĀ organised, so I'm feeling quiteĀ relaxed about it all …

Tea Time #12 – I’ve found IT!

Come on over to the Tea Party at Justine's Tea TimeĀ ,Ā 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 …

MOB update #1

An update from Mother of the Bride (aka MOB) I am enjoying the planning that is going into our first family wedding and particularly my role as MOB. My earlier posts on this subject include Venturing into a brave new world and It's official - I've joined the MOBĀ and they set the scene to some …

Weekly photo challenge: blurred vision

Ā A throwaway shot, or purposefully unfocused? I took this photo last weekend at the Wedding Fair and had to retrieve it from my deleted album as I had dismissed it as too blurry.Ā  The only editing I have done is to make it aĀ black and white shot and now there's something about it that grabs …

Venturing into a brave new world

Well...today I did something I've never done before, went somewhere I've never beenĀ before and entered dangerous new territory... I attended my first Wedding Fair! AsĀ you no doubt know by now,Ā I'm the Mother of the Bride (MOB) and my daughterĀ S, Bride to Be,Ā (B2B)Ā is getting marriedĀ to B, Groom to Be (G2B) in November this year.Ā  B2B wasn't …

Shall we dance?

I can't dance. And neither can my husband. This hasn't been an issue for most of our 35 years together, we both like music and enjoy watching others dance.Ā  Sometimes we have been known to give in and just get up and join in but not very often! I have never felt confident dancing and …