Category: family

A sentence a day for July: a writing challenge

A Sentence a Day – a month in review I joined in with some wonderful bloggers for the Sentence a Day writing challenge for the month of June, and enjoyed it so much I’m back again for July! On the first Thursday of each month, we link our posts up and can read what everyone else has been up to…

Travel Loving Parents

Originally posted on thewanderingdarlings:
My parents have recently retired which, when they are still in their very early 60s/late 50s is really bloody early. I had like 5 mins worrying about what they would do with this new found freedom of the daily grind then I realised they are going to be even busier now than ever before. You see…

Run Debbie Run

Share Your World with us – 26 July 2017

Hello! It’s time to enjoy this fun, easy and relatively quick post where I get to share my answers to four random questions that Cee poses on her blog each week. As you may know, recently I’ve been sharing answers from my husband, my mother,  my youngest daughter and my second daughter, along with my own responses. This week I’ve asked my…

Run Melbourne 2017

Share Your World with us – 18 July 2017

Hello again It’s Tuesday here and time to enjoy this fun, easy and relatively quick post where I get to share my answers to four random questions that Cee poses on her blog. As you may know, recently I’ve been sharing answers from my husband , my mother and last week my youngest daughter was “invited” to join my Share Your World…

Mother of the Bride update for daughter's wedding in Fiji

Mother of the Bride update #4 – the final countdown

Welcome to the latest update from the Mother of the Bride! As I sit here writing this update, the song playing on my random rock selection is The Final Countdown – I kid you not! I was searching for how many days until the big day and that song comes on – how random!!!  (Followed closely by ACDC’s Thunderstruck…I could…

Travel collage pf photos

Pink flamingo fun, travel pics and a cat called Luna

A pink flamingo always manages to make me smile 🙂 How about you? This week’s photo challenge is all about the humble collage, so I have compiled not one, but three collages – all using a different method.  Hey, they did say it was Blogger’s Choice! Collage – An assortment, a collection, a hodgepodge.  1. Pink Flamingo fun:  As we’re in the…

Rainbow over the vineyard

Share Your World with us – 11 July 2017

Hello everyone I enjoy this fun, easy and relatively quick post each week where I get to share my answers to four random questions that Cee poses on her blog. As you may know, I’ve been sharing my husband’s answers, and even my mother’s, recently in my Share Your World posts, and it’s been fun to hear your thoughts. This…

A sentence a day

A sentence a day for June: a writing challenge

A Sentence a Day – a month in review I’ve decided to join some wonderful bloggers for the Sentence a Day writing challenge for the month of June. On the first Thursday of each month, we link our posts up and can read what everyone else has been up to during the month. It’s also great to read back through…

Ballina from the plane window

Delta – capturing a moment in time

Photography captures a moment in time This photo represents a moment in time. As I flew up the coast, on the way to visit my parents, the views from my window seat were amazing.  Who I am, what I’m doing, what I’m thinking and where I fit in the world are encapsulated in the action of taking this photo but only what…

Share your world, lighthouse, travel

Share Your World – 6 June 2017

I’m back from travelling around Tasmania and ready to participate in this week’s Share Your World. I’ve missed participating and reading other blogs while away but the bonus has been new perspectives and topics to blog about 🙂 Questions and my responses for this week are as follows: Q. What’s your strongest sense? A.  I’d like to say a sense of justice but that’s only…

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…

Share Your World – May 1 2017

Share Your World is a fun way to get to know each other through our blogs.  Cee posts four random questions for those who want to participate and it’s always interesting to read what others have written in their responses. Answer four questions each week. Bonus Question is always the same “What are you grateful for from last week, and what are you…

Wordless Wednesday – 3 May 2017

It’s Wordless Wednesday! Enjoy your Wednesday – wherever you are in the world. The seasonal differences within our huge country never cease to amaze me.  Just a week ago I was up north in Brisbane in Qld where autumn was not evident at all.  It was a pleasant 25 degrees during the day and no autumnal colours were on show. I returned home…