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2017 – the stats don’t lie!

“Facts are stubborn things, but statistics are pliable.”  Mark Twain Thoughts of a Destination Wedding by the Mother of the Bride, was my most read post for 2017. Did you see it? I’ll try not to make this one of those boring over the top posts highlighting a list of my top posts for 2017 but I can’t make any promises…

Heart shaped island below on our flight to our daughter's destination wedding in paradise

A sentence a day for October: A month of Wedding fun!

 October – in a Sentence a Day Earlier in the year I joined some wonderful bloggers for the Sentence a Day writing challenge, (you can find links here to my posts for June, July , August  and September) and now it seems to be time for October’s post – where does the time go?  It also seems like I’m hooked on the Sentence a Day posts…

Mother of the Bride take 2

52 week photography project – Week 13: Self Portrait #2

Source: Week 13: Self portrait #2 Week  13 of our 52 week photography project had the theme of Self Portrait. We apparently will do a self portrait every few weeks and I’ve been assured it doesn’t have to be an actual selfie, but a photo that says and shows something of ourselves. Our first week was also a self portrait so it will…

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Debbie Harris
Fiji countdown

Fiji countdown

Not long now…..

Only a few more days until we leave for our daughter’s wedding in Fiji.

Only a few more days until we have the family together for the first time since last Christmas.

Only a few more days until I can kick back, relax and laze around the pool.

Wedding countdown for Mother of the Bride

Wedding countdown

Who’s excited with me???

Deb xx

(You can read my updates leading up to this point here: MOB – Mother of the Bride)

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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…

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…

church, wedding, afternoon light

The bitch was right – #Writespiration

Writespiration – is a great challenge which I’m enjoying more each week. The challenge is to write something using the weekly theme, in just 52 words…. EXACTLY 52 words, no more, no less. It’s harder than it seems, feel free to have a go yourself if you doubt me! This week Sacha has given us the words the bitch was right to use…

wedding, hair, planning, fiji

MOB fun with B2B – update #3

Welcome to the latest update from the Mother of the Bride! As you probably know by now, my MOB status has been restored with baby daughter’s wedding planned for October 2017  – in Fiji!   It is a very small intimate affair with only parents, siblings, and a few close friends.  We are now looking at less than 6 months to go!!…

Beautiful Brisbane – Musings on a Monday

Welcome to my weekly Monday Musings – a summary of things going on in my world and the world at large. Brisbane is a lot warmer than my hometown, where FYI they have just started lighting winter fires! It’s very humid here and although the locals think it’s a bit cool, I think it’s a very comfortable temperature in the…

Blogging challenge, flash fiction

The Girl in the black hood – #Writespiration

Writespiration – is a challenge courtesy of Sacha Black.  The challenge is to write something using the weekly theme in just 52 words…. EXACTLY 52 words, no more, no less. It’s harder than it seems, I can assure you! This week the topic is to write about The Girl that wore the black hood. Here’s my offering: The Girl in the black…

Our wedding day

Romance is alive, just not here – #Writespiration

Writespiration – is a challenge courtesy of Sacha Black.  The challenge is to write something using the weekly theme in just 52 words…. EXACTLY 52 words, no more, no less. This week Sacha has asked us to use the theme of Romance. This week your challenge is to write the most romantic 52 words you can. Turn my black coal infested…

MOB#2 update

Greetings fellow bloggers!  You may not know but my MOB status has been restored with baby daughter’s wedding planned for October 2017  – in Fiji!   I’ve been told (by guess who?) that I’ve been very slack in keeping everyone up to date with news of this happy event. Hence this  post!! In my last post, The MOB returns, we were in countdown mode with…

Hugh’s Weekly Photo Challenge: The morning after

Happily ever after….the day after my daughter’s wedding looked a bit like this… I couldn’t sleep in despite the huge day we’d had, so I got up and wandered around the marquee picking up bottles, collecting glasses, enjoying the presence of the wild brumbies and kangaroos, not to mention the shaft of early morning light. I replayed the wedding and…

Victory – Final MOB update

Final update from the Mother of the Bride (aka MOB) THE WEDDING of the year (2015) has been and gone. It was beautiful, amazing and everything we could have wished for.  I’m happy but also sad – if that makes sense. We had the wedding over the course of a weekend with the majority of guests staying on site.  The ceremony was…

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