What happens when you have a spectacular daughter out there?

Melanie from The Wandering Darlings

It's time to meet one of my favourite bloggers, Melanie from The Wandering Darlings.  I must declare, she also just happens to be my eldest daughter 🙂 Welcome to another edition of People of Interest where I get to share some interesting people with you, my interesting readers. I post these on Tuesdays. And that's …

Mother of the Bride update #4 – the final countdown

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

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 …

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 …

MOB fun with B2B – update #3

wedding, hair, planning, fiji

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 …

Playing Favourites

Love my family

Playing favourites with my blog, not my children! As a parent I have always told my three daughters that I don't have favourites and I don't. They all have something unique about them and I love seeing how different they are to each other while at the same time being so similar it scares me! …

A family of bloggers

Melanie

I just want you to know that I enjoy blogging immensely. I might not be the most prolific of bloggers, the most read, tweeted or visited blogger in the world, but I am a happy blogger! As someone wise said to me earlier this week, 'The thing to remember about blogging is that there is …

Hello my name is…awesome!

I don't often get requests for specific posts on my blog but recently I had a request for a post about how our daughters were named. This request came from my youngest daughter after she read a post where I told the story about how I was named Debbie. She wanted to know the story …

Girls just wanna have fun!

Underwater smiles

On the subject of FUN: This video shows my daughters and I racing at a trampoline park while on holidays over Christmas. We're not at all competitive! I'm the little one in black just in case you can't pick me!  One daughter yells out 'I've won' as she throws herself into the airbags, one does …

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 …

The MOB returns

I'm baaack!   My MOB status has been invoked for the second time as baby daughter moves into the countdown zone.  And I couldn't be happier! We have a wedding planned for October 2017 in Fiji no less! And I'm told it will be a VERY small affair. So we are in countdown mode and the way this …

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 …

Running for a cause

mdc 2016

There's nothing like running for a cause!  My daughter and her (now) husband and I  have run in the Mother's Day Classic in Canberra for the past few years and we always enjoy the event. We are off again in two weeks time - yikes!  This year it's got a bit personal so we will be …

Weekly photo challenge: The state of my mind

A picture which shows my State of Mind...as in all over the place! What another great theme for this week's photo challenge! This week, let your inner world and the outside one converge in a photo. As I left on a big jet plane after spending a lovely week with my daughter, I snapped this shot of …