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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!!…

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…

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…

Throwback Thursday – 12 January 2017

Throwback Thursday today features a wedding party in 1980, a bright-eyed bride and groom and their happy parents. Oh wait – that’s me and my husband! Today is our 37th wedding anniversary and it happens to be a Thursday – very appropriate then to share this photo for Throwback Thursday. I have been known to write posts every few years…

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 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 held…

Sally D’s Mobile Photography Challenge: Rose bud

Here’s a photo of one of my favourite rosebuds.  This particular rose bush has the most delightful fragrant yellow roses so I’m quite surprised that there is so much other colour in this bud. As an aside we used some of these roses petals for my daughter’s wedding on the weekend.  My husband and I collected a heady mix of pinks, mauves,…

Life at 28 years of age…mother & daughter compare notes

Originally posted on Deb's World:
Sarah at 28 I was lucky to have Sarah, my 28 year old daughter, visit for the weekend and while she was here I read a story in the paper titled ‘Like mother, like daughter? Three women compare their life with that of their mum at the same age’. I decided to do a similar story with Sarah and…

MOB update #3 – Trials and chook runs

Update #3 from Mother of the Bride (aka MOB) There are now just 33 days to go until THE WEDDING. My daughter, B2B and fiance G2B, and two of the beautiful bridesmaids have just been and gone!  We had  a weekend jam-packed with all things wedding related. As they all live a long way away (with one bridesmaid still in England),…