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The Lovin’ Life Linky

  • sunset, mooloolaba, mooloolaba beach, beach, silhouette

    Mooloolaba

    My Mooloolaba holiday is over and I’m suffering with some post holiday blues so what better activity is there to do than to re-live the holiday by writing a blog post about it! We…

    March 8, 2018
  • beach, beach walk, sunset, sunrise, surf, sand, ocean,

    8 Benefits of a beach holiday

    In just two sleeps we are leaving for a holiday at Mooloolaba on the Sunshine Coast, just an hour or so north of Brisbane.  I have been craving some time at the beach for…

    February 8, 2018
  • Bones, Bone Health, Women, Fifty plus

    No bones about it!

    This post is part of the Gorgeous 50’s series inspired by a book given to me by one of my sisters on my 50th birthday – ‘Grown up and Gorgeous in your 50’s’ by…

    February 1, 2018
  • blouse, jacket, fashion

    50 and Stylish: 6 Ways to Update your Wardrobe

    This post is written by guest author, Helen Bradford.  More information on Helen can be found at the end of the post. Long gone are the days when women over 50 were expected to…

    January 25, 2018
  • lady, coffee, park, bench, autumn

    Menopause and Weight Gain

    This post is part of the Gorgeous 50’s series inspired by a book given to me by one of my sisters on my 50th birthday – ‘Grown up and Gorgeous in your 50’s’ by…

    January 18, 2018
  • 2018, new year, happy new year

    Hello 2018

    Hello 2018, You’re here!  You’re not what I was expecting but I am determined that you are going to be kind to me and that you are going to be a very good year. …

    January 4, 2018
  • frangipani, flowers, pink flowers,

    Taking Stock – December 2017

    It’s time for my last Taking Stock post for 2017.  During 2017 I have ‘taken stock’ quarterly.  First in March and then June and September.   I will probably do quarterly Taking Stock posts during…

    January 1, 2018
  • Dad, Father, Daughter, Toddler, Child,

    My Dad Kevin

    I recently lost my Dad.  A world without the physical presence of my Dad in it is a world that has been changed for me forever.  It will never be the same.  The love…

    December 21, 2017
  • #ducks, #pacificblackducks, #duck

    And so the universe sent me ducklings

    If you read my last post, without knowing all the details, you’d know that things are really tough for my family right now. And so the universe sent me babies! A beautiful mother duck…

    November 30, 2017
  • busy, time, rushed, stressed

    Stop the glorification of busy

    This post is specifically for those of us going through difficult times.  You don’t have to be super human.  You don’t have to be mega productive.  You don’t have to keep up social expectations,…

    November 23, 2017
  • Brisbane, King George Square, City Hall, Christmas, Christmas Tree

    FREE Christmas in Brisbane events

    I’m a born and bred Brissie girl, so nothing warms the cockles of my heart more than to see free community events and the spirit of Christmas combined and available in my home city. …

    November 16, 2017
  • fashion, wardrobe, sunglasses, tulle, pink

    Your essential wardrobe

    This post is part of The Gorgeous 50’s series inspired by a book given to me by one of my sisters on my 50th birthday – ‘Grown-Up and Gorgeous in your 50’s’ by Pamela…

    November 9, 2017
  • sleep, suntanning, smoking, beauty

    Beauty: The three S’s

    This post is part of The Gorgeous 50’s series inspired by a book given to me by one of my sisters on my 50th birthday – ‘Grown-Up and Gorgeous in your 50’s’ by Pamela…

    October 19, 2017
  • tulips, tulip, yellow, flowers, flower, floriade, canberra, spring

    Floriade 2017 – Canberra

    Floriade ….. TICK! If you follow me on Instagram and/or Facebook you’d know that I’ve recently been in Canberra for Floriade.  I went with a friend and we had a lovely time.  We stayed…

    October 12, 2017