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#christmas

  • 15 Minutes of Fame

    My 15 minutes of fame

    I’m a pretty ordinary person. I’m a middle-aged Mum, quiet, introverted, I’m no entrepreneur, and I don’t excel at any one particular thing. I’m not a model, an author, a journalist, or a celebrity…

    January 21, 2021
  • Xmas cat

    Shopping, Summer & Christmas spirit!

    Shopping Centres It’s nearly Christmas! How’s your Christmas shopping going? I don’t like shopping centres much anymore. Even before Covid I didn’t like them, but with Covid in our lives, more-so now. It’s the…

    December 10, 2020
  • November Feels

    Can you believe it’s November already?  Where has this year gone?  In a whir of a new reality of a Covid-19 world is where!  It’s certainly been a year like no other hasn’t it? …

    November 5, 2020
  • Wild Koala mother with baby, Magnetic Island, Queensland, Australia

    Hello 2020 – A new year and a new decade

    Hello 2020 and hello everyone – I’m back!  This is my first post for 2020, and though I do hope that 2020 is a wonderful year for us all, the words ‘Happy New Year’…

    January 16, 2020
  • Pouring coffee for coffee catch up

    Coffee catchup: Ageing Fears, Christmas and more!

    I felt like a casual chat and catch up with you all today. The Gorgeous 50’s series is nearly finished and I’m keen to get it all wrapped up and completed because it’s been…

    December 5, 2019
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    Merry Christmas 2018

    Good Morning!  Can you believe it is Christmas Day already?! I’ve written this post on Christmas Eve and scheduled it to post on Christmas morning because I wanted to be sure to wish each…

    December 25, 2018
  • 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
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    Taking Stock – September 2017

    It’s that time again … to take stock!  This year I’m taking stock quarterly, so I did so in March and June and will again for the final time this year in December.  Has…

    September 28, 2017
  • boxing day, boxing, boxing gloves, santa, christmas

    What is Boxing Day?

    An American friend recently asked me “What is this Boxing Day you refer to”?  Huh, I thought?  Doesn’t everyone have a Boxing Day?  I thought it was universal!  Not the case!  Isn’t it funny…

    January 12, 2017
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    Christmas Reflections

    It’s only 3 days until Christmas!  Can you believe it?  It always creeps up on us and boom there it is!  This year has been a little crazy for me when it comes to…

    December 22, 2016
  • mind, holiday, vacation, pool

    Let’s all go on a mind holiday!

    Yesterday I posted the image below on the blog’s Facebook page with a comment about how everyone is so exhausted at this time of year, and that hopefully everyone will get a nice break…

    November 24, 2016
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    Tips for managing Christmas season stress

    In my newsletter that went out to subscribers last week I touched a little on how prevalent stress is this time of year and shared a few tips to manage it.  I thought I…

    November 8, 2016