Category Archives: Friday Favourites

Friday Favourites: Revisiting ways to re-discover who you are

  Comparing ourselves to others is part of life but when we let that develop a poor self-image then we need to take a good look at who we are.  I’ve made July the month that we focus on YOU for 31 days and I think that part of that focus should be on looking at ways we can overcome… Read more »

Friday Favourites: Revisiting ways to be fit, fabulous, healthier and happier

  Fit, fabulous, healthier and happier.  I’m sure that is what we all strive for to enjoy life in our retirement. Want to feel at the top of your game and enjoy life? I’ve focused on health and wellness for the whole of June and I hope you have been inspired, learned something new and feel motivated to improve your… Read more »

Friday Favourites: 5 quick tips to feeling happier

5 quick tips to feeling happier

  I’ve written that being happy is our choice and should come from within.  We make our own happiness and shouldn’t rely on others to ‘make us happy’.  Life is not always easy and being happy all the time is just not human really.  I do know some people who always appear happy and positive but I’m sure they have… Read more »

Friday Favourites: 5 Quotes about Happiness

5 quotes about happiness

If you read my blog regularly you know I love a good quote.  Quotes can lift the spirit, they can be a reminder, they can bring a smile or laughter to our day.  This month, my focus is on happiness and in my Meaningful Monday post this week it was all about  Making May Your Month of Happiness. In my… Read more »

Friday Favourites: 5 easy ways to a Healthier, Happier YOU!

easy ways to be healthier and happier

Do you struggle to get through everything in a day and find that there is NO TIME FOR YOU or YOUR HEALTH? I was looking through my post archives and came across a post I had written about a year ago. It was for a writing group I belonged to and the prompt was ‘What are your top life hacks’?… Read more »

Friday Favourites: Making a Soccer themed birthday cake

Soccer themed birthday cake

I enjoy making themed birthday cakes for our grandchildren.  I’m not a professional cake decorator but the cakes are designed and made from love.  I love planning what I’m going to make and try to think of a theme that will be relevant to the grandchild. As they are getting older, they know that ‘Nanna Sue’ will be making a… Read more »

Friday Favourites: Individual Frittatas with spinach, capsicum and mushroom

Individual Frittatas

    Individual frittatas are great to have on hand for a healthy snack or light lunch.  Preparing a batch ahead of time will provide a healthier alternative for snacks.  They are also quick and easy to prepare and can be stored in the refrigerator or frozen in batches.  Served warmed or cold they are perfect for unexpected afternoon tea… Read more »

Friday Favourites – Irish Blessing for St Patrick’s Day

Happy St Patrick’s Day! I have some Irish blood in me from way back and although I’ve never visited Ireland I have always loved all things Irish. When I was younger, I learned Irish dancing and Irish music certainly gets the toes tapping and lifts the spirits.  Ireland is definitely on our bucket list to visit, however, living in Australia… Read more »