Category Archives: Self Awareness

3 days, 3 quotes Challenge – Rejuvenation

3 days, 3 quotes challenge - Rejuvenation

For my second day of the 3 days, 3 quotes Challenge my quotes are all about Rejuvenation.  I recently wrote a series of 10 posts about rejuvenating yourself.  You can read the 10 Simple Ways to Rejuvenate Yourself series here. I was nominated to take part in the Challenge by Mackenzie from reflections from me .  Yesterday, I posted my… Read more »

3 days, 3 quotes Challenge – Midlife

3 days, 3 quotes Challenge - Midlife

I have been nominated by the gorgeous blogger Mackenzie from reflectionsfromme  to participate in 3 days, 3 quotes Challenge! Thank you Mackenzie! 3 days, 3 quotes Challenge – Midlife For my first day I would love to share with you my 3 favourite quotes about …. Midlife and what it means to me.  One is actually mine! Sizzling Towards 60… Read more »

11 Free or Low Cost Ways to have fun with children

Low cost ways to have fun with children

Okay so it is the school holidays, the weekend or the grandchildren are visiting and the question that always comes up is “What can we do to entertain the children – that doesn’t cost the earth?” When I was growing up we were just an average family with average income, yet my Mum always made our holiday time fun –… Read more »

Our Nonna Celebrates 90 years!

Nonna celebrates 90 years

Nonna, my mother-in-law has a birthday today and she is 90!!!  Her name is Luisa but everyone and I mean everyone, family, friend or acquaintance calls her Nonna, which means Grandmother in Italian. Nonna came to Australia 64 years ago with her husband Frank, (Nonno – Italian for grandfather), and a four year old son (my husband) and a baby… Read more »

13 Essential Health and Safety Tips for Solo Female Travellers

healthy and safety tips for solo travel

More women are travelling solo these days and it isn’t just the younger generation!  Women of midlife no longer feel that they need to travel with a companion, however safety is still an important factor to be considered before taking off into the unknown. Sizzling Towards Sixty is pleased to announce their affiliation with Fast Cover Travel Insurance.  This post… Read more »

Maybe it’s time to press the reset button on your life.

time to press the reset button life.

It is almost halfway through the year and although I was determined not to make New Year Resolutions I concede that we all have dreams and goals we want to achieve.  However, life is busy and we can easily get caught on the ‘treadmill of life’. I was having a Personal Training session and my trainer told me to ‘set… Read more »

Find a swing and release your inner child

Somewhere a swing is missing you

  One of the options for this week’s Friday Reflections was to write about a chosen image. I look at this image of the swing and it brings back so many happy memories of my childhood.  Countless afternoons spent playing on my swing, singing at the top of my lungs (my poor neighbours).  Each afternoon after school I would come… Read more »

Between the Lines – Sizzling Towards Sixty

Over the last few months I have been involved in two series about Women and Midlife.  I am delighted to be part of the ‘Between the Lines’ series which is a project showcasing women of 50+ and their thoughts on blogging and midlife. The project is the brainchild of Katherine from Katherine’s Corner and each Tuesday for 10 weeks, Katherine… Read more »