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Thursday Thoughts: What did I get up to in June? A sentence a day June

a sentence a day

June is here and it is winter in Australia, although living in Queensland we have clear blue skies and sunny days. I started the challenge of writing a sentence a day back in April and also continued in May.  If you missed my posts for April and May you can read them here  A sentence a day On the first… Read more »

A writing challenge: A sentence a day for May

a sentence a day

Can you believe it is May?  It only seemed like yesterday I was putting up the Christmas decorations! For the month of April I took the challenge of writing a sentence a day and now I’ve decided to try it again for May.  If you missed my post for April you can read it at A writing challenge: A sentence… Read more »

Meaningful Mondays: Why My Mondays aren’t Manic anymore

My Mondays aren't manic anymore

There are songs written about Mondays which I have to admit aren’t too positive and poor old Monday gets a bad wrap.  For example, ‘I don’t like Mondays’ by the Boomtown Rats, released in 1979 was written following a school shooting spree.  ‘Just another manic Monday’ by the Bangles was released in 1986  bemoans the fact that the weekend is… Read more »

A writing challenge: A sentence a day for April

a sentence a day

For the month of April I took the challenge of writing a sentence a day. I read a post by Jodie from Jtouchofstyle about writing a sentence a day and she introduced me to Leslie from Once Upon a time happily ever after . On the first week of each month, we link our posts up and can read what… Read more »

So excited! I’ve made the Top 20 list for Mature Aussie Bloggers

Top 20 list for Mature Aussie Bloggers Worth Following

    I’m so, so excited and had to share my news!  Sizzling Towards 60 & Beyond has made the list for the Top 20 Mature Aussie Bloggers worth following. Top 20 list Mature Aussie Bloggers worth following I was pleasantly surprised when I received an email advising that Sizzling Towards 60 & Beyond had been listed in the Top… Read more »

Over the Moon Link Up #51

over the Moon link up

Welcome to the Over The Moon Link Party #51   Welcome to the Over the Moon Link Party!  You can link up any family friendly posts without profanity. Have a post you want to give more reach? Need some comments or shares? Want a post that’s close to going viral takeoff like a rocket? Now is the time to link it up! We… Read more »

Better Blogging with Photography – Book Review

Better Blogging with Photography Book Review

I’ve recently read ‘Better Blogging With Photography – How to maximise your blog using your own Images’ by Terri Webster-Schrandt. Terri has been a guest writer for Sizzling Towards 60 and you can find her at Second Wind Leisure Perspectives. Now I know I’m a friend, but Terri’s book is certainly worthwhile for anyone wanting to start a blog or… Read more »

Discovering Your Passion After 60

Discovering your passion after 60

As I get closer to 60 it is great to know that life still gets better!  My guest writer this week is Molly Stevens, from Shallow Reflections.  I met Molly through a blogging group and just love her approach to life. Her writing is humorous, entertaining and always brings a smile or makes me laugh.  We need more writers like… 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 »

Unlock the Secret & Make Your Dream a Reality

dream secret

Do you know the secret to making your dream a reality? The answer: It’s all about TIME! You CAN make your dream a reality by managing your time We know that to achieve anything you need to Commit and Plan.  Sometimes we have to make some sacrifices but these sacrifices are worth it when you DO achieve your dream and… Read more »

Over the Moon Link Up #14

Over the Moon LInk Up

Welcome to the Over The Moon Link Party #14   It’s Monday and welcome back to our link up “Over The Moon”!  You can link up any family friendly post! Have a post you want to give more reach? Need some comments or shares? Want a post that’s close to going viral takeoff like a rocket? Now is the time to link it up!… Read more »