Monday, October 31, 2011

Say G'day Saturday Linky Party ~ Halloween!

Hello my dear friends and welcome to this week's Say G'Day Saturday Linky Party!

I'm sure you would have guessed that like everyone else in blogland, this week's Party will be dedicated to all things Halloween! However, before I start sharing some Halloween pins I just want to share some pictures from a Halloween party I threw for the kids last year. As I mentioned last week, Australians don't really celebrate Halloween so this party is probably very low-key in comparison to the way that my American friends celebrate but it was still a heap of fun for everyone who came.

We won't be having a Halloween party this year as we are doing something special at our Church so I will just have to virtually celebrate with all of my bloggy friends this weekend!

{Wicked Cool} Bewitching Halloween Bash

{Wicked Cool} Bewitching Halloween Bash


Eerie Paper Luminarias

Hanging Halloween Plates

Since I'm not hosting a Halloween party this year I thought I would share some Halloween ideas from Always Crave Cute.  Crave Cute is listed on the Pinning Bloggers Master List and I'm sure you are going to LOVE her blog and Halloween ideas.While you are looking at these fun ideas you might like to listen to This is Halloween from The Nightmare Before Christmas.

Hanging Ghost Gourds

Pumpkin Garland

bats on front door

Country Living

pumpkins with ribbon

pumpkin candle votive
Good Housekeeping

 I would love it if you could share your favourite post with me at this weekend's Say G'day Saturday Linky Party!

If you would like to link up a post, old or new, just add the url of your particular blog post that you would like us to visit to the Linky tool below. Please just link back to me @ or if you would like to Tweet about this weekly Linky Party please add this to your tweets #SayGdayParty

Thanks so much for joining in and linking up! Don't forget to come back later and visit some of the lovely bloggers who have linked up-be sure to Say G'Day from me when you drop by!

Before I go I must thank the lovely people who are hosting the following linky parties-thanks so much for having me and hosting your fabulous memes each week:

Deck the Halls Friday; Feathered Nest Friday; Common Ground's Vintage Inspiration Friday; Inspiration Friday; Tickled Pink;Fridays Unfolded;  Pot Pourri Friday; Feature Yourself Friday; Show and Tell FridayFree for All Friday;  Home Sweet Home; Flaunt it Friday; Tidy Mom;  Everything but the Kitchen Sink Party; Pink Saturday with Beverly ; Strut Your Stuff Saturday; Once upon a Weekend; Sunday Blog Love; Masterpiece Monday;  Seasonal Sunday; Sundae Scoop; Amaze me Monday; Creative Bloggers party; Making The World Cuter Mondays; Market Yourself Monday; One Project at a Time; Tabletop Tuesday;  A Little Bird Told me; Wow Me Wednesday; Show & TellWhatever Wednesday @Momma Hen's; Whatever Goes Wednesday; Primp Your Stuff Wednesday; Wow Me ; Running with Glitter; Decor & Organising Link Party

Thank you so very much for stopping by and spending time with me today in my little corner of the world. As always, your visit means so much to me.

Best wishes for a beautiful and spooky weekend!

Natasha In Oz 

Please join me each weekend for the Say G'day Saturday Linky Party!
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Thursday, October 27, 2011

Giving Thanks for....Family!

Today I am taking time to give thanks for my family.

"In every conceivable manner, the family is a link to our past and  a bridge to our future"
 Alex Haley

I am truly blessed...

To have such a wonderful family!

I really am the luckiest lady in the whole wide world!

How lucky am I to also be blessed with these great genes too...

Happy Birthday Mum! 
We love you!

What are you thankful for today?

Thank you so much for visiting me today and for spending some of your busy day with me! I hope the rest of your week is fabulous!

Blessings and best wishes always,
Natasha In Oz 

Monday, October 24, 2011

Say G'day Saturday Linky Party ~ Christmas Ideas!

Hello my dear friends and welcome to another Say G'Day Saturday Linky Party!

This week I made an amazing discovery...I have 988 Followers Bloggy Friends! How amazing is that? Thank you so much to my all of my friends, old and new, for visiting me in my little corner of the world Down Under! I am truly honoured.

I also made another amazing discovery this week....Christmas really is on its way! Since we don't celebrate Halloween and Thanksgiving over here in Australia , the shops are all decked out for Christmas. I've also noticed that lots of people are pinning lots of fabulous Christmas ideas on their Pinterest boards.

So, since I'm in the Christmas spirit, today I will be sharing some seasonal ideas from my sweet blogging friend Joy, the lady behind the fabulous Christmas blog, Christmas Spirit all year Long.


Joy's site is full of great Christmas ideas, Christmas decorating posts and information about our favourite time of year....Christmas! Joy also has a blog called Tomorrow's Memories where she shares all of her favourite family stories, crafting ideas and photographs.

Joy really is a brilliant blogger!

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Giving Thanks for....So many things!

Today I am taking time to give thanks for...



There's only 66 more days 'til Christmas!

Ben & Jerry's!


God gave us  gift of 86,400 seconds today. 
Have you used one to say "thank you?" 
William A. Ward

Thank you for visiting today and thank you so much for your support over the last week. Thanks also to my new friends (I hate saying "Followers"!). I so appreciate you all.

Thank you for taking the time to visit me today!

Best wishes,
Natasha In Oz 

Monday, October 17, 2011

Say G'Day Saturday Party ~ A Pink Party for Breast Cancer Awareness Month!

Hello and welcome this weekend's Say G'Day Saturday Linky Party!

Natasha In Oz

If you read my last post you would have seen that this week has been a very sad week for our family so I hope you will for give me if I haven't visited you this week. A very dear friend of ours passed away this week from breast cancer. It seems so pertinent but also very poignant that Sue passed away in October, the month that is dedicated to breast cancer cancer research. I am therefore posting a Pink post in honour of our dear friend Sue and all of the amazing women who are fighting or have fought this terrible disease.


I would also like to share a link to a new bloggy friend, Jo, who is an amazing lady who blogs at Jo's Corner.


Jo left the following comment on my "Think Pink" blog post and her bravery and faith have inspired me immensely.

I have terminal breast cancer. Sadly, despite having Radical Mastectomies and treatments, the cancer has spread throughout my body. In sharing that, I will say that my spirits are good on most days. And, I have lived much longer than was expected! I'm a Fighter and don't give up easily. Only recently, I've felt some despair that I may be entering my last Holiday Season. THAT makes me sad! I live alone, well not alone if I count Fauna and Flora, my two cats! But, I am wheelchair bound and have no family near me, so some days I feel alone. But, I always know that God is with me, so that gives me Peace.

I would so love it if you could please visit Jo and give her a great big virtual hug. You will love meeting such a wonderful, inspirational, kind and beautiful person...I'm sure she will change the way you look at life because of her positive and giving heart!

Thanks for being such an inspiring and amazing person, Jo!
This month, let's send a collective hug to all of our friends, sisters,  mothers, Aunts, Grandmothers, bloggers and loved ones who have been touched by breast cancer....

Let's ALL think Pink and help to 
find a cure for this terrible disease!

If you would like to link up a post to this weekend's Say G'Day Saturday Linky Party just add the url of your particular blog post that you would like us to visit to the Linky tool below.

You can link up posts about your favourite recipes, decorating ideas, craft ideas, your favourite songs, #Pinterest round up posts....anything you want to share with bloggy friends from all around the world!

Feel free to grab the code for the Say G'day Saturday button and add that to your post so that your readers might be able to find other bloggers who might like to join in!

Natasha In Oz

Thanks so much for joining in and linking up! Don't forget to come back later and visit some of the lovely bloggers who have linked up!

If you haven't already heard, I have also created a central list of Pinning Bloggers so we can all find each other's Pinterest pages more easily. It is called....

The Pinning Bloggers Master List.

If you would like to add your name to the Pinning Blogger's Master List just click the button below:

Before I go I must thank the lovely people who are hosting the following linky parties-thanks so much for having me and hosting these fabulous memes:

Thank you so very much for stopping by today. I feel so bad that I haven't visited my sweet friends who linked up to last weekend's party but I will definitely be in touch this week.

Please know that your visit means so much to me-I appreciate every single one of my dear bloggy friends. 

Best wishes for a beautiful week,
Natasha In Oz 
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