My first Pink Saturday!

We have been very lucky here in Brisbane lately. Last weekend we had a long weekend due to a Public Holiday on Monday to celebrate ANZAC Day (I posted about it here and here )

This weekend we have another public holiday on Monday for Labour Day, a day that acknowledges the fight by workers for an 8 hour working day.

This long weekend we have lots of things planned....long walks, pottering around in the garden, visiting an Antique market and going out for lunch somewhere as a family.

Hooray for long weekends!

This morning, my daughter Maddy, decided that she wanted to make smoothies for us all for Breakfast...they were so delicious....and very pink!

There is nothing like breakfast on the deck on a sunny Autumn morning!

Even Big Al who normally dislikes anything pink enjoyed a glass!

Thank you Miss Maddy for making yummy pink smoothies for breakfast! 

What a great way to start our long weekend!

Thank you also to sweet Beverly from How Sweet The Sound for having me today!

Best wishes, dear friends, for a beautiful and pink May Day weekend and please come back on Sunday to listen to my #SundaySong!

Natasha In Oz 


  1. Welcome to Pink Saturday. Those pink smoothies are a perfect choice. Wish I had one right now! Hope you have a lovely holiday. Your mosaic is stunning.

  2. Oh the smoothies look delicious. Enjoy your long weekend! Sounds like it'll be a good one.

    Thanks for helping to make my SITS day so special,

    Lots of yummy love,
    Alex aka Ma What's For Dinner

  3. Looks like a beautiful weekend coming together for you and your family. Make the best of it! I think your mosaic is so lovely....

    Happy days!

  4. Welcome to Pink Saturday! I like it over here and I am new to following you! I hope you will stop by and join me too! Your pinks are quite pretty and I like the look of that delicious pink smoothie! Hugs Anne

  5. love your pink mosaic.. and the pinky slurpeee.. delicious! happy PS

  6. Welcome to Pink Saturday!!!

    I want one, please!!! Looks delicious.

    Happy Pink Saturday.


  7. Hi Natasha,

    There is an award waiting for you on my blog. Enjoy! I finally have mastered the art of linking LOL


    PS I love your pink background as well as your Pink Saturday Post!

  8. Pink is mine favorite color !!

    I love pink !!!

    Have a great weekend !! we also go out now ! our shop is closed today ..........yesterday it was Queensday here in holland and than their is no flower auction............so no fresh flowers today........to sell............than we must closed !!

    Hugs from Ria

  9. I love your pretty pink mosaic...and that smoothie looks DELICIOUS...Ummmm. I need to make one in the morning with fresh strawberries...
    Have a blessed weekend...

  10. Welcome to your first PS - I hope you enjoy all the blog-hopping!

    Let's hear it for pink smoothies (great photos!) and gorgeous flowers and lazy long weekends.

    Happy Pink Saturday from the UK!

  11. Welcome to Pink Saturday the flowers are so pretty. The smoothie looks delicious

  12. Hi yhank you for popping in I love your blog and want to do sunday song please can i follow you? we also have a long weekend and I am currently up in Derbyshire

  13. Thanks for visiting Tracy and I would love it if you could join in with me and post a Sunday Song! I look forward to seeing you then.

    Hope you enjoy your long weekend!

    Best wishes,

  14. Natasha,

    I wish someone would make me a pink smoothie. Love your mosaic. Have a wonderful long weekend and Happy Pink Saturday.


  15. Welcome to Pink Saturday!
    Love smoothies of any color, but this pink one looks quite delicious!

  16. HI Natasha!!

    What a lovely idea, a pink Saturday!!! LOVED your pink-themed photos and your daugther's pink smoothie looked d-e-l-i-c-i-o-u-s!!!! Have a fantastic weekend, sounds like you have lots of great plans!!

    Best regards from France (in the spring :)!)


  17. I love your images and couldn't help but ponder the differences between boys and girls, tee-hee.

    Have a wonderful weekend!

  18. Wow! Love your pinks and the smoothies look yum, yum, long weekends are very nice! Happy pink Saturday and welcome.

  19. Happy May Day Natasha,
    Your mosaic is gorgeous,I would so enjoy one of those deliciously pink smoothies right now, care to send one over to Normandy?
    Didn't think so!

  20. Yum!! Do you think she would share the recipe with us?? Tell her the pink looks very delicious...I know the girls here would love it, too!!
    Have a great weekend!

  21. Happy Pink Saturday!!!

    Welcome. Love the pink smoothie. Yum!

  22. Welcome to Pink Saturday, Natasha! Nice to see you on here! Yes, Pink Saturday is lots of fun and I'm happy to see you've joined in. Your pink smoothies look so good; I love them myself! You have made a very pretty collage. Wishing you a lovely long pink weekend and hope to see you on Tuesday for Tea Time.


  23. So glad you joined PINK Saturday! My family also LOVES fruit smoothies! Yours looks yummy and PINK!

  24. Sounds like a lovely plan. Welcome to Pink Saturday!

    Sherry @ A Happy Valentine

  25. Your weekend sounds wonderful and love your pinks. Welcome and Happy Pink Saturday!

  26. Hi Natasha, Yummy! It's breakfast time here in sunny California and those smoothies look delicious. Welcome to Pink Saturday! Marcia

  27. Welcome to Pink Saturday Natasha!
    Very lovely post. Love all the pinks, especially the yummy smoothies...of course with a pink straw :)
    Enjoy your long weekend!

  28. Happy May Day, Happy Pink Saturday and Happy long weekend, happy Labour Day... I hope your not working too hard, and taking 5 minutes for yourself lol
    Love your title Natasha. You'll love it here in Pink land. Your kids are beautiful!
    Love Claudie from Canada

  29. Good Morning Natasha Sweetie...
    I am so thrilled you decided to come over to Pink Saturday and join us. We are just the happiest, pink bunch of girls you could every hope to find.

    Miss M did a wonderful job of making you all smoothies this morning. I notices she had her pink straw, but Master A opted for a purple straw. So cute.

    Enjoy your wonderful holiday, and the garden work. Love the garden.

    Have a beautiful Saturday sweetie filled with happiness and sunshine.

    Country hugs and much love..>Sherry

  30. oh that smoothie looked yummy! Welcome to Pink Saturday.

  31. Welcome to PS and I love the smoothies you have made the kids. Your in Autumn and we're just in Spring after a very long winter here in Alaska.

  32. Hi Natasha and welcome to Pink Saturday. Those smoothies looked delicious as only a pink smoothie can do.. :). Happy Pinks and have a lovely weekend.

  33. Welcome to Pink Saturday. I just love all your photos and those smoothies look totally yummy. Enjoy your weekend!

  34. Happy Pink Saturday Natasha..love your blog and that smoothie looks delicious! Hugs, Peggy x

  35. You did an excellent job for your first pink Saturday. Glad you have joined the rest of the punk ladies,

  36. Natasha,
    I can just taste those pink smoothies right now!

  37. I love pink. I was to Australia many, many years ago and would love to go back some day! Thank you for sharing Pink Saturday with me over on my blog!

  38. You picked some gorgeous pink items, Natasha! Looking forward to your second Pink Saturday, and third and fourth and....

    Have a lovely Sunday, sweet friend! xx

  39. Those smoothies look delicious! and so pretty!
    Thank you for sharing!
    Welcome to Pink Saturday, too!
    have a wonderful weekend!

  40. Yummy the smoothies look so good!
    Please stop by for a visit soon and enter my Mother's Day giveaway!



  41. Great Pink Saturday Natasha...hope you had a lovely day, gorgeous selection of photos...enjoy your weekend. We have a long weekend too, hooray!
    Thanks for your comment on my post:)


  42. Goodness, I haven't had time to make the pasta and prawns and already I have acquired a new desire for smoothies. Fabulous stuff. Happy Pink weekend then! Labour day - we can even celebrate the 35 hour week now in France!

  43. Natasha, great pics. Have a wonderful long weekend.

  44. Welcome to Pink Saturdays!! You will like it here with us!

  45. A pretty pink mosaic. The moothie sounds and looks good. Sounds like your have an enjoyable weekend.

  46. Hello Natasha; What a lovely blog you have,,, Welcome to Pink Saturday,,, your Miss M's smoothies look very yummy,,,,,, and a pretty color as well..... I too love long weekends,,, Hope you enjoy your long weekend with your sweet family... Happy Pink Saturday.

    Pink Hugs;

  47. Great and delicious pinks - Welcome to Pink Saturday!

  48. Welcome to Pink Saturday! The weather sure is gorgeous at the moment! I'm also enjoying two long weekends in a row with my husband, it's great, isn't it? <3

  49. looks pretty refreshing!!! Have a wonderful week ahead!

  50. Awww these are beautiful!! I really love all of the shotss.

    Hmmm...favorite songs?

    The one that is currently on my blog


    The Devils Tears - Angus and Julia stone.

    Give them a listen.

    K xx (from www.thoseblissmoments.blogspot.com

  51. Welcome to Pink Saturday Natasha! I am running a bit late on my visits this week. Thanks for sharing a wonderful mosaic! Have a lovely weekend.

    Back Porch Blessings,

  52. Welcome to your first Pink Saturday, Natasha. I am glad you decided to join us.

    I love long holiday weekends. Our next one will be the last weekend of this month. I hope you are enjoying yours.

    Pink smoothies sound delish! I wish I had one right now.

    Beverly@How Sweet The Sound

  53. Beautiful pink smoothies and children too. My daughter likes to make them too. Happy Pink Saturday from the Mermaids in Washington State, USA!

    Mermaid Debbie

  54. Pink is my favorite color Natasha! And I also want to thank you for commenting on my mushroom post! Take care. Elena

  55. Welcome to Pink Saturday-- we are a fun lot! :)

    Love your pink smoothie... made me hungry.

    Stop by and say hi some time; I have a Friday~~ Finding Beauty meme and you look like a perfect participant!


  56. The kids are darling! I love seeing their pictures and I also love a good smoothie! Mmm...

  57. Mmm, smoothies are so yummy. I make them quite often around here too.
    Lucky, I love long weekends.
    Thank you for your comment....thank you also for these 5 minutes of "me" time.
    Enjoy, Dana

  58. I could go for a smoothy right now. Yummmmy!



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