A Happy Suburban Chick Friday Thoughts.


Fabulous Friday I can feel the upbeat vibe as I get further into the day. There is an excitement out there in the world of Suburbia, the weekend is coming. Here is a fun frivolous blog post for Friday.

I thought I share Fran’s Friday thoughts:

Friday gym class Sh’bam fabulous fun way to start Friday’s
Friday sipping tea Earl Grey so uplifting.
Friday magazines read- The simple things.
Friday music_ The Best Of Josh Pyke
Friday Quote: Friday it time to start making stories for Monday. (and no idea who to credit that one too.)
Friday annoyance: Went to Australian Hearing to replace shoe for a receiver and Roger Pen for my son- nope still not working.
Friday delay_ Dinner out to the restaurant can you believe it, they were booked out, date night with hubby postponed until next week.
Friday dinner gnocchi, garlic bread, and red wine. I am cooking.
Friday sads it feels like Sunday night as I am working this weekend. Postponing the weekend until Tuesday and Wednesday.


Happy Friday!

Wishing you all a wonderful weekend!




Fabulous Friday!




Whooo Hooooo it is Fabulous Friday, and I am excited because I am not working this weekend. I have a whole weekend to simply enjoy, and I am planning to enjoy it. I am about to crack open a bottle of wine, start cooking tonight’s dinner as my music blasts through the house. Life is good!


This weekend I am craving a Friday night wind down, where I can curl up into my cozy chair and enjoy a glass of wine and movie with the boys. Saturday night is out to a party, and Sunday lunch to celebrate my brother’s birthday. I look forward to time to go for a walk. Time to relax and listen to music. Time to read.


What are you looking forward to this weekend?

Have a fantastic Friday and a lovely weekend!


Fabulous Friday



Yes it is Fabulous Friday, the day I go to Sh’Bam, where I exercise-dance-probably look like an uncoordinated hippo trying to impersonate a dancer and failing miserably. For an hour I feel like a young zestful groovy dancer whose inner star has been released. The music stops, I leave the gym and turn back into sweaty, unglamorous Fran.

Once again I have neglected this blog. It’s imperfection has got to me, it’s messiness has made me wonder what is it all about. I thought I would touch base, and let you know what I have been doing.  I have started a new blog, Journaling and Walking at https://frandishon.wordpress.com  which will be about my love and exploration of Journal Writing and also my Adventure Walks.

I have enjoyed this blog, it has helped me to create more happiness in my suburban life, and enjoy my home more.

These days I am more than happy to be a home body, enjoying my comfy house and delightful back yard. However I do have a confession, my mother gave me some lettuce plants a couple of weeks ago, just water them she said, and I did. They are dead, shrivelled up, brown stumps sticking out of the ground. Whilst in my vegetable patch I have some stunning variety of weeds growing. The strawberry plants are thriving, which the birds are enjoying as they consume every strawberry ensuring I don’t get to taste any of them. Finally the tomato plants produced 5 glorious red tomatoes, for four plants and are now almost as dead as the lecture. Obviously I am not a gifted gardener.

Today is a wonderful blue sky hot day. So I thought I would share a tip for cooking on hot days, set the slow cooker up out side, and that way you don’t have to worry about heating up the house.

Wishing you all a wonderful day!