a few favourites for the week

Favourites For The Week

Hi, friends thanks so much for being here. I hope that you have all had a fantastic week but if you are like me. Then I’m sure that you are very excited that it’s finally the weekend! As usual, I am linking up with Andrea and Erika for this week’s Friday favourites post. Today I’m sharing a few fun favourites for the week so let’s jump right in with my first favourite…..


I went along to a really fun dance exercise class for the first time this week! I used to go to Zumba classes for years and then sadly our amazing instructors stopped holding classes about three years ago. So that was the end of my Zumba journey! I don’t love exercising and going to the gym just doesn’t appeal to me at all. My only motivation to do any exercise is fun music and dancing!

I was really missing Zumba recently and then just by chance I discovered Dance Nation. An ad for their local Tuesday night dance classes came up on my Facebook feed.  So I pulled out my exercise outfit that hadn’t seen the light of day in ages and went along for the hour-long class. I had the best time!! The theme for the night was ’90s music and when I got there they were handing out fluorescent bangles. It was so cool to see everyone glowing in the dark!

a few favourites for the week

a few favourites for the week

I loved all the music they played and I ended up getting a really great workout. My legs felt it for sure! Oh my goodness it was so hard getting up off the floor the next day at preschool when I was playing with the kids! I am excited to go back again next Tuesday night and I’m hoping that my sweet cousin (and former Zumba buddy) will be able to come along with me too.

a few favourites for the week


Another huge favourite for the week was winning a $50 Country Road gift card at the dance class. It just so happened that on Tuesday night Dance Nation was celebrating its third birthday and they were giving out some prizes. I couldn’t believe it when my ticket number was drawn!! The best thing is that Country Road is actually my favourite clothing store. So I am very excited because now I have to go shopping for something haha!!

a few favourites for the week

country road voucher


My kind neighbour knocked on my door the other day and she gave me a bunch of silverbeets from her own garden. She is such an amazing gardener and she loves growing all sorts of vegetables.


I steamed the silverbeet and served it with our dinner that night. Yum!



I bought these cleaning brushes the last time that I went to Ikea. They are just so handy and I use them to clean all the hard-to-reach places in the shower. They are part of my cleaning kit and I totally recommend them! I can’t remember if I have already shared this with you but they are such a favourite that I just had to mention them again!

cleaning brushes


I really love reading and commenting on other people’s blogs. But for some reason, I was having so much trouble with commenting on some blogs. You see sometimes I would type a comment enter my name and URL then press submit and boom it would disappear! This has been happening for ages and it was just so annoying.

Then the other day I had a light bulb moment. Instead of commenting with my name and URL I just commented as anonymous and typed my name after the comment. It worked and my comment went through! Yay!!

I still can’t comment on some sites that ask me to enter my WordPress password. That just totally confuses me. If anybody can help me out that would be so great.


I always have some preschool favourites for the week that I love sharing with you. As I have mentioned before term four is my favourite term. The kids are just so settled, they know the routine and I have all built some really lovely relationships with them. I get sad thinking that some of them will be off to ‘big’ school next year because I will miss them.

There is so much growth in term four! In the last few weeks, I have seen kids who have had such an aversion to holding a pencil begin to really enjoy drawing and colouring in. The children who were afraid to say boo are now laughing and enjoying my silly sense of humour in the classroom.

We always encourage the kids to draw their own pictures but today they were asking me to draw spiderman, batman and Anna. I gave in and drew while they all oohed and aahed at my drawings. Kids can sure make me feel like a gifted superhero!!



After a long exhausting week, I think that it’s always nice to look forward to some treats. Tonight I am really going to enjoy a cup of tea as well as a couple of these yummy biscuits!

biscuits for this weeks favourites

So that wraps up some of my favourites for the week. I really hope that you have a wonderful weekend and I look forward to being back here on Monday!

Happy Friday!

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4 thoughts on “Favourites For The Week”

  1. That class sounds so fun! I struggle to force myself to exercise (I mean I know I do well with hiking but when we’re not hiking… I struggle to get myself into a “real” workout routine). I have been having similar problems with some of my comments too and I have zero ideas why; it seems like Blogger changed their format once again and it’s just so wonky and seemingly random as to why it sometimes work and sometimes doesn’t.

  2. So glad you get to enjoy a dance class again!! And bonus for the gift card. I tried Zumba long ago and I sucked at it, I’ll stick to dancing around my own house 😉
    I love beet greens too, what a treat!

  3. I am so glad it’s the weekend and the start of a break from school. Hooray for half term. I love the sound of that exercise class, it sounds like a lot of fun and well done with winning the voucher. Those cleaning brushes look very handy to have.
    I know on my blog when people comment it sometimes does just vanish without saying it will be posted when I’ve approved it like it’s supposed to. I think it’s a blogger glitch but I get your comments on my blog. Thank you. x

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