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A newbie’s prospective on the world of blogging and my three-month review!


I’ve only been part of the blog world since October this year – and I can’t believe it’s taken me this long to get involved.

What a great group of bloggers you all are – and I’m not just saying that, because it’s not my style.

(this is more my style)

Seriously though, everyone has so much to share, laughter, pain, inspiration and happiness.

The biggest thing I’ve learned is that it takes HOURS and HOURS a day to keep up with everyone and become a top blogger.

I literally don’t have enough hours in the day to try but I do enjoy writing and so will join many of you each week.

And for those who offer me the chance to link up thanks!

I don’t have a year in review but here are titles of a few of my blogs, just as an overview:


I once got an ‘f’ for sportsmanship
It’s not a democracy it’s a dictatorship
Children of the Corn
Don’t call my daughter stinky
A little term I like to call f*&k all Fridays
Life is frustrating when you can’t stand slowness
I’m never going to let my young children watch TV, each Maccas or have a dummy (yeah right)

(No.3’s falling out of cot carpet burn)


The urges of a Virgo start from an early age
It’s a blog eat blog world, and fishing for turds
The wonderful world of boisterous boys
Baby just threw himself out of the cot
Bye-bye supermum hello give a shit mum
I skydived nude and other things you didn’t know about me.
Nothing like a shit show to start a Monday
My three-year-old is denying me kisses already
Learn to let go of something – no matter how much you love them
Look what lunacy happens when you get drunk with a former model



Mums should support not stab other mothers
At action-packed drive to the movies, why I love selfies, bogans and Team Jacob
Someone will always come say when you’ve just farted at the supermarket
Hello my name’s Emily and I’m addicted to weighing myself
Freaking out about big girl school
Mr Hanky the Christmas pool nearly visited our pool


And some other interesting facts about me:

* At university I once had a flat warming so awesome that two fire engines comes, 8 kegs were drunk and it made it into the local newspaper.

* I’ve skydived (not naked, but I would if it was free to do so, and that there was no chance my boobs would knock me out during free fall). I have also bungy jumped, bridge swung, been on all the adrenalin rides I can find and I would do them all again in a heartbeat if I had the money.

* I was riding motorbikes at age 4, driving Land Rovers on the farm at age 12 and I have my awesome parents to thank for not wrapping me in cotton wool.

* Three days before the September 11 attacks I was in one of the World Trade Towers in New York with a group of friends who lived there with me.

Thanks to those that have taken the time to visit my blog and read – I hope I’ve been able to give you some amusement.

Life is so hard, stressful and serious at times that I try to make light of some of it.

But I know everyone has some serious shit going on and I don’t make fun of that – just my own life.

I can’t wait to follow your lives in 2013 and to feel supported in my quest to cope with WAHM to three angels!

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(I wish I still had these glasses)


Emily 🙂

Thanks Grace – linking up with you this FYBF special 2012 Highlights edition.

Author: Have A Laugh On Me

I'm a mum to three, write from home and I rarely cook, craft or clean but admire those who do. I try to live by the mantra that there's no point in worrying about something that might not happen! Be warned this is not a fluffy, sweet mummy blog, rather a place where you can cringe, laugh and be shocked at my brutally honest take on my life.

35 thoughts on “A newbie’s prospective on the world of blogging and my three-month review!

  1. I wish you still had those glasses too. LOL That’s a great look on you Em! Glad you have joined the blogosphere. Maybe one day we can tackle one of those blogging conferences together! Thanks for being a great friend. xo

    • Aren’t they great, mum got them for a sunglass xmas theme one year, last year it was hats and I think it might be masks this year?! Yes I reckon we should head to a blog conference, a week-long one in Sydney, and we’ll have to stay there ALL WEEK! 🙂

  2. Looking forward to more laughs on you in 2013. Hope you and your beautiful family have a wonderful Christmas. All the very best.

  3. Can’t believe you’ve been blogging for so short a time! You’ve already posted heaps – I’ll have to go back and read some – you intrigued me with your list 🙂 and I’ve loved what I’ve read so far! Good luck with the blogging in 2013 xx

    • I know I have so much to say!! And I was short on work Oct/Nov but Dec was mad. I think blogging makes me nicer to be around, eg I can moan/vent/lament in a blog instead personally to my friends. It’s a great release. Thanks for going back and having a nose, you’ll be able to see that I started without a clue and now only have a small one but I’m getting there!!! I appreciate the best wishes 🙂

  4. I’m glad you had a good time blogging this year. May Santa brings you some good months ahead full of ideas and new blogging friends 🙂

  5. You have achieved so much in your short blogging period. I can’t wait to watch your blog grow over the next year. Have a great Christmas. Rachel x

    • Thanks so much Rachel – I appreciate the vote of confidence, and I look forward to learning more from bloggers such as yourself! Especially how to make mine reflect my personality a little more. Merry Christmas to you and yours also! Emily
      BTW Isn’t this humidity in our neck of the woods just crazy?!

  6. Sounds like you’re having lots of fun … I started my blog on November 21 and know exactly what you mean, it’s HUGE but FUN!

  7. So glad you’ve found the blogging world!
    I would also like to know where one can purchase a wine glass that holds a whole bottle? I want/need one.
    Hope you and your family have a wonderful Chrissie.

  8. Emily, after all those life and death experiences there must be a reason your here! I got goosebumps about the World Trade Centre co-incidence. Blogging rules. I know that it takes ages to get back to everyone especially in these blog linkups. Happy blogging-have a great xmas

    • To be honest I didn’t realise what a massive undertaking it (blogging) was.. and I still have a Xmas wish list to write! I hope that I can be forgiven for some mistakes in these early months but I’m trying and asking my friends who’ve been blogging for years, aka Aroha @ coloursofsunset.wordpress
      I’ll get there, I appreciate your support, help and understanding,
      As for my life experiences, I know mine are just a drip in a bucket but they have made me who I am today 🙂

  9. You did a lot in three months! Welcome to the world of blogs and have a happy Christmas. X

  10. Was nude skydiving nude cold? Just so I know next time I think about doing it! 😉

    You are a thrill seeker for sure!

  11. Another adrenalin junkie! I so want to try bungee jumping. Definitely not in the nude, though.
    Can’t believe you only started blogging in October! You write like you’re an old ham 🙂 loved your Mr Hanky post!
    Look forward to sharing more laughs in 2013 x

    • Thanks for the kind words Grace, they mean a lot coming from you, aka super blogger! You should try bungee jumping, and in NZ I think it’s free if you do it in your birthday suit – it used to be anyhow. Happy 2013 from my family to yours, Emily

  12. Love those glasses! Merry Christmas. Look forward to laughing some more in 2013. 🙂

  13. Oh my goodness! I am so not an adrenaline junkie! I’m scared just by reading some of what you’ve done! lol
    You have a gorgeous family, Emily.
    Merry Christmas, and I look forward to reading much more of your exploits in 2013.

    PS I don’t have hours to keep up either. I just do what I can 🙂

  14. Coming from FYBF. First time visitor to your blog but, hopefully, I’ll get to read more of your posts in the New Year. Best wishes for 2013.

  15. What a great post. I’m going to go back through your blog and read some if them. They sound interesting. I also only started blogging this year. I found the amazing people of the blogosphere through a dear friend of mine. I was pretty lost at the time still trying to find my way back to living after my son was killed and also living with three boys with autism. Blogging gave me a voice again and literally changed my life. I loved the review and look forward to reading more in the future.

    • You have been through so much I just can’t even fathom the strength it must take for you to get through each day/hour at times. I’ve just started wading my way through your blog, I look forward to following you in 2013! You sure deserve a break this coming year. Emily

  16. you have some very interesting blog post titles, funny! You are doing a great job, you’re a natural!

    • I really appreciate the feedback, thanks Alicia, I’m still a newbie and completely useless at most things in regards to computer/blogs etc, but I’d like to think I can write, so I’ll stick with that until I learn how to be a better blogger. Happy New Year! Emily

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