Friday, 22 July 2016

Friday Frivolity: Childhood

Friday Frivolity

This week we're talking about childhood. I decided to go down the 'when I was a kid' route because, seriously, kids today just don't know they're born...

I'm sure Marianna will just roll her eyes at all of this and repost something like this on whatever social media network is 'hip'...

Now on to the link-up! :D

The Hosts:

Host: Jess from Babi a Fi
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Jessica is an amazingly funny and smart blogger from Wales who writes on a whole range of topics -- from entertaining vintage nostalgia, to technology tutorials, to book reviews, to raising her adorable munchkin, and so much more! This week Jess is talking about Catch the Bus Week.

Host: Sarah Eliza from Devastate Boredom
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Sarah Eliza is on a mission to Devastate Boredom by living a life full of all of her favorite things... friendship and connection, laughter, books and music, furbaby love, minimalism, wellness pursuits, Paleo-ish cooking, and on and on! Check out her post on the top game apps to relieve stress.

Host: Audrey from Munofore
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Audrey is an awesome, eclectic blogger, who not only can cook up a storm over on That Recipe, but also writes at Munofore - "MUsings NOt FOod RElated." Munofore touches on humor, parenting, crafting, holiday ideas, tutorials, and more! Check out this week's post on making a fun garden sign!

Host: Lisa from Syncopated Mama
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Lisa is an awesomely hilarious and wonderfully authentic writer who marches to her own drum on her blog Syncopated Mama, providing an "un-labelly spot" for all the happily off-beat folks out there who have been wishing to find kindred spirits. She shares her adventures building a natural home, teaching her adorbs daughter, establishing and refining positive communication skills, camping, creating, cooking, and so much more! Check out her educational ideas and resources in the latticed learning series!

Calling all bloggers looking for an upbeat and supportive group of pals to join in hosting the weekly #FridayFrivolity par-tay! We are hoping to add to our ranks of dedicated hosts and co-hosts, and would love for you to consider joining the fun! Co-Hosts are welcome on a temporary basis (usually a month), while Hosts make a more ongoing commitment. :) Swing by HERE to express interest and ask any questions!

Featured Post from Last Week: 
In a fun twist, since we now have four hosts we will also have FOUR FEATURES.... but you will have to go check out the other three blogs to see if you were featured there! ;)

by Shelbee On The Edge.

I loved the idea of this artisan subscription box by Globe In - it brings you handcrafted items from around the world, while helping to support impoverished communities.

Now time for the new stuff! 

This a link-up for all things funny, fun, encouraging, hopeful, and happy. That includes free printables, giveaways, and other fun stuff to make us SMILE and start the weekend off on the right foot.

If you're here in search of fun and uplifting reading materials, skip the rules and just start clickin'! 

Bloggy buddies, thanks for coming to par-tay! You are welcome to link up to three posts, and old posts are always welcome! There are three rules only:

Party Rules

If you want to let others know about the linky, feel free to grab the badge!

Babi a Fi


  1. Wow! How exciting that my GlobeIn review is your featured post! It was also the featured post on the Weekend Wear Link Up! I am so honored. This totally made my weekend! Thank you!

    I love the "when I was a kid..." stuff and now that I am old, I find myself saying it all the time! My five year old recently saw a picture of an old rotary phone and asked me what it was. When I answered him, he very sternly said, "Mommy, that is NOT a phone!" And I felt really old as I was having a discussion with my children about Marlon Brando and an MP (Military Police) checking my id did not know who Marlon Brando was! Gah!!!!

    Have a fabulous weekend and don't forget to come link up On the Edge of the Week!


    1. Aw, I'm so glad you're pleased! :) I really love the sound of the GlobeIn box - I like to see companies who are doing their bit, you know?

      Haha, I know the feeling exactly! My little girl is obsessed with this old kids show from the 70s, but I'm always curious how much she understands some of it. I mean, all the appliances, etc, are nothing like any she has ever seen! (The other worry is that she's going to expect all men to wear flares and mustaches because of it... xD)

      Have a wonderful weekend!

  2. We stopped at a rest stop on vacation last year and my kids came up to me as I left the bathroom all excited. "Mom! There's a PHONE just standing in the middle of the grass!!" They wanted me to take their picture next to the payphone. haha!

    1. xD That is awesome! We were going to get Marianna the retro Fisher Price chatterphone and then I realised she wouldn't even have any idea what it's supposed to be!

  3. LOL! This post makes me feel old...but way cooler! :D

  4. I love all your memes. And don't worry, I will never forget! (Mostly since I can't figure out how to work the new stuff half the time.)

  5. Gv has that Fisher Price phone and after reading the comments here, I'm smiling to think that she'll be "in the know" for something pre-dating her generation. :) #FridayFrivolity

    1. Marianna already looks at me like I'm stupid if I suggest anything other than a mobile is a phone... sigh. x

  6. Ahahahaha those are great! Love it... and love that the IT Crowd made it into your post via that gif! I LOVE that show!


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