Leanne ~ cresting the hill of midlife

981 Added | 11 Magazines | 13 Likes | 21 Following | 100 Followers | @LeanneLeCras | I blog at www.crestingthehill.com.au ~ this is where I share the discoveries I’m making about how great this stage of life is. It’s about building people up, investing in relationships, and trying new things. Lets live with gusto, embrace life, laugh every day, and appreciate the blessings that come our way.

Top 5 Tips How to Use Your iPhone on a Cruise Ship

Have you ever gone on a cruise and wondered why your iPhone is not working the same way it does at home? Here I am going to tell you my top 5 tips on …

iOS

Exploring Yorkshire + music festivals with Rhianna Bowe | The Travelust Podcast

This week I’m having a good old chinwag with Rhianna, a blogger, instagrammer and online lass from rhiannaolivia.com. Hailing from Yorkshire, we chat …

Music Festivals

10 Reasons You Should Visit Amsterdam in 2018

10 Reasons to visit Amsterdam in 2018<p>The Netherlands has been my home for about 6 years. I love Amsterdam and all it offers. Here are 10 reasons you …

European Travel

10 Tidbits To Getting To Know Julie

How has traveling changed your life?<p>Traveling has opened my eyes and my mind to all of the amazing people and site in the world. I believe it has …

Blogging

How to choose a campground in a forest!

Camping is all about spending time in remote places, swimming in ponds and bathing under waterfalls, however, it is highly recommended to take proper …

Camping

Maria's Restaurant - Praia de Garrão Poente - Portugal - Emma Eats & Explores

Maria’s is my favourite beach restaurant in Portugal and you can read about it on my Top Restaurants in the Algarve Round-Up. Maria’s on a Sunday is …

Seafood

You Have To Try The Best Gelato In Italy

Who doesn’t love a good ice-cream or to be more precise a good gelato? On my trip this year I made a concerted effort to eat the <b>best gelato in Italy</b> …

Quick Cheesy bread & Pizza on Naan bread

Are you looking for a fast lunch? Do you like naan bread? I do!! Homemade or store it is so yummy. You can make pizza or cheesy bread using naan …

Recipes

WHY ARE GRANDMOTHERS ALWAYS "OLD"?

Photo by Alex Harvey on Unsplash<p>WHY ARE WE "OLD"?<p>Have you noticed that social media always seems to portray grandmothers as being "old"? Where did …

Middle Age

Facebook Friday ~ Facebook Page ~ Cresting The Hill

<b>Welcome to Facebook Friday! Each Friday I will be highlighting either a Facebook Page or Facebook Group. If you are interested in participating in an</b> …

Social Media

Little Bites of Potatoes

When it comes to potatoes, my family really loves potato skins and twice bake potatoes to name a few. The one day, I came across a recipe for Irish …

Recipes

Visit the Holy Gurudwara Bangla Sahib -Delhi, India

Delhi is renowned mostly to the center point of “The Golden Triangle of India” and holds some of the best historical places in India. Besides the …

India

Exploring Sintra – the prettiest place in Portugal (even in the fog!)

You can’t plan for the weather. It doesn’t matter how long you spend planning for a trip, the weather can come along and quite literally sweep you …

European Travel

DO WE ONLY GET ONE GIFT IN LIFE?

A ONE OFF GIFT?<p>A while ago I saw a quote that got me thinking. The quote was: "Everyone Is Gifted, but Some People Never Open Their Package" and …

Easter

Be happy, don't worry

I heard the song "Don't worry, be happy" played on the radio today. It prompted me to think about how I've been sleeping well and feeling happy in …

MIDLIFE SHARE THE LOVE LINK PARTY #3

WELCOME<p>Welcome to our <b>EXCLUSIVE</b> Midlife Share The Love Link Party Number 3! It's been great to have so many wonderful Midlife bloggers linking up and …

Middle Age

Cappadocia Day Tour : The Green Route

A <b>Cappadocia day tour</b> is the easiest way to explore the vast region. There are numerous companies that offer these tours and essentially they all …

Asia Travel

Can people with disabilities save money without losing benefits?

Share Abundantly<p>This blog post is sponsored by ABLEnow but I do not promote products or services I don’t believe in.<p>I have a son. My son has …

Retirement

Champagne Brunch at the Landmark Hotel, London, UK - Emma Eats & Explores

Recently it was my Mummy’s birthday and as a gift, my brother and I bought her Champagne Brunch at the Landmark Hotel. We’ve done delicious brunches …

England

Respectfully Disagreeing

Respectfully disagreeing is an art.<p>As a child, my parents taught me to listen and allow people to explain themselves before making a judgment call. …

Self-help

Loaded Mashed Potatoes

It’s been years since I learned from a friend how to make these. This is a dish my kids love and prefer over regular mashed potatoes.<p>2.5 lbs …

Recipes

Chili’s Grill and Bar – Mexican food at it’s best – Delhi

Never been to either the USA or Mexico, but I am a big time fan of Mexican food. Be it tacos or fajitas, I never shy away from trying something new. …

Delhi

What to do when the travel has to stop

I’ve been extremely lucky these past few months and years – I’ve had the freedom to travel pretty much when I liked, where I liked. My work gives me …

European Travel

HOW TO FIND BALANCE IN YOUR LIFE (PART 3)

Photo by Joshua Earle on Unsplash<p>FINDING BALANCE PART 3<p>Last week I shared Part 1 and Part 2 of a quote from Charlotte Freeman that gave some great …

Neat

8 Affordable ways to improve your home security

Movies and TV Shows glorifies the accomplishment of the high-end heist. These bad guys are stylish, dressed in black leather and have some of the …

Home Security

Parenting Tips On How To Set Sleeping Patterns For Your Children

Parenting can be challenging at times especially when your little ones have sleeping problems. Putting your kids in a set sleeping pattern is not …

Kids

Beautiful​ doors and windows from Vienna, Austria

As Billy Joey says – “<i>Dream on, but don’t imagine they’ll all come true. When will you realize… Vienna waits for you.</i>”. Vienna never fails to dazzle …

European Travel

An essential guide to the Eden Project, Cornwall

There is so much to see and do in Cornwall, with it’s surf culture, incredible beaches and delicious places to eat and drink. But for my money, one …

South-east Asia

Taster Thursday with Apple Slices

I have decided to start a taste test post with the help of my picky eaters. I may buy or just make a new recipe and serve it up to the kids!<p>I have …

Lime & Paprika Chicken Fillets - Emma Eats & Explores

Some nights I need a little inspiration for what to cook for dinner. On these nights I tend to trawl Pinterest as my go-to site for recipe ideas. I …

Recipes