Wednesday is my favourite day of the week. The slow beginning of the week is over and the crazy end of the week is yet to come (is it just me or do Thursdays last about five minutes?). Nice things always seem to happen on Wednesdays – including our open post of the week, where we open the floor up to all of you so that you can talk about WHATEVER YOU LIKE. What’s happening in your life? At home? At work? What have you been watching, wearing, eating?

You can also ask questions of the MM Team or make suggestions. We love that.

As for what’s been happening around the office this week – we’ve grabbed some of the photos from our Mamamia Instragram account (follow us – @mamamiaaus) so you can take a look.

But before I go any further – a word from our former Managing Editor Lana with big news about the launch of iVillage Australia

“I cannot tell you how excited I am about the launch of iVillage. Excited and proud. I feel like we have collectively just given birth to a baby and it is beautiful and strong and, dare I say, very gifted (that’s a mother’s bias speaking there).

I’ve learned a LOT in the past few weeks – not only about a new content management system, but about parenting, beauty, health and celebrity. About recipes and relationships and er, sex positions (hint – click on all the hyperlinks!)

And now we are bringing our baby to you – to have a little sniff and give a little cuddle.

Welcome to iVillage. You can read more us here, follow us on Twitter here and like us on Facebook here

So cold. Need tea.

I’ve got a couple of things OMM (On My Mind) this week:

The snow. I’m heading down on Friday but have been packed and ready for about two weeks now (and considering I usually leave packing until the very last second, that’s saying something about how excited I am). I’ve been praying to the Snow Gods for lovely weather, tasty hot chocolate and short lines at the chairlifts.

Tea. It’s ridiculously cold in the office this week. What has happened to Sydney? We’re warming up with big jumpers, warm socks and delicious hot tea from Dilmah (we’re all baking – badly – ahead of their upcoming High Tea Challenge).

Jars. Thanks to this article, I have become somewhat obsessed with jars and all the things you can do with them. Check it out – 21 things you can do with jars. (Beach-in-a-jar is my favourite, I think.) I’m going to try a few of them this weekend, you should too:

Beach in a jar (via twothirtyfivedesigns.blogspot.com)

How is your week going? What’s been on your mind?



View more posts on:

Comment Guidelines: Imagine you’re at a dinner party. Different opinions are welcome but keep it respectful or the host will show you the door. We have zero tolerance for any abuse of our writers, our editorial team or other commenters. You can read a more detailed outline of our commenting guidelines HERE.

And if you’re offensive, you’ll be blacklisted and all your comments will go directly to spam. Remember what Fonzie was like? Cool. That’s how we’re going to be – cool. Have fun and thanks for adding to the conversation.

Important note for those wishing to comment anonymously: If you wish to remain anonymous, please simply use 'Anonymous' or 'Guest' as your user name and type in guest@mamamia.com.au as the email.

Tourism Fiji Popup Open post of the week. Whats on your mind?