The Miracle Dress

WARNING... this article may cause a serious addiction! The Miracle Dress, have you heard of it? This easy wear, easy care garment is a wardrobe essential that you'll want one in every colour and style (sshh, don't tell but I'm addicted. I've three of them already and have my eye on a Maxi version for … Continue reading The Miracle Dress

amie skincare review

I am the first to admit I am in no way a beauty aficionado, as a busy mum my 'beauty' routine needs to be quick, simple and cost-effective. I don't have time for the whole cleanse, tone and moisturise when trying to wrangle the kids into their school uniforms, pack lunches, making sure they remember … Continue reading amie skincare review

Consumer Checklist

You will often hear the older generation of women speaking of a time when they would ‘darn a sock’ or ‘patch a hole’ in the knee of some pretty well-loved pants. This is a far cry from where we are now, this idea of ‘fixing’ rather than discarding, is definitely a concept far from minds … Continue reading Consumer Checklist

Love Thigh Self

Now, you won't usually catch me flashing my underwear (in fact, I'm generally that mother struggling with an arm load of items simultaneously trying to hold down her skirts while my 4-year-old tries to hide beneath them, trying to discreetly manoeuvre him away while explaining "no sweetie, I don't want everyone at our local post office/supermarket to … Continue reading Love Thigh Self

Rockabilly – The Ballarat Beat

I can't tell you how excited I have been gearing up for the Ballarat Beat - Rockabilly Festival. Although I have never done the full Rockabilly look before, I have long been an admirer and jumped at the chance to collaborate with vintage inspired designer Maria Murphy of Sarsparilly. Maria's Rockabilly flair designs are inspired … Continue reading Rockabilly – The Ballarat Beat

The Beauty of Vintage

Late last year I was lucky enough to win tickets to The Melbourne Fair, thanks to Sally from Steel My Style who was visiting Melbourne for a meet and greet leading up to her series of workshops in 2017. For those who haven't been, The Melbourne Fair brings together antiques and vintage dealers from Australia and … Continue reading The Beauty of Vintage

Best Suited Style

Wanting to add some summer pieces to my wardrobe over the festive season, I enlisted the help of friend and stylist Vanessa from Your Style Guide. Her advice  was to find pieces from one of our favourite on-line boutiques (that I could pay off with Afterpay what with the all those other Christmas expenses) that … Continue reading Best Suited Style

Melbourne Frock Swap

Late last year I had the pleasure of meeting up with sisters Rachael and Nicole who organise and put together the Melbourne Frock Swap market in Williamstown, Melbourne. It was such a great day; I barely made it past the entrance while waiting for the sisters when two garments caught my eye. Calling to my companions … Continue reading Melbourne Frock Swap

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…school holidays!

Ah it's that time of year again...the Christmas School Holidays, 6-8 weeks of having the kids home. Full-Time! Master 10 has already been on school holidays for 2 weeks now and yesterday was Master 8's first day off...and i struggled. The kids are all hyped up with excitement for the upcoming visitor (Santa) but at the same … Continue reading It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…school holidays!