It’s my Birthday 

This may be coming to you about 2 months late, but I wanted to share with you my birthday celebrations. Not just any birthday, this was the big 40! Initially I hadn't planned on a big celebration for this particular birthday, I thought I'd done that the year before with a bunch of girlfriends and a massive pop … Continue reading It’s my Birthday 

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Play Date to Date Night

This week i'm taking inspiration from Rachael of Champagne s'il vous plait (what a great name, save some for me too please Rachael!) I'm doing a 'Play Date to Date Night' styling, based on the Lady Leopard long sleeve Miracle dress from White Haven Emporium. If you missed my previous post on the fabulousness of the Miracle Dress, … Continue reading Play Date to Date Night

Canberra Illuminated

You know that feeling when you discover a gem...you kind of want to keep it to yourself for a bit, before sharing it with your friends; because they're certain to want one too! Well, I can't keep mum about Yumi Morrissey of Zilpah tart any longer; it just wouldn't be fair to you all. Her work is … Continue reading Canberra Illuminated

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