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Cinque Candle Co Mothers Day Giveaway

I adore candles and have them dotted throughout our house. Not only do they look beautiful, I burn one every morning to make my home smell delicious and again in the evening to relax and unwind. One of my favourite candle creators is Elisa from Cinque Candle Co who has a gorgeous range of  hand poured eco friendly soy candles in beautiful … [Read More...]

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Lottie Dolls: Muddy Puddles Competition

I can't believe I only just discovered Lottie Dolls! The most beautiful range of child like, age appropriate dolls who don't wear make up, jewellery or high heels and promote healthy body image for our precious, impressionable young girls. Lottie Dolls are inspired by spirited female characters from books like Anne of Green Gables (my … [Read More...]

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Get Glowing With Sodashi Enzyme Face Polish

I'm SO excited to introduce the new Sodashi Enzyme Face Polish, a 100% natural triple-action exfoliant for glowing skin which contains pomegranate enzyme, rice powder, sweet orange and geranium oil. I was given a very special sneak preview of the … [Read More...]

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Laurastar Review

A few months ago I posted on Instagram saying while I didn't particularly enjoy ironing, I really love seeing my girls clothes freshly washed and ironed and asked for any tips or tricks to make ironing easier. A number of Insta friends told me I … [Read More...]

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Mum’s Chicken Soup

YUM! There's nothing better than a big bowl of mum's chicken soup, and my mum's version is SO delicious and soothing. (I'm sure everyone thinks their mums is the best!). Absolute perfection if you're feeling unwell or run down. This chicken … [Read More...]

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How to Create Luminous Skin

A few weeks ago I attended a special event with my hubby and the very talented Britanny Mason did my make up for me. Not only was it a lovely treat to have my face painted professionally (and by such a gorgeous, lovely and VERY organised … [Read More...]

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Fun School Holiday Ideas

The school holidays are well underway and there are so many things to see and do. After a busy Easter, we had our first day at home yesterday, but by mid afternoon after playing lego, puzzles, reading books and cooking - my girls were starting to … [Read More...]

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Active Wear: Giaan By Spalding

Brought to you by Giaan by Spalding What a fabulous, fun filled Easter long weekend! Time spent with the best of friends and close family. I may have enjoyed myself a little bit too much when it came to the chocolate bunnies and hot cross … [Read More...]

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Be Awesome to Somebody

About a month ago my hubby and I met a group of really amazing young people from Cinderella Kids at a beautiful high tea put on by C Restaurant. I was very struck by one of the young men.  He was tall, well mannered and polite. I later learned … [Read More...]

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Easter Cupcakes

I adore Easter. Such a beautiful time of year to spend with family and friends. And let's not even get started on all the delicious treats. YUM! Hot Cross buns. Easter Eggs. And of course, Easter baking. I recently made an Easter … [Read More...]

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Five Life Lessons From My Hubby

I'm always fascinated by successful people. What is it that gives them the edge and motivation in their chosen fields? Determination. Resilience in the face of set backs. Having a positive 'can do' attitude. And undoubtedly hard work. My … [Read More...]

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Delicious Curried Pumpkin and Coconut Soup

This soup is seriously delish and a family favourite. I first posted it a few years back and have since played around with the ingredients. Packed full of immune boosting carrots, sweet potato, pumpkin and garlic - the hit of curry adds soothing … [Read More...]

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The Importance Of Self Care

There's nothing like walking smack bang into a glass door and nearly knocking yourself out for the universe to tell you loud and clear, it might be time to slow down. That's exactly what happened to me last Friday morning. I could feel the … [Read More...]

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Beat The Peak – Take The Dog For A Walk

On the blog last week I kicked off a series of 'Beat The Peak' posts about shifting energy consumption at home, during the peak period of 4pm - 8pm when many people come home from school and work and start turning on the TV, air conditioning and … [Read More...]