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Jack Lee Australia Collage

Introducing Jack Lee Australia

This post is in collaboration with Jack Lee Australia I love hearing stories about how people come up with an idea one day, and then set about turning that idea into reality. The story of Aussie mother of two, Jacki-Lee Munckton is a great example of how someone turned a dream into reality. Jack Lee Australia was born out of a strong … [Read More...]

Luxestaples Collage

Summer at Luxestaples

We're heading to Bali later this week for a family getaway (WOO HOO!) and I needed some new Summer wardrobe essentials, so I popped in to see my friend Pia, owner of online store Luxestaples. I first met Pia a few years ago through a mutual friend.  She always has the best edit of wardrobe essentials and regularly has AMAZING sales (make sure … [Read More...]

First Aid Collage

Febrile Convulsion: Would You Know What To Do?

Two weeks ago Chloe woke up during the night and was violently sick. After initially seeming to be much better the next day, she relapsed and was very unwell again. Then my hubby and I came down with the same bug. It wasn't nice at all. In … [Read More...]

Laundry Collage

Introducing Door To Door Laundry Service

This post is in collaboration with Door to Door Laundry Service. This time of year can be crazy busy. Christmas concerts, end of year assemblies, parties, catch ups, Christmas shopping… the list is endless and I've spoken to a number of people … [Read More...]

Cinderella Kids Collage

A Beautiful Project: Cinderella Kids

Yesterday I had the privilege of attending a very special high tea at Rochelle Adonis with some very special young people, Cinderella Kids. I first heard about Cinderella Kids on Today Tonight back in … [Read More...]

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Be Happy and Healthy with Lifestyle Boom

This post is in collaboration with Lifestyle Boom A few years ago I discovered clinical Pilates and had an 'Ah-ha! moment. I finally found my kind of exercise. Since then Pilates has supported me through two pregnancies, helped me overcome … [Read More...]

White Chocolate Rocky Road Collage

White Chocolate Christmas Rocky Road

YUM! I've been making milk chocolate Rocky Road for a few years now, it's always a big hit with friends and family and at Christmas I often make it to give as gifts in a beautiful jar. This Christmas I wanted to try a white chocolate version and I'm … [Read More...]

Maurice Meade Collage

Christmas at Maurice Meade

Hello Summer! I love this time of year. Salty air and sunshine, trips to the beach, picnics at the park, barbecues with friends and family and ice cream on steamy afternoons. It's also the final countdown to Christmas and like everyone else, … [Read More...]

Raspberry and Coconut Loaf

Raspberry and Coconut Loaf

This raspberry and coconut loaf is always a big hit in our house. It's so deliciously moist and the combination of raspberries and coconut makes it perfect for Summer. I baked mine for a picnic recently and both the adults and kids loved it - happy … [Read More...]

Xmas Collage For Her

Christmas Gift Ideas For Her

I've spotted some absolutely gorgeous things on my Christmas shopping travels, this is a round up of a few of my favourites, including a luscious Chanel lipstick,  a beautiful Megan Hess book, Sara Winfield artwork and some black, lacy lingerie - … [Read More...]

Kids Christmas Gift Ideas Collage

Kids Christmas Gift Ideas

It seems everyone I talk to has either finished their Christmas shopping or wrapped all their gifts and put them under the tree! Arrgghh! I'm only half way through mine, I popped into the city yesterday to find a few more presents but didn't … [Read More...]

Chanel

Organising Your Home

'Have nothing in your home that you do know to be useful or believe to be beautiful' - William Morris This past week I have been on a massive mission to de-clutter and organise our home. We live in an apartment and don't have a spare room or study, … [Read More...]

Doig Collage

Facing Your Fear

Last Thursday, in the middle of a particularly crazy morning during an especially busy week my hubby threw me a massive curve ball. He was scheduled to host the Dockers Doig Medal evening on the weekend and told me I'd been asked to co-host the … [Read More...]

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Gorgeous Summer Dresses

This time of year everyone needs a couple of fabulous dresses to get through the endless catch ups, cocktail parties, picnics, barbecues and trips to the beach. I've rounded up a few of my favourites to keep you cool for Summer days and nights. Most … [Read More...]