Remembering your Goals

Apr 01, 14 Remembering your Goals

Posted by in #Re2014, Self

Baby Art — Bunny Hug — Art Print by trafalgarssquare on Etsy   So how are those New Year’s resolutions going? Still drinking those Green Smoothies? I know the wheels have come loose from my wagon, but I’m determined to take a pitstop in April and screw them back on! For me, that all comes down to...

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How to Create a Killer Vision Board for 2014

Dec 30, 13 How to Create a Killer Vision Board for 2014

Posted by in Lifestyle, Self

How do you plan to kick off your 2014? I often refer to my “Vision Board” when you hear me talking about the way I come up with new ideas; and today I’m going to show you how to make your own!  These are the tips and tricks I use to create my own unique, engaging and inspiring Vision Board, that will keep those...

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Making Holiday Plans

Nov 26, 13 Making Holiday Plans

Posted by in Lifestyle, Self

This is one time of year I find most difficult. Like the calm before the storm, the pre-holiday weeks where the school year is coming to an end, Christmas parties start ramping up, and the weather is beginning to feel a tad summery. When you’re ready for a holiday break and days spent lying in the sun, but there is still a...

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Dysautonomia – Hard to say, harder to understand.

Nov 04, 13 Dysautonomia – Hard to say, harder to understand.

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    One of the greatest privileges of writing this blog has been the people I’ve gotten to know over the years.  Today’s post is a special guest post from one such lady who has taught me a whole lot about something I knew nothing about. Michelle’s story highlights how important it is to listen to your...

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My Message in a Bottle

Today I’m writing to you from my current location, before I return to Melbourne in a couple of days time. For the last week, I’ve been ensconced on a small and remote island in South East Asia. I’m here to research, read, and write.  I am three planes, one bus and a long boat ride away from home. I have sporadic dial up speed...

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Why You Should Be Bothered

Oct 17, 13 Why You Should Be Bothered

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I am not going to pull my punches today. Yes this will make some people mad, but hopefully it will also make them think. I also realize that I’m preaching to the choir here, but if you feel the way I do – SHARE IT and spread the word.   If there is one phrase that makes me mad and will garner an instant reaction, it is when people...

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How do we change the mentality of our Fast Fashion World?

Jul 09, 13 How do we change the mentality of our Fast Fashion World?

Posted by in Fashion, Self

  Image source: Unknown  Today I’ve finally written my honest thoughts on the tragedy of fast fashion and it’s impact in the wake of the Rana factory collapse in Bangladesh. It may seem ironic that as a fashion and style blogger I have a very strong opinion on these things, but I also have a realistic understanding...

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Visits with my Great Aunt

Jul 03, 13 Visits with my Great Aunt

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I am very fortunate to still have a number of my extended family with me. Today I’m off to visit my grandparents, my children’s great grandparents; and not too long ago we all went to spend some time with my great Aunt. My great Aunt Merle is an wonderful woman who features in so many of my childhood memories. Her...

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Catching Up

Jun 10, 13 Catching Up

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  It has been a couple of huge months around here, working seven days a week, for weeks on end. I’m a terrible boss, but I like to be productive. The great thing about getting to the end of a solid run like that (and surviving), is looking forward to what you’d like to do next. I sometimes wish I was a person who...

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Leading Lady – The Course to Glamour, Good Grooming and Deportment

  I am very pleased to officially announce the launch of a brand new and exclusive course to lady like glamour! Over the past two years I’ve had the pleasure of conducting numerous short classes and workshops all across Australia covering various elements of both glamour in general and vintage glamour. The impact of...

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