Tuesday, 31 May 2016

3 Ways to Deal with Anxiety When You're not an Anxious Person

There are big changes happening in my home at the moment, and I'll be able to fill you in on them in the next few weeks.  They're exciting, challenging and above all, affect us as a whole family.  So home is a bubbling cauldron of anxiety.  We're all tiptoeing around one another and just waiting for the next minor incident that starts World War III.

Thursday, 19 May 2016

Cockburn Gateway - Your Winter Wardrobe Has Arrived!

Cockburn Gateway 

This post is sponsored by Cockburn Gateway Shopping Centre.

There's a definite chill in the air, Perth people, I'm thinking that Autumn is well and truly here with Winter on its way.  When I lived in the UK, winter was something to dread as it was damp and REALLY cold.  Perth winters aren't that scary though, which means you don't have to rug up like you're going skiing.

Tuesday, 17 May 2016

Love the Elements with Rainbird

I've been a long time fan of Rainbird clothing with their classic shapes and bright colours - they're perfect for brightening up a rainy day.  They've been designing rainwear for over 25 years and are my goto for practical, yet fun jackets for the wet weather.

Friday, 6 May 2016

Beauty Tips I Learnt from my Mum

Mum's are a font of all knowledge, and in my case my mum was a wealth of beauty tips and ideas.

She never knowingly left the house without a full face of make up - applied with a tiny hand mirror at the kitchen window, whilst she made breakfast.  She always looked immaculately put together.

Tuesday, 3 May 2016

Australia's Biggest Morning Tea - How to host an Absolutely Fabulous one!

When was the last time you pulled out all the stops and hosted an event?  An afternoon tea or a dinner party for all your closet friends?  Australia's Biggest Morning Tea is a great excuse to get together with friends and raise money for a great charity too. Cancer Council WA work to reduce the incidence and impact of cancer, through advocacy, research, education and providing people affected by cancer with support to enhance their quality of life. 

Help Mum Get Her Glow Back this Mother's Day!

If your mum is like most, she is over-worked, over-stretched and over-committed.  We put so much on ourselves and it's very difficult to find time to have a break.  It's so easy to put yourself at the bottom of the list when you have a family and work to juggle.  So if your mum is looking a little less glowy than she should, help her get it back with these Mothers' Day ideas.

Wednesday, 27 April 2016

The Nostalgia Box - A Review of RetroGaming in Perth!

the Nostalgia Box - Perth Retro Gaming

Picture this....

It's the last couple of days of the school holidays.  Playdates have been played.  Cupcakes have been baked.  Roller skating has been skated - we have the blisters to prove it.  And what happens?  It decides to chuck it down with rain for 48 hours straight. We can't possibly stay home for that length of time without at least one of the kids going stir crazy.