Winter Wrap up
Sep
21st

Hey, hi, how are you? I’ve been AWOL, I know. It was unintentional and due to a number of things, mostly because we have been on and off the Winter cold, flu, and tonsillitis merry-go-round since about June.

winter-sun

– Every cough and cold around has come home with my daughter, then she got a nasty bout of tonsillitis (which she’s never had before), and five straight days and nights of FORTY ONE DEGREE temperatures had us worried sick about her, plus the doctor thinks she also probably had Influenza A, which was going round child care centres in the weeks before she got sick (“did you give her a flu vaccine?” “….no because when I asked if you give them to kids, you said YOU DIDN’T GIVE KIDS FLU VACCINES”). Then my husband got the tonsillitis, something he also never gets, and was incredibly sick as well, and I’ve been feeling very run down and exhausted as well, so that last thing on my mind was blogging.
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2016 Emmy Awards Fashion Hits and Misses
Sep
19th

Emmy Award

Resurfacing after an unscheduled blogging break to bring you the Emmy Award Fashion hits and misses! We’ve had a tough month of sickness in our house, and though I wasn’t sick as my husband and daughter, I feel very run down and exhausted. So this year’s Emmys red carpet was a welcome breath of fresh… Continue reading ->

Crafty Lady – Girl’s skirts
Aug
11th

Girls skirts THUMBNAIL

I’ve been annoyed at little girl’s skirts in shops the past two Winters (and Summers, let’s be honest). They are usually about as long as the bottom of their bum cheeks, and even with tights on in Winter, they’re still too damn short for my liking, especially on my four year old with long, long… Continue reading ->

Beauty – Winter Beauty favourites
Jul
28th

Heel Genius

Bliss hand cream $20 I know we’re in the depths of Winter because in the space of three weeks my hands have become cracked and dry, no matter how much hand cream I slather on them. I was looking at reviews of hand cream and this Bliss one came highly recommended. I already use their… Continue reading ->

Retail Therapy – Finders Keepers Market July 2016
Jul
25th

Urban Cartel

Did anyone make it to the Finders Keepers market at the Exhibition Building in Melbourne over the weekend? I went on Friday night and had a great time perusing the stalls and enjoying some child-free time. There were a LOT of really great independent retailers there, but if you couldn’t make it, don’t worry! I’ve… Continue reading ->

TV – Currently Watching
Jul
18th

Crazy Ex Girlfriend THUMBNAIL

This dreary weather means we haven’t gone out much in the evenings on weekends. I mean, there’s also the four year old that requires baby sitting so that we can have a night out, but mostly it’s this freezing cold weather and rain that’s keeping us indoors. Luckily there’s been a bunch of good stuff… Continue reading ->

Baking – Italian Frappe
Jun
15th

Frappe THUMBNAIL

If you’ve ever been inside an Italian bakery, chances are you’ve seen and maybe even purchased crostoli. Well, let me introduce you to frappe, crostoli’s far, far superior sibling. Growing up with an Italian grandmother meant we were treated to all kinds of delicious savoury Italian meals – pasta and the best damn sauce I’ve… Continue reading ->