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Top Five Netflix Series to Binge Watch this Weekend

5 Netflix Series to Binge Watch

Despite what this story might imply I actually don’t watch much TV, in fact it rarely even gets switched on aside from the occasional viewing of Bold & The Beautiful in the arvo (which realistically is so slow moving it need only be watched once bi-monthly). Hence why we got Netflix… on-demand is all we need, and also I won’t lie, I had a serious case of FOMO. #NetflixAndChill got me in the end. Needless to say, Netflix is a dangerous tool…

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Fashion Life

Last minute Mother’s Day Gift Ideas, from Westfield with Love

Last Minute Mothers Day Gift Ideas

If you’re a last minute shopper like me you’ll agree that there ain’t no time for online shopping when it comes to calendar dates that seem to pop up out of nowhere, like Mother’s Day, and y’know… Christmas etc. lol. I swear yesterday it was February?? Anyway with Mother’s Day only a week away and 6 days of LIFE to get through first, just take a breath and repeat after me… I’m not a terrible child, I’m not a terrible child.…

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Home Life

Interior Inspo – Welcome to my Living Room

Penny Farthing Artwork Interior Inspo

Welcome to my living room. It’s been a long time coming… 2 years in fact. It was suppose to take 6 months. Our new home; built, then destroyed, then re-built… Yep. The biggest disaster of our lives to date – a mammoth development f*ck up that cost us 2 years of our lives (both financially and otherwise). It was a stress filled, money guzzling vortex of angst & disappointment but that’s another story. Thankfully, we finally get to put that whole life interlude…

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Life

Goodbye to the girl I was 12 months ago

Goodbye-2016

365 days ago I was a different person. I was on the cusp of big change and feeling pretty damn rattled by a horrific 12 months. It’s crazy to think about how much things have changed in one year and what’s gone down, but most of all – how excited I am for 2017. This morning I sat down and re-read the post I wrote this time last year (aptly titled Sayofuckingnara 2015) and I’m feeling pretty good, actually. For…

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Beauty Life

My Trial of SculpSure Laser Body Contouring

A few months back I was invited to attend an event for laser company Cynosure. They were presenting the findings of a national study conducted into body image and the attitudes of Australian women today… Of 1000+ women aged between 25-60 y/o a whopping 93% of women said they would change something about their body if they could… What this says to me is that over 90% of women are walking around day-in & day-out, feeling like they don’t love…

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Fashion Life

The Trick to Achieving the Perfect Summer Body

Summer Body - LaSculpte

Ok, this is it. It’s the trick to achieving the perfect summer body, it’s the holy grail, it’s the quickest fix you’ll ever find – and all you need to do is repeat after me… are you ready? “Perfection.. is.. a.. mindset” … I know… mind.blown, right?! But in all seriousness, one of my biggest road blocks with maintaining a work out regime is giving myself unreachable goals, and constantly moving the goal posts. In recent times I’ve given up…

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Life

When life hits you with a car…

Kate Cliff Meditation & Calmly Kaotic

I’m torn between a strong inherent belief that everything happens for a reason and the flip-side that in fact sometimes, life just serves up a big old plate of stinkin’ shit. In fact I’ve come to believe that in many ways the two work in parallel and every so often, collide. I’ve mentioned before that I look at the stars with wonder; a belief in various notions of existence and some kind of serendipity or destiny – if I’m losing you at this point, read on – this post…

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Life

A Mother’s Day Gift Guide

If you’re like me and leave gift giving until the last minute, thinking you’ve got it covered only to find yourself scrambling at the eleventh hour to think of the perfect gift, look no further because I’ve put together a Mothers Day Gift Guide to solve allllll of your problems. The Card: Cards for Darlings It’s so hard to find beautiful cards these days with the whole Hallmark monopoly, in fact that was the very catalyst for me creating my own stationary label two…

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Fashion Life

30: What I Wish For

30 gift guide calmly kaotic

I actually write this post with a bit of emotion, it’s my 20’s recap, and it’s been a fuc*ing big decade. My 20’s saw me meet my soul mate, fall in love & get married, become an aunty multiple times, and farewell loved ones too. I bought property, commenced developments, graduated uni, held various jobs, started my own business and most recently, this blog. Friendships have formed, changed, evolved and shifted. I’ve had lots of fun, laughed a lot, shed plenty of tears,…

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Life

The importance of TIME OUT

Importance of time out

A couple of weeks back me and hubs booked an impromptu escape to Sydney for the night. We usually only do this when we have something on, somewhere to be. This was different, we decided to call a time out.  In sports, a time-out is a halt in the play. This allows the coaches of either team to communicate with the team, to determine strategy or inspire morale, as well as to stop the game clock*… We’ve had a huge start to…

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