Emily’s USA adventure

Excuse me whilst I yawn my way throughout the day.  I have been up since 4am Today our gorgeous daughter Emily headed off on holidays to America with two of her best friends. It has been in the planning since January and the day finally arrived. So with nervous energy amongst us all (and a […]

Favourites September/October 2014

Wow.  Another 2 months have gone by and I haven’t uploaded a Favourites video I do have a good excuse though.   What with Emily’s 21st and my health scare and countless Dr’s appointments, I have been ‘running on empty’. So, today’s post features the products that I have loved throughout September and October. So lets […]

Friends, beauty and fashion at Rundle Place

The last few days have been magical catching up with friends from the UK who only announced that they were coming over a couple of weeks ago.  I love spontaneity. As they are only in Adelaide for a total of 8 days we knew that we would only have limited time, but we have definitely […]

Travel skincare–cool weather edition

Recently I shared with you the makeup products that I took away on our recent New Zealand trip. In today’s post I am sharing my travel skincare products. Editing my skincare for travel is extremely difficult.  I use many, many products in my routine so I had to really narrow down what was going to […]

Emily’s makeup for the Fringe–Part 1

I love being a Mum.  Especially when I can use my daughter as one of my models!! It was not too long ago that Emily wouldn’t let me anywhere near her to help with her makeup or hair, but now she says ‘you know you are doing my makeup and hair tonight don’t you?’!! It […]

Blogstars prize pack

Just before Christmas I received my huge prize from Beauty Heaven for winning the Mummy Blogger category in their Blogstars competition.  I had been waiting for 4 months so I was absolutely thrilled when it finally arrived. I have been asked by a few readers to share with you the amazing goodies that I received […]

Breast Cancer awareness month – GIVEAWAY

With one in eight women being affected by Breast Cancer it is hardly surprising that it is rare to find someone who hasn’t been affected either themselves or knows someone who has been touched by this disease. My Mum is a breast cancer survivor and even though we had another scare this year we are […]

Clinique Gift with Purchase & Father’s Day

Do you love a Gift with purchase (GWP) as much as me? I am an absolute marketers dream.  Have a GWP and I am there with bells on. I can justify purchasing products that I don’t really need just so I can pick up a great GWP.  I am actually saving money really … at […]

Matthew’s formal and Madeline’s makeup

As a proud Mum to 2 gorgeous children there are certain milestones which have considerable significance.  Learning to walk and talk, first day at school, losing their first tooth, learning to drive and our latest, the Year 12 formal. Our youngest, Matthew, is currently doing Year 12.  I can’t even begin to tell you how […]

Do you have a foundation wardrobe?

What exactly is a foundation wardrobe? It is what I like to call my selection of different foundations that have found a home in my beauty cabinet. Finding the best foundation for your skin and colouring is one of the most important items of makeup in your ‘arsenal’. There is nothing worse than seeing someone […]