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 […]

Travel makeup–cool weather edition

It is that time of the year again – HOLIDAY time! Last year Mr SBB and I went to Bali as part of a getaway for his 50th birthday.  As you would expect the weather was hot and humid and I needed the correct products to ensure that it didn’t all slide off throughout the […]

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 […]

January 2014 Favourites

I am not one for New Year’s Resolutions, but I am going to make one that I really hope I can keep. I am going to try to do a Favourites video every month in 2014   I had good intentions last year but the wheels kind of fell off! Anyway, here is what I […]

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 […]

Lust Have It–Bridal Party Box

As a lover of sample subscription boxes I was thrilled to be sent the newest installment in the Lust Have It camp – the Bridal party box. This gorgeous box has over $200 worth of products for the bargain price of $ 50 and includes lots of products which will make you glow on your […]

Beauty travelling tips Part 2–makeup

Peter Thomas Roth SPF45 mineral sunscreen

It is hard to believe that just a few weeks ago I was in paradise, swimming in my private pool, enjoying my meals being cooked for me and having a driver at my disposal. Oh what a difference a few weeks makes! Before I went on holiday I shared this video with you showing you […]

Products for a teenage boy

As some of you will know, I am a proud Mum to 2 gorgeous teenagers.  Our eldest, Emily, is turning 20 in September and our youngest, Matthew, is 17. Both of our children are very chilled and don’t like too much fuss when it comes to their grooming routines.  They are definitely NOT like me!! […]

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 […]

Mother’s Day nails with Revlon & Face of Australia

I am having a terrible time with my nails at the moment.  They are breaking and looking absolutely horrible, so in order not to put anyone off their Mother’s Day lunch, I decided to ‘sparkle them up’. My daughter Emily picked up the brilliant Revlon GWP from Myer last week and in there was the […]