Prints charming: 12 artworks to make your home happier

If you haven’t noticed already, I love an inspirational quote or two. I also love a beautiful, fun print that makes me smile. I have them around my home {not so much that it’s weird, but enough to make me happy} and I think they’re a great way to add a bit of fun and… 

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Holiday Me // Everyday Me

We didn’t holiday as kids. I know, I know. Get out the violins and play me a tune. Poor deprived children. My parents had us young, and had four happy accidents. If they didn’t plan their offspring, I’m pretty sure they didn’t plan holidays either. So holidays are, like, the biggest novelty to me now…. 

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20 minute dinner: Chicken and coleslaw

Brought to you by News Corp “What’s for dinner tonight?” Groan. You feeling my pain? EVERY. SINGLE. NIGHT. THEY. WANT. TO. EAT. You think I’d get used to it, wouldn’t you? You think I’d adapt and be all over that stuff. But more often than not my mind goes blank when it comes to deciding… 

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November Photo A Day 2014: See the list, join

Hello photo-taking friends! I’m going to jump right in and introduce you to the designer of the November Photo A Day 2014 list. It’s someone I admire, and who has been a dream to work with. Justin, from The Happy Bloom, did some work in the App and has designed the November Photo A Day… 

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Ssssh! The 6 blogging secrets I’d only tell

Imagine we’re besties. Imagine I’ve cooked the most delicious chocolate cake, and made the best tea there is and I’ve invited you over for a little girly chat session. Is your tummy rumbling for cake now too? Imagine I tell you the best blogging secrets reserved only for real BFFs. This is what I would… 

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Win a personalised UberBanner by UberKate

Beautiful UberBanner | Photo by SoniaStyling I have a such a treat to share with you today, and I’m pretty freaking excited. I’m sure you’ve heard of UberKate before, but let me give the a quick run down in case you haven’t. Kate is the creative soul behind UberKate. She wanted to create unique, personalised… 

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Pretty amazing make-it-yourself hummus recipe

I always forget how good hummus is until I eat it and then I swiftly remember and want to keep having it forever and a day. Or at least more often than I do. Technically this one doesn’t need a Thermomix to be made. A stick blender or anything that blends will do the trick…. 

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Grab your cossie: 9 swimwear to splash about

If I told you to grab your cossie, would you know what I was talking about? Depending on which state you’re from in Australia, you’ll call it a different thing. It could be cossie, tog, swimmers… or perhaps you call it something else. Tell me if you do, because this sort of stuff makes me… 

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The Hawaii List

Hurrah. It’s no more sleeps. Today we get off to Hawaii. I couldn’t be more excited {and more nervous about the flight, hello baby that doesn’t like to sit still for more than 3.47 seconds}. It’s happening. I got soooo many great recommendations after I wrote this post, so I’m putting them all in once… 

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Why don’t you do something good?

The other day I was at the local shopping centre, and it wasn’t very busy. I had a trolley full of groceries and was headed for the escalators down to the carpark. At the same time there was a woman coming up the escalator, and a man walking past us. Just the three of us…. 

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Frock on! 9 dresses for curvy girls

Dresses are so easy. They’re my staple outfit. You don’t need to match anything. You don’t need to find this to go with that. You grab one piece from your wardrobe, put it on and you’re good to go. Dress it up, dress it down. Do whatever you like. I’m ALL about the dress. Here’s… 

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How to out-gift the gift king

I am the gift queen. I love to make people feel good, and I make an effort to get just the right present. I’m hit a home run a few times. Yeah, I’m talking myself up, what about it. Ha! And then my brother-in-law came along. And boom. I was out. He knocked me down,… 

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Being a grown up sucks. Here’s why.

Brought to you by Holiday Inn. Do you remember being a kid and someone asking what you wanted to be when you grew up? And you were just excited to be an adult, because no bedtimes! Eat what you want! Watch M-rated movies! Huzzah. Being an adult was going to be the BEST THING EVER?… 

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