Top 5: My fave plus-size maternity pieces {+ where to shop if you’re curvy & expecting}


When I was pregnant with Lacey I really didn’t know what to buy or where to buy it when it came to maternity wear. It was all about survival and not much about feeling or looking good at all. I bought a few things on eBay, many that didn’t suit or fit or that ended […]

Top 5: TED talks that will pretty much change your life

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You might not have heard about TED. Or have you? TED is basically ideas worth spreading, a series of conferences over time where people with the ideas they want to spread come together and share them on stage. These talks then go online and often go viral. There are loads of them. So many that […]

Top 5: The things I’d really like for Mother’s Day {& they’re practically free!}


1. A glorious sleep-in Oh, how deliciously perfect would a sleep-in be? And I don’t have to ask Hubby or Lacey for that, they’d happily let me snooze until whatever time I liked. I need to have a word to my body clock to let me sleep past 5am {sometimes 3am}. Does anyone know the […]

Top 5: Tea towels {that just might be too good to even use}

Top 5: Tea Towels

Did you ever visit a house as a kid that had two lounge rooms? You know the fancy one and then the one that the people actually use to lounge in? Perhaps your house had them? Two lounge rooms seemed like a luxury to me. Still do. That fancy lounge room is the equivalent of […]

5 ways to make someone’s day

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Don’t you love when someone does something that changes your mood from a frown to a smile. Doing something little for someone else is a nice opportunity to embrace that warm, fuzzy feeling and spread it a little further. Here’s 5 ways you can easily make someone’s day today: One: Be thoughtful When I was […]

Top 5: Apps to help you be a total Christmas whizz


  One: Elfster You’re going to LOVE this one. A few years back I introduced Kris Kringle to my immediate family. It meant that each year all the names would get thrown in the hat and we just buy for one person. The budget is $100 and on Christmas Day we exchange gifts. It’s fun. […]

Top 5: Cushions I’m crushing on


Riddle me this: Has the world always been cushion-crazy or is it a new thing? I’ve never noticed cushions before, probably because I’ve never, ever had a need for them. But now that we’ve moved into a house and I need/want some for my couch and bed, I’m seeing them everywhere. They’re like an enticing […]

Top 5: Diaries for the new year


I get a little too excited about stationery, particularly about diaries. Forget shoes or jewels, for me it’s diaries. I love the idea of being all organised and starting the year afresh. I may have already purchased my diary for the new year. Oh yes. Sad, aren’t I? Here’s five that I was lusting after: […]