The Pre-Move Declutter

Moving house can be overwhelming and while it can be tempting to just pack up everything you own, it can be a great opportunity for a clear out. Not only will it make your move easier (and cheaper), you won’t be cluttering up your new home!

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Cutting shapes this Christmas

Christmas parties don’t have to be stressful with these simple entertaining ideas.

The silly season is here and Christmas is literally around the corner – but it doesn’t have to be stressful in the kitchen.

Why not try these simple ideas as hor’dourves or something quick and quirky for the kids?

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Last-Minute Gift Ideas Series

It’s December, and I know you’re being bombarded with #blogmas content and gift guides left, right, and center. But I promise it’ll all be over soon and before you know it we’ll be working on all that Easter content. (Yay, to bunny season!) I wasn’t going to do a gift guide for the above reason, seeing as every blogger is doing it. Saying that – these pics were too gorgeous not to share.

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If you like pina coladas

I have been obsessed with scarves for years, and I think I have my mama to thank for this.

Just ask any of my co-workers, the 9-5er in me is not the glamourous gal you see on Instagram. And I have scarves to thank for quickly dressing up my signature work attire, of leggings and a plain black top, as well as conveniently disguising my belly.

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Unwind with Pranamat

When you have been sitting on your ass in the office since you were 19! If you’re anything like me, your back can get a little on the hunch and ache side. There is seriously nothing worse than back pain. Who agrees?

I came across Pranamat Eco via my Instagram feed and just had to try it out.

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Cool for the Summer

Can you believe we have finally hit Summer ladies? It’s time to lighten our hair, tan our skin and enjoy an amazing Australian Summer!

I am excited to be part of the Scout cosmetics VIP club. I decided to take part in this purely to push my make-up skills (as they’re a little boring), work with a great company and try out some amazing new products to share with you all.

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Say HOLA to the NEW HOLA Rose Replenishing Range

When Zerin asked if I could help her with some skincare reviews, I jumped at the chance. Since I reached the ripe old age of 26, skincare has been on my mind almost as often as Connoisseur White Chocolate and Raspberry ice cream – and that means A LOT.

It wasn’t until I looked back at older photos that I realised that my face is actually starting to do that thing you never think it will. Lines that would previously stretch themselves away are hangin’ around a lil bit too long for my liking, and basically I just look a bit crap all the time. 

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My go to toastie

Anyone else guilty of loving a lazy dinner during the week? After a long day at the office, the last thing I want to do is cook up a gourmet meal and end up with a bunch of pots and pans to clean up – know what I mean?

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A clean home is a happy home

This is my first year spring cleaning: ugh, adult life, hey! It’s been just over a year since I moved out of my parents home and into my own and wow, it does get overwhelming – especially in the beginning. I will write more about my first year out of home in the coming weeks, but for now I am here to help you get your house sorted and make a few extra bucks in the process. With Christmas approaching, that’s a win-win if you ask me!

Before you start your spring clean, get yourself a coffee and a sweet playlist to have on in the background. I put my phone away – no distractions! – and light my favourite candle to clear my mind and get me in the right head space. I tell myself I am going to get this done and not crash onto my bed crying cause I am over it! Not even kidding, that’s defo happened before.

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Essential Oils For The Working Girl

Use essential oils like a goddess and still have a penchant for Prada.

There’s a saying that essential oil users whip out more often that a credit card, which is, “there’s an oil for that!”

Eaten too much sourdough, fried saganaki, cronuts, megashakes and topped it off with a few too many wines/tequila shots? (Every bloggers diet right?) Fear not for your food baby, we’ve got an oil for that, DigestZen. 

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OMG what do I pack!

There is nothing I love more then a little stay-cay in your own city. For me that’s the beautiful city of Melbourne. I love to spend a weekend at Crown Metropol or my favourite hotel, The Cullen. Packing for a weekend can be difficult, especially with Melbourne’s unpredictable weather. 

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5 packing and moving tips

Over the last decade I have moved around seven times and guess what I am exhausted by it. Moving house can be one of the most stressful days of your life, but we have put together 5 packing and moving tips to help your move go as smoothly as possible!

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Baroq is Back!

Like many other Melburnians will tell you, Baroq was the place to be seen on the weekends. I remember having some of my best Fridays there – ah, the memories. (Okay, let’s be honest: the blurred memories, the sweaty hair, the Swanston St maccas runs, coming home reeking of cigarette smoke – hey, it was 2007 and you could roll up a ciggie right there on the dancefloor.)

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Protect your home with Sue Sensi

Those who know me will know I am obsessed with the evil eye. As my father is Turkish, the evil eye is a big belief in our culture. It’s something I really connect with. Evil eye jewellery used to be called ”woggy” but now it’s a massive trend and I think we have Sue Sensi to thank for that.

The ‘Love Your Home’ range is absolutely amazing and I have had lots of fun adding an eye around my home for extra protection – and to keep up with trends, of course.

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