If you have been keeping up with my socials over the last few weeks, you’ll have seen that I have been at a lot of high teas – can you blame me?! Finger sandwiches, scones and free flowing bubbles – that’s got Zerin written all over it. Don’t worry guys, it’s a tough gig but someone’s gotta do it.
When I was asked to attend an afternoon tea at the The Sheraton Melbourne, I was jumping for joy!
The décor at The Sheraton was so classic and elegant. We arrived on level one to the sound of French music – a little taste of my background in Little Collins Street. We were off to a good start.
I might not be a mummy blogger, but I am a proud aunty to two little legends, Aydin and Leyla. When it comes to kids fashion, there is so much variety these days – compared to when I was a little youngster at least!
Kids are so expressive, from their clothing to their haircuts. Kids fashion is really on point now, and a lot of mothers I have spoken to have told me their kids are choosing their own style nowadays!
I love that kids are finding their own visual identity, and playing around with fashion from such a young age. Just recently, I was having a conversation with my mum about how I used to be so depressed (maybe a little dramatic) when she was still dressing me in grade 6 – I felt like such a loser walking around with a side part, velvet skirt and top and ‘party shoes’ with white socks. Thank goodness social media wasn’t around back then!
Over the weekend, I headed to the Taste of Melbourne event, in partnership with Electrolux, at Albert Park.
Let’s be real. I love to eat. I can never say no to a food festival, which may explain why I’m on the double digits in weight. Buuuut in saying that, life’s too short for calorie counting, right? You enjoy your weekends, ladies.
I was delighted when Kerrie Denton, author of My Secret is Your Secret, reached out to me to review her book. After a little Googling, I was interested to find out more and read the book – which I finished in 30 minutes, just sayin’.
Over the weekend, my sister in law and I hosted our first ‘Girls Night In’ raising funds and awareness for women’s cancer with 100% of proceeds going towards the Cancer Council. We wanted to create a fun, relaxed environment for all our guests which is why we went for PJ attire. All the girls looked super cute in their robes and slippers including Mads and I, but you be the judge hehe.
I had my first taste of Oporto a few years back and I honestly loved the taste. The Bondi Burger is my favourite, along with their selection of dipping sauces. But I have a little confession to make… I thought Oporto was based on Bondi Beach! (blushing in shame)
After a little research on the company (and constant cravings after seeing the new commercials on the telly), I now know that Oporto is all about PORTUGUESE CHICKEN! The Oporto team travelled back to the motherland capital of Lisbon to put this sexy commercial together… (check it out here) believe me, you’ll be racing to Oporto after you see this! (or booking the next flight to Portugal!)
A few months ago I dragged two girlfriends with me to a fitness workshop featuring one of my favourite bloggers, the stunning Rozalia Russian and her trainer Hayley Roper.
I absolutely loved it and was pretty pumped to see the girls hosting another workshop. The session was lots of fun with a DJ playing amazing tracks, along with a photographer capturing us in our most unflattering poses.
The best thing about the session is the girls take the time to demonstrate each step. They also both take the time for a friendly question and answer at the end which I found very beneficial.