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The reality of a blogger: Behind the scenes of an Instagram photo

I love looking through Instagram feeds and being inspired by all these clever, stylish people with amazing, professional looking images. I dream of a life like that. It looks so easy and photogenic. BUT...then I think about everything that goes on behind my scenes and I have to assume plenty goes on behind these other stunning feeds too. Behind the scenes of an … [Read More...]

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How to create Beachy waves in 5 minutes

I have been watching my hairdresser create waves in my hair for years. I have tried many, many times to recreate them but always managed to create a half straight, … [Read More...]

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Botox!

This is a shallow post. Back away now if you're less shallow than me. This could be hard, because sometimes I'm pretty shallow. I'm 41 years old. I'm pretty happy … [Read More...]

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Behind the Scenes: How I take an outfit photo

One of the questions I get asked almost daily is about how I take an outfit photo. When I started blogging, I would snap the photo in the mirror. This was fine, but I realised I already had the equipment and minions to take it to the next level. Behind the … [Read More...]

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Selfie Basics: Best angle for outfit photos

I always feel like I have to know the rules before I can break them. When it comes to outfit photos I have taken hundreds, no thousands of unflattering photos and I will take a million more. But one of the lesson I have learnt is the best angle for outfit … [Read More...]

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Daily Style: Chambray Pants

I do wear jeans a lot and I mean A LOT! It's great in Winter, even Autumn and Spring but it's just not doable in a Queensland Summer.  So, I have been looking for a pair of light, chambray pants. There are many version out there, but I found the right ones for … [Read More...]

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30 Plus Style and Beauty featuring Sonia Styling

I'm so happy to have my good friend and very recent member to the 30 plus style and beauty club feature today. Sonia from Sonia Styling is gorgeous, stylish and ray of sunshine! I LOVE this girl. 30 Plus Style and Beauty featuring Sonia Styling  How would … [Read More...]

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The Journey of the Printed Pants

If you don't have a great pair of printed pants in your wardrobe ... then were have you been *slap*, wake up! These are such a great, multi purpose piece that you are doing yourself a disservice if you aren't onboard this trend. In fact, to show how great … [Read More...]

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Daily Style: Sequinned Pants

I discovered a pair of sequinned harem pants at Events Retail online these were reduced to a crazy $24 (originally $199) and are now even cheaper ($15). Sequinned pants didn't make sense in my wardrobe, they didn't make sense for Summer but I needed them. I … [Read More...]

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How to make an outfit yours

Most of us shop at the same places, buy the same items, and where them with the same pieces. Style doesn't have to be expensive, it doesn't have to be cutting edge or weird, it just has to be you. How to make an outfit yours, is how you put your pieces … [Read More...]

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Must have Pieces: White Dress

One of my absolute favourites Summer wardrobe items is a the white dress. If you find the right one, you can wear it almost anywhere. You can dress it up or down and it goes with any colour. The White Dress What I was looking for: Great neckline. You … [Read More...]

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Daily Style: Double Stripes

Just like Meghan Trainor is all about the Bass, I am all about the Stripe (about the stripe ... about the stripe). I also think that we shouldn't just stop at one set of stripes. Let's double down and create more stripy love, Double Stripes. Daily Style: … [Read More...]

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30 Plus Style and Beauty link up

Welcome to the 30+ Style and Beauty link up. I decided to mix it up, and interview a style icon today! 30 Plus Style and Beauty Feature Welcome Patsy Stone. You are a Style Icon, but do you have any people that inspire your style? I'm inspired by the … [Read More...]

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My hair: Brown with Balayage Highlights

I'm surprised how many questions I get asked about my hair. To be honest this is the first time in years I've been really happy with my hair because this cut and colour works so well with my hair type. My hair is very fine, prone to frizz, snaps off at the … [Read More...]