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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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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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Daily Style: Black Maxi Skirt

I noticed a hole in my Summer wardrobe and the more I was aware of it, the more I obsessed on filling it. I needed a black maxi skirt and I needed it now. I had outfits ready to go with it. Daily Style: Black Maxi Skirt It needed to be light, floaty and low … [Read More...]

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30 Plus Style and Beauty: Christmas

Hello gorgeous girls! It's that time of year, when everything is crazy, busy and disorganised. It's also time for the 30 Plus Style and Beauty link to have a little holiday until the new year. There will be a 3 week break and we will be back better than … [Read More...]

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Daily Style: Nursing and Maternity Wear

I'm a big believer in wearing what you like, how you like. It doesn't matter where you find your pieces or how much or little they cost. The only thing that matters is how you feel when you wear it. Today I am showing off a few maternity wear dresses. No … [Read More...]

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Daily Style: The Perfect Party Frock

Last night was my husband's work Christmas party. There is NOTHING I love better than wearing a frock that makes you feel awesome. The perfect party frock almost gives you superhero powers. It makes you stand taller, walk sexier, your jokes funnier and boobs … [Read More...]

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Daily Style: Dressing up Shorts

I hate shorts. I mean really hate but I hate my thighs more and shorts are not kind to them. In fact, they are kind of an arsehole to them. I had a meeting in town yesterday. It was hot, I had to travel, walk, sit, talk, nod and frown. I found these long … [Read More...]

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30 plus Style and Beauty featuring Parties, Pearls and being precious

Welcome to the 30 plus Style and Beauty linkup. I'd love to introduce you to Belinda Jacobson from Parties, Pearls and Being Precious. Belinda has been blogging for a few months and has already created a lovely blog. 30 plus Style and Beauty featuring … [Read More...]

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Daily Style: Monday Morning Blues

Yay, it's Summer! I love Summer holidays so much. I haven't found a 'real job' yet, so I get to chill with my favourite girls for a little longer. Beaches, sand, rosy cheeks and crunchy, wind-blown hair. My idea of heaven. If you have to take yourself off to … [Read More...]

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Daily Style: Navy and navy with blue

It's the last day of school. Which means it's my last kid-less morning in 8 weeks and I'm sitting in front of my computer. So dumb!! So I am getting up, closing my computer, grabbing a friend and getting a pedicure. Everyone needs cute toes for Summer … [Read More...]

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Daily Style: Kimono tops

I've spoken before about my love of Kimono tops and now I'm doing it again. If you hunt down the right ones, there are so many ways to wear them and in all different seasons. Today I'm wearing a Wrangler Jessa Kimono Vintage White that I picked up at Universal … [Read More...]

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Daily Style: Stripes and Flowers

I love pretty embroidery. So, I couldn't resist this pretty Folk blouse when I saw it on sale at Bohemian Traders. I knew it would look super cute with denim and tan but that was also a very predictable outfit for me. I am so bored with my predictability, and … [Read More...]