Office Style: How to build a Work Wardrobe on a Budget

I have been out of the go-to-the-office-daily workforce for a long time. There were children, there were my other small businesses, part-time jobs and my blog but now I'm ready to get back on this horse. The problem is that all my Country Road suits were donated to charity about 10 years ago. Now I need to find things to wear ... stat. How to build a Work Wardrobe on a … [Read More...]



30 Plus Contouring and Highlighting Tutorial

I have spoken before about my love of contouring and highlighting. After reading my last contouring post, quite a few people emailed me and asked for a contouring … [Read More...]



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. … [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...]


30+ Style and Beauty – Breaking Rules with double baggies

For years and years, maybe forever, I have always followed the rule of "if you have baggy up the top, you can't wear baggy down the bottom" and visa versa. My daughters are pointing out to me constantly that I am often wearing two baggies. 30+ Style and … [Read More...]

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Daily Style: Can 40 over wear Drop crotch pants?

I have loved the idea of drop crotch pants since I first saw the 80s happy pants making a modern comeback. I loved them then, but I wasn't allowed to wear them. I love them now even more. Gone are the bright, busy prints on the cheap polyester, replaced with … [Read More...]


Exercise Style: Exercise belt giveaway!!

I'm pretty excited about this giveaway. I like to run and like all runners, I need to carry a few important items while I'm out. I've spent years running with a bra full of keys, gate clickers, cash and phones. This is not ideal! iPhones and gate clickers hate … [Read More...]


Office Style: A week in my Wardrobe

I rarely plan outfits in advance, it's very much a last minute ... what can I see? ... what do I feel like? ... what is clean? ... what fits? It's made even harder when you are trying to make your extensive casual wardrobe merge with your slim office style … [Read More...]


30+ Style and Beauty : My work makeup products

I really love getting on my work clothes, hair and makeup each day. I'm sure there will be a time when I'm over it and the routine is just clean teeth and lipstick is just a dream.┬áBut at the moment, I love putting my 'work face' on each day with my favourite … [Read More...]

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Shades of Blue AND a Pasion Shoes giveaway!!

Top of the list of things I love? Shoes. Yesterday I took delivery of a gorgeous pair of blue and tan shoes gifted from Pasion Shoes. These are gorgeous, comfortable shoes from Spain. Shades of Blue AND a Pasion shoes giveaway!! I knew I was going to wear … [Read More...]


A-Z of Style: Bras

Don't underestimate the power of the bra. The wrong one can totally destroy an outfit and the right one will get you numerous marriage proposals. They are totally worth the investment A-Z of Style: Bras You have heard over and over that you should get … [Read More...]


Raw Granola bar with 7 Ingredients

Yesterday, thanks to the heavy rain, we were stuck inside. Which means either eating or baking or both. Inspired by a work friend, I decided to make a raw granola bar. I looked up a few recipes, looked in my cupboard and created my own version. Raw Granola … [Read More...]


Office Wear: What to wear on Casual Clothes Day

What to wear on casual clothes day is always tricky, especially in a new office. It's tempting to go all out so they can see how awesome your 'out of work' persona is, but this is still not the place. Save that girl for another time and place ... and maybe … [Read More...]

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30+ Style and Beauty Link Up!

It's Thursday, boy it sure did sneak up on me. I'm not going to lie. I haven't been organised enough to arrange a gorgeous, inspirational style and beauty blogger today. This working full time gig sure takes up a lot of time. This slackarse-ness will improve, … [Read More...]