Hypoxi #mumlifehack

School drop-off, work, pick up kids, make dinner, do homework, clean house, blog, repeat. That's a typical day in my life. Occasionally, I fit in an industry event, dinner with friends or a date night but there's certainly no time for regular exercise (but plenty of time to put on a few extra centimeters). Since Christmas, I have been ...

Autumn in Review

Although I have moments of being tempted by outlandish fashion trends, I'm the type of girl that keeps to my style rules - modest, feminine and fun. My father has always been a corporate executive so my idyllic childhood was infused with high-society dinners, evenings at the theatre and interstate business trips with mum and dad. It was inevitable that I ...

Ziera is searching for “Unstoppable” Women (plus GIVEAWAY)

I received am email from Ziera Shoes recently and the by-line was "we're searching for women who empower others through their amazing spirit ... Unstoppable Women". It was one of those deflective "who me" moments.  ­ Mother Theresa was unstoppable - she worked tirelessly for the needy through ill-health . Oprah is unstoppable - she has built ...

Travel: Q1 Resort & Spa

Q1 Resort & Spa caused a ruckus in the hospitality industry when it opened its doors in Surfers Paradise, Queensland in 2005. Designed as a luxurious and affordable accommodation option, Q1 literally reached new heights as the tallest standing building in Australia (321 meters)! Sitting behind the sand dunes on the Gold Coast, the property was sublime for our Christmas family vacation. After Boxing Day, we travelled from Sydney ...

Christmas Gift Guide: Westfield Parramatta #allweseeisjoy

At Westfields nation-wide, we have seen the "Nanna Squad" bring in the Christmas season. The trio, Patti Newton, stylist Lesley Crawford and restaurateur Angie Hong are positioned to solve the perennial Christmas dilemmas. In their honour, I have compiled a cheat-sheet of Christmas gifting ideas for the whole family (that even nanna would approve of). Don't forget the 36 ...

Big News for Anthea Crawford Fans

Big news guys. No, huge news! It seems one of our favourite brands has opened a stand-alone store in the QVB.  Anthea Crawford is proud to be celebrating its 40th year as an iconic Australian label. It makes perfect sense to house it's flagship store within a shopping destination that is imbued with Australian history and houses ...