What to Wear to an Australia Day BBQ

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This time next week, we will be enjoying another well earned day off. After all, it will have been 25 days between public holidays. Right? And that's as good an excuse as any to throw a lamb chop/vegie burger/satay stick/prawn/gourmet skewer involving haloumi on the barbie, invite a few friends around and enjoy the day together. I know there will be plenty of delicious aromas wafting … [Read more...]

Easy Summer Dresses under $100 from Luxe to Less

Easy Summer Dresses from luxe to less

In breaking news, apparently it's almost the middle of January. And I've been wondering. Where has 2015 gone already? Just quietly, I'm still getting over the end of year/Christmas/New Year's Eve blur. I've also just realised that for us Mexicans south of the border, there's only two and a bit weeks left of the school holidays. I'm not sure I'm ready to kiss my darlings goodbye and resume … [Read more...]

Everyday Style @ Shenanigans Central – Gorman

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It's been a busy social time around these parts. Christmas do's, end of year break ups and for me last week, two 40th birthday celebrations for friends in addition to my own Birthday Festival. Both my girlfriends' 40ths were held on a weekend morning - brunches - and were a lovely start to the day. Today's everyday style features my outfit from the first birthday celebration. The birthday … [Read more...]

Christmas Gift Guides & Fashion 2014

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Over the last month, I've published a virtual sleigh full of gift guides. I've tried to cover all of the possible gift giving scenarios - work Kris Kringle, women, men, kids, coaches, teachers - to hopefully provide inspo, ideas and to save you time and money this Christmas. I've had a blast doing it and it's certainly helped me think about and plan my present list. A present audit earlier this … [Read more...]

What to Wear on Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve

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It seems somewhat trivial to be talking about fashion this week, especially what to wear on Christmas Day and New Year's Eve when we are just plain lucky to be sharing these special days with our loved ones. Like many of us, I'll be counting my blessings just to have this time more than ever this year. If this post is not for you this week, that's completely fine and I totally understand. Given … [Read more...]

What to Wear at the Beach + Aquacove Giveaway

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This time next month, I'll be spending long lazy days kicking back on the beach. I'll be meandering through yet another novel while the kids play beach cricket, make sand castles and new friends. I'll be feeling the hot sun on my shoulders, the crunch of the sand underneath my feet and the relief of no deadlines, commitments, extra curricular activities and relentless lunchbox … [Read more...]