My little reading goals for 2020

Anyone who knows me knows how much I love to read. I always have. Finding the time to read can be a little more difficult now we have the two little ones but I always try to read before bed to help myself relax and unwind. Last year I finished 42 books, so this year…

My Fab Five: new books and nude lips

Cracking reads. The perfect pout. Newborn baby hacks. I’ve got so many awesome things I want to share at the moment that I’ve brought back My Fab Five articles! Here are a few of my favourite things right now: Mecca Max lip gloss: The Mecca Max Gloss Boss lip glosses have always been good but some…

Let me introduce The Elsewhere Co

I love supporting Australian businesses and talented female entrepreneurs, especially when they are work as hard as my incredible sister-in-law does. A mother-of-two and creative director of her own lifestyle accessories brand, Liz Archer is a constant source of creative inspiration.

Travel essentials: simple skincare and beauty steps

Packing isn’t my strong suit. Don’t get me wrong, I’m organised and almost never forget anything. My problem is I often over-pack. I always add in an extra dress or top, some sandals, or another jumper just in case. So I try to keep my skincare needs and beauty routine to a minimum when I…

Lovely long weekend in the Blue Mountains

We recently enjoyed a relaxing and rather wonderful weekend away in the Blue Mountains with my family. The Mountains are incredibly picturesque, with pretty little towns around every corner. We love our visits to the Blue Mountains, NSW and I’ve written before about some other things we’ve seen and done in the area here and…

My reading goals for 2019

I love to read and I always have. As soon as I finish one book you can guarantee that I am on to the next. My taste and interest in genres has changed over the years, but much like my taste in music, the type of books I read can depend on my mood. However,…

My Canberra: Australian National Botanic Gardens

One of my favourite places in Canberra to escape to, while getting closer to nature, is the Australian National Botanic Gardens. I have been visiting the Gardens on and off since moving to Canberra more than 10 years ago. But since my son was born, we have found ourselves visiting more often because it is…