Autumn is one of the most beautiful times to be in Canberra and the annual Canberra Balloon Spectacular is a big reason why. This popular nine-day hot air ballooning festival is one of my favourite Canberra events. In recent years, when we lived closer to the launch site at Old Parliament House, we would walk... Continue Reading →
I found myself consuming copious amounts of coffee while on maternity leave (surprise surprise!), so I made the decision to upgrade to a reusable coffee cup and haven’t looked back since! My cup of choice was the award-winning 12oz Original SmartCup from Frank Green. I love Frank Green products because they are Australian owned and... Continue Reading →
A new year is natural time for reflection, but while it is important to look back on your achievements and challenges, a new year doesn’t have to mean a completely new you!
When I put out the question recently about what type of articles you'd like to see more of there was a resounding call for a Christmas shopping list. Well, you asked for it, so I delivered and pulled together a list of Christmas gift ideas across a range of topics and price points. I totally understand... Continue Reading →
All good things must come to an end; we’re into the final week of my 12 Week Spring Fitness Challenge! I have loved challenging myself this spring and really focusing on my health and improving my fitness levels. I have swam, squatted, climbed a mountain, walked just about everywhere, planked, danced and done enough pelvic... Continue Reading →
I recently made the big switch to a brand new handbag after nine months of lugging around a nappy bag and I couldn’t be more excited! Yep, you read that correctly; that is currently what is considered a momentous day in my household. All jokes aside, it really felt like a big deal after being... Continue Reading →
I’m changing things up and increasing my goals for the second last week of my 12 Week Spring Fitness Challenge! How I went in Week Ten: My goals for the tenth week of the challenge were: Five free weights sessions: I met all my goals last week and made sure to incorporate five free weight... Continue Reading →
I’m stepping up my game for the tenth week of my 12 Week Spring Fitness Challenge! How I went in Week Nine: My goals for the ninth week of the challenge were: To move every day. I made sure I found time every day to be active for at least 30 minutes. I went on... Continue Reading →
My 12 Week Spring Fitness Challenge is now in its final few weeks and I’m really aware of keeping my momentum up right until the end! How I went in Week Eight: My goals for the eighth week of the challenge were: Pass 10,000 steps. For the third time I got oh so close to... Continue Reading →
The eighth week of my 12 Week Spring Fitness Challenge is underway and, even though the end is in sight, I’m not slowing down! How I went in Week Seven: My goals for the seventh week of the challenge were: Pass 10,000 steps: I once again got very close to averaging 10,000 steps a day... Continue Reading →
Despite a few hiccups last week, I am determined to keep going with the challenge and find new ways to get active. I'd love to know how you like to exercise and what keeps you motivated!