How to get a good Santa photo

How to get a good Santa photo of your kids this Christmas

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Christmas on a budget

Surviving Christmas on a budget

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Three Raspberry recipes: jello, jam and sangria

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GIVEAWAY: Tiny Tots Take Flight with The Twirlywoos

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How to shop like a stylist

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Postnatal depression – Outgrowing the shame

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Foodie tour of The Rocks

Foodie Fridays in The Rocks

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I recently spent a fabulously indulgent day sampling the gourmet delights of The Rocks in Sydney. The HC team had been invited to take part in a ‘sampler’ foodie tour, but Kris was unable to make it so I invited my friend Lee to come along as my date. Its crazy how…

Be Fabulous

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How to shop like a stylist

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I like to people watch when I’m at the shops, and what I notice when doing so is the amount of people shopping for clothing that don’t actually touch the clothes, and instead walk on to the next store because they felt there was nothing in there that suited them….

Life Happens

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Postnatal depression – Outgrowing the shame

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In December 2012 my husband and I welcomed our first son into our lives and we fell in love all over again. We loved each other more deeply. We appreciated each other more. We connected on a whole new level. Unfortunately, we also fought more. We fought because we were…

Glorious Food

homemade guacamole dip

Homemade guacamole dip

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This homemade guacamole dip has all natural ingredients — a great alternative to the store bought ones. It was so easy to make and very quick too. Buy some nachos ahead of time because you’ll wanna get into this immediately after you make it. Ingredients 2-3 avocados 1 onion (red or white)…

Wellbeing

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Eat to beat cholesterol

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We’ve been chatting to Nicole Senior and Veronica Cuskelly, the authors of Eat to Beat Cholesterol, about the easiest ways to lower your cholesterol. Their vision is to help make healthy living a reality by sharing recipes, daily menus and shopping tips to ensure you get your daily quota of heart-friendly food. Did you…

Happy Family

Peppa Pig giveaway

Peppa Pig Summer Splash Printables and Giveaway

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Peppa Pig has been on high rotation at our place lately, ever since little Ms R mastered the ABC Kids iView app. She LOVES Peppa Pig, and its one of my favourite kids’ shows too… Colourful and happy, great female role models and just the right length per episode to…

Home Beautiful

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Tips to live a modern minimalist life

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You’ve heard about minimalism before. You probably think it’s another hippy new age thing that’s become the latest trend. But there are several case studies naming the different benefits of becoming a minimalist and getting rid of your clutter. Namely, you have less to tidy up, you can find things…

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the lost art of handwriting

The Power of the Pen

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When was the last time you wrote a note to someone? Actually put pen to paper and wrote a personal message (and not just a ‘you need to do this’ list)? Handwriting is something we’re doing less of in this age of texts and instant messenger. But hopefully handwriting won’t become…