• That's what I think about being told I can, can't, should, shouldn't get married!

    Oh feminism

    Wednesday, February 18, 2015

    You confuse me. I am currently reading ‘Marry Him: The Case for Settling for Mr Good Enough’ (Lori Gottlieb) because I love this kind of stuff. Same goes with ‘How to be a woman’ (Caitlin Moran) and ‘The Happiness Project’ (Gretchen Rubin) and basically anything that provides advice on how to live a good life. By [...]

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  • This image is called ''Products for Extremely Close Couples' and this product is called a 'slanket'. What exactly is the first word of that portmanteau? Slut blanket?

    What love is

    Friday, February 13, 2015

    What love is: Love is choosing to forgive, even though you’re angry or disappointed. Love is talking about things in an honest, uncomfortable way. Love is admitting your imperfections and accepting your partner’s. Love is focusing on the positives. Love is laughing at yourself and lightening the mood when it’s all too easy to be serious. Love is [...]

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  • Pick your own

    Pick your own in Bilpin NSW

    Tuesday, February 10, 2015

    There is nothing quite like flouncing around in an orchard, picking your own apples, pears and plums. My friend Holly’s family owns Pine Crest Orchard in Bilpin NSW and I had one of the funnest days ever running amok, picking their horticultural goodies and clambering down to their secret waterfall. Less fun was the large, [...]

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  • QT Gold Coast is a great place to get your romance on this Valentine's Day

    Lovebirds in South East Queensland: Things to do

    Monday, February 9, 2015

    Hey you fellow loved up cutie pies! With Valentine’s Day upon us we’re being bombarded with  ‘‘his’ and ‘her’ gift guides everywhere we go. How many of those gifts that you got from your exes ended up for re-sale on site like Gumtree (shh … I promise I won’t tell)? I always believe that going [...]

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  • Just a normal trip to the bathroom

    Periods!

    Tuesday, February 3, 2015

    Yes! Half the population gets them, is going to get them or had them. Why doesn’t anyone talk about it?! People will tell you about their FitBits, CrossFit classes and Fitness First memberships and yet here’s this huge health thing that affects all women on a regular basis and … nothing. And yet when you do bring [...]

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That's what I think about being told I can, can't, should, shouldn't get married!
Feb
18

Oh feminism

You confuse me. I am currently reading ‘Marry Him: The Case for Settling for Mr Good Enough’ (Lori Gottlieb) because I love this kind of stuff. Same goes with ‘How to be a woman’ (Caitlin Moran) and ‘The Happiness Project’ (Gretchen Rubin) and basically anything that provides advice on how to live a good life. By [...]

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This image is called ''Products for Extremely Close Couples' and this product is called a 'slanket'. What exactly is the first word of that portmanteau? Slut blanket?
Feb
13

What love is

What love is: Love is choosing to forgive, even though you’re angry or disappointed. Love is talking about things in an honest, uncomfortable way. Love is admitting your imperfections and accepting your partner’s. Love is focusing on the positives. Love is laughing at yourself and lightening the mood when it’s all too easy to be serious. Love is [...]

Read More
Pick your own
Feb
10

Pick your own in Bilpin NSW

There is nothing quite like flouncing around in an orchard, picking your own apples, pears and plums. My friend Holly’s family owns Pine Crest Orchard in Bilpin NSW and I had one of the funnest days ever running amok, picking their horticultural goodies and clambering down to their secret waterfall. Less fun was the large, [...]

Read More
QT Gold Coast is a great place to get your romance on this Valentine's Day
Feb
9

Lovebirds in South East Queensland: Things to do

Hey you fellow loved up cutie pies! With Valentine’s Day upon us we’re being bombarded with  ‘‘his’ and ‘her’ gift guides everywhere we go. How many of those gifts that you got from your exes ended up for re-sale on site like Gumtree (shh … I promise I won’t tell)? I always believe that going [...]

Read More
Just a normal trip to the bathroom
Feb
3

Periods!

Yes! Half the population gets them, is going to get them or had them. Why doesn’t anyone talk about it?! People will tell you about their FitBits, CrossFit classes and Fitness First memberships and yet here’s this huge health thing that affects all women on a regular basis and … nothing. And yet when you do bring [...]

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Nothing screams 'breakfast' quite like hard liquor
Feb
2

Dear Aunty Em

‘I was treated to my first ever gin and tonic(s) last weekend. This morning I wanted one for breakfast. Is that normal?’  – Thirsty Dave  Dear Thirsty Dave, My first question is what kind of day are you having? Did you just find out that you got your 20 year old intern pregnant? Is she [...]

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Lake McKenzie is one of the creepiest and yet most beautiful place I have ever seen
Jan
28

Return to Fraser Island

I went to Fraser Island when I was about 14; an awkward teenager who wore a scratchy jumper that belonged to my Grandfather for five days straight. By the end of the trip, it reeked of campfire smoke and hormonal angst. I remember seeing sharks and turtles cruising the coastal gutter, swimming in the water [...]

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VEEP
Jan
23

The power of fun

I used to think ‘professional’ meant no kidding around. I thought it meant suits and straight faces. Turns out, I was horrible at it so I starting mucking around. If they were going to fire me, dammit, I was going to enjoy myself. But a funny thing happened. I started getting better results. People seemed [...]

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PackingTips_Suitcase
Jan
23

Top four packing tips

If you’re keen to ensure your next holiday is stress-free and full of fun, read on for the dos and don’ts of packing wisely. 1. Don’t Pack in a Rush It’s common to be running around trying to tie up a myriad of loose ends before you go on holiday. From making sure pets will [...]

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If you are wearing these shoes, I take it all back. Take a long, hard look at yourself.
Jan
19

Give yourself some credit

It’s really easy to look around and give everyone else credit. You love that woman’s shoes, she has pretty eyes, she is so articulate … the list goes on. Why aren’t we this positive about ourselves? If you’re completely honest, do you think more negative than positive things about yourself? I am constantly criticising my [...]

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