Dressing In 50 Seconds

We are all required to wear clothes every day whether we work for someone else, run our own business or are the domestic general manager. It can be a very frustrating part of the day just look at these figures from a UK study. Women spend 287 days over a lifetime deciding what to wear. […] Read more…

Christmas Countdown

A lot of people find the lead up to Christmas extremely stressful. This countdown is one I find helpful to prepare for the day. NOVEMBER WEEK 1: This is the first week of planning so the first things you need to think about are the menus for pre Christmas entertaining, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day festivities and […] Read more…

Hats & Facinators

I wonder if it’s in the family DNA the reason why I have always loved hats whether large, small, cloche made of felt usually that never blow off, fedora or a beret… my mother’s grandmother was a milliner! Do I need to wear a hat is a question that I am often asked when it […] Read more…

Dress Attire for the Spring Racing Carnival

The Melbourne Spring Racing carnival is an exciting time whether living in or visiting Melbourne. Melbourne becomes a busy and vibrant place with people dressed in bright summer colours and traditional suits, with races taking place each weekend starting in October and continuing through to November, you can always find a style of day that […] Read more…

The Wonderful World of Lemons

As I go walking around my neighbourhood I see a beautiful lemon trees loaded with fruit not being used and left to rot with the owners not aware of the wonderful benefits of this amazing fruit so I have linked to a great fact sheet about lemons. However, some of the things they cover are detailed here to […] Read more…

Anglesea Break

Do you know the wonderful seaside town of Anglesea situated on the Great Ocean Road in Victoria? This is not far from where I spent my childhood years and is a wonderful place to visit in the summer or any time of the year. There are many choices of accommodation from staying in rental holiday […] Read more…

Gardens and Spring

After the winter coldness and spending too much time in doors with gardens looking ordinary, except for few flowering plants which are vibrant in colour against the green foliage and dullness of the days it is wonderful to watch the seasons change. First the daffodils arrived and then the snow drops followed, then I noticed […] Read more…