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 […] 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…

The Wonderful World of Lemons

Digestive health Although lemons are an acidic food, once they are broken down in your body by the digestive process they have an alkalising effect. This has many health benefits and is particularly valuable if you have a diet high in acid-forming foods such as red meat, sugar, dairy, refined carbohydrates and processed foods. When your […] 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 indoors 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 snowdrops followed, then I noticed the iceberg […] Read more…