Jo-Anne Hui is a Sydney-based freelance journalist, collector of shiny things, vintage shopper and wannabe seamstress and knitter. She first got lost at the shops at the age of three and has never looked back. She loves the smell of leather, 50s technicolour musicals, stripy t-shirts and is waiting for the day crochet makes a comeback.
Kester Hubbard lives at Maroochydore on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast. He divides his time between representative duties as husband to Nikki, the resident styling queen, providing alternative life skill guidance to three children and working in the field of communications in the resources industry in Brisbane. His coast/city lifestyle overflows into his fashion and grooming sense, where he likes to pick and choose from the best of what is on offer to create an overall look.
Allison Tait is a freelance writer and author who blogs at Life In A Pink Fibro. She worked on staff at magazines such as Vogue Australia, CLEO and House & Garden, and has been writing features for magazines, newspapers and online for more than 20 years. She blogs because it is one of the few places left to her where writing is not work.
Annabel Candy’s two favourite activities are blogging and holidays. But not at the same time. She lives with her husband and their three children in Queensland, Australia where she writes the popular travel blog Get In the Hot Spot and shares blogging tips at Successful Blogging. Annabel’s ebook and audio book Successful Blogging in 12 Simple Steps will help you get your blog off to a flying start of make it bigger and better than ever.
Kelly Exeter is the owner of a graphic and web design design studio in Perth and is a writer, designer and blogger. She blogs here and here about small business and here about … everything else! You can also find her on twitter most days.
Claire Hewitt is a marketing consultant who specialises in social media for professional service organisations. After 15 years working within marketing communications for the legal, finance and health sectors, Claire has landed in a world of twitter, blogging, facebook and LinkedIn and enjoys assisting businesses to learn how they too can grow their business by engaging, informing and participating within Social Media. Claire writes her own personal blog at Claireyhewitt.blogspot.com and can be found on twitter @ClaireyHewitt
Jacki James has forged a career in digital marketing spanning 14 years, working with some of Australia’s leading brands including Toyota, Qantas, Telstra, TAB and Hoyts Cinemas. Jacki is currently a strategic planner with Zuni where she specialises in social media strategies, and occasionally moonlights as a lecturer at ADMA, teaching students the ins and outs of the digital marketing landscape. She obsessively collects communication statistics and willingly confesses to an unnatural love of data. Outside of her career, Jacki is an expert at downplaying shopping sprees to her husband and is living to the mantra “Fabulous by 40” in her quest to set a stylish example for her toddler daughter. Jacki blogs for Zuni at zuni.com.au and you can follow her on Twitter @JackiJames.
Rachel Wernicke is a 38 year-old married mother of two girls. After working as a paralegal in Brisbane for 14 years, she left life in the big city to focus on her family. Once the kids were both in school, it was time get back to work. In a four-person house with five computers, two iPads, two iPhones, two iPod touches and half a dozen cameras there seemed only one direction to go. Rachel decided to learn more about the the world of blogging and indulge her passions for style and life on the Redcliffe Peninsula. In October 2011 she started Redcliffe Style as a place to write about and photograph the things she enjoyed. RedcliffeStyle.com is a light-hearted blog about lifestyle, fashion, beauty and food. Follow on Facebook here.
Ling Tung is a 30-something Scottish-Asian enjoying married life in Melbourne. She is a dentist by profession, but her passion lies in blogging. If she’s not blogging about lip products, she’s blogging about other beauty products with a recent mouldy bra story. She loves Hello Kitty, a cuppa tea and salt and vinegar crisps (chips, if you’re Aussie).
Sarah A Beach Cottage blogs over at abeachcottage.com broadcasting from the beaches of Sydney on all things coastal and cottage, she loves home decor, collecting vintage things and white paint. She also dabbles in Real Girl Fashion and loves reading cookery books and blogging her favourite recipes. Oh and she sometimes can be found on a broomstick when a busy life, looking after the house and running around and feeding three kiddos all gets a bit much.
Louisa Claire is a Melbourne mum to 2.5 and happy social media addict. She is author of the ebook How To Start A Blog and writes at Louisa Claire and Brand Meets Blog. You can find her hanging out on Twitter and Facebook
Johanna Castro is a freelance writer and travel expert. Her Travel and Lifestyle blog “ZIGAZAG” encourages people to “Live for the Moment, Love Adventure and Do Something Awesome.” To learn more about How to be a Well Fed blogger download her free E-book. Jo’s written for 40+ print publications, has self published a children’s novel for charity, lived in 11 different countries, is married to a gorgeous geologist and has two well travelled, grown up children.
Carly is the editor of lifestyle website Smaggle. She’s also an actor, presenter, jeweller, designer and serious natural yogurt lover. Her writing has appeared in Cleo, Cosmopoliton, The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald and she works with PayPal as an online shopping expert and writer. Smaggle is about life, fashion, food and style… but with balls. Smaggle is like having a chat with your girlfriends on a Saturday night, but then you all got too drunk and started talking smut and decided it’s a good idea to show each other your nipples.
Brooke McAlary is a passionate writer, simple living advocate, big thinker, wife and mother. She is on a mission to help you live the simpler life you want and has created the insanely useful Slow Home BootCamp to do just that.
Caz Makepeace is a serial traveller, blogger and sunset mojito drinker. When not writing about travel around the world on y travel blog she is writing about motherhood and mojo making on Moijto Mother. You can connect with her on Facebook and Pinterest
Michelle Stedman is a blogger from rural Victoria playing mum to two little boys and wife to a bigger boy. Her blog, Raising Will , follows Michelle’s chocolate eating, rose smelling, parenting adventures. When she’s not blogging or glued to Twitter, Michelle enjoys writing lists, taking photos, drinking wine with friends and generally being creative. Feel free to drop in and say Hi to Michelle on Twitter or Facebook. All cheesecake donations will be accepted graciously …
Nicola Conville is a health and lifestyle journalist with more than 10 years experience in the publishing industry. She is the Specials Editor at body+soul, freelances for a variety of publications and blogs at www.myhealthyfamily.com.au You can also find her on Facebook and Twitter. She lives in Sydney with her husband and their daughter Lucy.
Janet Camilleri has her own business providing writing, editing, social media, website and marketing services for a number of clients. She also runs the rapidly growing lifestyle blog, Redland City Living. Her work has been published across dozens of magazines, newspapers, anthologies, and websites, and she has released two books for the Christian market. A former teacher, she is supported in her endeavours and constantly encouraged by her awesome hubster of 23 years, and sometimes by her two teenagers.