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13 tips for travelling to Bali if you are a newbie

13 tips for travelling to Bali if you're a newbie

* Updated October 30, 2013 Bali has always been on our list of places to visit. So many good friends had been and fell in love. When we booked and surprised the kids with this end-of-school-holidays trip, we had a pretty good …

How to choose flattering swimwear

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Let's be upfront here. Most of us are not genetically blessed with model-like body proportions. We are short, we are tall, we have big boobs, we have small boobs, we have bits that wobble, we have bits that are toned. What we all …

The Movie Star and Me: Blue Illusion Juliette Binoche

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Sponsored by Blue Illusion  I've got used to this Model and Me business on a Monday but when Blue Illusion asked me to consider showcasing one of the frocks its ambassador and actress Juliette Binoche is wearing in its new-season catalogue, …

Which spring 2014 fashion trends are for you? Part 1

Spring 2014 fashion trends metallics

Spring has sprung in my part of the world. It did take its time to reach the forecast 27 degrees yesterday and today is forecast at only 22 but there is a distinct seasonal change in the air. Whenever that happens, I …

Which spring 2014 fashion trends are for you? Part 3

spring 2014 fashion trends - block heels

It's Day 3 and the final in my spring 2014 fashion trends series. You can catch up with the previous parts here and here. I've left the more tricky bits until last for good reason. It's actually very easy to look at …

The Model and Me: Elm

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Hello first day of spring. You make me so incredibly happy with your mild sunny days and cool, doona-worthy nights. You remind me that it's time for a pedicure, that regular leg-scaping is now mandatory and that it's time to re-organise the …

What to pack for a weekend away in the Whitsundays

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I took this photo of iconic Whitehaven Beach about 18 months ago. I was on a blogger trip and it was my first time in Queensland's Whitsundays. Not only could I not believe it was my first time visiting this part of …

The Model and Me: Mossee

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I've had reason to pull together some quick evening outfits of late. I know: First World Problem. I love colour like the next person but when it comes to a no-fuss, no-fail, no-brainer evening outfit, I'll reach for black on any occasion. I don't …

Which spring 2014 fashion trends are for you Part 2

spring 2014 fashion trends - stripe

Are you playing along with my little spring 2014 fashion trends game? Yesterday in this post I talked about the work you need to do before you hit the shops for a wardrobe update. Plus, I included five of the spring colour …

The Model and Me: Camilla kaftans

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It's no secret around these parts that I love a kaftan. This wasn't always the case but the silk kaftan has become my go-to summer dress-up option. There are a few reasons for this: 1. It gets mighty hot wear I live so …

The Body Shop is falling for you

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Sponsored by The Body Shop The year was 1986. I was a fresh-faced 19-year-old uni student travelling in the UK. My obsession with fashion and beauty shopping had well and truly kicked in, fuelled in this moment by the fact that I had …

5 home hair care products to try now

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Last week I ended up with some strange eye condition. I don't know what it was or what caused it but the result was a very sore, very red and very puffy eye, out of which I could see very …