What’s on my fashion wishlist for spring-summer 2011-12?

Nikki Parkinson Fashion 59 Comments

Spring arrives pretty quickly in Queensland.  I’m not showing off.  Just stating fact. It’s a good thing weather-wise but it can really catch you out in the wardrobe department.  Unless you have a plan. And …

Mums, get your two-minute face on

Nikki Parkinson Beauty 40 Comments

I’ve actually got better at this whole makeup thing since becoming a mum. My time may be squeezed more inefficiently than the kids’ tube of toothpaste but once I became a mum (*sweet* 16 years …

Fab Friday style tip: there are always new treats to find online

Nikki Parkinson Fashion 9 Comments

I was tweeting this week with the very funny @bigwordsblog.  She was innocently asking me whether I’d seen the Oroton sale online.  I smugly replied that it was my *job* to look at each and …

Hello winter 2011. My skin is ready for your onslaught

Nikki Parkinson Beauty 14 Comments

My son’s prep newsletter came home last Friday … as it does every Friday.  It’s sort of an intro to what will become nightly homework, a few things for us to talk about with our …

What’s on my fashion wishlist this autumn-winter 2011?

Nikki Parkinson Fashion 28 Comments

I’ve tried to stop myself from thinking about all things winter fashion but for the reasons I outlined here last month, no amount of sweat pooling where sweat should never pool is going to stop …