How to get out the door on time with a baby on your hip

February 26, 2015

I hate being late, it makes me feel sick and guilty, anxious and upset. So when Miss S arrived a new level of army like precision organisation was required to get out the door on time. When I first left the house with her I was panicked, what if I needed something and what if she cried but over time we got our rhythm and now we love to get out and about together.





Here is my How to arrive on time guide


  • Always have a fully stocked nappy bag. When I arrive home from an outing, I restock the nappy bag, nothing worse than being caught out. Nappies, wipes, spare outfits and bibs
  • Create a routine for leaving the house that suits you and bub. 
  •  For my daughter and I, I get ready while she plays, and watches me,then I change her, dress her and she has a bottle if necessary, Then we hit the road...
  • Pack toys, food, bottles (or breast feeding necessities) , forgetting these always leads to panic. Before I get ready I mix a bottle and pack 3 spares. 
Don't stress, babies are seriously the most unpredictable critters and they need us so roll with the punches and enjoy that they need you.... one day they wont!

What are your tips for getting out the door with a little one? x

What I wore - Lace and Denim

February 25, 2015


I love a easy to wear, classic and feminine outfit , these Target ankle length distressed denim jeans with the Lace Sussan blouse was a fabulous, comfy and girly choice. 









Target Jeans, Similar 
Sussan Lace blouse, similar


Motivation Mondays - Live beautifully

Another swing frock - The Black swing dress

February 18, 2015

Two swing dresses in as many weeks, I'm onto a good thing. I love these swing dresses. They are so easy to throw on and jazz up with some pretty beads. 

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This one is from Target, exact match

The swing dress is both flattering and easy to dress up and down.

Pop on some cute flats (these are from Target)


Sugar Ballerina Flats - Black

and a jazzy necklace (this one is from Colette)
Intertwined Box Chain Necklace
Or
Some sexy heels these are from Ninewest
Chillices 

and a pair of drop earrings for a winning evening look. 

Glam Diamante Flower Drop Earrings









and a cutie snap of me and the bebe xx

Life Lately

February 17, 2015

Life lately has been fun and tiring, we are planning little miss S baptism, Valentines day was Saturday and we are finally settling back into our routine after the Christmas/New Year.


These fabulous print pants were a steal from Kmart this week, $5 people!! Run don't walk 


Have been drinking too many wines, its soothing and restorative properties are almost necessary when you are sleep deprived and a Mummy. 


Could spend hours a day watching her do this... zzzz


I woke up with this hair, seriously.... Love a good hair day 

 A quick coffee and muffin date with my girl rounded out our Friday!

Nabbed this beauty in the buy one get one free Samantha Wills Valentines Day deal

Valentines Day pretty pink makeup


the loves of my life at breakfast to celebrate Love day


much love to you xxxx

My precious Daddy celebrated his birthday this week and we had this fabulous citrus cake

Valentines Day and roses, no brainer






Sitting, so much cuteness when she plays

Have a wonderful week x

Priming Fantastic - Australis Primer

All About That Base

because its all about that base, base, base....



now the fun and giggly part is over lets get serious, because its a crime to not prime.



I love the new Blemish Buster Primer

What they say.


Primer Blemish Buster 30g

Prime & Finish

Primer Blemish Buster 30g

What is it?
An acne fighting primer to fight and soothe redness. Moisturise and hydrate your skin before your foundation, while also healing and soothing acne and other blemishes.
Why we love it
Contains Argan oil to promote soft skin, and evening primrose oil to heal and soothe.



What I say

Its like a fresh hit of icey water. I apply this after I have moisturized and it leaves my skin looking tighter and less red. It gives a smooth canvas to apply the foundation too!! Win/Win!!

Just make sure you wait for it to set, (just a few seconds, maybe 15) xx

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