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Vlog – New Season Updates your Wardrobe will LOVE

Ok girlfriends, I’m rocking my Mum-Bun so you know it’s business time.   Getting changed this many times in ONE hour (let alone one WEEK lol) was hard work, plus filming myself trying to model clothes in my lounge is excruciating – so you better love this video okay? Seriously though, The Warehouse has put together another really easy-to-wear and …

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Homewares – New Season Dining Refresh

Dave and I have recently realised that our home-owners enthusiasm for pfaffing, improvements and once effervescent tszuj-ing has pretty much plateaued into nothingness. A visit last week from Jade Turner, Lead Designer at The Warehouse, got me totally pumped about homewares again and showed me how little, inexpensive touches can make a big difference. This season, think matte black, mixing organic …

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Making a house a home : My style, your new lounge?

When I signed on to throw some Best Nest styling at a gorgeous lounge in a Golden Homes showhome, I truly floundered for a little bit.  What on earth was I going to bring to a professionally styled and curated room that had been designed to make people fall in love with a house? I had no clue. Golden Homes …

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Tried and Tested – 6 Winter Skincare Must-Haves

Winter arrived here in New Zealand this week, preceded by last month’s familiar, seasonal focus on skincare and hydration from beauty and skin care brands. May brought with it new releases from some of New Zealand’s favourite consumer brands such as Simple, Aveeno and Neutrogena as well as some more specialty products from boutique lines Oasis and Manuka Doctor. Here’s what …

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Road Trip Diary – Day 3 Taupo

We are off on an amazing 4 day tour of the upper North Island  in conjunction with Choice Hotels Asia-Pac, Hamilton Waikato Tourism, Destination Rotorua and Destination Great Lake Taupo!  Catch up on Day 1 here and Day 2 here! We awoke on Sunday to the most beautiful, blue sky day in Rotorua and decided we had to spend a little more time …

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Auckland City Limits – The Main Event

The first Auckland City Limits Festival has been and gone and dealt an undisputed smackdown to the New Zealand festival scene. Organiser Campbell Smith successfully pulled off an event that was everything Big Day Out could only dream about.  The Western Springs location was central and easily accessible, parking was non-existent but those I spoke to who had been using the festival …

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Iced Tea Three Ways

2016 has certainly blessed us with an abundance of sunshine hours thus far, and Summer (albeit an El Niño one!) means spending time with friends and family and getting creative in the kitchen as we share these lazy days together. If you’re looking for something a little bit delicious to help you stay hydrated this Summer – or to wow …