Health & Lifestyle: Chickpea & Tomato Curry

Remember the guest post by Melanie McGrice last week?  As promised, here’s a simple recipe she has shared with us.  Great one for the colder months and managing perimenopause and menopausal symptoms.  Although I think this is a great recipe all-around for us anyway. Chickpea & Tomato Curry Serves: 4 Ingredients • 1 tablespoon canola oil …

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Monday Eats: Geppetto’s Burwood

I love it when Mr. C makes a purchase through Groupon, especially when it’s to try out a restaurant we have never gone to before.  This time it was Geppetto’s, an Italian restaurant over in Burwood.  We’ve passed by this place a number of times, whenever we head to Box Hill or go visit the …

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Friday’s Favourites: Teen Wolf Series, Dior & I, L’Oreal Nude Magique Blur Cream

  On this week’s Friday’s Favourites, I’ve got surprisingly, a television series on my list of favourites.  Why is this so surprising?  Well, I don’t watch television very much.  So when I do, it’s a very rare thing indeed.  I blame Mr. C for signing us up to Stan, which in case you’re wondering, is …

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Fashion Day: Two Basic Pieces Transformed From Casual to Smart

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while you would know that I’m all about basic pieces.  I thrive on having basic pieces in my wardrobe as it makes getting dressed that much easier, especially when you’re in a hurry.  Having the ultimate basics have helped me get dressed quickly during my teaching placements …

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Health & Lifestyle: How Phytoestrogens Decrease Symptoms of Menopause

On this week’s Health & Lifestyle segment, I’ve got the lovely Melanie McGrice, one of Australia’s best known dietitians and a highly respected author and health presenter on nutrition and dietary issues, to share how we can decrease symptoms of menopause. Did you know that women consuming a traditional Asian diet experience fewer menopausal symptoms …

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Mascara Brushes Demystified

Remember the “mystery mascara” I tried and tested last month?  Well, it has finally been revealed that THE mascara is actually Benefit Cosmetic’s Roller Lash mascara, which was launched on the 11th April 2015.  According to Benefit, the brush has been specially designed to hook, roll your lashes, therefore grabbing them, separating, lifting and curling without …

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Random Monday: The DUFF Review

I think like most mothers in Victoria today, I sighed a breath of relief once I said goodbye to my kids and left them to socialise at school…oh and learn of course!  Actually, they dumped me, not the other way round, but I’ll survive.  The final week (even though it was only TWO weeks) of …

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Love, Like & Loathe: Dove Choose Beautiful Campaign, Urban Decay & Assignments

Missed yesterday’s post?  Well, I have to admit that I’ve been a little bit behind on my regular posts no thanks to the school holidays and other lame excuses.  Lame, yes lame.  Anyway, I’m back again today with this week’s Love, Like and Loathe post.  This week, it’s all about the latest Dove campaign that …

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April Giveaways: Scrub A Dub Dub with Sugar Queen Body Scrubs

Next on April Giveaways is something related to health and beauty.  I’m talking about exfoliating your skin. Did you know that there are many benefits to exfoliating your skin? Benefits of Exfoliation Besides getting rid of dead skin cells, exfoliation also helps to rejuvenate the skin by regenerating new cells after the exfoliation process. Exfoliation …

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April Giveaways: Dior and I and Advanced Style

It’s the first week of April and boy have I got a whole bunch of giveaways lined up for YOU!  First up, it’s all about style and films. Dior And I   For lovers of the fashion house Dior, this film let’s you take a look into the world of this fashion house.  It gives …

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Friday’s Favourites: March 2015 Favourites

Wham bam! It’s hard to believe that we’re now at the start of April already! Yikes! This brings me to this week’s Favourite’s list and on it I’ll be sharing my March favourites. March 2015 Favourites The products that made my list last month were those that I not only loved, but helped made life …

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Fashion Day: What I Wore On My Final Teaching Round

This is it.  The last two weeks marked my final teaching placement, which means it’s all research reports and essays from here on until the end of the course this year.  And then I will embark onto the real deal.  Actually teaching – that’s IF I manage to get a teaching position of course.  Fingers …

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Health & Lifestyle: Perimenopause, A Personal Story

We’re back with the series on menopause and this time I’ve got the privilege of having a friend of mine, Suzie from Suz’s Space to share with us her experience with perimenopause. Before we begin, I’ve got an update to share on my so-called early stages of perimenopause. No, I haven’t gone for my blood …

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Simple Beachy Waves for Short Hair with a Straightening Iron

A few weeks ago I shared how to pick the right straightening iron for your needs.  This week, it’s all about that really simple way of creating beachy waves – yes even with short hair like mine – by using a straightening iron. I’ve seen a few different ways where you can easily transform your straight …

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