Be Beautiful: Fashion & Beauty

2014 Health Challenge (week 2 – 4)

February 10, 2014

My daughter came up to me the other day, and told me how proud she was of me: of my determination & commitment to health and fitness.  Sometimes I forget how being an example, living it out, is the best way to teach our kids, and I felt so encouraged by my daughter’s words. I [...]

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Keep on Keeping on: Health and Fitness (week 1)

February 1, 2014

Keep on Keeping on: Health and Fitness It isn’t a great heading for this post and I know it.  There’s a lot of noise about weight loss around these days, and much of it is sensationalised.  If I really wanted to get good click throughs to what I’ve written here, I probably should have titled [...]

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Summer & Festive Fashion & Giveaway

December 8, 2013

Sponsored by BIG W “It was the highlight of my day,” my husband said later that evening.  I was surprised at this comment. “Really?” I thought he was joking. “I’m serious,” he responded.  “I loved seeing you in all those outfits. “ Ha! Sweet! My gracious husband was the photographer for this post. I’m talking [...]

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Tie a Scarf into a Summer Vest

November 26, 2013

My sister gave me a beautiful mint horse print scarf for my birthday.  I adore it! She also taught me how to tie the scarf so I can wear it as a vest over singlets and swimwear (looks especially gorgeous over togs when you want to be just a little more covered post swim).  Always [...]

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Tip for Tired Eyes

November 14, 2013

How to brighten the eyes My eyes often have that “I’m tired” look. Probably because I AM often tired. Ha! I have this ultra quick and subtle way to brighten my eyes and it only takes a few minutes to apply. Products: Concealer Nude eye liner Silver eyeliner or eye shadow Nude eye shadow Mascara [...]

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New Hair — Rich Brown with Honey & Copper Highlights

November 6, 2013

There was this silly little indulgent plan I had at the start of the year, sort of like a celebration for all my children being at school.  The plan was to get a hair cut more than my previous once (twice if I was lucky) a year one.  But I get excited about my hair now because [...]

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