PMS be gone and a pep in my step in the bedroom...wink wink. My experience with Abeeco.

I'm a bit excited about  Abeeco but I have to admit that I'd only recently heard about this company but had never actually tried their products.  So when they approached Jay and I to give them a go I was really curious...and I have to say the effect it has had on me the last 3 months is amazing!

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The Power Of A Great Lipstick - National Lipstick Day

A swipe of my favourite shade across my lips can totally and utterly transform my mood. Wearing a bold red likeM.A.C’s Lady Danger makes me feel powerful, my favourite deep nude Velvet Teddy makes me feel put together and my favourite pink toned Kinda Sexy makes me feel all kinds of happy. 

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Winter Knits To Lust After And How To Care For Them

aLiving at the bottom of the world means we get some pretty chilly winters and wrapping up in a snuggly knit is one of my favourite ways to dress in these colder months. For me investing in some seriously luxurious but timeless pieces is high on my priority list, but I also like to grab some on-trend pieces that are a little easier on the wallet to experiment. Either way, wools are a tad tricky to wash and especially with those lux items you want to take the bestcare of them. I’ve teamed up with Persil to show you some of my winter picks and the best way to care for them.

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Bay Of Plenty Times Column: Jafas View Of Tauranga

The idea of moving to the Mount first came about about a year and a half ago.

I'll admit, when the topic of conversation first got brought up, tears would roll down my face. It scared the living daylights out of me. We were leading very social lives in Auckland, always out and about.

All my best friends who have been in my life since I started high school where there, and my family.

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Fractured skulls, broken noses and plenty of bloody knees. What we have in our go to first aid kit.

Two very adventurous boys have led to many mishaps in the health and safety department. Let’s see…a fractured skull, broken nose and gash to the forehead have been the worst. But it’s not always massive injuries like that that keep this mum busy and the pharmacy in business. The number of cuts, scratches, scrapes and bruises this little family has had in our 4 years is incredible.

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Health insurance that even covers braces? Why I make health insurance a priority for my family.

Autoimmune diseases and skin & lung cancer - scary words when put down in black and white, right? 

Those are the major health concerns that have affected my family and Jay’s in the past, which of course means they are on the radar for us, and now also our boys. Our tiny, perfect boys that I hope more than anything never have to suffer from either of these conditions.

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My perfectly imperfect blog post - Think Maven Guest Blog

I’ve been sitting on this blog for weeks. Waiting for the “perfect” topic, searching for the “best” books or articles for inspiration, hoping something “clever” delivers. 

**Cue tumbleweed**

Through the frustration, procrastination and judgment, there’s been no action. In search of perfection (which we all know doesn’t actually exist) I haven’t any sooner been able to simply share my simple story about one of the most GAME CHANGING experiences of my life.  

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We Tackle Rotorua

When we moved from Auckland to Mount Maunganui we had a few days where our new house wasn't quite ready. So we figured we would go exploring Rotorua (practically in our new backyard). It was amazing even with drizzly weather and so different to how I remembered it from visiting as a kid...speakig of kids the boys LOVED it too and it's a great family-friendly destination. 

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