The Monocle Guide to Better Living, Lemnos wall clock, C. Wonder plates, Gift Boutique espresso set, Tom Dixon candle set, Apolis candle, Vintage Chanel keyring, C. Wonder tea set

Tomorrow is my birthday and in four days time it’ll be Christmas. (If you haven’t done your shopping yet – here you go!)

2014 has been a relatively big year. Not only in current affairs, but for me personally as well. I’m in a serious relationship, I moved out of home and I no longer go to university. I lugged my suitcase around Europe for the second time, meeting up with old friends and making new ones. I had a blast!

But some things never do change. I’m still a massive homebody. A nana. At 22. (Perhaps Taylor Swift, the cat-loving, self-confessed pop star granny, was onto something when she wrote that song.)

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Proud Mary

Proud Mary
Proud Mary, 172 Oxford St Collingwood, VIC

If you’re ever in Melbourne I highly recommend you check out Proud Mary if you’re after a quality feed.

I came here with my boyfriend last week and left so impressed. My best friend declared it one of the best brunch spots Melbourne had to offer and after eating here I don’t think she was wrong.  Continue reading

All I want for Christmas …

xmasRiccadonna Ruby, Bras n Things underwear sets, Lush Rose Jam, Tom Dixon candle, Glasshouse candle, Lush Santa’s Lip Scrub, Kate Spade New York bangle, Noir Jewelry earrings

I’ve been prepared this year and did all my Christmas shopping a few weeks ago. Online. I can’t handle going into brick-and-mortar shops and spend hours umm-ing and ahh-ing. These days there are so many sites that have gift categories ranging from “for her” to “gifts under $100″. Zing!

This is the best time of the year – not only because Love Actually is constantly on TV, but because of all the lights, trees and extra goodies brands bring out to celebrate the holidays.  Continue reading


CLINIQUE The Nutcracker Purple Online ExclusiveAh, cosmetics. A heartbreaking indulgence. Clinique’s The Nutcracker Suite, inspired by, of course, the ballet The Nutcracker, is as whimsy and beautiful as the classic performance.

Who can resist a product when it looks like this? And the fact that Chubby Sticks are the best invention ever. Just swipe – whether it be on your eyelids, lips or cheeks – and you’re done!