Little Joys: Planning

This is the first post of my new Sunday series! I’ll be blogging about the little things in life that bring me joy and brighten my day.

Is it just me, or have planners totally exploded in popularity over the last couple of years? It certainly seems to be a pretty hot topic at the moment. There are so many people out there who make their planners look amazing. Unfortunately, they tend to use a tonne of stickers, and honestly I just don’t think that I can justify spending $80+ on stickers a month!


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5 Things That I Always Bring to the Gym


I’m back with a brand new Friday feature! On Fridays I will be writing short, list-type blogs based on 5 things. I hope that you enjoy them 😊

Today, I’m going to tell you 5 things that I always bring to the gym. We are really settling in to winter here in Australia, so I’m choosing the gym more and more over exercising outside. It’s not quite as nice, but it is definitely warmer and drier!!

Here are five of my gym essentials:

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May Favourites

My favourites list is a little short this month (less is more, right… right?? :S), but it is full of genuine favourites. After blogging recently about mindful consuming, I’ve really tried to stop buying new products (eek!) and instead focus on what I already have. The result is less waste and more money to pad my bank account, but it means that I don’t really have anything new to show you. However, it has lead me to rediscover some old favourites. So without further ado, here are my May favourites!


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Mindful Consuming


I love things. I really, really do. I always feel euphoric when I rip into the packaging of a long-coveted purchase. It is a rush of blood to the head and it feels really, really good. I am a consumer, and you are a consumer, and Isla Fischer is a consumer (at least in her movie ‘Confessions of a Shopaholic’). And we do it because it feels good. Sadly,  being a consumer is quite costly, it hurts our purse-strings, it hurts our environment, and at the end of the day, it hurts us.

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