Ideal Christmas Holiday

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Sponsored by NuffNang This year we're staying home for Christmas and as much as I'm looking forward to decorating the house, cooking a nice meal and playing under the sprinkler with my little family, I kind of wish I was spending it with the entire family but this year we're all off doing other things. Over the next few weeks there is a Magshop Christmas competition where ten lucky couples will win a trip to Hawaii and I would love to win but it's got me thinking about my ideal Christmas ... [ Discover More ]

Herbal Hair Romance

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Through my blog I've met some pretty fabulous people and I'm proud to say a I've also made some fantastic new friends, Christina from Hair Romance is one of them. We met over champagne at the Famous Magazine Sensodyne party earlier this year, she wore a turban, I wore velvet and I knew we were meant to meet. This gorgeous girl has given me a copy of her ebook "30 Days of Twist & Pin Hairstyles" to giveaway to one lucky reader, just perfect for all the silly season events coming up! Also ... [ Discover More ]

Getting Dirty for the Blog

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I woke up nice and late this morning. Steve was taking Aidan for a scenic drive and left me to my Sunday paper and toast. After I'd finished I thought about curling up on the couch and blogging, tweeting and online shopping but I just couldn't do it. As I mentioned in my last outfit photo post I knew I really needed to weed my front garden which is the backdrop to all my outfit photos. The weeds are out of control and I could no longer ignore them. For the last week all we'd seen was rain, I ... [ Discover More ]

Christmas Beauty Buys

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The spirit of giving is what makes Christmas special to me, I love it, what I don't love however is the weeks leading up to it. It's really important to me to chose heartfelt, personal, price and age appropriate gifts and sometimes this can leave me standing in Myer staring blankly at sheet sets and hand towel wondering how I got so far off track. This year I'm shopping online, from the comfort of my couch. For the most part, my gift list is filled with beauty items so I thought I'd share some ... [ Discover More ]

Polly Dolly V.2 WK 34

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Welcome back for this weeks Polly Dolly Polyvore challenge! Every Thursday (usually lol) I’ll post a new Polly Dolly Theme Challenge, then you toddle off and get creative. You can credit the items if you want and add a bit of an explanation of why you chose the pieces or you can just share your clipboard… it’s up to you. When you’re done maxing out your imaginary credit cards, simply add your link below using your blogs name as the “title” and a direct link to the specific blog post. Polyvore ... [ Discover More ]

Co Pilot

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Steve's been doing a bit of overtime lately and we've been missing him. Aidan was refusing to nap this afternoon and driving me batty so I called Steve for a "sanity break" and he suggested I bring him into work... so I did. Aidan was in his element. We watched the planes take off and land. He gave the crew lots of high-fives and played with his special ear muffs... just like Dadda's. The days feel longer without Steve around, I know he's looking forward to taking some time off. He's ... [ Discover More ]

Danimezza Skorch Covergirl Nov 2011

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Some of you might have seen this already by now but for those who haven't, here's the scoop... I was a covergirl!!! Skorch Magazine contacted me  a few months ago and asked if I would do them the honour and after a bit of squealing I calmed down and said "Yes Please!". The publication is based in the US so I couldn't just pop into the studio for a photoshoot and I wanted fresh new images. After a quick call out on twitter (oh how I love thee) I arranged for my own photos to be taken with none ... [ Discover More ]

Burnt Summer

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 I haven't done one of these for awhile, I'm not really sure why, maybe it had something to do with requests that I weed my garden before I take any more photos. That was never going to happen so the photos didn't either but as I dressed up to spend the morning out shopping with my boys I thought why the hell not! I'm wearing my new bargain dress that I picked up from Crossroads yesterday. If you were following me on facebook or twitter you would have seen the other things I scored. Here's ... [ Discover More ]

An Allegra kind of Summer

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This post is sponsored by Nuffnang Australia I love the silly season, an excuse to spend too much money on dresses and new shoes, indulge in spray tans, facials and drink bubbles with reckless abandon. So you can imagine my delight when Riccadonna sent me a parcel with two bottles of their brand new Italian sparkling wine "Allegra", a less sweet version of the classic Asti that most Australian women know and love because it goes down wonderfully with a pavlova at a summer BBQ. The timing ... [ Discover More ]

Sexy and I know it

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Lately a few cars have been gracing my driveway and it's been pretty exciting. Those following me on instagram or twitter (both @danimezza) might have seen them, the latest being a shiny "Caspian Blue" Volvo S60 which has what seems like a million safety features and an interior that feels like you're sitting in a very expensive handbag. I'm not kidding, I may have even stroked it. Whilst I'm not "into cars" in the way of remembering stats, cylinders or milage, what I am into is how I feel ... [ Discover More ]

Invisible Zinc, Beautiful Protection

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 This post is sponsored by Nuffnang Australia Summer is upon us and my pasty white skin is trembling at the thought. I burn, badly and it doesn't take much for pimples to start popping up from greasy lotion or my nose to start peeling from being too dry. So when Invisible Zinc offered to send me two products from their range I jumped at the chance. Invisible Zinc is an Australian made skin protection product range that's not tested on animals... just Elle Macpherson. I was sent The ESP ... [ Discover More ]

Polly Dolly V.2 WK 33

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Welcome back for this weeks Polly Dolly Polyvore challenge! Every Thursday (usually lol) I’ll post a new Polly Dolly Theme Challenge, then you toddle off and get creative. You can credit the items if you want and add a bit of an explanation of why you chose the pieces or you can just share your clipboard… it’s up to you. When you’re done maxing out your imaginary credit cards, simply add your link below using your blogs name as the “title” and a direct link to the specific blog post. Polyvore ... [ Discover More ]

Polly Dolly V.2 WK 32

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Welcome back for this weeks Polly Dolly Polyvore challenge! Every Thursday (usually lol) I’ll post a new Polly Dolly Theme Challenge, then you toddle off and get creative. You can credit the items if you want and add a bit of an explanation of why you chose the pieces or you can just share your clipboard… it’s up to you. When you’re done maxing out your imaginary credit cards, simply add your link below using your blogs name as the “title” and a direct link to the specific blog post. Polyvore ... [ Discover More ]

Suger Craving

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I have neglected my blog this week and instead embraced the special time I have with my girl Suger who has been sleeping on my couch for a week. Instead of blogging, having a conversation with you, telling you stories I've been talking to Sug, showing her cool stuff, shopping and eating too much and running myself rugged so here is a sneak peek into my week... I hosted the very first Girls Night In - Curvy Clothes Swap at Sydney World Tower and it was a total success. I still can't believe ... [ Discover More ]

Girls Night In Curvy Clothes Swap 2011

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A few months ago I received a letter in the mail asking me if I would like to host a Girls Night In charity event for the Cancer Council to aid research into all womens cancers. Having irregular cells found on my cervix when I was only seventeen and the subsequent preventative treatments, Girls Night In always resonated with me personally as funds went towards Cervical Cancer research amoung others. So I got thinking about what sort of event I could host, who I would invite and how I could ... [ Discover More ]

Wardrobe Update TS14+

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I'd never shopped at TS14+ before, the clothes seemed to be designed for a much older demographic and having worn "old ladies clothes" as a bigger child growing up I wanted to steer clear. Over the years I've learnt not to judge a book completely by it's cover and when TS14+ invited me to come in store and check out their range I couldn't be more excited. From what I could tell on their website, the clothes were all pieces that could be layered in a multitude of ways. As a lover of any ... [ Discover More ]

Polly Dolly V.2 WK 31

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Welcome back for this weeks Polly Dolly Polyvore challenge! Every Thursday (usually lol) I’ll post a new Polly Dolly Theme Challenge, then you toddle off and get creative. You can credit the items if you want and add a bit of an explanation of why you chose the pieces or you can just share your clipboard… it’s up to you. When you’re done maxing out your imaginary credit cards, simply add your link below using your blogs name as the “title” and a direct link to the specific blog post. Polyvore ... [ Discover More ]

Sometimes I forget…

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 ... it could be my words halfway through a sentence, the lyrics halfway through a song or sometimes I could simply forget my need to pee. I wouldn't say I was obessive complusive but when I start a project I have a tendancy to dive in, head first and not come up for air for days, weeks, sometimes months. I get so swept up in it all I forget the everyday menial things like loads of laundry that need doing, that maybe I should vacuum the floor or wipe down the bathroom sink. Why would I allow ... [ Discover More ]