News RSS



Chocolate-Coconut Face Scrub

This yummy face scrub is good enough to eat - well almost!  Plus it combines two of our very favourite things - chocolate and coconut...enjoy! homemade chocolate coconut sugar scrub You'll need:1 cup loosely packed brown sugar1/2 cup coconut oil (room temperature - not melted)1/3 cup almond or grape seed oil2 tablespoons cocoa powdera few drops of your favourite essential oil (skip this ingredient if your skin is super sensitive or your not into essential oils) The mix:Add all ingredients together in a large bowl and mix until combined. Use it: By scrubbing in gentle circular motions over your face, and super gently over your lips.  Leave for a few minutes to allow the oil to soak in and enjoy baby soft skin!...

Continue reading →



Rose Gold French Manicure

We love anything with a bit of bling and this little rose gold French manicure is by far our favourite!  If you've got #madskills, follow the instructions below...otherwise book into your local beauty salon for a bit of a pamper!  Let us know how you go! Base work:If you treat your nails good from the base up, the polish will last a whole lot longer and give you a better finish. Step 1: Trim your nailsStart by trimming your nails to the desired length. Make sure all of them are even. We find the perfect length for French manicures is when the white part of your nail is about 1/2 centimetre - anything shorter and this finish can make your hands...

Continue reading →



Chocolate anyone...?

'You don't make friends with salad' - no truer words have been spoken!  What you do make friends with, is CHOCOLATE.  Here are our favourites for a very satisfying easter....let us know what you think of our suggestions or what your faves are! Koko Black Literally any chocolate you pick up from this store is going to satisfy any chocolate craving and at Easter time they amp up the chocolatey amazingness by adding gems like the Caramalised Coconut Egg and the deliciously moorish Hot Cross bites (we dare you to stop at one!) Cacao You'd have to expect that a store named Cacao is definitely going to bring the goods when it comes to chocolate season (aka Easter).  Our pick is...

Continue reading →



Go green (so you can eat more eggs)

Ahhh...Easter Monday.  If you're anything like us, you may possibly be suffering from a slight sugar/champagne/too much food hangover. After your well deserved sleep in, we recommend this delightfully refreshing smoothie to make you feel all wonderful and healthy again, and possibly leave room to sneak in some more easter eggs (it is TECHNICALLY still Easter right?)   Add the following into a blender, blitz and enjoy! 2 dates - pitted 1 cup cold water 1 small avocado Handful of spinach 2 small bananas If protein is your thing, add in a scoop of a vanilla flavoured one!

Continue reading →



Fun weekend getaways

We get it...overseas beach vacays are not always an option.  But if you're lucky enough to live in beautiful Australia - you may want to check out some of these fun options!  Just don't forget to pack your bikini! If glamping is your thing, you should definitely check out St Jeromes Hotel in the Melbourne CBD where luxury accommodation meets the elemental outdoors. Plus with all the other activities the Melbourne CBD has to offer you can either choose to chill out or get out and about and explore the beautiful Southbank, hidden gems in all the laneways or jump on a tram to have a quintessential Melbourne experience.   Have you ever been to Tasmasnia? Staying at Thalia Haven...

Continue reading →