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Things You Really, Really Shouldn’t Say to Someone Who Just Got Engaged

by Fiona Dolan
A few weeks ago I wrote a post called Things You Apparently Shouldn’t Say To Someone Who Just Got Engaged. A writer friend of mine sent me through a rebuttal of things you REALLY shouldn’t say to someone who just got engaged and because she’s fabulous and I love a debate I thought I’d bung it up here for you gorgeous folk. Enjoy! My boyfriend proposed when we were on holidays last September Read the rest!
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6 Little Known Facts About Bushfires That Could Save Your Life

by Carly Jacobs
This post is sponsored by the Department of Justice Have you ever been in an emergency bushfire situation? I have. Twice. The first time I was in Sydney and I was just a kid. I did anything my parents told me and I don’t remember much except my mother’s face going white and the sky turning a revolting shade of orange. The second time was in Canberra in 2003. My brother and I were home alone for the weekend and Read the rest!
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11 Adorable Made Up Words

by Carly Jacobs
A few years ago one of my mates was telling me a story and she said that she was ‘scrampling‘ for something and I was like ‘What the hell does scrampling mean?‘. Turns out it was one of those weird made up words that only means something to her family. It means to pat around on shelves in the dark looking for something. It really is the perfect word. It’s practically onomatopoeia. I re Read the rest!
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Quick and Easy 4 Ingredient Rocky Road

by Carly Jacobs
I’m always looking for easy treat recipes that I can take to parties. I’m interstate in Canberra this week and needed to make a little something to take to a baby shower and Mama Smaggle shared this little recipe gem with me. Quick and Easy 4 Ingredient Rocky RoadIt’s dead easy. What You Need 2 x 250gm blocks of milk chocolate 3 x Cadbury Turkish Delight bars 1 packet of marshmallows (I only us Read the rest!
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5 Easy and Healthy Lunchbox Ideas for Grown Ups

by Carly Jacobs
This post is sponsored by Woolworths I wanted to throw together a few simple lunchbox ideas for adults because it can be a nightmare trying to pack a healthy lunch if you have no idea what the hell you’re doing. Each of the lunch boxes I’ve created are worth around 500 calories each and coupled with a balanced breakfast and dinner it’ll be perfect for most healthy eating plans. I also deliberately Read the rest!
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10 Documentaries Everyone Should Watch

by Carly Jacobs
I’ve recently been plowing through the documentary section on Netflix and it’s like delicious mind food. Sometimes I get a bit jack of passive viewing and I just want to watch something that makes my brain tingle. This inspired me to write a list of my top 10 documentaries everyone should watch. I’ve seen all of the films listed below and I will highly recommend each one. So make sure you bookmark Read the rest!
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9 Tips for Travelling In Singapore

by Carly Jacobs
I’ve been to Singapore about 20 times in my life but until about a month ago I’d never even left the airport. That’s not too surprising though because Changi Airport is like Disneyland for grown ups. You can get your feet eaten by fish, visit the pretty butterflies, shop until it hurts and there’s sushi EVERYWHERE. However on the recommendation of everyone who’s actually been there, I Read the rest!
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5 Things I’ve Bought That I Effing Love

by Carly Jacobs
In recent months I’ve stocked up on some basics that I’ve been hankering after for ages. They’re quality items, around $80 to $150 and I can’t recommend them highly enough. No buyer’s remorse to be seen here. Midas Flat Shoes I bought an awesome pair of flats last year from a store that shall remain nameless (It starts with ‘T’ and ends with ‘…enery’) and Read the rest!
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31 Thoughts That Women Have When They’re At The Gym

by Carly Jacobs
This post is sponsored by Female for Life This week I’m teaming up with the gorgeous folks from Female for Life to bring you 31 Thoughts That Women Have When They’re At The Gym… make sure you keep reading for your chance to win some sweet work out threads. Here’s a basic run down on what women think about while at the gym… based entirely on what I think about when I’m at the gym.31 Thoughts Th Read the rest!
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9 Observations from Re-watching Ghost Whisperer as An Adult

by Carly Jacobs
Okay. I’ve officially hit the rock bottom on Netflix. I’m over Dawson’s Creek now. Once everyone has dated everyone at least once all the magic disappears from the show. I’ve now moved on to Ghost Whisperer. It has the most shallow plot of any television show I’ve ever watched but for your entertainment, as well as my own, I’m going to dissect the storyline. Don’t feel like Read the rest!
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