Categories: Life

1 dress, 31 days: my Frocktober fundraising challenge

October 1 2017
Friends, I'm excited to share that this month I'll be fundraising for the Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation (OCRF) as part of Frocktober! What's Frocktober? Frockers* are encouraged to raise money for the OCRF by frocking up: it could be at a Frocktober fundraising event, it could be every Friday for a month or the challenge many fundraisers take on is wearing a different dress every day for the month of O… go ahead, keep on reading...

A beginners guide to making crack

August 13 2017
I want to be clear up front - I'm good at plenty of things. I'm great at painting my own nails. I have a 6.7 GPA. I'm getting very good at identifying which fashion house couture came from. I taught our dog to sneeze on command! I can do things. But I'm not a great cook. In fact, it may not even be appropriate to use the term 'cook' to describe the fumbling I do in the kitchen. I stuffed up boiling ric… go ahead, keep on reading...

Dance like no one’s watching: a No Lights No Lycra review

July 4 2017
It's no secret that like Carrie Bradshaw, I'm a shopping-is-my-cardio kinda gal. However I suspect quite unlike Carrie, I'm also in the carbs-are-lyfe camp and that's the sorta thing that has a way of catching up with a person. So tonight I journeyed way outside of my regular cardio comfort zone and tried No Lights No Lycra. What is No Lights No Lycra? No Lights No Lycra was started in Melbourne by "two un… go ahead, keep on reading...

Gifts that give back

May 7 2017
As consumers, it's easy to underestimate our power to create change in the world. Yet, our decisions as shoppers make or break businesses. In the same way Femeconomy taught us we can use our consumer power to influence gender equality, we can also use our buying power to help create change in the world by shopping with businesses that are actively giving back. From looking for ways to weave giving into the… go ahead, keep on reading...