Sunset at Mooloolaba Beach on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia

Taking Stock – March 2019

It’s that time again!  Taking Stock time!  I can’t believe it but it was December 2018 when I did my last one so this one will be the first for 2019.  I’ve been doing Taking Stock posts for quite some time now.  In recent years,…

March 28, 2019
Girl sitting on a rock looking out at a flowing river

The stress-busting organisation method to create a sense of calm

ZEN TIP TUESDAY #10 For ZTT #10 I welcome Charlotte Atkinson.  Charlotte makes films, amongst other things. What started for her as a passion for being organised, developed into a full-blown career in the film industry.  Charlotte shares some stress-busting organisation methods to help…

March 26, 2019
Apollo Bay View

The Great Ocean Road – Apollo Bay

This is Part 5 of our Melbourne and Great Ocean Road road trip – 22 to 30 November 2018 So far I’ve covered our 2 nights in Melbourne, a quick stop off at Torquay and Bells Beach and another quick stop and explore at Aireys Inlet and Split Point Lighthouse and…

March 21, 2019
Ladies feet on an acupressure mat

Use an acupressure mat before sleeping

ZEN TIP TUESDAY #9 This week for ZTT #9 I’m happy to welcome Kate Campion who is sharing with us the benefits of using an acupressure mat – the main one being improved and more restful sleep!  Kate also gives us the heads up…

March 19, 2019
Eyes

Beauty: Making Eyes

This post is part of the Gorgeous 50’s series inspired by a book given to me by one of my sisters on my 50th birthday – ‘Grown up and Gorgeous in your 50’s’ by Pamela Robson.  I will be sharing some of Pamela’s words…

March 14, 2019
Peaceful lake

Seeking Gems of Zen – a guest post opportunity!

I’m seeking your little gems of zen! We all have them – little tricks (activities, places we go, lifestyle choices) that help relax us; make us feel more peaceful; restore some balance to us physically, mentally and spiritually; and these generally result in a…

March 7, 2019
Meditation and making it a daily practice

Meditation & making it a daily practice

ZEN TIP TUESDAY #7 For ZTT #7 I welcome Josee Perron.  Josee is a nature loving adventurer with a passion for words (both writing and reading them) and she enjoys encouraging others to see the beauty in getting off the beaten path and finding…

March 5, 2019
Plant Oils for skin care

Skin Care Saturday #57 – SCS Posts Ad Hoc from this point on

Welcome to Skin Care Saturday #57 Well hello there!  We’ve come a long way since my first Skin Care Saturday (SCS) post just over a year ago back in January 2018.  We’ve looked at all the Gorgeous Woman and ManOil8 products, and we have…

March 2, 2019
Hands holding a seedling for planting

Reinventions – Part 2

This post is part of the Gorgeous 50’s series inspired by a book given to me by one of my sisters on my 50th birthday – ‘Grown up and Gorgeous in your 50’s’ by Pamela Robson.  I will be sharing some of Pamela’s words…

February 28, 2019
Girl in the garden

Gardening – bringing a feeling of peace and wellbeing

ZEN TIP TUESDAY #6 For ZTT #6 – a big welcome to Melynda (Mel) who shares with us some amazing facts on how and why gardening can bring us a sense of peace and wellness.  You’ll find some links to Mel’s blog and social…

February 26, 2019
Wheat Germ Oil

Skin Care Saturday #56 – Wheat Germ Oil

Welcome to Skin Care Saturday #56 Today we are looking at the twenty-ninth (alphabetically) and FINAL ingredient of the twenty-nine ingredients contained within our Gorgeous Woman and ManOil8 products – Wheat Germ Oil. Oils already examined have been Apricot Kernal Oil (Australian), Argan Oil (Moroccan), Avocado Oil…

February 23, 2019
Lorne Swing Bridge

The Great Ocean Road – Lorne

This is Part 4 of our Melbourne and Great Ocean Road road trip – 22 to 30 November 2018 So far I’ve covered our 2 nights in Melbourne, a quick stop off at Torquay and Bells Beach and another quick stop and explore at Aireys Inlet and Split Point Lighthouse on our drive…

February 21, 2019
Reflexology on feet

Relaxation techniques on the move!

ZEN TIP TUESDAY #5 For ZTT #5 I welcome Melanie Varey from the UK who shares with us some fabulous relaxation techniques you can do at home and even when you’re on the move travelling!  Melanie is a qualified reflexologist and shares some wonderful…

February 19, 2019
watermelon

Skin Care Saturday #55 – Watermelon Seed Oil

Welcome to Skin Care Saturday #55 Today we are looking at the twenty-eighth (alphabetically) of the twenty-nine ingredients contained within our Gorgeous Woman and ManOil8 products – Watermelon Seed Oil. Oils already examined have been Apricot Kernal Oil (Australian), Argan Oil (Moroccan), Avocado Oil (Australian), Sweet Almond Oil…

February 16, 2019