• Product review : Muppie Lounge

    A week ago I received the cutest package of Muppie Lounge goodies for me to review. I had been following Marishka’s (creative whizz, artist, planner, website designer, owner and and model behind Muppie Lounge) story and was really keen to check out her range. She is a mum to four little kids and has somehow also managed to start her own fashion label. (How the hell?!) She launches a new range every three to four months and NEVER does the same print on the same style twice so everything is Limited Edition.  First impressions: Oh. My. Hat! I am a sucker for cute containers and the T-shirts arrived in these lovely cylinders with…

  • Under construction

    Not too long ago I wrote a post about how desperately I needed a physical makeover. I may be a Stay At Home Mum but I am really tired of looking like the clichè. If you know me personally you know that I like to be organised and have a plan of attack. Since time is no longer on my side I have settled for a To Do List: 1. Book a gel pedicure and eyebrow wax every six weeks  Pretty toes make me happy. I can be in my pajamas all day but as soon as I look down and see neat and colourful nails it lightens my whole mood.…

  • Time for a makeover!

    I gave myself quite a fright today. There I was, busy shopping for my daughters birthday, having a fine old time. Then I turned to look at a window display and saw my reflection. I confess I stopped and stared for a while. The staff must have thought I was really keen on some overpriced hiking boots. I wasn’t though. What caught my attention was how bleh I looked. I’m 33 but I looked like a hard living 45 year old with 5 kids.  Let me paint you a mental picture because I cant bear to take an actual photo. I was wearing plain black pumps that have seen better…