Sunday, January 31, 2010

bonne aniversaire!

So yesterday was my birthday! We took a little walk down to south bank...

...had some ice cream...

...and went for a swim :)

Then after a quick nap we had nachos for dinner followed by ice cream cake. Actually I finished the nachos for breakfast :)

Also thank you for this premature birthday present from Toosdai of merci me!

The rules of this award are as follows:

1. To accept the award, you must post it on your blog with the name of the person who has granted you the award, and a link to their blog.

2. Pass the award on to approximately 15 other blogs that you recently discovered, and think are great!

3. Contact the bloggers to let them know they have been chosen for this award

So here are a few of my fave bloggers...

A cup full of sunshine
Cindy Whitehead
Farouche fashion
Fashion cappuccino
Ocean Dreams
Posh's daily style
Small town chic
The fashion addiction
The Sydney girl

ok I didn't quite get to 15, but give me a break- it's my birthday weekend! Anyone who reads this blog deserves this award so please feel free to pass it on to some of YOUR favourite bloggers!

I also have to thank you guys for all of your awesome, blush inducing comments. Seriously, you are awesome.

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Australia Day!

Spent the day eating sausages, chops and lamingtons, intermittently paddling in the pool, hosing off, and somewhat succesfully predicting the hottest 100 countdown. Happy Australia Day everyone!!

Sunday, January 24, 2010

guitars and violent movies

(tightrope top, temt shorts, target shoes, watch from a magazine and ring from markets)
LOVE cutouts! Especially shoulder cutouts! They make you feel like your top has slid sexily off your shoulder ALL THE TIME. All without the risk of it sliding too far and revealing your maidenly undergarments! It's the demure younger sister of the side cutout. You know it.

Thursday, January 21, 2010

For Neeny xoxo

(target shoes, second hand everything else)

This is for my longest suffering follower, who requested some high short action. Sorry I'm not tucked in Neeny, but as you can see, my shirt is just not quite long enough to make it. But I thought this would be sufficiently embarrassing to suffice.

I love these shorts SO much although I'm pretty sure they are a children's size. They are a little too tight to really want to wear anywhere, especially if you intend on going to the bathroom at all. So I have pretty much just tried them on fleetingly with various tops and pretended to be that surfer girl from Point Break. And then found something more comfortable :)

Monday, January 18, 2010

princess sparkle

(secondhand everything)
I've been wearing a few "secondhand everything" outfits recently, perhaps because I did so much op-shopping on the way up the coast to Brisbane! The op shops on the coast and in the country are so cheap (even more so than the city kind) that its hard to say no to anything. I TOTALLY needed that 3rd pair of high waisted shorts right? Actually they were a very 70s inspired pair of jeans before my trusty scissors found them...

Thursday, January 14, 2010

paddle time!

I have been wanting to go paddle boarding for so long so I was so keen when I got the chance at the coast! It was really easy and I didn't even fall off once. And it was SUCH a good workout especially seeing as they hired them for four hours at a time! We saw a couple of sting rays too which is a bit of a phobia of mine.
Thank you all so much for all of your lovely comments recently I hope everyone is having a super 2010 so far...

Monday, January 11, 2010

the cardigans

I love the kind of mild weather that allows for trans-seasonal dressing like this. Wearing a cardigan as a dress is super fun, if a little vulnerable to sudden gusts of wind!

Friday, January 8, 2010

South Bank

(Cotton on sunnies, watch from magazine(!), secondhand everthing else)

South Bank is my absolutely FAVORITE thing about Brisbane. It is a big pool in the city which is cunningly disguised as a tropical lagoon. It's just as warm as the air (which FYI is VERY warm!) and it's just the best ever. When I go there I never want to leave.

Also I finally bought some sunnies in my fave colour and have now worn them to death so I may need to put them aside for a while! But, you know, I thought it was good to have some that weren't black...