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My favourite 'F' words

FIESTAS, FESTIVITIES AND FEASTS!    Bring on the silly season! It's one of our favourite times of the year and the perfect excuse to treat ourselves and surround ourselves with our wonderful loved ones. Here are some of our favourite things to eat and do during the holidays. 1. Flower Making Take the time to visit the flower markets and purchase your favourite blooms to make your own garland or wreath. Check out the lovely guys over at the Local Social for this DIY.     2. It isn't a Christmas without a Pavlova!       Ingredients: 5 egg whites 1 1/3 C caster sugar 1 Tblsp of corn flour 1 tsp of vanilla extract 1 tsp of white vinegar...

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Vanna & Christine's Guide to Giving

      1. Status Anxiety Dust to Dust Belt $59 // 2. Izola Neat Flask $45 // 3. Triumph & Disaster Moisturiser $44 4. Peg & Awl Marlowe Slate Lunchbag $49 // 5. Status Anxiety Jonah Wallet $65 // 6. Hamburger Gourmet Cookbook $35         7. TIAN Studios Asteroid Silk Scarf $269 // 8. Pink Lou Lou Gold Plate Star Ring $99 // 9. Baggu Turquoise Small Leather Pouch $39 // 10. Maple Soaps Paloma and Poppy Seed Soap $15 // 11. Sans Ceuticals Baobab Regenerative Body Cream $55 // 12. Status Anxiety Maud Snow Cheetah Wallet $59       13. Fog Linen Bear Bib $22 // 14. Coral & Tusk Fox Toy $70 // 15. Classic Tales of Babar $25...

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Super Seedy Granola

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and I like to start the day with something that isn't high in refined sugars and want something that is low GI so that it keeps me fuelled until my mid-morning snack.  My favourite for breakfast is full fat natural yoghurt (or coconut yoghurt for those days you want to keep it dairy free), handful of granola and some fresh fruit! Sometimes I sprinkle it in my porridge, on top of my chia pudding, the boy has even gone as far as blended it with some nut milk to make a delicious, thick smoothie.  I love making it for my friends and families so I thought I would share my recipe so you...

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Getting to know the girl behind TIĀN

If you follow our insta feed, you would have seen that we brought on a new local brand called TIĀN. These beautiful, one-of-a-kind, luxurious scarves have been designed and made on home soil in sunny Australia. We met up with the beautiful and talented girl behind TIĀN to hear more about the up and coming label.    1. Tell us about Tian and how the concept has come about Essentially TIĀN started when I was in Paris, I fell in love with the idea of scarves and it's versatility of being the ultimate accessory to complement an outfit, and as you all know the French do it oh so well. And that's when the creative process began to form into how I could bring...

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Poppin-up in Places!

WINNERS ARE GRINNERS! A long overdue post! A couple of weeks ago, Nine Lives of Mine were the first winners of a great competition run by St. George Bank and Westfield Shopping Centres. This is a great initiative run by one of the big banks and it was so great to know that huge corporation such as the above are supporting little businesses like us. We couldn't be happier of how it turned out and are so fortunate and grateful to be the first winners of this truly wonderful program. Many thanks to the gang at St. George Bank, Westfield and George P. Johnson, we are eternally grateful!       Turkish Hammam Towels available here  Izola Candles available here...

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