Reviewing The Body Shop Beauty Products

The Body Shop Review

This review for The Body Shop was originally reviewed on FashioNZ When the Body Shop makeup turned up on my work desk I couldn’t wait to get this stuff home to review it for FashioNZ. To be perfectly honest, I haven’t shopped at The Body Shop in years. I used …

Vintage Candy Stripes at Chelsea Sugar Factory

Chelsea Sugar Factory

I’ve driven past Chelsea Sugar Factory thousands of times. It’s the famous salmon pink building that sits ocean side on the North Shore here in Auckland City. When New Zealand was first being settled, the government offered money to set up the country‚Äôs first sugar refinery. Before this, we had …

MadeinEighty Viva Las Vegas Vintage Photo shoot

MadeinEighty Photoshoot

I got the last photo shoot session with Lars Kommezispadt from MadeinEighty. His photos are dark, moody, use little to no lighting except what’s natural and they manage to capture something which is so raw and real. I love trying out different types of photography styles. I remember seeing a …

Sticky Walnut Honey Tart Recipe

Sticky Walnut Honey Tart Recipe

I love walnuts and I love fresh golden honey so naturally, a sticky walnut honey tart happened. I’ll delve a little more into the back story behind why I made this walnut honey tart. I was given a delicious container of fresh honey from a work colleague who keeps bees …

Homemade Lemon Curd Recipe

Lemon Curd Recipe Miss Charlotte Cake

When life gives you lemons… you make zingy lemon curd. This recipe is one I’ve been making for years, well variations of it anyway. I finally feel like I’ve perfected it to just the way I like it. Perfectly balanced between sweet and tangy. I feel like many of the …

50’s Bowling Shirt Review – Rebel Rock Clothing

Bowling Shirt 50's Review

I love a 50’s style bowling shirt and so does my partner Carl. So, when the owner of Rebel Rock Clothing got in touch about a custom shirt for Carl I couldn’t say resist. Threse was happy to create and gift Carl a fun new bowling shirt. For once it wasn’t …

Lady Vintage Review – Domestic Goddess Dress

Lady Vintage Domestic Goddess Hepburn Dress

I was recently given the new Lady Vintage Domestic Goddess Hepburn dress from Two Lippy Ladies and I couldn’t wait to see how many ways I could style this particular fabric. This dress is part of Lady V London’s fabulous “Kitsch Collection” this AW17.  At first, the colours caught my eye …

La Fourchette – Auckland High Tea Review

La Fourchette is a fresh, modern French restaurant and cafe in St Heliers, Auckland. They have an impressive menu as well as a pastry cabinet that will steal your heart (I’ve heard the pain au chocolat is a must-try).  I didn’t actually know this place existed until a few weeks ago. When …