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Our Euro Adventure | part 2 | ITALY

Posted by on Jul 28, 2014 in BUSINESS, TRAVEL | No Comments
Our Euro Adventure | part 2 | ITALY

The first time I visited Italy was back in 2007 – our last spur-of-the-moment European weekend break before we moved to Australia. And before I’d even been I knew that Italy and I were destined to be BFFs. Well, the […]

T-SHIRT LOVE

Posted by on Jul 24, 2014 in STYLE | No Comments
T-SHIRT LOVE

You know when you find the PERFECT t-shirt? This is it for me! I love Zoe Karssen shirts – perfect fit, great material and last for-e-ver.

Our Euro Adventure | part 1 | FRANCE

Posted by on Jul 2, 2014 in LIFE | 2 Comments
Our Euro Adventure | part 1 | FRANCE

I just got back to Melbourne last week after spending a month in Europe with my husband and 2 little men. As I’ve mentioned before, travel is SUCH a big part of our life as a family and this trip […]

A digital detox to explore

Posted by on May 28, 2014 in BUSINESS + LIFE | No Comments
A digital detox to explore

Tomorrow I’m heading off to Europe with my boys on our summer adventure. I’m so excited to be able to travel with them, especially when they are still pretty young. I was lucky enough to travel heaps with my family […]

What to do when you’ve got no clients (no freak out involved)

Posted by on May 21, 2014 in BUSINESS | One Comment
What to do when you’ve got no clients (no freak out involved)

The feast / famine work flow. It’s just the way or freelance life, right? This is what I used to think. I’d be putting in 40+ hr weeks on big project the hear… NOTHING the week later. Rather than celebrating […]

Permission to work at 3am (or whenever you want)

Posted by on Apr 22, 2014 in BUSINESS | 6 Comments
Permission to work at 3am (or whenever you want)

Have you ever found yourself WIDE awake at 3am with a zillion business ideas flying through your head? Even if you’ve only been at this freelance / biz thing for a week, I bet you’ve already had one of these […]

The darker side of freelance : my confessions

Posted by on Apr 9, 2014 in BUSINESS + LIFE | 8 Comments
The darker side of freelance : my confessions

The in-house jokes.┬áThe lunch table convo.┬áThe mid arvo coffee run. Confession #1 : I miss my old corporate life.     These are just some of the things I miss about the traditional office environment. As much as I complained […]

FREE art print download

Posted by on Apr 3, 2014 in BUSINESS + LIFE | 2 Comments
FREE art print download

This has become the new base for me when it comes to making decisions. I keep coming back to deciding if choosing to do a certain thing (in both life + work) is going to make me feel more or […]

How to move your freelance business from hobby to six figures

Posted by on Feb 26, 2014 in BUSINESS | 2 Comments
How to move your freelance business from hobby to six figures

During the early stages of building my freelance business, I bootstrapped as much as possible. I called in favours from web developing friends, taught myself the basics of the techy things like SEO and WordPress and only ever attended free […]

CONFESSION : I work evenings and weekends

Posted by on Feb 18, 2014 in BUSINESS + LIFE | 14 Comments
CONFESSION : I work evenings and weekends

What? You work weekends?!?! No way. I’d never do that. This is often the reaction I get when I tell people that I usually work the weekends. It seems that unless you are a freelancer who works 9 – 5, […]