Sep 072012

This week things have been looking up. Nothing particularly bad happened, no cats died and I got to spend time with my brother.

On KiKi & Tea this week I wrote about:

I put up shelves in my garage! And by *I* clearly I mean my brother did it while I tried to be helpful (and got in the way)

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Sep 042012

Today’s Tip: To increase your SEO put all your keywords in the first 50 words and last 50 words of your posts.

When you become a blogger, the term “SEO” is thrown around with abandon, with very little explanation of what it is or how you can achieve it. So today I’m bringing you a quick tip that will immediately enhance your SEO.

Going backwards for a minute: What is SEO? SEO meant search engine optimization which, in simple terms, means search engines can find you. What’s the point of SEO? Why bother writing a stack of amazing content only for no one to see it! Continue reading »

Aug 312012

This past week started out incredibly sadly with the news my mother’s much loved cat, Kosi, passed away. He was found on Friday evening and had been missing for 5 days. I’m really hoping that will be the end of the crap things happening in my life. So, as we near the end of the another week, I’m hoping for good things on the horizon.

I’m excited today, specifically, as I’ve just an hour ago hit Publish on the first ever competition on KiKi & Tea! Celebrating our half-birthday with the chance to win a $100 Kuerida jewellery voucher.

I also wrote about how my wheels have fallen off, and I don’t think I care anymore.


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Aug 242012

It’s been a week of ups and downs… That’s a lie, it’s been a week mostly of downs. So, even though it’s out of chronological order, my first pic will be the flowers at the cafe this morning.

This week I wrote about:

And on to the week in pics…

Flowers at the work coffee shop

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Aug 232012

This Thursday, I love… chocolate!

I am pretty amazed I’ve got this far with this blog and not yet done a TILT on chocolate! I adore chocolate. Right now I’m eating yoghurt, but I’m dreaming of chocolate. With the exception of any that contain caramel, I will eat every chocolate bar and every chocolate kind you can think of, and I will love them all. White, milk, dark, give it to me!!

My favourite is milk, and my favourite favourite is Lindt Lindor balls. Oh my giddy aunt, they are amazing. Continue reading »

Aug 212012

Today’s Tip: Every ending is a new beginning.

In life there are many endings. Businesses, friendships, working relationships, gym memberships. There are deaths, there are happy endings, sad endings, endings that catch you by surprise.

All things must come to an end, one way or another. Nothing in this life lasts forever.

But it’s a mistake to dwell on the ending when it comes, as each ending is the beginning of a brand new chapter. Brand new opportunities, friendships, relationships. Brand new things on the horizon. New things to look forward to, to celebrate, to enjoy, to live, and to love. Continue reading »

Aug 172012

I’m sick as I write this, lying in bed convinced I’m dying of the plague (in reality I have a cold. But it’s a bad one!) so I’ll keep the captions fairly brief.

As always, the week began with breakfast out.

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Aug 142012

Today’s Tip: Don’t waste time

Now I could talk about not wasting time waiting around for the perfect opportunity to fall in your lap, but I’ve done that before. I could also write about how we shouldn’t waste time by having a sleep in or watching some crap TV, but that’s fun so I’m not going to do that either. Instead I’d like to drop this one on you: don’t waste time doing things you don’t enjoy. Continue reading »

Aug 132012

Today I’m taking part in Surprise Beginning’s Really Really Ridiculously Good Looking Monday. Because sometimes it’s fun to be a bit vain (and by sometimes, I mean all the time).

So this outfit was inspired by my friend Vanessa who wore something similar to church the other day and I realised I had all the appropriate bits to pull together my own version of the shift dress/blazer/leggings look. I was pretty happy with the results, except for my nasty hair, which is getting fixed on Wednesday!

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