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Expert tips on transitioning from crib to ‘big’ bed

Expert tips on transitioning from crib to ‘big’ bed

Sleep is a funny thing. For us, it's something we LOVE and high fives are furnished on whomever has clocked up the most hours of sleep the night before a big work day. But the wee ones in our lives seem to have a much more complex relationship with sleep, often battling against it (why baby, why?! it’s so good!). One of the big milestones in the world of snoozing is, of course, the transition from cot to big girl / boy bed. But it’s a decision that should not be taken lightly, as the wonderful Sleep Teacher Kristy (a...

Insider's guide to a long weekend on the Mornington Peninsula

Insider's guide to a long weekend on the Mornington Peninsula

Thinking of heading down under? Plan a trip to the Mornington Peninsula for the long weekend but not sure where to wine, dine, and soak up the sunshine? Alex gives us her locals guide to a weekend on the “Ninch".   FRIDAY Many LittleWelcome! Ease on in with dinner at Many Little in Red Hill, the casual bistro in the ever-growing Polperro empire.  Try the fish tacos – you can thank us later.   SATURDAY Hot Hut Start the morning off right with a yoga sesh. Our favourite is Hot Hut yoga studio – a wee little spot that will...

Christmas in the Kitchen with Alex

Christmas in the Kitchen with Alex

It’s not Christmas in my house if I don’t whip up fam favourite egg nog! This is Jamie Oliver’s recipe and my long time favourite (after testing many!), I like to freestyle a bit by adding things like star anise, and maple syrup! Ultimate Eggnog Recipe Serves 8 3 cups (700ml) whole milk 1 cup (240ml) heavy or double cream 3 cinnamon sticks 1 vanilla bean pod, split and seeds removed 1 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg, plus more for garnish 5 eggs, separated 2/3 (130g) cup granulated sugar 3/4 cup (175ml) Bacardi Dark Rum, or bourbon In a saucepan, combine...

Interior Inspo with @taper_jean_girl

Interior Inspo with @taper_jean_girl

Today we are excited to be chatting to Sydney based lifestyle and interior stylistand all round gorgeous individual Tahnee Carroll. Hello Tahnee! You’re an interiors and lifestyle stylist. Can you tell us what exactly that means? Well to put it simply, I’m basically a glorified shopper/removalist, haha! But in fancy terms, my role is to create sets in which to style a brands product, I start by sourcing furnishings and accessories to create the perfect setting for those products, be it cushions or art or sofas and then we either build a set in a studio or create new sets at stunning locations. I...

London's calling and they've got roses for you...

London's calling and they've got roses for you...

Charlotte Jacklin has that enviable “it” factor, and because she's a proper Londoner, her "it” factor comes with a big bunch of roses and a good strong cup of tea in dainty china. Today, one of our favourite bloggers (check her out if you’re after a healthy dose of fashion, interiors, travel and all things floral) styles up her favourite pieces from the Pearl collection.  Yolk Tassel Throw Apricot Round Velvet Frill Cushion Bed of Roses Quilted Pillowcase 2P Set Bed of Roses Quilted Large Bedspread Garden Green Velvet Pillowcase 2P Set Native Linen Tablecloth Native Linen Napkin Set Native Linen...

Pearl Styling with @TEAMTONKIN

Pearl Styling with @TEAMTONKIN

Everything that interior stylist Melissa Tonkin (aka @teamtonkin) touches turns to gold and boy has she done it again! Styling up your new 'must have' bedroom look with our Pearl collection, this is one that we know you will want to add straight to cart!        Falling Leaves Velvet Tassel Cushion Cover  Teal Velvet Pillowcase 2P Set   Peony Rose Velvet Euro Cover Click here to shop the @teamtonkin look!  

PEARL - FOUNDERS' EDIT

PEARL - FOUNDERS' EDIT

Do you want to know what the founder’s of Kip&Co have been secretly coveting from the new range Pearl? Wonder no more!  Hayley I’ll take everything in Marble Magic, please! It’s my dream print of the season ‘cause I’m a sucker for linen and Marble Magic combines that with a Kip&Co twist. I’m renovating my loft at the moment and think these fresh peachy tones will pop against the white washed walls. I’m also digging our leggings this season - they’ve become a daily essential for me, they’re super comfy and easy to wear in this whacky trans-seasonal weather. Alex Oh...

IVY MUSE - Wellbeing With Plants: Alex McCabe

IVY MUSE - Wellbeing With Plants: Alex McCabe

Please tell us a little bit about yourself...My name is Alex McCabe and I’m the co-founder and creative director of Kip&Co, a homewares and apparel brand we launched seven years, motivated by the simple idea of bringing a little more colour and fun into every corner of the home, and every member of the family.   What do you love most about indoor plants?When we renovated our home, a big focus for us was how to bring the outside in. The whole home is centred around the view out to the garden, but it's really the indoor plants that complete...

HEALTHY TREATS FROM NATURAL HARRY

HEALTHY TREATS FROM NATURAL HARRY

Natural Harry (aka Harriet) is something of a health food guru around our parts. Back in the day, she was serving up organic plant-based smoothies...