Home Design Inspirations: This One Makes Me Stop


You know those moments when you drive along with eyes alert noticing a nice colour scheme or a lovely gate.
The sort you say to yourself “oh I love that” or “why would have they painted it that colour”?

I love driving back streets and getting off the main track, I try to contain little inner squeals of delight though mostly when I find a house I love, I outwardly sigh and moan!

Well Loulou-ers this was one of them…

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Living, Loving, Laughing & All Those Important Things… A Personal Post.



Hello All,

I know it’s been a while since my last post (Oops time sure goes quick!)
I am really sorry for my absence, however it was a much needed space I had to create (for myself and my family).

I had to have a little step away from the keyboard for a while – it took me a looooooong time to get over a horrid set in bronchitis that I had. (It went on and on and on for weeks and weeks and well… you get the picture).
I am on the mend now though I needed that time to say – “Ok, you’ve got one life and one body – look after it better than you have been girly”.
(Also seeing my father have a massive operation last year, then go through Radium therapy & my mother suffer terribly from Shingles – I felt like I had to hop off that spinning world for a bit).

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DIY: How To Recycle & Upcycle A Motif or Print From Your Favourite T-Shirt


You know that moment when you need to throw away the shirt that no longer fits…
Or, it is your favourite but it has a sneaky little hole in it but you LOVE the print on the front.
Yeah, I know! That!  That’s gotta be a fashion crime I think.

Well fret no more, I am here to help you and show you what you can do.  It’s so easy.
All can be saved and get ready to recycle / upcycle (whatever you want to call it), hello Fashionista’s.

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Healthy Habits: Quick & Easy Prawn (shrimp), Mango & Avocado Salad


Hi Healthy Loulou-ers,

You asked and you shall receive I say.  As you may have gathered I LOVE to cook!
Generally my cooking is mostly healthy (there may be a few treats here and there).

This was another recipe of mine I recently posted to Instagram and Facebook. I LOVE summer salads (in fact I love salads at anytime).
It’s super quick, easy, tasty, light & clean eating. Great for when you just can’t be bothered or need something uber impressive if you have having visitors.
What more can you ask for?

Here it goes…

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10 Quick Tips for Best Skin Care Cleansing From A Pro


Welcome to part 2 of the 2 part series on the lowdown of Cleansers and Skin Care Cleansing by Donna at DCC MySkin-Coach.
This gal knows her industry and I have the exclusive scoop and a whole lot of information to share with you.

So here’s the picture: You clean & cleanse your skin morning and night? Yes, No?
And you use a great Face Cleanser don’t you? Well it’s expensive so it must be good right? Well not necessarily.
Perhaps your cleanser needs to be given the heave ho and start afresh.

Here’s what Donna recommends:

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