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how to DIY embroidered patch jeans

how to DIY embroidered patch jeans I am obsessed with embroidered patches.  I mean, why wouldn’t I be? They are ridiculously adorable and retrocute too. I haven’t managed to find the perfect pair of embroidered patch jeans, so I decided to DIY. how to DIY embroidered patch jeans Youread more »

Kimba Likes Life Hacks | cleaning with baking soda for pets

Kimba Likes Life Hacks | cleaning with baking soda for pets Oh I love a good life hack!  It’s all about making life easier.  I’m sharing some baking soda tips that will save you money and save the earth too. Good old baking soda, aka bicarbonate soda, is a super duper useful productread more »

easy peasy Valentines Day dinner for non cooks

easy peasy three course Valentines Day dinner for non cooks The Welshman and I have just celebrated the 18th anniversary of our first kiss.  Yes, we are that soppy.  Cute isn’t it! With such a ridiculously hot weekend, all plans went out the window and we wound up barbecuing dinner andread more »

New Year Same Me

New year same me my New Year Resolution – this one’s easy! Yeah, yeah I know it’s February and a bit late for New Year Resolutions.  You know, the ones that are all about new year new you.  Green juices, dawn yoga, no sugar, meditation … for about two weeks until it allread more »

Kimba Likes | off on holiday

holiday game face! kimba likes holidays! I’m about to head off on holiday for a couple of weeks.  Off to the Land of the Long White Cloud.  A few days in Christchurch with my family, a couple of days in Akaroa on the Banks Peninsula (the knobbly bit on the east side of the South Island) forread more »

talking about life with autoimmune disease

life with autoimmune disease I’ve talked here before about my chronic illness and autoimmune disease.  Life with an invisible illness is difficult, so I’m going to take you behind the scenes and share my life with autoimmune disease; and my daily routine. You can read more about myread more »

autoimmune disease health update

autoimmune disease health update Recently I shared a selfie where I not only looked tired, grumpy and sore, I looked defeated.  Like I’d given up. It kinda did defeat me, looking at the selfies.  Is that how people see me? How do I see myself? Am I just kidding myself that I’mread more »

Kimba Likes Life Hacks | concealer pencil beauty hacks

Kimba Likes Life Hacks | concealer pencil beauty hacks Concealer Pencil Beauty Hacks I’m absolutely addicted to concealer.  I layer concealers to create a customised cosmetic solution for my individual skin needs.  Especially to disguise my eyebags. But concealer can do so much more thanread more »

Life-Space Probiotics | getting back on track

brought to you by Kids Business Communications and Life-Space Probiotics I’ve had rather the chequered health history.  Every time I feel like I’m getting better, another challenge pops up to keep me on my toes.  Or, rather, knock me flat on my back. When my baby was six months old, Iread more »

Spring Fling Style File | cuff stuff

Spring Fling Style File | cuff stuff Sarah from She Writes and I are loving checking out your interpretations of our daily prompts.  Check out Cuff Stuff! Spring Fling Style File | cuff stuff I really wanted to wear a pair of Indian silver cuffs for today’s prompt.  Alas my currentread more »

Spring Fling Style File | reader treats

Spring Fling Style File | reader treats Have you joined in the Spring Fling Style File 14 day challenge fun?  It’s not too late!  We’re just finishing up the first week, and there’s still a week to go. This season, I’ve managed to twist arms and batt my eyelashes andread more »

why I love holiday planning

why I love holiday planning Oh, how I love holidays! Time to explore new places and experience new adventures.  Time to hang out together as a family.  Time to chill out.  Time to reconnect. Whether it’s an overnight stay at a fancypants hotel, a roadtrip getaway or an extended overseasread more »

last minute Fathers Day gift ideas

last minute Fathers Day gift ideas from Kmart Forgotten Fathers Day is this weekend? You can’t do that to the father of your beautiful children, or the man who gave you life.  Not when you can pop into Kmart and make the man very happy for very little moolah! Check out my last minute Fathersread more »

The Festival of Kimba 43

The Festival of Kimba 43 Oh, I do like a birthday festival! Especially when it’s mine.  Funny that!  The Festival of Kimba was a pretty special one. It started with breakfast in bed – smoked salmon scramble on my gluten free toast, topped with fresh basil.  Next up, a pile of lovelyread more »

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