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Fashion+Beauty

The Daily Edition: Talking Self Esteem & Overcoming Hardship

May 12th, 2014

How cool is it to be on air talking from the heart about all things that matter most to you? This past Friday I had the…
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Oh Baby

My Hero Mum: Happy Mothers Day

May 11th, 2014

I have LOVED seeing everyone’s posts (social media declarations) about their mothers today. It’s wonderful to see the love shared by each and every one of…
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Fashion+Beauty

Spread the Word: World Ovarian Cancer Day

May 8th, 2014

Cancer loves my family more than it should. Breasts, lungs, pancreas and heart disease are no exception. Without getting too morbid on you, I’ll keep it brief. When…
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Lifestyle

The Manly Daily: Bringing a Touch of Goodness to International Stage

May 5th, 2014

I am honoured to be an Ambassador for The Touch of Goodness Foundation, a charity that has grown close to my heart since I first…
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Model Insider

Angels in Paradise: The Time Is Now

May 4th, 2014

This last Sunday night I had the honor of attending the ‘Angels in Paradise’ charity fundraiser, hosted by fashion designer Lavashe Couture to raise awareness and funds…
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Model Insider

How To: Identify Career Conundrums + Tips to Fix Them

May 1st, 2014

Some of us bounce into work on Monday mornings, bright and chirpy and ready to face the day. And some of us don’t. Whether you…
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Food & Drink

Real Simple: Green Smoothie Recipes for Beginners

April 30th, 2014

Just in case you’ve been hiding under a rock; buzz words like detoxes, organic, holistic, whole foods, super foods, green smoothies, etc… have been taking…
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Lifestyle

Thoughtful Tuesday: Unsung Hero

April 22nd, 2014

Have you ever noticed the wealth of information you can find online? There is so much imagery to digest that it usually passes through the…
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Decor & Style

A First for Everything: Purfectly Chic Exhibit @ Sydney Family Expo

April 17th, 2014

I survived my first exhibition!! I guess that means I can add ‘fashion exhibitor’ to my resume now!? It was lots of fun at the…
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Lifestyle

The Monday Cute Show: Baby Boar Piglets

April 7th, 2014

Your daily dose of cuteness to get you through the week. This weeks’ instalment takes us to Germany where six little boar piglets were found…
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Fashion+Beauty

The No Makeup Selfie #HypeMuch

March 28th, 2014

A #nomakeupselfie for cancer awareness? Sounds divine. I’m all for cancer awareness. Oh, actually, no. Now that I’ve had a split second to think about…
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Fashion+Beauty

Beauty. Redefined

March 20th, 2014

I am bursting with excitement to share this project with you!! It’s goes with everything that I have been working towards the last few years…
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Fashion+Beauty

How to: Be Sexy According to Ashton Kutcher

March 15th, 2014

Be thoughtful. Be generous. Everything else is crap! #MindBlown. It’s not often a celebrity speech takes me by surprise. Every now and again a series…
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Model Insider

Sneak Peak: Introducing #ChicNation

March 3rd, 2014

Today’s location is quintessentially Australian. My own backyard captures the essence of my beautiful country, making it the ideal backdrop to film my Mrs Australia…
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Lifestyle

Meerkat Giggles: Monday-itis Gone!

March 3rd, 2014

Monday’s and I don’t usually get along. The idea of a weekend to relax is usually shadowed by the fact that I work during the…
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Fashion+Beauty

Celebrating Teal Ribbon Day

February 26th, 2014

TODAY is Teal Ribbon Day!! Together with the wonderful team at Ovarian Cancer Australia I’d like to remember the women and their families impacted by ovarian cancer….
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Fashion+Beauty

Purfectly Chic: We’re CASTING!

February 17th, 2014

Over the weekend I had the pleasure of being on ‘the other side’. In the business of fashion, modeling and all the common references for…
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Food & Drink

Aussie Proud: Happy Australia Day

January 26th, 2014

  You know how it goes…Aussie Aussie Aussie, Oi Oi Oi!! It’s a privilege to have been born in the south, raised in the tropical…
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Model Insider

A New Year: Take a Chance and Never Look Back

January 1st, 2014

As the sun sets on 2013, I’d like to share a snapshot of my portfolio this last year… Something that a lot of people don’t…
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Lifestyle

My Hero: Home Safe for Christmas

December 25th, 2013

This morning I enjoyed one of life’s little pleasures I often take for granted; waking up next to my loved one. This time last year…
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Lifestyle

Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year

December 20th, 2013

It’s that magical time of year where I feel blessed to have wonderful family and friends I do. The ones that have been there to…
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Model Insider

8 Ways To Increase Your Facebook Reach Without Spending Money

December 14th, 2013

In case you haven’t heard, Facebook is going to make it harder and harder for you to get your content seen.  While it might be due to…
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Decor & Style

Reflections On Selling Our First Home

December 5th, 2013

As a little Defence family we’ve been through our fair share of house and home moves. When I put that in print it equates to…
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Lifestyle

Happy Thanksgiving From Downunder

November 28th, 2013

I know it’s still a bit too early on the West Coast, though I’m just excited to post now before my Aussie bed time! Thanksgiving…
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Fashion+Beauty

Typhoon Haiyan Appeal: Beauty Queens Unite

November 25th, 2013

“Those who can do, do. Those who can do more, volunteer” ~ Author Unknown. My thoughts and feelings towards charity work beyond a shadow of…
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Model Insider

Such an Honor: My Mrs Australia Crowning Speech

November 24th, 2013

Someone pinch me… I am beyond speechless to have the privilege of continuing the charity title for 2014 as the newly crowned Mrs Australia International!!…
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Lifestyle

Straight to the Pool Room: Photobombed by the best

November 2nd, 2013

These are the type of images that would coin the phrase “this is going straight to the poolroom”. If you haven’t seen the movie ‘The…
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Fashion+Beauty

Miranda Kerr MIA at the Victorias Secret Fashion Show

October 19th, 2013

We can all relax. Elle Australia confirmed Miranda wasn’t dropped by underwear giant Victoria’s Secret for being “difficult”. Proof that rumours only send the gossip…
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Oh Baby

Parenting 101: Sh!t My Kids Ruined

September 29th, 2013

One of the most magical things in life is creating life itself. At least that’s how I imagine it to be. I don’t have children,…
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Wedding & Events

On This Day. Five Years of Wedded Bliss

September 13th, 2013

On this day, five years ago, I married my best friend. And here we are today…still just as giddy as the day we met with…
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