I was told long ago that we could pretty much count on a few sets of hands the big events in our lives. That being birthdays, anniversaries, holidays, etc. They are mostly great, noteworthy and cause enough to celebrate with everyone in our world.
To get to these places however, is a culmination of the effort, [...]
Over the years I have watched most of my single girlfriends attend dinner parties rather than throw them. I have differed because the hostess in me can’t be held down, yet watching the hostess in many of my girlfriends lay low seems so unnecessary.
So just before you decide that couples have cornered the market on the humble dinner [...]
For years I’ve wondered why dinner sets, cutlery sets, wine glasses, etc are purchased in equal numbers. Yes, I am aware that you will have guests from time to time and many families are made up of 2, 4, 6 and sometimes 8! Yet to me, packaged in equal sets suggests that it would be [...]
The title of this article could be read as contradiction in terms…yet just as it is possible to be happy and single, it is also possible to be happy, single and a mum…it’s all about perspective.
With Mother’s Day in the forefront of my mind this week, I have been thinking about mothers that have inspired [...]
Hi! For those of you who don’t know me, I’m Beck, Michaela’s flatmate, a 26-year-old single girl living in the gorgeous city of Melbourne.
I have moved many times in the last few years. Growing up in a small country town with high unemployment and no option for further study, I had no choice but to [...]
I often joke with my ‘inner circle’ that I didn’t seem to get the sexy gene. I’m talking about that innate womanly ability to be innocently flirty and elusive.
I have a friend who has been blissfully married for a decade, yet she still walks into a room and within 10 minutes every man is in [...]
I have just moved to Vancouver, Canada, from Sydney, Australia, relocating my entire life basically just for a change. I was single, most of my friends were married, there were no dating prospects on the horizon and I had been in the same job for a decade. It seemed like a good time for a [...]
As a single working mum, orchestrating a square meal to be on the table by 6pm or so, is sometimes impossible.
I am sure that many working mums and single girls are in the same boat. Rather than feeling as is you’re flailing in this area, chin up and read on. I have listed a couple [...]