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Five simple ways to use less plastic

July 3, 2018

How to use less plastic Lillytales

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past five-ish years, you’ll know that generally, as a society, we’re having more discussions about the issues that surround our plastic consumption, mostly thanks Craig Reucassel’s fantastic ABC TV show War on Waste.

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My Current Homewares Wishlist

September 25, 2016

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For those of you who watched my recent Life Update video, you will know that Sim and I are in the process of buying a house. The movie is imminent! So there’s no better time than now to have a browse through my favourite homewares shops to get some inspiration and ideas for decking out the new place.

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My Mid-Year Resolutions | Video

June 13, 2016

Mid-year resolutions

Seeing as it’s June and we’re already halfway through 2016 (argh!) I thought it would be a good time to reflect on how I’ve been going with the resolutions I made for myself at the beginning of the year. What goals have you set for yourself this year? Do you find new year resolutions to be helpful? Let me know your thought in the comments below!

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New York | Where Do I Start?

June 10, 2016

New York skyline

Today marks only SIX days until I fly out from Melbourne and over to New York City – I can barely contain my excitement! I’m in NY for two weeks and I’m putting it out there for any of you who have visited this incredible city or know a lot about the city to throw suggestions my way about what I need to do while I’m over there.

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Why Do We Vlog? | Video

June 6, 2016


I’ve recently added vlogs (video logs) to my blogging repertoire and so far I’m really enjoying it! In lieu of starting my YouTube channel, I’ve been thinking a lot about why we vlog and connect with each other over the internet. So in this video, I’m sharing my thoughts on blogging, vlogging and why I think it’s a powerful tool to connect with people all around the world. Watch the video below and let me know whether you enjoy watching vlogs and which channels are your favourites!

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Short Story Collections & Why I Love Them

May 10, 2016

Short Story Collection

Last month I was taking a look at my to-be-read pile and realised… the majority of books on that pile were short story collections. This wasn’t my intention, but I seem to have been subconsciously drawn to these slender little paperbacks and I must say, I’m a big fan of this type of reading.

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What I’m Currently Reading

April 27, 2016

What I'm currently reading

For the past couple of months I’ve been reading a lot more than usual, which I’m loving. The only problem? I have a huge stack of books of which I’m smack bang in the middle of. They’re all pretty fabulous and worth a mention, so here are the books I’m currently reading – the ones I’m determined to spend some more time with and get them finished. (I can’t handle the cliffhangers any longer!)

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Top Tips For Time Management

April 14, 2016

Lillytales Time Management

Do you ever feel like you’re about to have a mini meltdown? Do you feel as though there’s just not enough time in the day to get everything done? Well, if you do, you’re certainly not alone! Today I’m sharing my top tips for time management; the things that help me keep on top of my to-do list and even earn me some well-earned chill time.

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Favourite Bloggers: The Beauty Edition

April 8, 2016

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As I mentioned in my Minimal Make-up Routine blog post, I’m a relatively new convert to all things beauty related. I owe my (late bloomer) beauty revelation to a couple of bloggers who I’ve been following for the last year or so. Of course, blogs come in all different shapes and sizes but the bloggers I really engage with are often those who have an awesome website which is regularly updated, an engaging YouTube channel or a beautiful Instagram. If you’re into that kind of thing as well, keep reading to find out which beauty bloggers are my absolute faves.

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