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Mirror, mirror

It started with a message from a friend. A photographer who had an idea for a photoshoot. Her inspiration was to capture different women, black and white images, showing a different perspective to the stereotype of the perfect body. Not a new idea by any means. But it was something she wanted to do and asked if…

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Trust in the Process

The dead of winter late one night was when I saw it. Scrolling through my Instagram feed it stood out enough to stop my aimless distraction. An old typewriter, parched paper and a few faded words: Note to self: Be here in this moment. TRUST in the process and let the future UNFOLD. For most…

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Endometriosis

For one in ten women there is no cure. For one in ten women the misunderstanding is greater than the understanding. For one in ten women endometriosis is part of their every day. Endometriosis not only cripples the sufferer, but the relationships, families and extended lives they are part of. This is Linh, Marita and…

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Sarah: Living our Passion

“Fitting in can be such a loaded thing. Ultimately, that is all we want to do, fit in. But it is not about fitting in; it is about feeling less alone.  It kills me to think that there is such a huge part of our society slaving away because they think that there is no…

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Joe: For the sake of a bus

Hi all, I don´t normally ask for things for my birthday, but today is an exception. I would love you to support the fundraiser I´ve set up to conduct urgent repairs on the CAICC minibus. If you would have bought me a present or would just like to make a donation to a worthy cause,…

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Natalie: A Heart in Uganda

For most of us heading overseas, checking the Smart Traveller website and seeing the warnings ‘reconsider your need to travel’ and ‘do not travel’ and immediately we would change our plans. For others warnings on websites mean nothing. When you feel such a heart stir, such a deep set knowing that you must follow the…

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Melissa and Rebekah: A Leap of Faith ~ Winner

  The winner has been selected for the Melissa and Rebekah: A Leap of Faith Giveaway Dan your entry was chosen to win the Hot Air Balloon and Alphabet pillow from Cupcakes and Cola Dan’s response was: Inspiration :). It is lovely when in laws get along. I love my sister in law. She is more like…

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Melissa and Rebekah: A Leap of Faith

The mere mention of the word and most people shudder – the idea of the “in-laws” something we often joke and complain about. While some of us have loving relationships with our in-laws, many of us have the complete opposite. So when two women find themselves marrying brothers and becoming sisters-in-law how do they then…

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Belinda: Baked by Belinda ~ Winner

  The winners have been selected for the Belinda: Baked by Belinda giveaway Lisa Wood your entry was chosen to win the 12 deluxe cupcakes for the fabulous Baked by Belinda Lisa’s response was: We have used the Womens Day Cake Book for each of our boys over the years – I remember baking the 3D Duck Cake,…

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Belinda: Baked by Belinda

Sometimes in life we endure stories of heart break, tragedy and pain that teach us important life lessons and define who we are. Yet sometimes we can learn just as important life lessons and find out who we are without the heart break. Sometimes we can learn these lessons through the simple things that make…

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