Last Sunday, our little family stepped into a Bavarian bonanza known as Oktoberfest Brisbane. As we entered the festival grounds, I stood in awe at the culture change and decor they had crafted to set the Oktoberfest mood. As we wandered through the festival grounds, we were met by women and men dressed in brightly coloured dirndls and lederhosen, adding to the festive vibe and experience.Read More
Prepare for a Bavarian extravaganza as you don your dirndl or lederhosen for this years Oktoberfest Brisbane event! Oktoberfest Brisbane 2017 is set to be huge with an impressive array of activities that are suitable for the entire family.Read More
Oh, baby, Spring is here! The weather is warming up, the champagne is flowing and the flowers are in full blossom. It's time to ditch the boots and jeans and pick up the dresses and shorts as we prepare for one of our hottest Springs yet. As a mum, I'm often torn between style and convenience so I've pulled together 5 stunning spring outfit ideas that will be sure to cater to all busy mums. To curate this list I've used Lyst, an absolutely AMAZING global fashion search platform that connects millions of shoppers like myself with designer brands.Read More
Saturday night: Traditionally a night for awkward dinner dates, cosy family movies or tequila and dance floors. It's time we ventured out of the ordinary and tried something a little different. Let me introduce you to a date/friend/family night unlike no other: Open Air Movie Nights.Read More
We've been a little quiet here on A Cold Cup of Chloe but my friends never fear, I have been on a journey to discover alternative ways to earn extra cash online so that we can live the life that we desire. On my travels, I stumbled across a unique way of earning money that is relatively easy and pays around $10 for just 10-20 minutes worth of work.Read More
It's a discussion had with employers long before the birthing process even begins. It's one of the first questions asked once the haze of newborn excitement dust finally settles. It's the inevitable conversation that two new parents have, unsure of what the right answer is for their family.
When are you returning to work?Read More
Just imagine. The night is fresh, the stars are bright. You kick off your night by listening to the soulful tunes flowing from the voice of Paul Clement as he sweetly serenades you. You then enjoy a mouthwatering dinner, hand delivered through the magic of Menulog. Finally, you melt into the comfort of a lounge or beanbag as you curl up to watch a movie; hand in hand with your loved ones, friends or family. The ultimate cosy cinematic dining experience.Read More
As the clock ticks closer to Sunday, restaurant tables are booked, the supermarket shelves are emptied and fresh flowers are purchased- all in preparation for Mother's Day. But what about the families who are struggling to put a meal on the table, let alone a bouquet of expensive flowers?Read More
So, you've started a health and fitness plan. Like many others, you have probably purchased an activity tracker to help assist you in achieving your weight loss and fitness goals. Some people embrace their activity trackers to their full capacity, and others leave theirs lost and lonely, collecting dust in the bottom drawer.
But what if I told you, you could be making money from your Fitbit and other activity trackers?Read More
Flexible work. It feels like the holy grail of work conditions. Millennials dream of a life where they can choose their own hours, days and even locations to suit their lifestyle or family needs.Read More
Returning to work. It's a phrase that families are all too familiar with as they surface from the aftermath of having a newborn. Conversations between parents lead to murky decisions that are made with their finances in mind of fear of losing their job. Can we afford it? Will our preferred daycare fit the schedule? Will both parents working full time affect our family?Read More
I was catching up with my friend recently and she excitedly announced she was pregnant with her second little cherub. After the squeals of excitement had settled down, Negative Nancy started to ooze out of all of us, one little word at a time.
JORD and I have teamed up to give away a $100 gift code to put towards your very own JORD wood watch! Everyone who enters will receive a $25 gift code to put towards the watch- which means everyone is a winner.Read More
It's late at night and you are on your phone doing the ritualistic monotonous scroll through Instagram. Once again it is an array of partially dressed men and women, flaunting their delicious bods whilst holding designer hand bags. Meanwhile you are scraping silver from the backseat of your car in hopes of getting enough coinage to order the Maccas cheeseburger in a meal. Never fear, here are some tips to help you survive your twenties whilst still appearing fabulous at life.Read More