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  • An evening with Oprah
    How something said by Oprah in December 2015 finally made sense to me 18 months later.
    Posted: Thursday 22 June 2017
  • Product Spotlight: MIY Kit - Bath Truffle Kit
    Nothing is more relaxing than soaking in the silky soft water of a warm bath, made even better by knowing that your skin is being cared for by a bath truffle you have made yourself!
    Posted: Sunday 18 June 2017
  • Product Spotlight: MIY Kit - Perfect Pouts Lip Balm Kit
    Protecting and nourishing your lips is just as important as caring for your skin. Perfect pouts and kissable lips are what every woman desires and there is no better way to achieve that by creating your own unique handmade lip balm using our MIY lip balm kit!
    Posted: Sunday 11 June 2017
  • Life Unfolding
    November of last year I knew that I wanted to close the door on a less than stellar 2016 and make plans for a fantastic 2017 on a personal level.
    Posted: Monday 29 May 2017
  • Ingredient Spotlight - Rosehip Seed Oil
    Find out why Rosehip seed oil is considered an antioxidant powerhouse and why I love using it in facial oils.
    Posted: Sunday 14 May 2017
  • Host A Cuppa with Hospice
    Take a break for a good cause by attending a Hospice Cuppa with Made for Me on Saturday May 20, 2.00pm to 3.30pm
    Posted: Tuesday 2 May 2017
  • Success is a Constant Journey
    Around the end of Feb and the start of March I was feeling like a failure and was so close to shutting down my business. A lot of this was because I was focusing on success and comparing my business to others on social media and looking at what I hadn’t achieved yet.
    Posted: Sunday 30 April 2017
  • Bedtime Ritual
    Do you find it easy to fall asleep and stay asleep? or do you wake up in the middle of the night unable to fall back to sleep?
    Posted: Saturday 29 April 2017
  • Facial Steaming For Clear Skin
    If you have oily or acne prone skin facial steaming can be helpful and something you should consider being a part of your skin care routine.
    Posted: Monday 17 April 2017
  • Ingredient Spotlight - Borage Oil
    Borage oil is one of those ingredients that should have more people shouting from the rooftops about its amazing anti-aging properties. It is a luxurious, rich oil that can show visible improvement in skin hydration and smoothness after just one application.
    Posted: Wednesday 12 April 2017
  • Essential Oils for The Colder Weather
    Colds and flus have the ability to knock us off our feet and force us to slow down and rest whether we like it or not and whether we want to or not.
    Posted: Sunday 9 April 2017
  • A business created out of neccessity
    I love that I get to meet other women in business and love finding out how they started their business and what they do. This week I met the gorgeous Megan from Hopi Handmade Castile Soap.I asked Megan if she would share her story with you.
    Posted: Friday 31 March 2017
  • Birthdays a cause for celebration or something you ignore?
    Do you celebrate your own birthday or is it just another day? I have come to the realisation that my birthdays are another form of self care, in which I honour who I am and where I am in life at that moment in time.
    Posted: Thursday 16 March 2017
  • Feb & March Reads
    I am a work in progress and a lifelong learner which is one of the many reasons I love to read.I read for pleasure and escapism as well as knowledge. I love learning new things and sharing what I read. Over the last few weeks I have read a few nonfiction books that I know some of you would enjoy as well.
    Posted: Sunday 12 March 2017
  • Birthday Kindness
    In this day and age with so many bad news stories capturing our attention, I love that one woman in Palmerston North has created a movement where a little Kindness can go a long way.
    Posted: Sunday 26 February 2017
  • Self-Pampering Yourself on Valentine’s Day
    This Valentine’s Day, don’t wait by the door for the roses and chocolates to arrive. Instead spend February 14th pampering yourself with some beautiful DIY beauty products! If you are stuck for ideas about which ones to choose, let me help you out with some great suggestions:
    Posted: Sunday 12 February 2017
  • Ingredient Spotlight - Avocado Oil not just a fruit!
    Avocado has been used for hundreds of years in beauty treatments. Find out how you can incorporate this deeply moisturising fruit in your skincare regime.
    Posted: Tuesday 7 February 2017
  • Beautiful Handmade Christmas Presents for Everyone
    Trying to choose the perfect handmade Christmas present? Then boy, have you come to the right place! Not only do we sell many divine pampering and self-care beauty kits, but we’re also going to share some of our favourite ideas with you too …
    Posted: Sunday 11 December 2016
  • Why Should You Use Lip Balm?
    Every girl needs lip balm. It’s as essential as sunscreen and just as important as good oral health. In fact, you could even say that applying lip balm is a must-do daily task. Why? Because of the numerous benefits it gives our lips and self-esteem.
    Posted: Wednesday 16 November 2016
  • 4 Summer Hair Care Tips
    Summer comes coupled with a never-ending search for a sun-kissed glow and flowing beach waves. Unfortunately, those sun-kissed locks are actually incredibly damaging to your hair. The sun, wind, chlorine and other elements that your hair is exposed to in the summer can lead to dull and brittle hair.
    Posted: Wednesday 9 November 2016
  • The Hygge Moments in Our Lives
    I love reading! I know it was a good book when it leaves me thinking about it for weeks afterwards. And “Hand on heart Hygge:The Danish Art of Living Well” by Louisa Thomsen Brits certainly had this impact on me.
    Posted: Tuesday 1 November 2016

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