12 ways to have a healthy festive season


Just kidding, they totally do! A Christmas or two ago a colleague was doing the rounds of the office with a plate of cakes and slices and stopped by my desk to offer me some. When I politely declined, she looked at me and sneered, “That’s right, your body’s a temple.”…
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That time I cycled 100km


Frock friends, I achieved one of my big scary goals for 2015 recently. I completed the 100km Brisbane to Gold Coast Cycle Challenge, along with almost 6,500 other mad keen cycling folk. In the days and weeks since, I’ve answered many questions and the words amazing and inspiring have been…
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Frock #6


I love this navy and white print frock from Leona Edmiston. It was an easy sell; my favourite colour when it comes to clothing is navy, the lily print is pleasing and the cut was perfect, draping in all the right places. Well it did when I first bought it….
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How I lost six dress sizes in a single day


Well… I didn’t, of course. And yet I did. All by changing my frock. With 93 frocks I think we can agree that I’m offering quite a scientific perspective on the phenomena of ridiculous clothes sizing. Having gone through several clothing sizes as I’ve lost weight, I’ve found that the number is…
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Mornings on Channel 9


So… about that time I was on the television. Mornings on Channel 9, specifically. It was a whirlwind morning and one of those times where you think goodness, did that just happen? An early start from Brisbane meant getting up at 3:30am for a 5:00am flight, and from there on…
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Frock #5


I purchased frock #5 when I returned from London and arrived into the heat of Brisbane summer, when very little of what I owned fit me, and what did, wasn’t suited to the weather. This size 20 Leona Edmiston dress was brilliant, as all of her dresses are. When I…
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I’m in new idea!

It was with a a few nerves that I got out of bed this morning and went down to the local newsagent to buy a copy of the magazine to see how it all looked in print. I had literally gotten into the car, stopping only to brush my teeth,…
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Small changes: calories in coffee


The whole business of being healthy and making permanent lifestyle changes can feel overwhelming. Particularly in January when we’re saturated with information about the newest, best ever diet, cleanse, detox, miracle, pill or program. Building your own healthy living project is about making small changes that become permanent habits. Calories…
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A year in review & the new year ahead


Happy New Year Frock Friends! Thank you so much for reading in 2014, for the emails, comments, Facebook natter and Instagram love. I’m grateful for this little community we’re building and hope that you continue to find inspiration and ideas here that help you create your own healthy living project,…
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