Christmas Gift Ideas for Pets and Kids

Christmas Gift Ideas for Pets

Hello again - Santa Sonia here!So, I previously shared some gift ideas for women and men (which you can read here).Today?It's all about the littlest family members who hold the biggest place in our hearts - pets and kids! Christmas Gift Ideas for Pets Having a little something under … [Read more...]

Christmas Gift Ideas for Him and Her

Christmas Gift Ideas For Him and Her

Hands up who hasn't started their Christmas shopping yet?You're not the only one.I haven't even written a list yet, which seems kind of odd, considering I'm actually really excited about Christmas this year (unlike last year) and our Christmas tree has been up for a few weeks now.Oh … [Read more...]

Stepping Back

Sonia Styling

Wow.It's been over 3 weeks since my last post here on the blog and slightly longer than that since my fingers last touched the keyboard to create a post.That seems so wild to me: it feels like a lifetime yet at the same time feels like only a breath ago.The reason for my stepping back - … [Read more...]

The Drive to Make a Difference

The drive to make a difference #ipledgetocheck

Brought to you by BPDid you know that breast cancer is the number one cancer diagnosed for women in Australia?In fact, 1 in 8 Australian women will be diagnosed with breast cancer before the age of 85.It’s a startling statistic and one that isn’t lost on me as a woman who has a family … [Read more...]

My Fashionable Girls’ Night In

Cancer Council Girls' Night In

Brought to you by Cancer Council What’s that saying? A change is as good as a holiday?Well, I say a clothes swap party is as good as a shopping spree!I recently hosted a clothes swap with some very special girlfriends of mine – the bride-to-be and my fellow bridesmaids – for Cancer … [Read more...]

The Eyes Have It

The eyes have it

Have you ever been on the receiving end of a throwaway comment ... only to have it stir up feelings you'd long forgotten about?This happened to me a few weeks ago.I was at an event and was posing for a photo with the guest of honour.The person taking the photo made - what I can only … [Read more...]

My Clothes Swap Party for a Cause

Cancer Council Girls' Night In

Brought to you by Cancer Council Time.It’s a word I’ve been over-using of late … and usually of the “I don’t have enough” variety.Are you the same?Life is busy. We’re all busy. But one thing we shouldn’t be too busy for is our friends. Especially our girls.The importance of female … [Read more...]

‘Round Here

'Round Here

I've sat here, wondering how to start this blog post for longer than I care to admit.So I guess I'll just dive in and see where it goes.Life lately? It's busy. As in, crazy busy.There's lots going on and September is shaping up to be a huge month.I've mentioned before, I'm a … [Read more...]

Take the Day Off

Take the day off

Last week was a big week.A really big, busy, hectic type of week.I woke up on Saturday morning and launched straight into the day. A quick breakfast at a local café with my boys, then home to clean up the house. I then sat down and before I even had a chance to reach for the laptop to start … [Read more...]

Gift Ideas for Bridesmaids

Gift ideas for bridesmaids

Planning a wedding is such a special time.And in my opinion, it's made even more so by the dream team you have around you.Your bridesmaids.When we got married, I had 4 incredible women who made me feel loved, supported and special. They went above and beyond for me. And they were more … [Read more...]

How to Switch Off … and be Present

How to switch off and be present

Last week, I shared a personal update about my life.It sparked quite a bit of conversation, and one particular comment from Amy caught my eye. "I need to learn how to switch off... I find it hard to be present when there is so much work on my mind and when email/social media is ever … [Read more...]

A Personal Update

Sonia Styling

Well, hello there!So you've probably guessed by the title that this post is a personal update.I've been asked more than a few times now how I'm going and what's been happening away from the blog - particularly in my new(ish) job.It's been six months since I left my old job.For those … [Read more...]