Wardrobe Size – how many clothes do we need?

This has always been a tough one for me – need vs. want. This week I took a good look in my own wardrobe. I estimate that I have a 70/30 mix of clothes – about 70% homemade and 30% bought. I am pretty happy with this mix – especially now I am actually wearing more of the clothes that I make! Earlier this year I decided I would not buy any new clothes this year (with the exception of underwear and bathers). To date, I have only broken that commitment twice – both times in Bali. Nine months in and I feel confident I’ll make it to the end of the year without any more purchases. So far it Read More

Mothers Mean Business

In May I had the pleasure of attending the Mothers Mean Business expo at Dandenong market. The Victorian Immigrant & Refugee Women’s Coalition (VIRWC) were showcasing a vibrant selection of businesses started by migrant women. It was an amazing opportunity to meet other women and learn more about the amazing volunteers and people associated with the VIRWC. A Youtube account for the VIRWC has now been established and you can even watch my interview by clicking here…