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The Link List

What a week. I’m so grateful for Saturday to stop and just breathe!

The week started with an inspiring Bloggers session at General Assembely where we heard from Christina Butcher Editor – Hair Romance, Blog Society’s Founder, Jacklyn Carlson, Felicity Grey – Managing Director at Nuffnang, Jean Carmela Lim from travel blog Holy Smithereens, and Anna Hickey from Etsy. It was a really valuable session and I left feeling super inspired. I love how successful bloggers are only too happy to share their wisdom with us newby’s. It’s just that kinda community! A few cheeky beverages at a funky rooftop bar in the city with my Clever Cookie friends topped the night.

On Thursday, tickets went on sale for the Pro Blogger Training Event with 400 tickets snapped up in the first 20 minutes and yay… I got one! Super excited… bring on August!

Fast forward to Friday and I received news that my crashed hard drive is beyond repair and my precious data is not able to be retrieved! Cue tears. Lots of tears! That damn hard drive had our whole life on it. Baby photos, holiday photos, finances, etc. The upside… being the sharer that I am… life’s big moments are pretty much all on facebook so not all is lost. But still… devastated! And a tough lesson learnt… back up EVERYTHING! Then back up your backup!

Highlights from the week included a splurge at the Witchery sale, conquering an arm balance posture at Yoga finally and getting a babysitter for our Wedding Anniversary celebration dinner next week! Yay!

Still with me?? Here’s some bits that have caught my eye this week around the webs…

  • Our trip to Ikea during the Christmas holidays was rather brutal and I swore I wouldn’t go back anytime soon. But reading Lauren’s post on 21 awesome uses for the raskog cart has almost changed my mind
  • I loved looking at this hipster couple’s wedding anniversary shoot
  • Have you analysed your friendships lately? A lengthy read from Elephant Journal but I’m sure we can all relate
  • I loved Who What Wear’s five style rules for those who are no longer part of the 20-something club
  • Is there room for more cat content on the web? Apparently so! Quick cat owners, secure that insta account asap!

Enjoy your precious weekend and remember… back-up your back-up!!

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How do you store your photos?

Are you a cat person and will you be securing your cats own instagtam account?

Do you have any style rules you stick to?

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Happy Fri-yay! Happy Halloween!

Do you get into Halloween? It seems every year it gets bigger and bigger in Australia and definitely in my neighbourhood.

I’ll be trick or treating with my2morrows tonight, dressed as a witch. {Smart arse hubby says I don’t need a costume!} Miss 5 picked it out, apparently I have no choice. Should be fun!

Halloween aside, here’s my latest Love Want Need list.

Now… where’s that money tree??

1. Colourful hand woven lampshade from Etsy $235

2. Witchery Shia leather skirt $299.95

3. Anthropologie Astra cocoon cardi $138

4. Etsy elephant tank $21.04

5. Freedom Eynsford a Floor Rug 160x230cm in emerald $199

6. Typo Tea-riffic travel mug $16.95

Enjoy!

What are you loving, wanting, needing lately? Share in the comments below…

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