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The Monster & Me: Favourite Five - Geometric Goodness

One – Alpha 60 Top
Two – Gorman Em Cushion
Three – Tea Towel, The Minimalist
Four – Herandi Kids Leggings
Five – Down That Little Lane


My Christmas wishlist this year. What’s on yours?

Favourite Five Gift Ideas: Christmas Wishlist

1. In Queensland you can never have too many hats. Especially lovely (wide-brim) ones like this Panama hat from Down That Little Lane.
2. This fruity, fun skirt from Gorman would make the perfect light cotton Christmas day outfit. I may not ever take it off again after that, I like it so much.
3. Aesop body balm. It’s self explanatory really.
4. This lovely print from Blacklist Studio Prints would add some much needed interest to many of our blank white walls.
5. A happy, big, carry-all Harvest Textiles tote perfect for dragging along nappies, water bottles and a collection of matchbox cars that always find their way into my bag. I can see my keys getting lost in the ether of this bag. A lot. But I don’t mind.

You can find more gift ideas and Favourite Five collections here. Favourite Five collections are not sponsored in any way, they are simply things I have spotted and hearted and thought you might too.

Inject some Mexican Fiesta into your summer wardrobe and home with these colourful picks. The dress is most definitely on my wish list. Gorman, you can do no wrong in my eyes.

Favourite Five: Mexican Fiesta

1. Gorman Fiesta Dress
2. The Toucan Shop (Down that Little Lane) Otomi Folk Art Cushion
3. andyANDmolly (Hard To Find) – Tex Mex Scarf
4. Little Tienda – Girls Mexican Dress
5. Holy Kitsch – Corona Tray

You can find more Favourite Five collections here.

**Favourite Five collections are not sponsored in any way, they are simply things I’ve spotted and hearted and thought you might too.**

There’s a certain excitement that the change in weather brings. Anticipation of the long hot days ahead and thoughts of spending hours at the waters edge get me thinking of the fact that my tired bikini needs a desperate update. Here are my favourite five I’m deciding between. Not sure if I can bring myself to buy online though. Can you buy swimmers without trying them on? Any tips for me?

Women's swimwear collection summer 2012 2013

1. Zimmermann
2. All About Eve
3. We Are Handsome
4. Zimmermann
5. Anna and Boy

You can find some more collections of Favourite Five here.

With summer looking like it will make an early arrival to our sunny part of the world I’ve been on the hunt for some wardrobe staples for The Monster. And I can’t seem to go past a good stripe. The nautical styling looks great on young and old but it seems to wear especially well on little boys (I could be a bit biased though!). Here’s a few of my favourite picks for boys nautical inspired summer clothes.

1. Charcoal Cap – Toshi M

2. Bateau T-shirt – Country Road

3. Surfie Kids Beach Towel – Country Road

4. Checked Summer Short – Purebaby

5. Taupe Tennis Show – Walnut Melbourne

You can find some more collections of Favourite Five here.

The weather here in Brisbane is FINALLY starting to cool down and with the (mildly) cooler days I’ve started to pull out the monsters winter clothes. Unsurprisingly there isn’t a lot that still fits him. So I’ve been doing some online window shopping. Here are five of my favourite picks for this winter.

1. Box knit beanie – Pumpkin Patch

2. Oxford shirt – Joe Fresh Kids

3. Knitted Jumper with hood – Purebaby

4. Clint Skinny Jean – Cotton On

5. Velcro ankle boot – Joe Fresh Kids


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