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The Perfect Sunday

On a Winters Day in Brisbane

The Perfect Sunday

Winter in Brisbane is such a special time of year. The sky seems to shine extra blue; basking in the suns rays will warm you, not burn you; and the crisp mornings and nights make us Brisbanites so excited that we can actually wear those jumpers buried at the bottom of our wardrobe.

To me, the perfect Sunday on a winters day in Brisbane includes lots of food, trying out as many new restaurants, cafes and bars as possible, a wine or two, a dose of nature, and a good dose of sunshine.

Here are the top five picks for each time of the day …

How to Look Sexy and Elegant at Your Wedding

Simple tips to embrace your sexy side while remaining graceful

How to Look Sexy and Elegant at Your Wedding

In life, there are few days more significant than your wedding day. You’ve found a spark with someone, it has grown into a flame, and now, you’re going to make it official for all the world to see. As the bride, you no doubt want to look your sexiest and most elegant.

Hitting these markers is easier than you might imagine. Don’t buy into the false belief that looking and feeling sexy is somehow inappropriate for weddings. Sexy is a powerful state of mind and you deserve to experience it on your special day. By following a few simple tips, you can embrace your sexy side while remaining the picture of grace and elegance

Tax Time Splurge

13 Kick-Ass Ways To Spend This Years Tax Refund

Tax Time Splurge

Those four little words get our blood pumping - End Of Financial Year (aka tax return time). Our thoughts race as we try to decide what to spend our refunds on. Holiday? Bills? Giant inflatable swan? The list of possibilities is endless..

The Ultimate Recharge

3 Top Retreats to Refill, Restore and Recharge

The Ultimate Recharge

As we continually get busier in our everyday lives, it's easy to forget to recharge our batteries from the inside out. I have the pleasure of sharing with you, three of my favourite places in Brisbane (and beyond) where I go to get my batteries refilled. Check them out for yourself and you will be kicking goals in all aspects of your life again.

Portside Wharf | 14th May

Celebrate Mother's Day in Style

Portside Wharf | 14th May

Portside Wharf is the perfect place to spoil mum this Mother's Day as the precinct celebrates in style with an array of food offerings and local live music from 12pm to 3pm on Sunday, May 14.

Give mum the day off as all restaurants and cafes will be open offering everything from a first-class lunch to a casual meal.

Why You Need Hair Extensions

Long Hair Don't Care

Why You Need Hair Extensions

Some say a hairstyle can make or break your look. Those who do, clearly aren't cursed with the 'bad hair day' gene. If you're one of those people who's hair wont grow past your shoulders, breaks off into the wind every time there's a light gust or is flatter then an A4 sheet of paper - hair extensions could be just the thing for you. Studio Ash Hair are experts in hair care and specialise in ‘Great Lengths’ extensions. Aside from turning you into Rapunzel, hair extensions do so much more for you, and your locks.

Word on the Street #53

Fifty Shades Of Fun

Word on the Street #53

Drum roll please…. (da da da da da)…. the new booklet for The Good Guide Edition 33 Autumn 2017 is online. Check out the latest, greatest, best and most beautiful places to unwind, relax, sip, savour, shop and relish. The beautiful booklets will hit hands and hearts from next week… make sure you collect your copy as they fly quickly from any of the venues include in the guide, 4-5 star & boutique hotels and everywhere that matters. The gold bird with the word knows what’s going on, check out this weeks word on the street… It’s raining ra(men) hallelujah! Asian feasts and new bars, cafes, festivals and so much more.

Word on the Street #52

Laugh until you cry, then laugh some more!

Word on the Street #52

Another one bites the crust, February is done and dusted. Look at all you’ve eaten this year already… and there’s so much more fun, entertainment and food to come. Best be ready there’s enough laughs to go around for the next month to make your stomach hurt.

Win Inspirecycle Classes

Two Week Unlimited Passes (valid on Cycle, CycleBarre + Antigravity classes)

Win Inspirecycle Classes

Escape with InspireCycle for an unforgettable, heart racing, inspirational, beat fuelled 45 minutes. The InspireCycle workout is uniquely designed to give you a killer combination of endorphin rush and inspiration. No other workout or gym experience can leave you with the body and mind workout you will get from an InspireCycle session.

Want to win a two week unlimited pass valid for Cycle, Cyclebarre and AntiGravity classes (valued at $49)? Of course you do... read on...

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

Love is in the air, hair and everywhere | Brisbane Edition

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

Wondering what to get that special someone? Could that special someone be you? Single, taken or just ready to mingle? Here’s gift ideas, unique experiences, free and creative ways to show someone you care and healthy options. Make your heart beat faster or miss a beat. It’s a choose your own adventure style Valentine’s day…. be inspired! #JustHaveFun #MakeEverydayValentinesDay #LoveIs

InspireCycle Challenge

Mind, Sweat & Gearsl

InspireCycle Challenge

It’s that time of year again where we all vow to get trim, toned and terrific after the indulgent festive season. We are totally into heath and fitness at InspireCycle where they’ve taken spin classes to an entirely new level.

Make Your Own Moisturizer

How to Make Your Own Non-Greasy Hand & Body Moisturizer

Make Your Own Moisturizer

If you're looking to replicate the luxury and quality of the sorts of hand and body wash and moisturizers you’d find in quality boutiques, then whip up this tried, tested and totally amazing non-greasy moisturizer for your hands and body.

Word On The Street #44

May the force be with you

Word On The Street #44

Local is lovely, and we have a treasure trove of local goodness to uncover this week. Christmas is coming and it is so important to support local artisans, business, venues… choose local and it’s the gift that keeps on giving. From fashion, food, fun and fraternising… we’ve got your local gold. On other news, unless you are living under a rock… the new Star Wars is here… no spoilers, just go see it NOW. May the force be with you and yours this festive season.

Summer Hair Fashion 2016

9 Top Trends by Studio Ash Hair

Summer Hair Fashion 2016

Wondering what to do with your luscious locks this Summer? Time for a change? Want to know this seasons hottest trends? Well, we get the low down from one of Brisbane’s best and most respected stalons, the one and only Phillip Lagoinha and Tracey Dunne from Studio Ash Hair.