101 Girls Night Cocktails (and mocktails) For Your Next Ladies Night


The only place you need to search for the perfect drink for your next girl’s night. Whether it's a bachelorette party, a movie night or just quality time building a female friendship, these drinks are sure to take your girls' night to the next level. Before you even look at new recipes, you will need some basic tools and equipment to make even the simplest drinks. large pitcherstrainerjiggermuddlerbar spoonscocktail shakercocktail glasscocktail toppers like umbrellas Or try cocktail kits that have everything you need. And don’t forget the ice cubes! Are you ready for this giant list of killer cocktails that [...]

101 Girls Night Cocktails (and mocktails) For Your Next Ladies Night2022-11-14T21:39:21+11:00

40+ Unique Charcuterie Board Ideas For Your Next Party


A spread to feed a crowd that goes by many names. Charcuterie Grazing Table Grazing Plater Mezze Antipasto Snack Plate (as my daughter calls it) Whatever you call it. It's delicious, simple and always a party pleaser. You can put in as much or as little effort as you like. There are different charcuterie board ideas to suit any budget, occasion, diet and age group. With a selection of things like smoked salmon, cured meats, too many cheeses I can't pronounce, seasonal fruits and something sweet, these unique charcuterie board ideas will make it easy next time you need to [...]

40+ Unique Charcuterie Board Ideas For Your Next Party2022-07-03T18:41:45+10:00

How To Manifest Friends


Ever wondered how to manifest friends? I have. And the good news is yes, you can manifest friends. In fact, you can manifest almost anything! But there are a few important things you need to know about the easy steps to successful manifesting. What is manifestation? In short, manifestation is the law of attraction. It's the practice of thinking certain positive thoughts in order to make them your reality. By having a clear vision of what you want, and using one or more methods below, you can manifest almost anything. Manifestation methods Before you get manifesting, you will need to [...]

How To Manifest Friends2022-05-15T16:20:40+10:00

How to make friends at 30 (or any age)


In my early 20s, I used to complain to my husband all the time that I didn't have any close female friends. And his reply was always the same. He told me I would make friends with the school mums when we had children. Fast forward about ten years, and I have a few best friends and a wider friend group that I consider to be my close friends. And funnily enough, they aren't other school mums. A few things you need to know before making friends: You will need to put yourself out there with an open mind (this [...]

How to make friends at 30 (or any age)2022-04-26T12:18:48+10:00

What you need to know about hosting a pool party


I've had a bit of practice throwing pool parties, with my first one being for a girl's night. I wouldn't say I have perfected how to throw an adult pool party, by any means. But I have had a lot of practice and know the elements that make it one to remember. Pool Party timing Picking the perfect time for your pool party can be tricky. And apart from the weather, the biggest hurdle is finding a time that suits everyone. But before you can even get to that, there are a few questions you should ask yourself. Do you [...]

What you need to know about hosting a pool party2022-06-07T13:53:02+10:00

Friendship Red Flags: when a friend is not really a friend


Some friendship last and some don’t. And sometimes friends become family, literally. But there is a saying that goes something like there are three friends in life. Friends for a reason, friends for a season and friends for a lifetime. And I think that holds true. Just like any red flags, friendship red flags can be subjective. So here are some clues that will help you determine where your friendship might be heading. The way you feel after spending time with them I have one friend who I have been friends with for 10+ years. But I often find that after spending [...]

Friendship Red Flags: when a friend is not really a friend2022-03-29T13:44:52+11:00

The Secrets to Maintaining Adult Friendships


Maintaining adult friendships can be difficult. It’s not like school, where you see each other every day. You actually have to put in some effort to keep them alive. I guess you could say adult friendships are like plants. You need to care for them. A little bit of this and a little bit of that to keep things just right. So here are my top secrets to maintaining adult friendships. Put in the effort Friendships are a two-way street. So that means you also have to put in some effort. Don’t sit around and wait for your friends to [...]

The Secrets to Maintaining Adult Friendships2021-05-25T20:41:04+10:00

How to Stay Connected With Friends This Year


I’m sure you know by now that I love a good girls night with my friends. But it’s been hard for all of us to catch up in the last few months. We’ve been keeping a list of things we want to do together when this period of our lives is over. In the meantime, I have been relying on technology to stay connected with friends. Snapchat We have our own Snapchat group. And while it can get a little confusing sometimes when there is more than one conversation happening, it’s been an excellent outlet for all of us. It [...]

How to Stay Connected With Friends This Year2021-05-25T20:39:15+10:00

10 Traits of a Good Friend


A good friend can be hard to come by, especially when you are an adult. But there are a few qualities to look out for to ensure your new friendship will continue to blossom. There are a number of characteristics that set genuine friends aside from your other friends. So what makes a good friend? You might have many acquaintances and a handful of friends. But only the best of the best get to be called good friends. So what sets these amazingly great friends apart from the rest? If your lucky, you'll find some of your existing friends with [...]

10 Traits of a Good Friend2021-05-25T20:34:40+10:00

26 Different Kinds of Friends


The kinds of friends you have throughout your life can be so varied. I've put together a list featuring each letter of the alphabet that represents a kind of friend. In my close group of about 10 friends, I know I can attribute each one of these letters to a friend. And I know which ones I'd pick for myself, but I wonder if my friends would agree?  Athlete The athlete is good at many sports and most likely has a competitive streak. She can beat you at your own game, even if it’s her first time. Naturally fast reflexes, [...]

26 Different Kinds of Friends2021-05-25T20:27:25+10:00

The Types of Friends Everyone Needs


Surrounding yourself with a bunch of amazing friends is one of the secrets to an amazing life. Having a diverse group of friends can keep things interesting. And you’ll be able to turn to different types of friends to help you through different areas of your life. You’ll also find there are a few trends between different groups of friends. I feel that I may need to add a disclaimer here though. I may or may not have based some of these on my IRL friends. The examples may or may not be true. And I consider myself to be [...]

The Types of Friends Everyone Needs2021-05-25T20:22:24+10:00

How to cultivate amazing friendships


I always complained to my husband that I never had any close friends. He said that I would make friends with the other school mums when our kids were at school. That was a long time for me to wait to cultivate amazing friendships! I chose not to wait for friends to come to me. I decided to do things to become closer to the people I already knew. Now I have a group of 10 women that I am close with and I'm really really close with a few of them too. Make an effort Don’t wait for your [...]

How to cultivate amazing friendships2022-03-29T13:58:46+11:00

How To Have The Ultimate Girls Night


I started organising a monthly Girls Night with my friends as a way to improve my relationships, a major focus for me in 2018. We all get busy with work, family, and other commitments. We often don’t make time to catch up with those that have been there for us. Life just gets away from you sometimes. So I decided I wanted to do something about it. In the last two years, most of my friends have had children. None of us has had much time for ourselves let alone time to catch up or a night off. What is [...]

How To Have The Ultimate Girls Night2022-06-18T17:19:32+10:00
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