Another Year Over… and a New One About To Begin!

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What an incredible year it’s been! I can’t believe it’s just about over already, and another year – all shiny, sparkly, new and full of possibility – is about to begin.

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A Big Thank You and a Round up of Favourite Posts from 2012

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Wow. I can’t believe that 2012 is coming to a close. It’s been a massive year which saw me take up blogging back in March as a bit of fun, and amazingly – people started to read Absolute Amy.  I’ve covered topics from motherhood, fashion, charity events, reviews, beauty, recipes and giveaways. Thank you SO much to everyone who’s come and said hi, taken the time to leave a comment, other bloggers who have supported, inspired and encouraged me along the way and all the people who have shared what they’re loving in their life, because that’s what blogging is all about – sharing fashion finds, recipes, things for the kids and everything in between – so we can all live a more fun, meaningful and stylish life.

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Five Minutes with Celebrity Make Up Artist Tamzin Mulder

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Tamzin Mulder has been a hairdresser for 23 years and make up artist for 19 years. She was the Art Director for Toni & Guy travelling extensively through London, Asia, and Sydney as an educator for the company. More recently Tamzin has worked with Channel 7, The West Australian, Scoop Magazine and Telethon. Today she’s sharing her expert beauty and make up tips for looking and feeling beautiful this Summer.

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Christmas Gift Ideas : Home Made Rocky Road

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During the festive season, you often need lovely little gifts for friends, family, work colleagues and neighbours. This delicious rocky road is a great alternative to a bottle of wine or box of chocolates and is so easy to make, looks beautiful displayed around the house and is also child and allergy friendly as it doesn’t contain any nuts. I made a batch, filled three clean, empty Glasshouse candle jars, tied some festive ribbon around the jars and voilà! Not only do they look great, they are so convenient to have on hand to take to a Christmas catch up.  Next time I’ll create some tags to complete the look.

My lovely friend Alicia gave this recipe to me, so many thanks to her for sharing!

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Unveiled: 200 Years of Wedding Glamour

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A stunning collection of wedding gowns has been launched at the WA Museum with a glamorous VIP wedding ceremony. The exhibition includes dresses worn by Gwen Stefani, Dita Von Teese and Sarah Jessica Parker and spans styles from the early 1800’s to modern day.

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Look Feel Be : Your Chance to Win a $500 Shopping Spree! (Now Closed)

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Christmas is often a time of year where you’re so crazy busy putting up the tree, buying gifts and planning the Christmas menu that you forget about yourself.  Well guess what? Santa Claus is coming to town early this year especially for YOU as Look Feel Be and Absolute Amy have teamed up to offer one very lucky reader a $500 shopping spree at Look Feel Be! 

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