Backstreet Christmas Day 8: Kids and Furbabies

Locally made gifts and goodies for the children in your family, whether they be two-legged, four-legged, or otherwise! Works at Play A small family business based in Brisbane, Works at Play was started by Early Childhood Teacher and mum of 3 Melissa, who is passionate about children learning through play and started building play furniture... Continue Reading →

Backstreet Christmas Day 6: For the chocoholics

Eating chocolate on Christmas morning has become one of those accidental traditions in our household - check out these locally made chocolate treats for your sweet tooth! Noosa Chocolate Factory My favourite CBD chocolate fix! They have vegan and gluten free options (although sadly the rocky road is no longer vegan) and their products are... Continue Reading →

Backstreet Christmas Day 4: Plants & Green Things

Celebrate an evergreen Aussie Christmas with living gifts that will keep on giving for years to come, for the green thumbs and plant mums in your life. The Succy Bunch A boutique, family-run online succulent store, The Succy Bunch provide next-day gift delivery of cactus and succulent arrangements to Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast. They... Continue Reading →

Backstreet Christmas Day 3: Jewellery

‘Tis the season where everything sparkles! Check out these local creators of lovely jewellery: Shibuya Moon If you’ve been following me in the past year, you’ll know I’ve amassed quite a collection of beautiful Shibuya Moon creations! Designed and made in Brisbane by designer and illustrator Tiffany Atkin, Shibuya Moon pieces are “inspired by vintage... Continue Reading →

Backstreet Christmas Day 1: Buying Secondhand

In a world where many aspects of our lives, and especially the holiday season, are increasingly commercialised, focused on consumption and the importance of buying rather than the importance of giving, I think it is more important than ever to consider what, where, and how we are buying things for the people that we love... Continue Reading →

Five Faves: Op Shop Hot Spots

I first moved to Brisbane as a student, which meant budget limitations on my spending. I loved (and still) discovering the city's op-shops, rummaging through shelves or on racks to find an unusual outfit, a new book, a statement jewellery piece, or even something new for my apartment. Most of my favourite clothes have been... Continue Reading →

Shop Local: International Women’s Day

International Women's Day is March 8, and so I'd like to take a moment to celebrate all the incredible female-identifying creatives that work in our city. I've made a little list of some of my favourites below - I own pieces from some of them and can only dream of owning pieces from others, for... Continue Reading →

Southpoint Southbank Showcase

Where? Southpoint Southbank, 275 Grey Street, South Brisbane When? October 10, 2017 We’ve watched the Southpoint complex being constructed over the last little while and were excited to experience what the new Southbank precinct has to offer at the Southpoint Southbank Showcase. Gorgeous cheesecakes from Stone Artisan Bakers From the developers of Emporium, Southpoint is... Continue Reading →

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