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Beauty Challenge: Time to detox my handbag thanks to Burt’s Bees.

Beauty Challenge: Time to detox my handbag thanks to Burt’s Bees.

Post brought to you by Burt’s Bees A very wise (and very healthy) friend once said to me that you shouldn’t put anything on your skin you wouldn’t be happy to also put in your mouth. Because up to 60% of what you put on your mug, arms, legs, hands etc.. may absorb through intoREAD ME>>

And the award for Shoes I’d gladly have a leg-reduction for this season goes to…

And the award for Shoes I’d gladly have a leg-reduction for this season goes to…

Post brought to you by Compeed In case we’ve never met, I thought you probably should know that I am tall. As in, really, really most-people-make-eye-contact-with-my-boobs kind of tall (six foot one and a bit to be precise!). And because of this, and the danger of smacking my head on low hanging branches or doorREAD ME>>

WIN: 6-Months of Perfect hair from Oscar Oscar – PLUS $50 vouchers for every entry!

WIN: 6-Months of Perfect hair from Oscar Oscar – PLUS $50 vouchers for every entry!

Even the most hairdresser-phobic among us can agree that when you’re visiting a top-quality salon that fear disappears – and the quality doesn’t get much better than at Oscar Oscar salons. Their stylists are strand-savers, hair heroes and your follicles best friends, which is why we’re super excited about this new competition. With salons allREAD ME>>

Kate’s Blog: An open letter to my new favourite person, Emma Thompson.

Kate’s Blog: An open letter to my new favourite person, Emma Thompson.

Post brought to you by Compeed Dear Emma, I know we have never met, nor are we likely too. But I still feel really strongly that we not only should be friends, but we could perhaps also be related. It might be worth looking into. Now I have always admired you and your career fromREAD ME>>

Hey baby: There’s no Muumuu in maternity wear!

Hey baby: There’s no Muumuu in maternity wear!

Post brought to you by Blackmores  Is it just me, or does there seem to suddenly be babies, and baby bumps, and baby stores, and baby commercials absolutely everywhere right now? The fact I am 31, as are most of my friends, probably has something to do with it, I’m sure (shhhh ovaries!!). And alongREAD ME>>

Sign up for DDG’s Secret Blogger’s Business eCourse now!

Sign up for DDG’s Secret Blogger’s Business eCourse now!

Are you a blogger? Would you like to know how to make more money from your blog? Have you always dreamed of quitting your day job so you can blog full time? Or even part time?  Then I am here to help!   Hi, My name is Kate McKibbin, and I am a full-time professionalREAD ME>>

Happy hour: Summer iced tea with raspberry & mint

Happy hour: Summer iced tea with raspberry & mint

Summer iced tea with raspberry & mint The air conditioner might be chugging away in the corner, but we all know it is hot as hell outside right now. I honestly expect the soles of my shoes to melt on my long walk to the station. So even though it is relatively cool in here,READ ME>>

Want to be your own boss? Get the ultimate B-School Bloggers Bonus

Want to be your own boss? Get the ultimate B-School Bloggers Bonus

  Two of Australia’s most successful 6-figure bloggers, Kate Mckibbin, Owner & Editor of the runaway success (160,000 page views per month), Drop Dead Gorgeous Daily and Jane Copeland, the Fairy Blogmother and founder of CopingwithJane.com and Jane Copeland Media, have partnered to bring you this never  to be repeated again offer: The Ultimate B-School Bloggers Bonus Package. Having done B-SchoolREAD ME>>

I quit: The DDG Team goes cold turkey for FebFast

I quit: The DDG Team goes cold turkey for FebFast

Sponsored post brought to you by FebFast Happy New Year, ladies. Or more accurately, happy not-eating-and-drinking-yourself-silly anymore month. Maybe it’s just me, but there seems to be a bit of a global sigh of relief roughly mid-January when all the festive season catch-ups are done, and the Christmas gifts all consumed, and we can allREAD ME>>

Life coach: 5 simple tips to living your dream life by Kate James

Life coach: 5 simple tips to living your dream life by Kate James

Wouldn’t it be amazing if our lives were as beautiful and inspiring as our Pinterest boards? Full of travel, friends, cake-pops, enriching careers, perfectly styled mini-mes and the biggest and most amazing collection of designer shoes you’ve ever seen. Yes, this dream life would be amazing, but it’s never going to happen right? Well, actually,READ ME>>

Road test: Sanctuary Spa Active Reverse Facial

Road test: Sanctuary Spa Active Reverse Facial

If you follow us on Instagram you will have seen that late last year I decided that I was in desperate need of at least one holiday in 2013, and with my credit card’s permission I booked myself onto the next available flight to London to chill (quite literally, it was a massive 5 degrees onREAD ME>>

Daily want: The perfect under $50 Summer frock

Daily want: The perfect under $50 Summer frock

If you can manage to not spill on it, this is the perfect wear-anywhere Summer frock! SHOP IT : Mesh panel shift dress, $38.85, asos.com

Reader Special: Get 15% off your fave indi beauty brands & more at Miss Pearl Store

Reader Special: Get 15% off your fave indi beauty brands & more at Miss Pearl Store

If you love cute & quirky beauty products from indi brands, and all with a healthy touch of all natural and all organic thrown in, then you will love the range at Miss Pearl Store. What: Take 15% off everything. Just use Promo code ‘begorgeous’ on the checkout. When: Till 31 jan Where:  http://misspearlstore.myshopify.com 

Daily want: Head over heels

Daily want: Head over heels

  I love a pair of heels with a bad attitude. And these Jeffrey Campbells make Justin Bieber look like a basket of kittens. So bad, they are bloody fantastic; get on my feet right now. SHOP IT: Opulent pumps, $186.89, Jeffrey Campbell, nastygal.com

Daily want: Lipstick loafers

Daily want: Lipstick loafers

    You probably all know that I am a HUGE fan of statement flats. Any place where comfort and style hang out and buy each other drinks is the kind of place I want to be as well. And you can bet they are throwing back many a Lychee Martini over these sparkle-arkle slipper-flats.READ ME>>

DDG Boutique Buy: Bruce the Rottweiler tote

DDG Boutique Buy: Bruce the Rottweiler tote

Hey there tough guy! No one will ever try and snatch you bag when it’s being guarded by our buddy Bruce here. No siree Bob. Although he might look fierce, he’s actually a total sweet heart, especially when paired with your favourite frock or statement heels. SHOP IT: Bruce the Rottweiler tote, $36, ddgboutique.com 

Daily want: We heart the Celfie tee by Sincerly Jules

Daily want: We heart the Celfie tee by Sincerly Jules

In case you haven’t noticed, we love a good pun around here. I know they are supposed to be the very lowest for of written wit, but man, they do make me chuckle! Just like this “Celfie” Celine-alike tee by one of our fave bloggers Sincerely Jules. Cute, clever and kind cheap. We’ll take two!READ ME>>

DDG Boutique Buy: My Tribe statement bib necklace

DDG Boutique Buy: My Tribe statement bib necklace

Need something extra special to adorn your neck area? Well this bad boy will have all your fellow accessories addicts creating shrines in your (and its) honour, so don’t be freaked out. You have been warned!  SHOP IT :  My tribe statement necklace, $39.95, ddgboutique.com

Wear this to work: What’s black and white and rad all over?

Wear this to work: What’s black and white and rad all over?

Heading back into the office at the start of each year is tough. It’s now three-hundred-and-way-too-many days until your next Summer break, your tan is starting to fade, and your post vacay, relax-o glow is dissipating faster than your New Year’s resolutions.  So what is a girl to do? Well, you frock up in somethingREAD ME>>

4 more ways Coffee makes life that bit more awesome

4 more ways Coffee makes life that bit more awesome

Post brought to you by WoolWorths Caffitaly It’s no secret that I heart coffee. A lot. It’s my one addiction (well, other than online shopping and taking Instagrams of my dog). And until the day you find me huddled in a corner pouring it straight into my eyeballs with my pugalier cowering nearby, then it’sREAD ME>>

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