Monday, 17 December 2012
Now that December is well and truly upon us we suddenly start to panic and realise that we have to make plans for the biggest night of the year!
Its always so hard to work out what to do, some friends want to do different things, the weather might be crap, everyones a bit broke after all the Christmas drinks and presents… and sometimes it all becomes a bit too much to process and you end up stuck on a beach somewhere with a four pack of cruisers watching the fireworks with a bunch of families and tipsy under agers.
Not exactly something to remember right?
Well I've been keeping an eye out for some good stuff this year, especially as my first single New Years there is no way I'm not having a big one!
I found some great parties in Melbourne that are a good mix of classy and relaxed, so you can get loose and have a good time with all of your mates, even if they don't all like clubbing.
Here are my top Melbourne picks for your countdown and New Years kiss ;)
This is a waterfront marquee party with drinks included for $135. They have a VIP option and are expecting a huge crowd! I haven't been to this event personally but I spoke to the organiser and they are expecting a great night! You can chill out around the banks of South Wharf, watch the fireworks display from one of the best spots and enjoy not having to hand money over at the bar all night!
For tickets check out their website…
York st South Melbourne
This is the party that my money is on this year, Paul Laver always hosts the best parties in Melbourne and for only $50 you get to enjoy some of Melbourne's best DJs and surround yourself with the ones who really know how to party! 3 of the top events crews in Melbourne have come together for this one, it's the perfect venue with upstairs and downstairs, a huge deck area and 3 bars overall. Its a great relaxed vibe as well, so perfect for those warm summer nights! This will be the night to remember for everyone!
You can even just contact me for tickets or more information…
So have fun, get excited... and enjoy your summer!!
Sunday, 9 December 2012
We all know how hard it is to buy for some people so I thought I'd write a few ideas that might help get everyone through this crazy time of year!!
Boyfriend/partner/hubby- this is a tough one, we all know how hard guys are to buy for- vouchers for anything dare devily like sky diving or race car driving seem to go down well. I think they seem to like experiences or stuff they can do rather than jewellery or socks. But truly I have no idea, they are such odd creatures!
It's very hard if you haven't been together long as well, a few weeks in you have no idea if he is worth spending hundreds on yet or what his style is so you can't buy them clothes. If that's the case I'd go for a bottle of alcohol, another sure winner! And according to the blog survey I did a few weeks ago, all men really want is a blow job! So anything else is just a bonus ;) You can never go wrong with buying YOURSELF a gift of some sexy lingerie and then showing it off as his gift... think of the lingerie as the wrapping paper for his real present... haha.
Best Friends- No matter what age or how long you have been friends you always want to show your besties how much you love them! Of course we all know our besties and their fav clothes, makeup and handbags that we can buy them but to add something that involves a little effort can mean the absolute world to someone! Especially around Christmas time when it's all about love and getting together, it's nice to have that personal touch. Some things my friends have done for birthdays and things which was really touching is the sentimental stuff. For my 21st my best friend Cara took photos of the party and put them into a beautiful album of memories! It was such a beautiful thought and it's one of my most treasured possessions, Natasa also did something similar for my last birthday, she filled a big photo frame with pictures of me and all my best friends taken over the year, it was such a nice gesture and the gifts with thought put in are always the best!
Parents/grandparents etc- the hardest ones of all to buy for! They already have everything! I think some kind of experience is always nice, tickets to a show or singer, restaurant voucher so they can enjoy a nice meal somewhere. Or even a nicely framed family portrait for them to hang on their wall- mums especially love that stuff. I got my dad a voucher for a golf course so he could have a game, he had fun and it kept him out of my mums hair as well!
Some other things I love for small gifts are glasshouse candles (they smell so yummy) and are great for co workers and people who you don't know as well. MOR cosmetics also have such a great range of perfumes, body lotions and gift sets. They are great for little gifts or as add on because they are so beautifully packaged. We all want to give gifts that look very luxurious but not necessarily spend a small fortune and the MOR range are very well priced as well.
Good luck with all the shopping, if you are anything like me then for each present you buy you end up getting just as much for yourself as well! A good start is to go out with a list, really have it in your mind exactly what you want so you don't end up wasting hours wandering around the shops or end up buying something completely unnecessary, like a clock. (there is a story behind that one)