Evening folks! So here I am on the kinda of Sunny Gold Coast {which has been MOSTLY sunny and warm} spamming you all with ProBlogger Training Event snaps and notes. I don’t know if many of you know this but the Budget Fashionista AND Confident You post series came about after the event last year. I had these big ideas. Lots of them. And bit by bit they just poured out of me. I feel a bit the same now. Keen to get the ideas out of my head and onto the page. But that’s getting ahead of myself. Let’s go back to the beginning. 


I managed to get my advertising complete early with the help of my fab and uncharacteristically helpful agents. They were as excited as I was that I was taking a break, heading to the beach and probably getting out of their hair. I packed the car to the gills and went for it. A cruisy trip along the highway a few hours and I was set. Dinner and a few wines with the ladies was on the cards and we had loads of fun chatting until the wee hour of the morning. Girlie sleepover style. Score.


Kicking off with an 8am wake up call {whoops, maybe a bit keen} we got our gear on and headed off to the beach. Dani and I splashed in the waves, Liv let Queensland down by being a sooky la lah girl and refusing to enter the water because it’s too cold! Slack. Seriously. I asked her to hand in her Queensland card immediately. Then we went back to the pool, sunned ourselves and generally had a great time.

Then the headache I’d been nursing on and off for the last week {dehydrated, perhaps?} came raging on and I was almost sick over lunch. So while the ladies went for a shop, I went for a nap. Nurse Olivia recommended Powerade but there was none to be found. I curled up, slept and awoke feeling better but not. The short version is that come the Blog Chicks event that night I felt okay, certainly not great, but I went and had an amazing time meeting wonderful bloggers.

Even if I was a hot mess with glassy eyes and a desire to drink litres of soda water. So if you saw me, I wasn’t carrying the plague. Promise! But there was time for outfit photos, of course. Fashion bloggers be like, of COURSE.

Black T-Shirt – Target
Atari Baby Pants – 17 Sundays {gifted}
Ankle Strap Wedges – Target {gifted}
Necklace – Markets {borrowed from Liv}
Bag – From a gift bag



And just like THAT Friday was here.

We awoke refreshed, ready and raring to go. Seriously. After all the sickness and struggle the day before I felt much better. I dragged on my stripe bodycon and I was set. Meeting new people is something that comes to me pretty easily these days. Hugging old people, the ones I’ve met before not the elderly, is even better. Eeeek. When did THAT happen. Dani and I set off the the conference room and settled into our seats for what was going to be a pretty darn awesome day.

And I might just leave you there and come back tomorrow. But first, the outfit! WOOHOO.

Dress – Inspire via ASOS Curve {sold out online?}
Shoes – Evans Clothing
Bag – Target Australia {gifted- sold out online}
Jacket {tucked in bag} – Virtu 



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