If you’re obsessed with all types of reality TV, love listening to something that makes you feel like you’re sitting with your girlfriends drinking wine or just love a good celebrity interview then we have found some podcasts for you!
You can listen to these on your commute to and from work or while working out and make your day a whole lot more interesting.
“LadyGang” is a celebrity driven podcast from the minds and mouths of Keltie knight, Jac Vanek and Becca Tobin. Inspired by our bottomless mimosa brunches, each week a celebrity guest joins the girls for a raw, honest and hilarious look at what life is really like under the bright lights of Hollywood. Guests will help the girl gang answer life’s burning questions from listeners in #AskTheLadyGang and share their own unapologetic stories about stumbling through womanhood.
Ice cream binges, late night texts, quarter life crises, and all the sex.
A podcast that dares to say what many are thinking, but only a bitch would say. Expect unfiltered and unapologetic discussions about sex, millennial struggles, pop culture, social faux-pas and hopefully, an insightful takeaway. Nothing is off limits. Hosted by Jackie Schimmel, creator of blog “The Bitch Bible,” and your soon-to-be bitchy (and super neurotic) best friend.
No topic is off limits with this podcast hosted by YouTube star Shane Dawson and his friend Jessie Buttafuoco. They often talk about reality TV and even interview reality TV stars such as Farrah Abrams from Teen Mom. You’ll find hard not to laugh out loud with this one!
Hosts (and friends!) Jessica Matlin and Jennifer Goldstein turn up the volume and bring you the big, juicy, world of beauty on their weekly podcast. With day jobs as beauty editors, Jess & Jenn are plugged in to the industry’s latest news and share their inside access along with candid stories of their beauty adventures, from celebrity interviews and freaky new facials to miracle products and epic beauty fails. Each week, they also get advice from their favorite people in the business, including Hollywood makeup pros, perfumers, plastic surgeons, and even the manicurist at their local nail salon. Delivered with a heavy dose of fun, Fat Mascara is where beauty obsessives can get their fix.
Are you a die hard Real Housewives fan? Then you’ll love this podcast, hosted by Real Housewife of Orange County Star Heather Dubrow. Heather is also an actress, television personality, host, wife and mother. She will be discussing the hippest, hottest, newest trends in health, wellness, beauty, parenting, travel, style and so much more including all things HOUSEWIVES and BOTCHED!
Another one for all you Real Housewife fans. The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Brandi Glanville debuts as host of her own podcast, Brandi Glanville Unfiltered. Glanville interviews star guests, dishes about pop culture, fashion and celebrity gossip! She also gives listeners behind the scenes access to Bravo’s The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.
YouTube star Grace Helbig is the host of this hilarious podcast where she interviews other YouTube and social media stars. Grace asks them hilarious questions such as ‘If you could choose one person to throw cold spaghetti at who would it be and why?’ and other hilarious stuff but she never gets too deep!
Elizabeth Kott and Stephanie Simbari love green juice, a good palm reading, and a guided meditation via YouTube. Also whiskey, the occasional ‘jazz’ cigarette, and the (not-so-occasional) cute boy. Join them on their weekly podcast, That’s So Retrograde, as they seek out their own paths, however twisty they might be. Through interviewing gurus of all types, Elizabeth & Steph, get to the bottom of how to find their best-selves. Or their most okay-selves. Or just themselves. Whatever.
Heather loves juicy scoops, topics and guests and that is just what she’ll be delving into each week on her podcast. Much like the very missed Chelsea Lately, that Heather wrote and appeared on since it’s inception, Heather will tackle the juiciest and most controversial topics that are in the Zeitgeist. Heather will not hold back on her opinion on anything or anyone and when talking to guests ranging anywhere from actors, to comics to reality stars, Heather will ask the questions you were always wondering about yourself.
Is Instagram making us all into Betty Draper 2.0? Can you follow the Kardashians and still be a feminist? Are there women on death row? Is virality a science or a spiritual connection? Refinery 29’s executive producer, Elisa Kreisinger talks to today’s culture makers and rule breakers to try to solve the mysteries of our modern popular culture.
New YouTube comedy channel VODville has created this hilarious video of the reality of so badly wanting to read over someone’s shoulder without being caught. Who hasn’t wanted to read over someone’s shoulder?
This is one of many great skits to come from this channel so be sure to subscribe and like their Facebook page so you don’t miss out!
Summer is just around the corner which means it’s time to change up your makeup looks. Take it from matte neutral colours to fresh, glowy, dewy skin with pops of colour. Here is some serious makeup inspiration from the worlds best makeup artists to help inspire you to start trying out some summer looks.
Do you feel like giving your home a bit of a spruce up but don’t have the budget? Well the good news is you don’t need an extra few thousand dollars to make your home look like the homes in the pages of Vogue Living. Thanks to the internet and Pintrest you can make some seriously cool pieces using recycled parts and things you’ve probably already got lying around your house. Here are some cool ideas to get you started.
Make Your own lace candle lamps
Possibly the best use for single socks we’ve ever seen
Add this beautiful piece to add some colour to a bare wall
This genius photo frame and coat hanger all in one.
The perfect way to display your fresh produce.
Instead of cluttering up your bathroom draws try this ingenious solution.
The perfect use for an old guitar.
A modern take on the bedside table.
The perfect excuse to drink bottles and bottles of wine.
Makeup up magician and YouTube sensation Kandee Johnson has a knack for transforming her face into other people or characters with makeup but we have to say this video of her transforming into Aussie superstar Ruby Rose has to be one of her best!
Lately life has been teaching me some valuable lessons.
I’ve learned that I am the one in charge of creating the life that I want to live, that learning and growth should never stop, and that my failures are actually my biggest successes.
I spend most of my time painfully learning these lessons. I usually stumble around for a bit before I realize that life is presenting me with an opportunity to learn a new way of thinking or another way of getting what I want.
My toughest lesson lately has been my perspective on relationships. As I build my own business and I grow into the woman that I want to be, I’ve started to wonder what kind of man I’m going to end up with.
I’m hardworking, spontaneous and my fears are diminishing by the second. I’m growing stronger and more capable than I have ever been and I am starting to sense that it is going to take an even stronger man to be able to keep up with me.
Months have gone by since I have had a conversation with a man that really sparked me. You know the conversations that you have that you can’t stop thinking about for days? The people that you can text back and forth with for weeks at a time without ever running out of things to say?
I haven’t had that in quite some time and it set off an alarm in my mind.
Cue Jessie James Decker.
Clearly this girl knows what she is talking about when it comes to love. Her marriage is the epitome of goals and she’s somebody that I will listen to when she gives advice on dating and relationships.
As I started to worry about the future of my love life, I stumbled upon a video where she told an incredible story.
Jessie talked about a previous relationship with a man who treated her poorly and what happened on the plane ride home after she had finally called it quits with him.
“I pulled my computer out and I started writing a letter. I said, ‘I know my soulmate is out there and this is what I’m looking for.’ I was as specific and detailed as I could be about exactly what my soulmate was about. If you read it today I promise you, you would say to me, ‘you wrote this after you met Eric!’ I swear to you I didn’t”.
I watched the video twice to make sure that it resonated with me and then I embraced the lesson that life had just put smack dab in front of me.
If you want something, you have to put focus on it. When Jessie wrote down all of the things that she wanted in her soulmate, she shifted her focus to look for those qualities in a man. She essentially told HERSELF what it took in her mind for a man to be a qualified contender to be her husband.
Most importantly, she sent that energy out into the world.
We’re all familiar with the law of karma, what goes around comes around. When Jessie created that list of characteristics that she wished for in a man she performed the first step of karma, she put it out there.
The second step was for Eric to come knocking at her door.
As incredible of a tool as this is to use for our love lives, we can also put it into every other aspect of our lives.
If we want a certain career, lifestyle, friendship, material item, anything that we could desire-we can help bring it towards us by writing down exactly what we want from it.
Listening to Jessie give out her love advice reminded me that for years I have been writing about what type of life I wanted. I wrote that I wanted to travel and that I wanted to love the work that I did with all of my heart.
Right now, I am doing all of those things.
I have lived and proven this beautiful lesson disguised as the story of her finding her soulmate.
Sitting back now, I’m no longer scared. I know that when I’m ready I’ll make my own list of qualities that I want in a man and I’ll do my part for “karma” and send out that energy.
Sometimes our life lessons don’t have to be painful. If you want something in your life, write it down. Talk to people about what you want. Believe that it’s coming to you and then wait patiently for your very own Eric to knock on your doorstep, flowers in hand.
For me, I was damn certain that I had hit the bottom and hard. I had metaphorical bruises all over my body and I was down for the count.
It felt like the cards that had been dealt to me were a sh*t hand, the kind that you fold as soon as you look at them.
I am now realizing how common this.
Talking to my friends and coworkers shows me on a daily basis that as a generation we are struggling to figure it out.
What do I mean by it?
I mean life. I’m talking about how do we figure out how to make ourselves happy? How do we find out what we want to do with our lives? What legacy do we want to leave behind?
Through a hell of a lot of trial and error, I have figured this out for myself.
One year ago today I was a full time waitress at a biker dive bar. The kind of bar that you walk into and walk out of. The place was always fishbowl-ed with cigarette smoke, there were mice in the kitchen, and I had to mop the floors and clean the bathrooms after my shift ended at 3 AM.
Today I am a social media manager, avid blogger and about to interview The Chainsmoker’s drummer (Tony Ann) for my podcast The Passion Series Podcast. I wake up whenever I want and I work from wherever I choose. I am also about to start backpacking the globe with my first stop being Costa Rica (Pura Vida Baby!).
Big difference right?
Do you want to know what I did to create this massive change in my lifestyle?
Everyday I did ONE thing that I loved to do.
At first it was little things. I would work out, eat a great meal, write in my “journal” (really it’s a word document on my laptop), read self development books, etc. Things that didn’t seem like they would ever amount to phenomenal lifestyle change.
I like to call this phase “Create The Snowball”
Remember as a kid trying to start a snowball. At first it is kind of hard because the ball is so small it keeps breaking into little pieces as you try to force more snow to pack together.
BUT if you are consistent, eventually the snowball will start to take shape.
Cue the next phase, “Growing The Snowball”.
It took me a few weeks to realize that I may as well make my writing public if I was going to be writing things that had the potential to help other people. I started my first blog. I didn’t tell my friends or family because I felt incredibly self conscious of it. I was forced to learn the ins and outs of blog marketing and creation (as I had no idea that you actually had to put effort into getting people to read your writing and making your blog “pretty”).
Eventually my snowball got so big that it didn’t fit in my hands anymore. I needed the support of the ground to roll it and collect more snow so that it could keep growing.
This led me to the final stage I like to call, “Where Did This Snowman Come From?”
Wait, I quit my waitressing job to go full time social media manager? I have an Instagram influence? I’m interviewing The Chainsmoker’s drummer?!
When did this happen? How did it happen? What is this feeling of purpose and happiness that has taken over me?
When did I figure out exactly what I wanted to do with my life?
Tony Robbins talks about how we all have an internal blueprint. He says that you are happiest when you are aligned with this blueprint. For some of us that means we are happiest as the CEO of a Fortune 100 company. For others it means our hearts are filled to the brim when we are in a room with our husband and children. For me it was a blueprint of living minimally, traveling consistently, building my own empire and meeting like minded people along the way.
We all have this blueprint and that’s exactly what you start walking towards when you decide to do one thing that you love a day. Some days there’s no time-do it anyway. Crack that book open, read that interesting article, listen to music, do whatever it is that makes you content in that moment.
Yes, rock bottom hurts but if there is anything I’ve learned it’s that if you are there-it’s for a reason. It’s so that you can pick yourself up and KNOW exactly what it is YOU DON’T want to do with your life.
Put your cards down and trust that they are going to win you the jackpot. Start making your snowball now so that your snowman appears as fast as possible.
There are two options: keep living how you are or try to create a beautiful life for yourself. What could you possibly be waiting for?
2 hour drive from Sydney.
There are so many beautiful things to see here such as The Three Sisters, siblings of the Twelve Apostles and the rock formation at Echo Point. There are also some great places to eat such as Darley’s and Pins on Lurline.
If you’re going in Winter it can get very cold and sometimes even snow so make sure you wear lots of layers.
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1.5 hour drive from Sydney.
Bowral is full of beautiful gardens, dairy farms, wineries, cute cafes and some amazing cafes. There is so much to do and see and you could easily spend a whole weekend there. Be sure to check out some of Bowral’s award winning resturants Biota and Centennial Vineyards Restaurant.
The Hunter Valley
2.5 hour drive from Sydney.
The hunter valley is known for having some of the best Wineries and restaurants in Australia. You can do a tour of many wineries in one day and sample all different wines, try cheese that are made on site and then relax at one of the many amazing restaurants and enjoy a meal while you take in the scenery. You can also go on a romantic hot air balloon ride at sunset to top the day off!
2 hour drive from Sydney.
Kangaroo Valley is located on the Kagaroo River where you can hire a kayak and expolre what this beautiful town has to offer including waterfalls and the scenic countryside. Make sure you stop by ‘The Worlds Best Pie Shop‘ to refule after a day of kayaking.
Mermaid Pools, Tahmoor
1.5 hour drive from Sydney.
The Mermaid pools are located in Tahmoor but you have to go on a long bush walk to get to them. They are totally worth it though. Just make sure you go with a friend or two and bring lots of water, snacks, sunscreen and toilet paper lol!