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Holy technical difficulties!

Holy technical difficulties!


Oh my lordy, it has been way to long since I posted on here, and for that, I am truly sorry! Life became reasonably more complicated than I had ever anticipated and then I started having some serious technical difficulties in regards to the site. Its been quite the disaster, but I think I am slowly managing to put it back together.

You see, Shortly after the wedding, I started having some family issues. I was originally planning to write an essay on what happened and share a bunch of my feelings with you all after being inspired to do so by dorkface’s 2am existential crisis, but have since decided that the story really isn’t worth my time or yours. So in short, things got shit for a while, but now they are much much better.

I quit my job! (!!!!! πŸ˜€ )

Which is a thing I have been thinking about for a long time now, but finally reached the point where I had had enough back in August. It was the greatest feeling in the world and not only has it taken a lot of unnecessary stress off my shoulders, it has also opened up a lot of new opportunities for me that I never before though possible. I have picked up some casual work with two different companies in the disability sector, and I have also started up my own business. I have to keep it all hush hush for the time being as it is still under development, but I can’t wait to share what I am doing with you all!

I have also started learning how to code properly. It has been something I have always had an interest in since I was a teenager, and have managed to self teach myself enough to put together a blog. My knowledge of how and why things work though are patchy at best, so I figured it was about time I learned properly πŸ™‚ I enrolled in an online course and have been chipping away at it slowly at night and so far am really enjoying it.

As for the technical difficulties that in itself was just a nightmare. This blog was originally hosted by Hostgator, and has been for a really long time (and they are great), but their servers are in the USA and their prices were in USD which was starting to make them quite expensive for an Aussie such as me. So I decided to find myself and Australian host that would be a bit cheaper and move over to them. Enter Ehost, my host as we are now. Suuppperrr cheap hosting and their interface is really nice, but gosh have I had a time of it trying to move my whole blog over to them from Hostgator :S In the end it has taken me over a month to get everything transferred over, and some of you may have have noticed that the site was down for a good week in there somewhere. I still haven’t got everything back to how it was, but it is close enough.

So, new jobs, new company, new skills and new hosting. Its been a big few months for trying new things, but I am so glad that I have. I feel as though I am starting to discover myself as my own person and to walk a path of my own choosing. I am so excited. Life is pretty sweet!

So what else is new?

Apart from the main drama of my life, there have been a few things happen lately that I never got around to sharing with you. One of the big ones was…


I know right?! So freaking cool. I pretty much lost my ever loving shit when I got the phone call. I will share all the juicy details in my next post πŸ˜‰

  • I changed all my social media tags so they all match each other.

In light of having to pick a username for PAX, I did a lot of thinking and finally picked a username I don’t hate. So I have updated literally everything to the same name, so you can find me with ease across all your favourite social networks πŸ˜› We are talking Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat, Tumblr, Twitter, PinterestΒ and Sing! You will now find me across the board as:



  • I started a new nail business (Which is not the one I was referring to above, so I guess that makes two then!)

You can find Oh So Kawaii Nails at the Facebook page below. Currently I am only doing nails locally, but plan to expand into doing press on nails to ship very soon. If you are interested in a set of these nails, or have a particular design you think I should start with, I would love to hear it in the comments below!


  • I’m starting up a You Tube channel!

Lol I know, i hope this isn’t another one of the things I decide is a great idea that then promptly dies in the ass too. I have had a few requests from people on facebook asking me why i didn’t have one, so I though why not?! I plan to start by making one introducing myself, as well as a new room tour video, but after that I’m not sure what direction to go in. If you have any suggestions or special requests, of video’s you would like me to make, I would love to hear it πŸ™‚ I will put a new post up with the channel link once I have my first video up! So keep an eye on the blog and socials πŸ™‚

  • I have started playing WoW again. Lol.

I know I am really bad for picking up games and letting them take over my life. But I had a bunch of friends that have been playing for ages, and Legion just looked so cool, and its all so different to last time I started playing. *Sigh* I have been really enjoying playing it again. Mr Tardo and I have been playing together and it has been great fun πŸ™‚ We play Horde on Nagrand, so If you would like to play with me leave me a comment below ^_^


I’ll try my hardest to not leave Oh So Kawaii to be so neglected again<3



New Nail Art

New Nail Art


Completely forgetting the promise I made in my half-assed new years resolutions, I have been super slack on the whole nail art front. I do have a few cute things that I have done recently thought that i thought I would share with you πŸ™‚ I hope you like them!

New Nail Art
Not particularly fancy or nail arty, but I have been seriously loving this pastel gel colour I got not long ago. Put some glitter over the top and its pretty darn cute if you ask me πŸ˜›
New Nail Art
This one was inspired by some new tights that I purchased not long ago. They are white with coloured diamonties all over the knee’s, and they are just the cutest things ever. I was feeling inspired and wanted more shiny so I thought I would do the same to my nails.
New Nail Art
These were inspired by a little competition event that the Australian Lolita community had a little while ago. I discovered it too late to enter, but thought I would so it anyway. The idea was to do a set of nai;s inspired by a favourite dress you own. Since I am still crushing hard on my Strawberries and ribbons Angelic Pretty dress I bought at AVcon, I thought i would try my hand at doing some nails to match!

Want to see more of my nail art? Check out my Nail art page!

New nail designs!

New nail designs!

So I have been doing a bit of nail’s with the guys lately, and I thought I would share two of my new designs with you. The first one is a Christmas theme, with pretty shiny reindeers and holly. I did the eyes with my new spot brush I purchased in Japan, which I thought was a little exciting πŸ™‚ here they are…



Then there are my most recent rainbow nails. I decided I wanted something simple but cheerful that would last me until the new year as I was too lazy to pack up my nail gear and bring it home. This is what I came up with, I quite like it.