Category Archives: Recommendations

Nippers Championship 2011

Sounds rather fancy doesn’t it!  The championship was held this weekend past and was the last Nippers meet for the season.  It was a cold, blustery day.  Scarlett was none too impressed about having to go.  Of course once she … Continue reading

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Oliver + S, Little Things To Sew

This lovely book arrived the other day.  It is full of cute things to sew for little people.  The photos show off all the projects nicely.  My favourite things are the Cozy winter hood, bento box carrier, the messenger bag, … Continue reading

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Long Weekending

We were lucky to have a long weekend here in Victoria (labour day).  We decided to go and visit my dad who was home on his break from work.  He works interstate and comes home once a month.  It is … Continue reading

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A Felt Farm

While buying gifts for Tenneille for her birthday last week, I came across this gorgeous book, A Felt Farm by Rotraud Reinhard. I picked it up, flicked through a couple of pages and announced it was mine!  I figured it … Continue reading

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A Decade Ago Today…

Greg and I were married at Proudfoots on the River, Warrnambool, Victoria.  The ceremony was held in a converted boatshed (very quaint actually).  It rained, of course, but once the vows were all said and done, the rain stopped.  It was a … Continue reading

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For the Girls

I received some fabric goodness in the mail today.  I decided that I would like to make a quilt each for the girls for their birthdays.  I had a lovely time choosing out what I wanted from the Fat Quarter Shop. … Continue reading

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Rainy Days = Lots of Yummy Food

It has rained here almost non stop the last three days, but that hasn’t stop the girls having fun out in the wet.  Lots of puddle jumping and splashing. Jairah and I danced around the kitchen to Caro Emerald (her … Continue reading

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Some Lark Goodness

I couldn’t help myself.  Lark had a sale on Belle & Boo and I just had to have the reversible skirt for Tenneille.   I had been eyeing it off for a while, so when it featured in their 12 … Continue reading

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Blue Dish

This is another favourite cafe.  It’s not in the hills though.  Blue Dish is a french inspired cafe that serves really good food.  I tend to order their tarts with a salad.  On this visit I ordered a smoked salmon … Continue reading

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Rhododendron Gardens

The Dandenong Ranges are filled with beautiful places to visit.  One of which is the National Rhododendron Gardens in Olinda.  As of the middle of this year, entry is now free!  We visit on a regular basis as the gardens … Continue reading

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