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House & Home, Shopping

KITCHEN TEMPLE | NORDIC PIECES FOR HOME

Photo Credit – @melbourne_piedaterre Oh gosh I get excited when I find a new online store! Its like a whole new world to explore. And excited I was when I met Amy from Kitchen Temple. Her store is simply amazing, filled with nordic pieces for the home that are both functional and stylish – win win!! Photo Credit  ...

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Family, Life

OH HI THERE! WHERE HAVE I BEEN?

Hey! I’ve been a little MIA lately. I wasn’t planing on taking a break but it just kinda happened. We went on a little vay cay to Coffs Harbour for a family wedding. We were there for 6 days… 6 days of sun, sand and poolside cocktails. We stayed at the amazing Aanuka Beach Resort. It is smack bang on the beach. The wedding  ...

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Interiors, Shopping

MY FAVOURITE SHOPS FOR STYLISH PRINTS.

Using prints in the home is a very easy and affordable way to add some personality to your interior spaces. You can go as large or small as you want. And they can be used in any room in the house!  All you need to do is buy some frames from Kmart, Ikea or Target to fit the prints and your are on your way to injecting some much needed style  ...

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House & Home, Shopping

WIN A YUMMY SCENTED CANDLE FROM CIRCA HOME

Brought to you by Nuffnang and Circa Home Like many of you, I love a delicously scented candle burning away when I am home. I love having a scent wafting throughout my home. So when Circa Home asked me to review their new Limited Edition Honeyflower & Sandalwood candle, of course I said YES! And Circa Home is giving you the chance to win a  ...

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Shopping

FAB INSTAGRAM FIND | QUIET CLEMENTINE

Are you the type of person who takes her earrings off, just as she hops into bed and leaves them on the bedside table where they will stay? Getting lost and falling on the floor? I have a solution for you! These cute and playful ceramic dishes that I found on Instagram the other day. Meet Quiet Clementine! Quiet Clementine is a line of  ...

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House & Home, How To, Interiors

KMART PEGBOARD – HOW TO STYLE IT.

The Kmart pegboard is one of the best products Kmart have released this year. I know – big call! But for only $29 – it is a scandi bargain that I had to have. I managed to snap one up from the local Wagga Kmart Store a month or so ago. It is still in the box as I am saving it for the hew house (along with all my other bargains I  ...

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Family

KEEP HEALTHY AND HAPPY THIS WINTER

Brought to you by Compare The Market Blergh! Everyone around us is dropping like flies with colds, flu’s and infections. We all have the sniffles and are coughing already and winter is still 3 months away. My poor bestie and her family are all terribly sick at the moment. She is fighting a sinus, chest and ear infection! The poor soul. She is  ...

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Other

HAVE YOU WATCHED MAKING A MURDERER?

  So today I am stepping away from homewares and fab finds because I need to talk. I need to talk about Making a Murderer (MAM)- the hit documentary series from Netflix. Have you seen it? If not, I highly recommend watching it. You won’t be sorry. It is the most compelling, emotional, manipulative and obsessive TV show I have ever  ...

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Interiors, Other

#OUBSTYLE | MEET CHELSEA

Hello! I hope you all had a great Easter break. We had a very relaxing weekend (read lazy)! We signed up for Netflix so we binged on that most of the weekend when we weren’t at BBQ’s or visiting family. Perfect really! Today I am super excited to bring you one of my favourite Instagrammers Chelsea from @3wildboys3. I first  ...

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Family

BREAKFAST FOR DINNER AND OTHER MONEY SAVING TIPS

Brought to you by Compare The Market Ask any of my friends and they will tell you that I LOVE a bargain. I will stalk something I love till it goes on sale and then I snap that bargain up. I have to. It costs a lot of money to live these days and no matter how hard I try and save – something always pops up. Like most people we live pay day to  ...

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Family

THE BIG SNIP

Brought to you by Compare The Market. Today I am going to share a little tale about how The Mr took one for the team. He sucked it up and did what had to be done. Having children is THE best thing I have ever done. Hands down, the BEST. But they are expensive little buggers aren’t they? Life in general costs more the more children you have.  ...

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House & Home

STRING OF PEARLS – KEEPING THEM HAPPY

The String of Pearls is one of the hottest indoor plants at the moment. They are also known as a String of Beads. They are a interesting plant, offering cascading thin like stems that fall over the edge of the hanging basket or from shelves and table tops. Their bead like appearance will sometimes even bloom with the daintiest of flowers. 

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Recipes

THE BEST CADBURY CREME EGG RECIPES

Ok, if I had to think of the best thing about Easter – it would have to be Cadbury Creme Eggs. I am pretty sure they changed the recipe a few years because I can just tell they are not the same. However I still rank a Cadbury Creme Egg. They are easy to sneak into the fridge to chill without anyone else finding it and stealing it on me.  ...

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Life

FEELING BLAH LATELY

Oh woe is me. I can not shake this feeling of blah. Life just seems so overwhelming lately. Everything is getting to me and getting me down. I know its just a funk I need to shake and it will pass. Do you feel like this too sometimes? Life is good,  but at the moment I can’t shake the funk.

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Dinners, Recipes

THE BEST THERMOMIX SPAGHETTI BOLOGNESE

Spaghetti Bolognese is one of our favourite meals. Its quick and easy and makes for the perfect mid week dinner. The bonus? Both my kids will clean their plates – and that is a rare occurrence at dinner time in my house folks. We eat it once a week – sometimes more if there are left overs.

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Shopping

STOOLS UNDER $100? YES!

I’ve been trying to find some kitchen stools for the bench in the kitchen for the new house. All the ones I love are too expensive – story of my life!! I don’t mind paying for a quality product, but I know how quickly my taste can change and well…. Kids! My kids are pretty good, but the furniture gets a bit of a knock  ...

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