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Ten Things I (Sort Of) Like About Being Sick

November 25, 2015

So. Remember Rin was really sick? Well then I got her bug. A throat infection that has now become a chesty one. Ugh. Still. Things could be worse. And I will be better soon. And there are SO MANY good things about being sick. Right? Because if you just moan about being sick you are a bit of an annoying a-whole. In the spirit of NOT being an a-whole, here are some things I noticed are actually GOOD. It’s in my…

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A Quick One: Gimme Flair

November 19, 2015

Just a quick one… I have been reading a blog called Design Is Mine for many, many years. (Maybe you read it too?) I was super excited to find out that Summer (she of Design Is Mine) has a cool site called Gimme Flair where she sells really ace pins by a whole bunch of designers/artists from all over the world. I really like pins (or badges as we like to call them here in Australia.) I think they are…

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A Delicious Raspberry + Ricotta Cake

November 18, 2015
raspberry and ricotta cake one

  One of the first things I wanted to do when I got home from our holiday/horrorday was to make a cake. There is something comforting about baking, isn’t there? The (probable) reliability of creaming things together and whisking them and folding stuff is calming and sure and heralds delicious tastes and smells. I was reading Orangette on Monday morning and someone mentioned this recipe. I looked it up and it seemed like just the sort of cake I would like.…

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Each To Own + Meet Me At Mike’s + Etsy : #MakeForGood

November 17, 2015

  Sometimes you meet someone and you think they are ace and you want to make a thing with them? I’m not talking about a ROMANTIC thing (although can be good too!) Rather, I’m talking about a CREATIVE thing. A collaboration. A joint project de fun. That’s what happened with Kristen of Each To Own and me! We met in Brisbane when I was invited to speak at the Brisbane Library (thanks to BrisStyle, the library and The (ace) Brisbane…

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