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Patch Things Up?

June 29, 2015
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  Pretty much the entire reason I joined the Brownies was because of the patches/badges and the special guide-book. They seemed so CUTE and were a sure sign of being awesomely accomplished and capable, as far as I was concerned. Sadly I was a bit of a Brownie fail because a) I didn’t like the colour brown (which the uniform most definitely was) and b) I also dropped the occasional blasphemous expression (Oh my god! For god’s sake! Oh hell!)…

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Dinara Mirtalipova (& the Etsy Design Awards!)

June 24, 2015
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I am a bit in love with Dinara Mirtalipova’s Etsy shop. I found her via Flow Magazine’s French Facebook page (which sounds super convoluted, but what can you do?!) and I’m really loving everything that I see. Perhaps you will like her work too? She’s an Uzbek lady, based in the US. Tea towels, illustration and cooking are her business. Here she talks about how important cooking with kids really is:   “I once was a super busy mom who worked…

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One + Four = Life : The Women Of Letters Edition

May 24, 2015
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Disclosure: The floral paisley quilt and moon cushion included in this post were gifted to me by Freedom Australia (but I love them and they do indeed live on my couch!)   Hello! How are you today? I am really good. I spent the afternoon with Rin (my daughter) at Women Of Letters. This is a pretty-much-monthly (I think!) event where a bunch of interesting people (usually women!) read a letter to a common, themed topic. This time it was A…

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