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Easter Bunny Cupcakes Recipe

Brought to you by Coles. Easter is a special time of year for us. We’re not overly religious {or religious at all really} but it’s always a nice time to get the family together, enjoy each others company and good food. This year Lacey’s birthday falls on Easter Sunday, so it will make the Easter… 

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Parenting advice from the {ahem} real experts

Parenting is hard. It’s rewarding, and joyful, and beautiful, but also… it’s hard. I was listening to the radio yesterday and Sheryl Crow came on, and she started singing, “No one said it would be easy…” and then, “But no one said it would be this hard.” I know my hard isn’t as hard as… 

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Naughty garlic bread: Eat now, diet later

Health and well-being types, look away now. This is very naughty and no good for anyone, unless you’re someone who is wanting to set your taste-buds on fire and delight the people in your life. This is as naughty as them come; lashings {like, seriously, lashings!} of butter, white crusty bread, and CHEESE. But it’s… 

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Totes Amaze! Make your own watermelon tote

Over the summer holidays Lacey and I had so much fun creating these bags. Lacey also made wrapping paper and decorated a paper bag. The options are endless. All you really need is a potato, some paints, something to paint and your imagination. YOU NEED // A tote {I grabbed mine from Etsy}, fabric paints… 

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IKEA Sprutt: Style ideas and adventures at

Yesterday I went to IKEA. You know when’s a good time to go to Ikea? Not Sunday mornings. Everyone is all about getting their cheap breakfast and storage items. We arrived a few minutes early, because it’s us and we’re always early, so it wasn’t yet opened. Across the entrance to the showroom they had… 

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Photo A Day | Week Thirteen | March

Morning. I’m writing from the not-so-sunny Gold Coast. We snuck away for the night, and it’s been so nice and relaxing. I hope you’ve had a great weekend. This week’s list for Photo A Day is by my lovely friend Simone of Honey and Fizz. Simone is one of the most stylish, and clever people… 

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Photography Lesson: How to capture sun flare

Brought to you by Olympus OM-D E-M10. Hello and welcome to another photography lesson. Take your seat and pull out your cameras. What’s that Jeremy? You like my outfit today? Well, thank you. Sun flare is a technique that I love, and is one of the first that I started playing around with. Here’s a… 

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Blog Books: 6 books you need to grow your

How long has it been since you walked into a book store? There’s a small book store I love close to home, and sometimes I walk in just to smell it. It’s childhood right there. And now you think I’m weird, don’t you? Today I wanted to share 6 books for bloggers. Some I’ve read…. 

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An experiment in asshole-ry

I am sorry. This post contains the word asshole. Repeatedly. It’s not something I regularly do here, so I hope you don’t mind. If you do, I am thinking maybe it’s best if you pour yourself a cuppa and step away from the blog. I promise sunshine-y things tomorrow. I love the internet. I freaking… 

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Cookies in a jar: Choc-chip and Cranberry,

Hello you. Today I’ve got another treat from my friend Erin. I am totally making these sweet cookies in a jar. Erin sent me one for Christmas and we made one giant cookie, and it was awesome. I suggest you do the same. I think we can all agree that Easter chocolate tastes so much… 

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Our Tasmania Travel Diary

Last week we did a whirlwind trip to Tasmania. I’m going to be completely honest and say that I didn’t know much about Tasmania before I visited. My neighbours, who travel for around 9 months of the year, are currently spending six weeks touring the whole island. Before they left I picked their brains on… 

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Letter to Lulu: Eighteen months old

Dear Luella, I don’t know where this time has gone. I really don’t. I blinked and you’re 18 months old. I’m not going to talk about wanting a pause button, about wanting to stop time, because that’s all I seem to talk and think about. And it’s just not going to come true. Instead I’m… 

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Triple Chocolate Layer Cake

It’s cake week in our family. Maybe something was in the water, but all our birthdays {not mine} seem to fall into the next week or so. I call it cake week. This year I’m being sensible. I’ve only made one cake. And I made it a good one. I don’t like to make the… 

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