Photography lesson: Tips for mastering black and white photography

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Brought to you by Olympus OM-D E-M10. Hello you photo-taker! Each month of this year I’ll be sharing tips and tricks for photography techniques. If you’re playing along with photo a day, you’ll notice that each month I’ll include a photography prompt. This prompt is included so it can help us stretch and grow and… 

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Thermomix Tutti-Fruity Muffins

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“I’MMMMM STARRRRVVVING!” If you’ve got kids, or been around kids, or ever been a kid you’ve probably heard that a million times. Or at least once. I think kids often get starving and remotely peckish mixed up. Nevertheless there’s a lot of consumption of food going on in our household these holidays. I’ve been making… 

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You know you grew up in the 90s when…

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Brought to you by Weetbix. Grab your tickets and jump aboard. We’re going for a trip down memory lane, where neon is everywhere {including on your shoelaces}, hair is BIG and bike-pants are totally in {the louder the pattern the better}. We’re getting there aboard this rather vintage bus thanks to Weetbix. Read on to… 

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Photo A Day | Week Four | January

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Hello! Firstly, I want to just say that if this is the first time you’ve stumbled across the photo a day challenge, you’re welcome to play. Just join today or tomorrow. It’s never too late to start. Oh my goodness. Yesterday I went to see The Lion King with Lacey and it was so good…. 

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Dubai with kids

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A few weeks ago I shared a post on our flight to Dubai, and today I wanted to share about our time in Dubai. I want to first start by saying that Dubai was always on my travel bucket list, but I was a little bit apprehensive about traveling there. Why? Because I’d heard that… 

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First timer

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I’ve been deep water running. I say it like I’ve been doing it for years, but I’ve done it twice, and I love it. Just don’t ask me to retrieve anything from the top shelf of the pantry for a week because my arms ache. But I love it. My neighbour asked me to join… 

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Three ingredient mango & coconut pops

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I’m buzzing with excitement. Late last year I asked my friend {fellow blogger and Clever Cookie graduate} Erin of Erin Made This if she would consider creating a special recipe just for you guys on my blog each month, and she said yes{!}. Erin takes the most beautiful food photos, and just makes recipes that… 

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The skewers or the ice cream

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We’d just been to the supermarket where we bought various groceries and ice cream. Now you know the urgency that presents itself when you’ve bought ice cream on a summer-y day. Parents be all like, “We can’t stop, we’ve got ice cream in the back.” Remember those cries from your childhood? I needed to get… 

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