Photography lesson: Tips for mastering black and white photography


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


“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…


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


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

Atlantis Hotel, Dubai

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


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

Mango and Coconut Pops-2

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


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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