Living With An Allergy-Friendl...

July 6, 2014 by

I’ve waited until our Samoyed, Indy, is about 18 months old before writing this post so I could give a proper reflection on what...

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Free Christmas Printables

October 13, 2013 by

I have always wanted to have printable art in my home office, but I don’t yet have the set up I need to start decorating (at the...

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Is it too early to be thinking...

October 13, 2013 by

Normally I wouldn’t start thinking about Christmas until November 1st (where the unwritten rule says wait until after Halloween...

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ExoticGroceries.com.au Review

May 27, 2013 by

Many people have difficulty finding specialty ingredients, so I will do my best to post about the ones I have used and/or had...

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The First Home Buyers Process ...

May 21, 2013 by

** The information contained in this post is specific to my circumstances, and should only be used as an example of one person’s...

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Santa Hat Brownies Recipe

January 8, 2013 by

This is a very popular recipe, as if you Google “Santa hat brownies” you will find loads of people who have made them. I...

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Rudolph Chocolate Caramel Tart...

January 7, 2013 by

I think this recipe originated with Arnott’s, and was posted on Taste.com.au. I make mine exactly the way they do on Taste, but...

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2012 Christmas – Menu Pl...

January 7, 2013 by

Well Christmas is all over now, and it’s much easier for me to do a review of everything I cooked rather than blog beforehand,...

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Shipping to Australia: Lands&#...

December 16, 2012 by

If you haven’t shopped at Lands’ End before, you should start. I had heard of this US retailer before but since they...

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Homemade Christmas Hamper Gift...

December 8, 2012 by

Whatever you do this Christmas, don’t buy one of those pre-packed hampers from a department or online store! They are horribly...

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US Department Store Nordstrom ...

December 7, 2012 by

Well the good news just keeps on coming people! American retailers obviously know how hungry Australian shoppers are for good quality,...

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US Department Store Macy’...

December 6, 2012 by

Macy’s is one of my favourite US department stores, and they’re now shipping to Australia! They have an amazing deal on...

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Gifts for People Who Are Hard ...

November 28, 2012 by

With all the wealth in the world today, most people know someone who is always hard to buy for at Christmas because they want for...

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Pottery Barn Coming to Austral...

November 25, 2012 by

Oh my God!!!! Pottery Barn is coming to Australia!!! The store, along with West Elm, Williams-Sonoma and Pottery Barn Kids will all...

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The Jamie Oliver Food Processo...

November 25, 2012 by

Has anyone been watching Jamie Oliver’s 15 Minute Meals series? Although to be honest I think I’ve only ever cooked one...

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Christmas Gift Ideas: Cookbook...

November 11, 2012 by

Christmas is still a very child-like experience for me, and luckily I am still poor enough to have a wishlist, which I think actually...

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How to Plan a Christmas Dinner...

November 9, 2012 by

It usually takes me days, if not WEEKS to plan a menu, whether it’s for Christmas or any other occasion. If you want the meal to...

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Christmas Gift Ideas for Cooks...

November 7, 2012 by

Being a foodie and avid cook myself, cooking related gifts are probably one of my favourite Christmas topics. The great thing about...

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Sample Christmas Menu: Light a...

November 6, 2012 by

Everyone wants a Christmas lunch or dinner with loads of yummy dishes, but usually there’s so much delicious food that you get...

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DIY Project: Sandstone Look Pl...

November 4, 2012 by

As it’s Spring, the garden is blooming and growing with rapid pace. Every day something new blooms, and we’re just finding...

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Sample Christmas Menu: An Upda...

November 3, 2012 by

I have all my Christmas menus saved from the last 4 years, so I will post them as options for you to consider. This was from 2008, for...

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