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The best quick and easy dinner ideas on the web

10 / 07 / 2017 / 0 comments

Stuck for ideas for tea tonight? Have you asked around everyone you’ve seen today (your mum, your dad, the other parents at drop-off, the woman who makes your coffee) what they’re cooking, hoping they’ll give you an idea that won’t…

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Staying Warm in Winter – the best tips

3 / 07 / 2017 / 0 comments

It’s true: women feel the cold more than men. And with the cold snap we’re having on the East coast of Australia right now, women are shivering in their kitten-heels. We’re in Australia. With the exception of a few chilly…

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Best cookies ever

26 / 06 / 2017 / 0 comments

I can’t stop baking cookies. It started when my husband brought home a cookie mix from the supermarket and I added an egg and butter and the house was so filled with warmth and delicious smells that I wanted to…

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Ideas for gorgeous, cute, delightful cupcakes

19 / 06 / 2017 / 0 comments

At a child’s birthday party recently I was wowed with a wonderful cake, baked and styled by the birthday boy’s mum. It was a Pokemon-themed cake and the kids all loved it. But as we talked about children’s birthday cakes,…

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My Favourite Things to Knit (and crochet) in Winter

12 / 06 / 2017 / 0 comments

Scarves are easy but boring, jumpers tend to be half-finished, blankets take too long. So here are my favourite things to knit now that we’re in winter and, officially, in knitting season. Socks – There’s nothing like a pair of…

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How to be a Master Chef at Home

5 / 06 / 2017 / 0 comments

I love winter. The season of knitting, Masterchef, footy, the occasional red wine by the open fire – or heater, at least. My family is totally addicted to Masterchef, and now that it’s in its tenth season, watching it has…

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Tips for reducing your household waste

29 / 05 / 2017 / 0 comments

Waste Not A lot of people I know have been watching the War On Waste on ABC this month. In our house, we’ve been talking and thinking about it a lot and it has affected how we’ve been behaving. I…

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Book recommendations from The High Tea Party

22 / 05 / 2017 / 0 comments

Is there anything more exciting than ‘discovering’ an author who has quite a few books published who you absolutely love? This has happened to me a few times lately, and I’m thrilled to be digging into the cannon of the…

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