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Rottnest Island Holiday

You may recall from our Easter Getaway Tips post last week, that we were spending a few days on Rottnest Island with our extended family over the Easter break. We are so lucky to have Rottnest Island off our coast. On a clear day, we can even see it from our home.  It is a great place to enjoy coastal activities of swimming, boating, snorkelling, surfing etc. The best way to get around and explore the island is on a bicycle. We had glorious autumn weather and it was even warm enough to go … [Read More...]

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Rottnest Island Holiday

You may recall from our Easter Getaway Tips post last week, that we were spending a few days on Rottnest Island with our extended family over the Easter break. We are so lucky to have Rottnest Island off our coast. On a … [Read More...]

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Winner of our Just Bedding Giveaway

Thanks to everyone who entered our recent giveaway to win a $100 Gift Voucher to Just Bedding.  The lucky winner is Mary H. (We have sent you an email Mary - so check your inbox). There is around 10 hours left to … [Read More...]

Sew you Mother a gift for Mother's Day

Mother’s Day Gifts to Sew

Mother's Day is not too far away so now is the time to start planning some gift projects for the Mothers, Grandmothers, or other special women in your life. Nothing means more to a mother than putting some effort into … [Read More...]

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{Sponsor Love} Red and Blue

Easter holidays are the perfect time to do some online shopping. Please check out our wonderful sponsors who have ad's in our sidebar. Here are some items that have caught our eye this week. Lobster Lovers Catch of … [Read More...]

Hamdmade Envelopes by A Spoonful of Sugar

Handmade Envelopes

When I was in primary school, I had penpals in Queensland, Singapore, and USA. It was so exciting to arrive home from school and have a letter waiting.  I still love pretty stationery supplies and receiving letters via … [Read More...]

Easter Getaway Tips

Easter Getaway Tips

Sponsored by Energizer Batteries The Easter holidays are nearly here and it is a popular time for family holidays as people take advantage of the Easter long weekend. We are really looking forward to Easter and having … [Read More...]

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{Book Review + Giveaway} My Rag Doll by Corinne Crasbercu

My favourite toy when I was a child was a rag doll that my Mum made me for my 4th birthday. She came complete with a wardrobe of clothing made to match some of my own dresses. Pollyanna was very well-loved and I have … [Read More...]

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Pear Crumble

  Pears are in season, plentiful and cheap at the moment. Now that autumn is here, we are starting to enjoy more warming meals. I haven't baked a dessert for ages - in summer we generally just have fresh fruit and … [Read More...]

Mormor Triangle Quilt draped on sofa

Triangle Quilt (Part 3)

The Mormor Triangle Quilt is now finished. You can read more about the construction process in Mormor Triangle Quilt and Triangle Quilt (Part 2). This quilt came together really quickly and could have been completed in a … [Read More...]

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Brown Sugar Pretzel Cookies

  Our favourite type of souvenirs to buy when we travel are baking and craft supplies. When we were in Penang in January, we found a lovely little kitchen shop and discovered a few little gadgets that we haven't … [Read More...]

Skating Angel, Tildas winter delights

{Book Review} Tilda’s Winter Delights

The Tilda range of books never fail to please with their pretty and whimsical designs. The latest offering, Tilda's Winter Delights by Tonne Finnanger is no exception.  Lovely polar bears, pretty ice-skating angels, … [Read More...]

Bedroom Giveaway

A Bedroom Refresh + Giveaway

Sponsored by Just Bedding Quilt Covers During summer, it is all about outdoor living, BBQ's, and spending time in the garden.  We spend more time indoors during the cooler months and love our home to be comfortable, … [Read More...]