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    Perfect Après Ski Hats

    With the ski season upon us, I’ve been commissioned to make these gorgeous warm and fluffy après ski hats for friends and family.  They have gone down so well, I’m loading them up here…

    January 2, 2016
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    Memory Jar

    I’m not one for dwelling in the past.  What’s the point?  It is what it is and the only power I have is over what is to come.  But today is the one day of…

    December 31, 2015
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    Perfect Spiced Aromatic Ham

    As the party clock struck 11pm (see previous post) and the naughty punch munchies kicked in, we served platters of Brie and Cheddar, hunks of French bread, slices of turkey and the most divine…

    December 31, 2015
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    Best NYE Party Punch

    Hosting a New Year bash and want the perfect party punch to get people in the mood?  Read on… Apologies for radio silence over the past couple of weeks but the festive season took…

    December 29, 2015
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    Time for a festive RAK

    I love a random act of kindness (RAK) at any time of year.  But as silly season fully descends and the festive mayhem begins, I think now is as good a time as any…

    December 14, 2015
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    Gadget Heaven

    All of us have that one gadget we love. The thing that makes our lives easier, happier or more satisfying.  With a little help from my friends, I’ve honed a long list of favourite gizmos…

    November 29, 2015
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    Maintaining Tradition

    I’m going out on a limb here but I think my family makes the best mince pies.  Courtesy of my Mum’s incredible homemade mincemeat recipe, I have been lucky enough to eat these little…

    November 21, 2015
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    Mojumper

    It’s Movember and I’m standing side by side with my mo brothers for this post.  Evidently I can’t grow my own ‘tache this month to raise awareness and funds for the brilliant Movember Foundation…

    November 21, 2015
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    Time Out

    30 QUICK WAYS TO RELAX I know things are getting out of control on the stressed front when I wake up in the morning and it feels like I’ve got an exam. You know…

    November 20, 2015
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    We Remember

    For so many years I have worn a poppy in early November but, somewhat ashamedly, I’ve never really stopped to think and understand its symbolism. There are many who believe the wearing of a…

    November 11, 2015