Somehow I managed to sew my own dress

I think it's important to note my only previous sewing experience was in year 8 design & tech class: sewing a cotton, five-pointed star onto a piece of linen... two girls sewed through their fingers that semester so my real experience was one of hesitation and unease. Yesterday I sewed my own dress. The first... Continue Reading →


I try DIY Christmas Candy Cane Nails

This was interesting. Lately, I've gotten into a bit of a craze of watching incredible cake and nail tutorials on Youtube. And, because all these professionals seem to create marvelous designs with ease I decided I wanted to create my own. Sadly, my current cake decorating skills consist of pouring chocolate and sprinkles on a sponge... Continue Reading →

A salad to suit the season?

Reading over and editing this post I realised how many times I used the word Spring. It starts to sound funny if you say it too many times, but unfortunately Oxford dictionary doesn't have any good alternatives. *** We're getting to the end of Spring over here in Australia, and although I'm excited about the... Continue Reading →

A Home Cooked Meal for Fathers Day

When I realised Father's Day was fast approaching, I had the usual annual freak out... What am I going to buy Dad? Is there anything he's mentioned he wants? Is there anything I know he'll like?  The freak out is due to Dad never wanting anything material, as he always says he would much prefer a hug... Continue Reading →

I found Vegan Yum Cha and it didn’t disappoint 

Vegan Yum Cha. When you first hear it something doesn't sound quite right. Doesn't Yum Cha involve selections of pork buns, prawn/pork dumplings, beef entrails, spiced meat balls, chicken wrapped in lotus leaf (the meat-involved list goes on)? The Green Gourmet offers a totally plant-based Yum Cha menu. From fake-Beijing-duck wraps and chia seed 'prawn'... Continue Reading →

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