Monthly Archives: July 2012

sharing movies – the best exotic marigold hotel

On my recent trip to Melbourne, I think that I mentioned we girls enjoyed a movie on Saturday night, but I don’t think I said much else about it. We watched the movie in a lovely theatre called The Palace Cosmo Theatre which is  ‘centrally located in the heart of chic South Yarra, the glamorous […]

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This is my little weekly post called treasure box, where I share photos and links to interesting finds I have come across as I surf, just bits and pieces that catch my attention. You might find them fun too … Find 1 … my first link is to a really great article called 10 simple […]

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in the bag …

[image from JuJuBaju] A few months back, I was enchanted by some beautiful make-up bags I came across while wandering the virtual aisles on Etsy. They were being marketed as gifts for bridesmaids; the idea is to fill them up with make-up goodies for your bridesmaids for the special day, and not only were they […]

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This is my little weekly post called treasure box, where I share photos and links to interesting finds I have come across as I surf, just bits and pieces that catch my attention. You might find them fun too … Find 1 … I thought I would start off with a gorgeous quilt and tutorial […]

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‘flipboard’ your way through life …

Do you use Flipboard? [screenshots of Flipboard on my iPhone] It’s a little app that I really enjoy using. Wikipedia describes it as ‘a social-network aggregation, magazine-format application software for Android and iOS. It collects the content of social media and other websites and presents it in magazine format and allows users to “flip” through […]

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gardening the super easy way …

This is probably the closest I am going to get to gardening in the very near future!!! I don’t get my hands dirty, I don’t end up with sore knees and blisters, and I don’t have large cane toads jump on me (it has happened … look here to see how ugly cane toads are! […]

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sharing recipes – oat and prune slice

I adapted a recipe I found in a magazine this week, substituting dextrose for sugar and leaving out another sweetener, and over the weekend, my family fought over the last piece of the slice, so I am guessing this can go down as a success! Personally, I found the prune layer a little heavy (and […]

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This is my little weekly post called treasure box, where I share photos and links to interesting finds I have come across as I surf, just bits and pieces that catch my attention. You might find them fun too … Find 1 … I love looking through SMASH books, they are such a creative way […]

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digitwirl … all about making the tech work for you!

I always enjoy finding an email from Digitwirl in my Inbox, so I thought I would tell you a little about this website, if you aren’t already familiar with it. I’ve been watching the little videos for some time now, and thoroughly enjoy them. So what is Digitwirl? This is from the Digitwirl website … […]

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sharing books – delirium, by lauren oliver

It is no secret that the girl and I love reading … she has inherited my iPad 1, so purchasing and downloading eBooks has suddenly become so much easier for her, especially because I am paying for them!!! She is not entirely sold on the idea of eBooks yet, but I am guessing that when […]

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hexagon quilt – a new work in progress …

Can you guess what I am up to? Many years ago when I was a child, I remember watching my Nana sew a hexagon quilt, and for some reason, something reminded me of that recently, and I went hunting for a tutorial to make my own hexagon quilt. I found a video on Youtube that […]

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