another flower sugar giveaway


I've been checking my driveway throughout the day for this delivery and wasn't it worth the wait. The latest Flower Sugar range in some of my favourite colours (sorry green fans, I seem to have been a bit carried away with reds, pinks and blue). I'm popping packs of these into my store now but thought a giveaway was well overdue. I'll giveaway a fat quarter pack of these beauties - one of every one pictured - to one lucky reader. Just tell me your all time favourite colour and why. Giveaway … {Keep Reading...}

back to school : lunchbox ideas with Aldi

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brought to you by ALDI Well you might already be back into making lunchboxes as you read this or perhaps like me you have a couple of days before you get back into making lunchboxes. I have conducted my own ‘lunchbox and drink bottle’ audit to see how we were going with everything, look at […]

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back to school : how I deal with nits


Those of you who already have kids at school will know that it’s not just the homework that will be coming home with your kids once they are back to school. If you’re really lucky you’ll get to experience the whole range of emotions that goes with finding your child has nits. I still remember […]

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a spot of sewing


Yes there has been some sewing. First up I’ve been doing some re-covering of cushions for the library. I said yes to the job and then almost had a heart attack when I actually saw some of the cushions and realised they were couch cushions. I was thinking easy job  then realised I might need […]

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back to school: win 1 of 4 $100 BIG W gift cards

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brought to you by BIG W congratulations Susan H, Louise B, May L, Jessica O who have all won a $100 gift card. Thank you so much for entering! I don’t know if I really want to talk about back to school shopping. I kind of would like to stay in this holiday at home […]

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back to school : gluten free lunchboxes


Just over a week till I’m back into routine and I’ve been adding some fun things to my back to school board on pinterest if you haven’t seen it yet. Oh and I have a lunchbox board too. Trust me my lunchboxes are not and will never be as fabulous as some of the things […]

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back to school : pencil rolls


My girls are off to a pool party this afternoon for two sisters and we decided that some pencil rolls would be the perfect present especially with school going back. I opened up one of my favourite books, Last minute patchwork + quilted gifts for the pattern that I had wanted to make for such […]

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back to school : activities and how we choose (and limit)

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Less than 2 weeks left of school holidays here I thought I’d do a series of posts on back to school just to get us in the mood and for all the new school mums out there too. I’m no expert and I know some of you have been there and done that so I”m sure we […]

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5 months


I love how I had this great idea that I’d do monthly photos of my sweet little baby and I think I did birth, 1st month and now 5th month. Oh well. Life is busy, everyone is at home while we are on holidays and this little guy is teething and growing at record speed. […]

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first knitting project for 2015 and your kina questions answered


I know that some people don’t think that knitting and summer go together……………..but for true knitting lovers like myself who knit all year round it’s a great time to knit. In cotton. And I have all of my favourites here with my first project all cast on for 2015. I’m doing a size 4 kina […]

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project life – week 1 2015


Now technically this isn’t documenting week 1 of 2015 but it is my first week of Project Life for this year. I’ve decided (well once I had started I decided) that I’d need a family album and then a separate album for 2015. I have to confess it’s very addictive and the only thing that […]

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7 new products in my little store


And more coming! I hope you enjoy some of the new fabrics in my little store. It’s been fun opening boxes to see what has arrived and I’m itching to do some quilts with Best Day Ever which you can see in more detail here. And don’t forget that my prices include postage within Australia […]

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