Time for more change

Would you believe it is seven years since I started this blog. How do I know that? Because (and I know you should never start a sentence with because!) my daughter is about to turn seven years old, and I started this blog – then called North Melbourne Mum – three weeks after she was…

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Hooked on hooking

Probably a cliché I know; the definition of cliché being, “a phrase or opinion that is overused and betrays a lack of original thought”, but it is the truth nevertheless. My first foray into crochet was a simple chain – I was pretty over the moon about that. Now I can make actual items –  my…

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If you have blueberries…

Can I recommend the Lemon Blueberry Biscuits from Taste of Home here. Blueberries are in season in this part of the world. I may have already been back to the Remarkables Market, code for I bought something and then had to figure out what on earth to make! I picked this recipe because they sounded…

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Remarkables Market

If you are ever in town, Queenstown, New Zealand that is, I highly recommend a Saturday morning at the Remarkables Market. Of course I am a local now, and can walk there. However I have intentionally returned more than once. As someone who used to live walking distance from the Queen Victoria Market in Melbourne, the…

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Catching dreams

A rainbow dream catcher with hearts and stars

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About the about

The blog name changed between June and September, the layout after that, the About has been languishing, unloved and out of date. Not for much longer though, the About is finally to get a makeover in the last month of the year. So what prompted the name change? As previously mentioned while I am still…

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Marking an occasion

To mark the day someone’s Mum was in hospital (ok mine!) with the words and the drink recipe of others. The words of another – aka 45 Life Lessons Written by a “90-Year Old Woman, who was not actually 90!) here. They are all good, my pick for today is, “The best is yet to…

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Thursday Life

“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humour, and some style.” Wise words from the now departed but ever fabulous, Maya Angelou. A nice prompt and reminder for me as my time clock is shortly about to roll over another year.…

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