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Festive Season Countdown

I’m a fairly organised type of gal. I like to plan and I like to have everything in order, especially when I am entertaining.  Of course I have a list and I was recently asked if I could share this list and how I…

November 1, 2012

Happy Valentine’s Day!

I hope you’re having a wonderful Valentine’s Day. This morning, ma fille and I prepared a sumptuous breakfast in bed for my husband. We kept it secret, so it was a lovely surprise for him this morning.  I also popped a few love notes…

February 14, 2012

Paperless Post Valentine’s Day Cards

I love using Paperless Post to send out party invitations and eCards. They have an extensive collection of beautifully designed online stationery. As a member, I can also monitor my RSVPs via my profile on Paperless Post. It’s all so easy.  Now just in…

February 12, 2012

Five Romantic Ideas for Valentine’s Day

I’m a bit of a romantic and have always loved celebrating Valentine’s Day.  Over the years the day seems to have picked up a reputation for being rather commercial, but I think there are ways to celebrate without having to pull out the big…

February 10, 2012

Valentine’s Day Inspiration

Well, Valentine’s Day is almost upon us and if you’re like me and you like any reason to celebrate with your loved one, then here are a few fun and inspiring ideas that I’ve posted on my Pinterest boards.  You’ll find gorgeous cards, posters,…

February 8, 2012
Holidays Travel

Christmas in Cairns, Queensland

The family and I have just returned from a wonderful holiday in Cairns, Queensland.  We celebrated Christmas Day with my family in Cairns. The day was a balmy 33 degrees (celsius) and humid, but thankfully the swimming pool and Christmas punch kept us all…

December 29, 2011

Printable Letter to Santa

I’m loving the very generous designers who are donating printable gift tags, paper and Santa stationery.  Check out the funky font on this Letter from Santa created by Catherine aka Design Editor.   Choose some fancy paper and print it out on your printer at…

December 12, 2011
Birthday Holidays

DIY Paper Christmas Ornaments

Last weekend I bought a few ornate paper ornaments from Klopper at South Melbourne Market.  They look really good on the Christmas tree and so I thought I would try my hand at making a few more ornaments to add to the tree.  Where…

December 10, 2011

Crafty Christmas Decorations

LOOK what arrived in the post today! I ordered these beautifully designed Christmas ornaments a few weeks ago. The ornate collection of wooden ornaments (below) was crafted by Future Shelter in Perth, WA. They are part of my place settings at our celebratory Christmas…

November 29, 2011

Christmas Countdown – 8 Weeks

I’m such a devoted fan of the festive season.  It’s truly a very fun and happy time of the year and whether you celebrate the religious meaning or not, you can’t help but get swept up in the season of goodwill and giving.  So…

November 4, 2011