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Christmas is Coming: The Kiwi Table Setting

What do you think of come Christmas? Once you battle your way through the Northern Hemisphere propaganda of snow and warm drinks, what makes a kiwi Christmas? That’s what I had in mind when I crafted the above table setting. … Continue reading

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Christmas is Coming: The DIY Christmas Jumper

This Christmas I wanted one thing. A Christmas Jumper. But I also didn’t want to spend too much money on it. Solution? Make my own. The making proved very easy. Sourcing a plain jumper proved frustratingly difficult. I scoured nearly … Continue reading

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Christmas is Coming: The Luxury Trifle

Remember that cake I shared earlier in the week? As promised here is a follow up use for that divine recipe – the ultimate luxury, the Christmas trifle. Trifles are a bit of a big deal in my family. Every … Continue reading

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Christmas is Coming: Shopping on a Budget

Last week I returned from a lunch break to work with a bag full of Karen Walker goodies that I had picked up as Christmas presents. Like little magpies my work mates flocked to see what I had purchased, I’d … Continue reading

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Christmas is Coming: Lush Divine

I used to have a bit of a problem with a brand called Lush. And when I say problem I mean, I use to shell out a ridiculous amount of money on a fairly regular basis on their beautifully pungent … Continue reading

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Christmas is Coming: The Orange Almond Syrup Cake (a gluten free delight)

Sometimes one little recipe can go a long way. One day it may be a cake, divine and sumptuous with lashings of cream or plain yoghurt. Another day it may be layered into the most decadent of trifles (more on … Continue reading

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