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Make me! Affirmation angels

Or, New Year, new you! As this post is made, it’s New Year’s Day today.  Despite what may have been, this day has a special resonance for most; it’s a re-set, a new start, another chance to make good, be good, do good. There are a million (literally more no doubt) affirmations that can be found on the Internet.  I…


Sylvie’s Giant Squid Themed 6th Birthday Party

(Or, how a mother made a Cephalopod party theme a little bit chic). Individualism is a good thing.  After all, to be beige is to be dull.  Thinking outside the square is always fun.  When your five year old requests a Giant Squid Theme for her 6th birthday, you know you’re in for some Edward de Bono out-of-the-box thinking.  And…


The Glitter Feather Bouquet

Or, isn’t glitter gorgeous? The Glitter Feather Bouquet   We don’t have a garden as such.  There are paddocks and a pine forest and gum trees and an old orchard that produces fruit that benefits no one as the Rosellas pick the fruit off the branches before they have a chance to ripen.  (The blossoms the orchard trees produce are…