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This weekend we dog-sat our friends beautiful puppy Olive. She is so ridiculously cute, she’s a long legged dachshund (sausage dog) rescue puppy. You can see some photos on my instagram feed along with all my other dog snaps (including Seb’s ‘step brother’ Bowzer).  It’s amazing how friendly people are when you have a dog. Everybody wants to stop you for a chat, it’s nice. Makes me want a dog even more :) Last week we made a good ol’ Sunday roast. It’s becoming a ritual when ever we have a

I was extremely lucky to win an absolutely amazing Emily Green scarf at the start of last week! Half of Melbourne have her famous fimo necklaces and now she’s paired up with Lucy Hall to create a range of cool fluro scarves. I chose the ‘Pebbles’ scarf in grey/red which I’ve not taken off since it arrived – I love it! You can check out the rest of her designs and colourways in her online store here.   Callington Mill have a range of different flours from wholegrain, medium sifted

As I’ve said previously, my mum is a wonderful cook. I’ve tried to recreate some of her recipes on the blog (such as her Silverbeet & Feta Lasagne) but recently I’ve created some of my own ‘family favourites’. From what I’ve been told they are ‘phenomenally tasty’…  and yes, that’s quoted! I guess this is what you could call one of my signature dishes. This recipe has been tweaked and perfected every time I make it, and it just seems to get better and better. For me, risotto has been

A couple of weeks ago Mum came up to Melbourne for a visit.  We went to the famous ‘Deli’ on Brunswick street for a late lunch and I ordered something similar to this.  To sum it up briefly, it… was… awesome!  So awesome in fact, that I immediately knew I had to re-create it for the blog.  I invited some friends over for Saturday breakfast (the best meal of the week in my opinion) and cooked this little number for them.  This brekky still has the yummy bacon & eggs,