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Monthly Archives: January 2011

this moment

{this moment}: A Friday tradition with Soulemama. One moment from this week, one that you want to hang onto and not forget. No words. (Theoretically.) And if you're a blogger playing along, please leave your link! *** The first week in our new place, not inner west Sydney. Not at all. […]

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over here we are…

.. scoping out sunny spots for possible vegetable gardens   .. playing identify-the-citrus-tree. (Or we were, until my lovely new neighbour sheepishly admitted that because this place had been vacant for so long, she'd been nicking the fruit off the trees and knew every tree, in every fruiting phase!)   […]

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how not to cook lamingtons

It's Australia Day here today. For about a year Henry has constantly asked (when eating just about anything), 'is this Australian food? Can we eat it on Australia Day?' I woke up with other things to do today but how could I not make lamingtons? Never made them before. Not […]

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packing it

    Hi! Lovely to see you! 'Cept I can't see you because my head is spinning. (And that, of course, is the reason. Not because we're not magically linked by global webcams where I can see you sitting there reading, drinking a cup of tea, is it still hot? […]

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this moment

{this moment}: A Friday tradition with Soulemama. Grab one moment from this week (if you're not too busy being in the moment!) One that you just want to hang onto and not forget. And if you're a blogger playing along, please leave your link! I'm going to disobey the rules just […]

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dishing the dough

Hey check this out: is this the most attractive thing you've seen all day? I'm experimenting with more bread recipes.  I love a loaf. (Apologies to all gluten-free readers.) It's a passion that overcomes all my good sense and I find myself slicing, spreading with butter, and inhaling with no […]

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Simple Butter Cake recipe

We had another birthday cake here today.  The first one, on the actual birthday, didn't include her best friend.  So we made another one.  Any excuse for butter cream.   Amidst story-reading (all by himself, gulp), and crafting, we all made a butter cake.  That's what I love most about […]

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