Home-brined Olives – Part 1

Lining our verge are three big olive trees. I’ve watched the small green fruit get bigger and darker, until the branches started drooping with the…

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Konmari – A Few Thoughts

It’s been over a month since I began the big, once-and-for-all cleanup of my house using the Konmari Method described in Marie Kondo‚Äôs The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying…

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Konmari: The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

You may have heard people raving online about how many bags they’ve thrown out, posessions that “spark joy”, or the quiet pleasure of folding a piece of clothing…

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One Thing: home office makeover

I am not naturally a neat person. As much as I idealise minimalism, my personal ‘decorating’ style definitely tends more towards the chaotic than the…

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Harvest

This weekend’s harvest: Fourteen grape tomatoes, of various ripeness levels. I’ve found that they tend to split or get attacked by bugs if I let…

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Snapshots

Just a few random photos that didn’t seem to fit anywhere else – some little snapshots of my life. 1. Simple salads are my go-to…

Instax Love

I have finally gotten around to organising all my Instax photos, including ones from my wedding and our Eurotrip, into cute little albums. I had…

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Feeling like Summer

After almost two months of ‘spring’ that feels like it keeps backsliding towards winter, this weekend it really feels like summer. Perfect blue skies, searing…

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In the Garden

Spring has finally decided to show up here in Perth, and after a lot of rainy weekends conditions were right to do a bit of…

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Easy DIY Cushion Cover Tutorial

Took me a little while, but here is the cushion tutorial which I promised earlier! I would like to admit here that I am not…

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New (old) Sewing Cabinet!

Lately I’ve been trying my best to source things that I want secondhand wherever possible. Normally I’m not very good at it – op-shopping takes…

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Minor Adjustments

We have now been our place for almost six months now, and I’m still tweaking things here and there now that I have a better…

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