• What Would Karl Do, Friend In Fashion & Tanarah Wardrobe Sale

    When I head to an event and one of the first things that happen is I get handed a coffee or wine, I know I’m at a gathering of people from my tribe. Clutching a delicious (free!) latte, I dived head first into what was an amazingly colourful Blogger Wardrobe Sale.

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    Easter 2017: A Photo Diary

    Have you ever found yourself surrounded by family and thinking “How did I get so lucky”? Well, I did this weekend, and after I got home from our Easter lunch on Sunday and started going through the photos it really hit me. Not only is my family full of some of the kindest, weirdest & funniest people I’ve ever met, but they match my kind/weird/funny perfectly. I wanted to share some photos (taken with my new camera!) from the day to re-launch the Dear Diary section of the blog again, and just to show off how amazing and gorgeous my family…

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    Which Countries Were In The Soviet Union?

    I initially tried to keep this article as short as possible, but I quickly realised that there is no easy answer “Which Countries Were In The Soviet Union?”. Reason being is that there were so many regions that either no longer exist or have been combined and/or split into other regions that there is no simple answer. I feel that you have to understand at least the basics on which countries/regions/leaders were involved to be able to understand the answer to the question, so, dear reader, I hope my summary of what was one of humanity’s most twisted and tragic…

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    Review: Tom Dick & Harry, South Yarra

    Living near South Yarra and the thriving Chapel St & Toorak Rd brunch scene is both a gift and a curse. There’s always some new trendy café to try, some delicious meal to scoff, and then there’s the fact that my complete lack of willpower around a good poached egg means I’ll never be a size 8. But with gems like Tom Dick & Harry on offer, I’m completely fine with that.

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    Melbourne Food & Wine Festival Guide For 2017

    From humble beginnings with a few events in 1993, The Melbourne Food & Wine Festival (MFWF) has flourished into Australia’s most influential and respected food & wine event, bolstering Melbourne place as the world’s most livable city. The festival has previously hosted international chefs such as Nigella Lawson (UK), Jamie Oliver (UK), René Redzepi (Denmark), Heston Blumenthal (UK), Andoni Luis Aduriz (Spain) and Thomas Keller (USA), ensuring that Victoria is right up there with the international greats, and continues to be a world leader in food trends and creativity.

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    MFWF Feature: The House of Food & Wine, Your Culinary Home

    The top feature of the Melbourne Food & Wine Festival this year is undoubtedly The House of Food & Wine. The doors of this home, which is tucked down a laneway in true Melbourne style, have been thrown open just for you and your closest 14,000 friends. You’re to treat it as your home away from home, and your hosts wish to ply you with the best food, booze & art that Melbourne has to offer.

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    MFWF Feature: Fed In French, Melbourne’s First French Food Market

    This weekend the founders of Paris to Provence: Festival Français de Melbourne are bringing us Melbournians another French french festival to obsess over; Fed In French.   What As a part of the Melbourne Food & Wine Festival, Fed In French brings us Victoria’s first ever (I know! I was surprised we hadn’t had one yet too!) French food market, which is spread over 3 glorious days and 2 stunning locations, all within Melbourne’s CBD. The open-air French food and wine market will take place along the river at Federation Square, and is a part of the Melbourne Food & Wine…

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