{taking flight} something new

  Tunisian crochet has been on my list for a while now of “things to try” – I think it was Car who introduced me to it (oh come on, like THAT surprises anyone?), after we had a conversation about poor confuzzled husbands who weren’t quite sure what was crochet, what was knitting, and what the difference between the two […]

challenge approved

We had the Kylie Pride & Prejudice Challenge, when the slow people caught onto the fabulousness of The Lizzie Bennet Diaries (and yes, I am biting my tongue very hard to avoid adding a gratuitous “typical Queenslanders behind the times” joke here), in which they tried to catch up, and I had a convenient excuse to rewatch the Lizzie Bennet […]

getting organised

You’ve got less than a month to go, they say, better get your hospital bag organised, I’m told. Somehow, I don’t think “get your hospital bag organised” was code for “dig out that pattern and start cutting”, but what’s a crafter to do? I pulled out the Melly & Me Sleepover pattern that I bought a while back, and while […]

best. idea. ever. {tiramisu inspired mocha cheesecake}

PROJECT PROGRESS: 15/20 OCCASSION: Why the heck not? BRIEF & RATIONALE: After a fabulous run-in with a decadent tiramisu flavoured gelato on holidays, I figured a cheesecake version would have to rock, right? SOURCE: A friend’s basic cheesecake recipe, then added the flavours until it tasted right. EASE OF MAKING: 7/10 due to fudging as I went. CHILD FRIENDLY? 4/10 […]

Bloggers Boogie :: HIMYM

THE IDEA: Blog up to five songs. Any theme. Any reason. Doesn’t matter. You decide. Or if you have done a music post during the week, add your link as well! The more tunes the merrier. The linky is open from midday Saturday (AEST), for 48 hours. Not a blogger? Just join in in the comments – link to the […]

13/13 :: July update

Holy moly, you guys. How’s holidays for upping the reading ante?? At the end of June: 1. Anne of Green Gables – LM Montgomery 2. Anne of Avonlea – LM Montgomery 3. The Brethren – John Grisham 4. A Short History of Nearly Everything – Bill Bryson 5. The Red Queen – Phillipa Gregory 6. The White Queen – Phillipa […]