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Way too cute printable envelopes for Christmas

It's time, people. Christmas is coming and we're going to be ready for it, do you hear? READY I tells ya! I couldn't go past these printable 'holiday' envelopes from This Heart of Mine. They would make such an adorable packaging for a few sweets to give to every kid in the class, don't you think? I note that most Christmas decorations include ...

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Pandoro with mascarpone cream and raspberries

Pandoro with marscapone cream and raspberries

   Pandoro with vanilla mascarpone cream and fresh raspberries 1 x store bought Pandoro* 1 x serve vanilla mascarpone cream (recipe below) 2 x punnet fresh raspberries Icing sugar to dust Cut the Pandoro horizontally into five even sections. Starting at the bottom (!) spread a thick layer of mascarpone ...

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year…

... and I'm busy getting ready for it!I loved everything we all got up to this year - Weekend Rewind, Kidspot Voices of 2013, 52 Project with Jodi and all the laughs and all the good advice I've received from everyone who joins me here.I'm so looking forward to 1.1.14 when I'll be doing my annual 'one word' linky. One word that sums up what ...

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What does Santa do at your place?

Last week I was completely amazed to discover that Santa WRAPS HIS PRESENTS!He puts those wrapped presents UNDER THE TREE!Or even on END OF THE BED!Who knew!?!Certainly not me. I didn't even know that Santa had access to wrapping paper let alone copious amounts of time to wrap all the gifts. At our place, Santa shoves all of the gifts he's been ...

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Make some Rudolf wrapped chocolates for Christmas

Christmas chocolates - santa reindeer and elf wraps

This is the fourth time I've done an Every Kid in the Class Thing post for Christmas. When did my blog get to be so ooooold? This time I found a great little printable idea over on Fe Fi Fo Famma and just went with that. Anna did a lot of cute cutting out and adding to her printables, making them look very fancy, but I just resized them, ...

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49/52

:: A portrait of my children, each week, every week in 2013 ::                                Badoo: Watching the tree trimming action from the top of the couch*.                             ...

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The Christmas To Do List

Are you knee-deep in Christmas yet? I am, but only on Pinterest where I've been exploding Christmas love for at least a month. In real life, I've yet to do a darn thing except string up the Advent calendar and decorate the tree. Soon, soon I will get my Christmas groove on.Here are just some of the things that are on my Christmas to-do list:1. ...

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Merry Christmas to you

Thanks for reading, thanks for being there, thanks for keeping it real.Thanks for boosting me, thanks for reminding me, thanks for all that you do.See you in the new year. Have a Christmas full of wonder.x ...

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A star of wonder

Everyone in my neighbourhood must think we are very religious. It might be the 2 metre tall star that is currently gracing our front yard. Sorry about the slightly out of focus shots above... it is actually really, really hard to take photos in the dark with an instamatic camera and no tripod. Who knew!?Yes, we've done the 'lights thing' this year. ...

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This week I’m grateful for… gingerbread

Yippee, I'm in Melbourne for one night only. I'm down here for work but I'm staying over night and having a wonderful 'Bronny Day' (as my husbie calls them) tomorrow. Oh how I love a Bronny Day. I'm thinking a laze in, leisurely breakfast cooked by someone else and a stroll around the shops. Despite all the craziness going on around these parts, I ...

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