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Stay for Dinner

I don’t know what it has been, but lately I have had the strongest urge to host a dinner party. Maybe it’s all The Real Housewives of New York/Orange County/Atlanta (the list could go on…sadly…) that I’ve watched where there always seems to be a dinner party that goes from fun to disaster-mayhem-craziness in 2.3 seconds. 222 more words


Dinner at Andrew's

So one thing you have to know about the people around me is that a lot of them are good cooks. Perhaps it is to do with the foodie culture of Melbourne, and the great produce that Australia is blessed with, that has inspired many people here to cook, myself included. 408 more words

Dinner Parties

Easter Dinner in a Shoebox

I purchased Lion King tickets for my parents as a Christmas gift last year. One minor mistake, I failed to notice the tickets were for Easter weekend. 814 more words


Small dinner parties

We have had occasion, this month, to host two very different dinner parties.  One was a birthday for a friend of ours and her teenage daughter, and the other for new-ish friends into whose home we have been warmly welcomed.   957 more words

a few more pictures of some of my cakes

this is how we do birthday parties – Japanese Style – all homemade

Finding small joys in the monotony of exam season

Lately I’ve been spending most of my time studying for finals. All my exams are at the very end of the month back to back which is a pretty brutal schedule, I’d say. 517 more words