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3 Super-Simple Homemade Frosting Recipes

I’ve seen many recipes for cake frosting that require separating eggs, using ingredients unfamiliar to many people (like cream of tartar), cooking for 7 minutes whisking constantly, using a double boiler, or some other complicated technique.  1,270 more words


3 minute moisturiser

Melbourne is in the middle of a cold snap at the moment. Icy winds, frosty mornings and lots of rain.  I feel for the poor souls that have to endure the elements, but I do love the nicer aspects of winter – central heating, cups of tea and slippers. 430 more words


That Time We Ate Million-year-old Dust

This is a story my cousin Tiffany recalled during a recent family gathering when my mom asked us what we remembered from the summer my parents were away a lot, leaving me and my brother and cousins to fend for ourselves.  1,275 more words


Make it do

Some may have described my grandparents as hoarders. Certainly my mother (their
daughter) did. They kept everything, threw away nothing – just in case it might come in handy one day. 291 more words


Guilt-free eye candy

I’m all about saving money, recycling, reusing and upcycling wherever I can. And one thing I just can’t justify, both financially and environmentally, is subscriptions to pretty magazines with lust-inducing images of covetable homes and beautiful landscapes. 54 more words



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Common Sense

Day 122

Don’t you just love it when you find super good deals on things you don’t really need?

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