Back Where It All Began

Recently I had to travel to Boston for a business conference and I had the opportunity to spend some time with an old college friend of mine.  I told him about a new website I had put together with the help of programmers, writers, marketers and educators from all over the world called www.collegematchingservice.com. Of …

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Cookies and Cream Cupcakes

I never really got Oreos. They were so huge in American pop culture that when they first arrived in Australia we all went a bit crazy, but to be honest they just didn’t deliver the super dreamy, creamy über chocolate hit I was expecting. Perhaps it was a case of massively overblown expectations but give …

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CULT BEAUTY HAUL

So, I recently made a little order on cult beauty and thought I would share with you all what I picked up… BECCA Backlight Priming Filter. I had run out of my beloved Laura Mercier primer, so decided to try something new. After reading lots of reviews, I decided to try this one. The concept of …

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Choc Coffee Triple Layer Cake

I’ve been thinking about layer cakes a lot recently, with billowing clouds of fresh cream sandwiched between layers of sponge positively dripping with caramel sauce a particular favourite. But then I came across multi-coloured layer cakes which presented a new, even better focus. I researched rainbow cakes, Neapolitan cakes, pink blush offerings that were all so very …

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Baby What A Big Surprise

Baby Olivia was born today, 21 June 2011 at 4:30pm. She is a beautiful chestnut filly and we are all celebrating her safe arrival. However, this post isn’t really about her, it’s about my daughter and her reaction to said birth. To be fair, we missed the exciting (and goriest) part and by the time …

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All The Small Things

DD attends a small country school which is lovely. It has a really nice atmosphere and the standard of education is excellent, however it comes at a price. After school clubs that appeal to DD and that have enough room on them are hard to come by. This resulted in DD becoming quite distressed a …

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Mocha Custard Creams

All the family has arrived which brings with it a definite change in routine. Breakfast, lunch and indeed afternoon tea are all now sit down affairs, as much for the logistics of feeding the masses as for the opportunity to stop, catch up and mull over memories past. With that comes a need for vastly …

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