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We bought a house! We did. It was a little impromptu (and I suspect a house is probably not the wisest impulse buy) but we did it and we are super excited to move in next month. We’ve been budgeting and saving like mad things since last May with the intention of moving overseas in 2017, but then we thought to ourselves β€˜wouldn’t it be nice to have a property waiting for us on our return?’ so we bought a… Read more »

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  So this little shoot was done a few months ago, when Winter was still in her early birthing phases and I was naively thinking it would be a mild one which would require my winter style to incorporate little more than throwing a faux fur vest over everything. As usual, I underestimated the frosty freeze that we always get in my part of the world. Still, I’ve remained faithful to my love of faux fur vests – layering them… Read more »

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When the gaudy commercialism that heralds the Christmas season starts hitting the stores, I’m usually immune. The plastic pines, giant baubles, and boutique balustrades frothing with tinsel do nothing to spark a warm and festive feeling in my heart and, disappointingly, it’s been a while since I’ve experienced that childlike excitementΒ at the sight of rows of β€˜gift ideas’ lining shop shelves and windows. There is, however, one thing that seems toΒ be igniting a little thrill this silly season – and… Read more »