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get your craft on - from home!

get your craft on - from home!

Winter might be here, but travel interstate largely is still off the agenda.If you're also looking down the lens of another 3 x weeks of school holidays at home (insert eye roll here), then perhaps some virtual, DIY crafting workshops could be the answer?There are many makers and small creative businesses, who will deliver a kit with allthe materials required to your door, so you are all set to tune in and learn online with them. Perhaps even pouring a glass of wine and doing it together with the kids? The Finders Keepers markets cannot go ahead this Winter, but instead they've got an awesome immersion weekend planned instead...

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getting woke

getting woke

My goodness. It's hard to predict what is going to happen next in our wonderful world, isn't it?  I found myself staring down the new month with a severe lack of motivation, so decided to take a week off social media.  When I checked back in, it turns out I wasn't alone - but sadly for most, it wasn't for the lack of mojo. Following the killing of George Floyd, there was a call to the collective to replace time spent scrolling & posting, to stand in solidarity, and educate ourselves on the ongoing racial prejudices that plague societies across the globe.There are so many worthy causes...

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life lessons

life lessons

I’ve been trying hard to keep my vibe high these past 9+weeks (I’ve actually lost count of how long we’ve been in the Corona cave)...  

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fresh flowers for mother's day!

fresh flowers for mother's day!

Send your kids or husbands down to collect a fresh posy in their choice of ceramic vase - the perfect, local, contactless Mother's Day shopping experience! Remember when back in the day, there would be a chap selling bunches of Carnations by the side of the main road,  over the weekend of Mother’s Day? You could pull over and in a big bucket there would be a heap of plastic wrapped, rather sad looking carnations to choose from. If you were lucky you may have scored some Gypsophila too. Well, I’ve got a rather upmarket, 21st Century version of that for you…...

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