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The Day I Decided to Quit My Dream Job

The Day I Decided to Quit My Dream Job

It’s early (way too early) on a cold and wintery Sunday morning and I’m sitting in my bed with my laptop, planning my week ahead. Three months ago my man and I decided to take a huge leap and move to Spain, and tomorrow will bring the beginning of my last week of work at my dream […]

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Mastering Your Morning Routine

How to become a morning person

Things have been a little crazy around here lately. As my man and I prepare to move overseas for 6 months, time is ticking away way too quickly. We’re packing up our house, organising our lives, I’m about to leave my full-time job, I’ve taken a regular contributing role over at Best Friends for Frosting […]

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What to do when you have a creative block

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Last week I had my first major creative block. Bam! Just like *that* I hit a wall and I had nothing. No post topics, no recipe ideas, no DIY experiments brewing in my head and absolutely no motivation to do anything on my to-do list. Nothing. And then I did 3 things you should never do: Firstly, I […]

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Creativity: The Art of Happy

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Art is more than a hobby. Art and creativity cure a problem that we all share at times –boredom. I’m not just talking about commercial breaks, a meeting at work that never ends, or traffic lights. Creativity is a mind-set, a way of seeing the world. Creativity puts the magic back in life, so not only are […]

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Cooking Foundations: What Your Spice Cabinet Needs

Cooking foundations: building the perfect spice rack

A good spice cabinet is like any great wardrobe– once you have a strong foundation of basics the potential combinations are endless. So what should a good spice cabinet comprise of? Black Sesame Seeds: perfect for finishing off Asia-style dishes like crunchy slaws, soba noodles and tofu dishes or use as a crust for salmon . Coriander Powder: […]

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