5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Buying My First WordPress Theme

Tips for using a WordPress theme | Tell Me Tuesday

Have you always wanted to write a blog? Perhaps it’s a personal project and a creative outlet, or maybe it’s something much bigger like an exciting new business venture. Either way, quite often a custom built solution isn’t within your budget (especially in your blog’s early days). Luckily these days there are a seemingly endless array […]

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Easy Entertaining: Hummus in a Flash

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This hummus is the perfect no-brainer dish for when friends unexpectedly pop around or you’re feeling uninspired to cook (also known as “Friday”). I always have a couple of cans of chickpeas in the pantry, the essential spices on the rack and some good flatbread in the freezer for when such occasions strike. Yes, you really should […]

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5 Inexpensive Photo Backdrops for Your Blog

5 Inexpensive Photo Backdrops | Tell Me Tuesday

Good photography is key to a successful blog, but how do you keep your photos interesting without breaking the bank? Here are my top 5 go-to backdrops for photography. And best of all, they’re all wallet friendly. Marble Possible the most Instagrammed backdrop on 2015, it’s hard not to love the look of fine jewellery, cosmetics or […]

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5 Unexpected Garnishes to Try With Your Next Gin & Tonic

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We all know about adding a wedge of fresh lemon or lime to our gin and tonics on a warm summer’s day, but what about trying something different with your next tipple? Gin (glorious gin) is distilled with a world of aromatics which pair perfectly with a range of not-so-typical garnishes. Rosemary and Black Olive: Herbaceous gins like […]

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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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Top Tips To Ensure Your First Airbnb Experience is Flawless

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Over the years I’ve become somewhat of an Airbnb veteran. Though most of my stays have been truly wonderful, there were a couple of not-so-great experiences that, in hindsight, could have been easily avoided. Are you an Airbnb newbie? Earn $45 towards your first Airbnb Stay with this link! Searching For The Perfect Stay Before you start your search think […]

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Baby’s Got Soul! [Playlist]

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I often joke with my friends that I don’t listen to any music recorded after 1975. Extreme? Yes. True? Ok, yes, a little… Maybe I’m an old soul, maybe I’m terribly uncool, but damn do I love some sweet sweet soul music! Here’s a snippet of what’s currently on repeat on my stereo right now. […]

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