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Christmas vignettes

G'day December days, always very busy here, full of end of year school events, Christmas celebrating and you know all the other things that come along at this time... The weather is warm, make that hot, we have had storms and hail stones and thick humidity, the tree is up, our Christmas day meal is locked in looking ...

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beach cottage pods and French canning jars

Aloha beach cottage people, it's the end of the week, it's nearly Summer, it's nearly Christmas (ahhhhhh scary), it's time to weekend re-charge though, drop those work tools, kick off those shoes, grab a beer, grab a book and get yourself into a hammock... I am just back from yoga, a lovely class today (I wrote all ...

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beach cottage blue coastal trunk

Helloooo from an overcast Sydney, I've been for a walk by a very cloudy sky ocean this morning with those lovely pale seaside colours that come when the sky is puffy...soft blues, greys and almost a hint of pink. Thanks for the suggestions on the trunk, I moved it here as a side table rather than a coffee table and so ...

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it’s a vintage blue beach cottage sea trunk

and there I was, innocently walking along minding my own business, and one of the things on the Most Seriously Wanted Finds List in the back of the abyss that is my head, popped right into my path... hello blue chippy faded coastal sea trunk come to ...

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Beach Cottage White Slip Covered Sofa Coastal Beachy Decor

  Beach Cottage White Slip Covered Sofa Coastal Beachy Decor G'day friends :-) are you sitting down? So this would be a white slip-covered sofa for the family room...came into my life recently and not by way of a shop ;) the treasure hunting gods are showering me with their ...

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look at this beach cottage vintage treasure

Aloha beach cottage friends.  Well you know what it's like, vintage treasure hunting goes in ups and big old downs does it not?  And for sure I have been in a drought for a while, much like these beaches I live on, we've not had rain here for a long time and then boom all of a sudden we've had a full day of rain ...


an update

Well I'm up and down.  I'm guessing that's better than just down, right?