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The Joys of Choosing Recycled Fashion

The Joys of Choosing Recycled Fashion

Call it what you will; vintage, second-hand, pre-loved or recycled fashion, when you choose to buy and wear clothes that are older than retail-shop-new, you will introduce a whole new level of joy to your closet. Affordability Lets be honest, buying new clothes is a costly activity. Sure, you could fill your wardrobe with a assortment of badly made fashion…

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Jelly Bean Rainbow Bark Candy - mypoppet.com.au

Jelly Bean Rainbow Bark

Chocolate Bark a is fun and easy to make treat that is perfect as a party snack or wrapped up for gifts. You can use any combination of you favorite candy, nuts or dried fruit, but for a real rainbow effect, use jelly beans! Emma is having a Harry Potter Birthday party soon, and I’m tempted to make a Bertie…

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How to create a kids play space on a budget - mypoppet.com.au

How to Create a Cool Kids Play Corner on a Budget

Stepped on one too many Lego recently? Tired of corralling little ponies every day? Have the kids taken over every room in your house? Maybe it’s time to create a dedicated play space to restore some family harmony. Depending on your child’s age, a play space can serve many purposes – a place for imaginative and pretend play, a reading…

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Wonderland - Alice in Wonderland in Film Exhibition - ACMI Melbourne Australia - mypoppet.com.au

WONDERLAND – Follow Alice’s Adventures through film History at ACMI

Journey down the rabbit hole at ACMI’s brand new exhibition WONDERLAND celebrating the screen history of Lewis Carroll’s timeless stories of Alice and her various adventures in Wonderland. Made in Melbourne by the team at ACMI, this wholly original exhibition presents over 300 unique objects sourced from all around the world. Displayed in interactive and visually interesting ways, first edition…

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Autumn cocktail recipes and ideas - mypoppet.com.au

Celebrate the change of season with 3 Easy Autumn Cocktails

Autumn is a lovely time of year in Melbourne, some would say it’s the best time of year. Those hideous hot days have passed and the chill of winter is yet to arrive. As the light gets softer and the shadows longer, it’s the perfect opportunity to slow down and take some time to enjoy the simple pleasures – good…

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How to make simple syrup - sugar syrup recipe - mypoppet.com.au

How to make Simple Syrup for Cocktails and more

Have you ever come a cross a recipe or cocktail that calls for the ingredient Simple Syrup and wondered “what the hell is that?” Well I’m here to tell you all about this magic ingredient that is so versatile you’ll want to use it all the time. What is Simple Syrup? Simple syrup is essentially a sugar solution – just…

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Roasted Salmon with veggies and lemon sauce - mypoppet.com.au

Easy Baked Salmon with Greens & Lemon Dijon Sauce

Hands up if you like baked salmon? I mean how could you not; it’s so tasty, healthy and really quick to prepare. Throw it next to a salad or some steamed greens and you’ve got a fancy dinner that is sure to impress. I’m a pretty lazy cook, so any meal that can be on the table in 20 minutes…

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Glamping Pod - Luxury camping in the Yarra Valley Victoria - mypoppet.com.au

Glamping Pods – A Luxury Camping Experience in the Yarra Valley

I’m always up for a little bit of adventure with a luxurious twist, so when the team from Park Lane Holiday Parks invited Emma and me to be the first people to try out their new Glamping Pods, we jumped at the opportunity. We’d previously had a great time camping in the park’s Eco Lotus Belle glamping tents, and couldn’t…

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Fruit and Nut Chocolate Brownie recipe - mypoppet.com.au

Fruit & Nut Choc Brownies

I’m not really much of a chocolate eater but put a block of Fruit & Nut Dairy Milk in front of me and I’ll devour the whole thing in the blink of an eye. Normally I prefer really strong dark chocolate to milk, but something about the combination of crunchy nuts and soft chewy raisins is irresistible. This chocolate brownie…

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Bathroom Renovation Reveal - mypoppet.com.au

Bathroom Renovation – The Final Reveal

Ta Da! It’s the final bathroom reveal that you’ve been so patiently waiting for. I can’t believe it took me this long to get around to taking some nice photos. It was actually completed in October! But wait no more, I’ve fancied up the bathroom with some lovely styling and gave it a good clean for its internet debut. I…

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Chinese New Year Home Decor - Year of the Dog - mypoppet.com.au

Paw-some Dog Themed Decor for your Home this Year of the Dog

Happy Chinese New Year! As people all around the world usher in the Year of the Dog with festivities, parades and delicious meals with friends and family, it’s also a great opportunity to bring some doggie good fortune into your home. If you were born in the years 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994 you’re a Dog, and according to the Chinese…

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