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Candy Sushi – A Fun Party Food Idea!

It’s International Sushi Day, and what a better way to celebrate than with a delicious Candy Sushi treat! This Candy Sushi is super easy to make with a few simple ingredients, and is a fun nut-free and gluten-free treat to pop in a lunchbox or for a kids party. I’ve used an assortment of dried fruit, fruit leather and some…

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Oz Comic-Con Melbourne 2018

Get your Cosplay ready! Oz Comic-Con is returning to Melbourne

As the first Oz Comic-Con of the year approaches this coming long weekend in Melbourne (June 8th-9th), it’s just dawned on me that I have less than 10 days to get Emma’s cosplay ready for the big event. There’s been discussion and planning since her birthday in April about who she is going as, (I refuse to discuss the topic…

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Easy Homemade Sausage rolls recipe mypoppet.com.au

Super Easy Homemade Sausage Rolls

Nothing tastes as good as a homemade sausage roll straight out of the oven. When the Mr suggested I pop over to the local bakery to pick up some sausage rolls for lunch, I whipped up a batch of my Super Easy Sausage Rolls instead, with just a few ingredients already sitting in my fridge. There’s hardly any prep worked…

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Craig’s Royal Hotel High Tea, Ballart

Best Mother’s Day High Teas in Melbourne – Classic or with a Twist!

I’ve never met a mum who doesn’t love a good High Tea, and why not, some traditions never get old. Sipping a delicately brewed cup of tea while sampling delicious sweet treats is the perfect Sunday afternoon pastime. This Mother’s Day, traditionalists can enjoy a classic high tea selection, while more adventurous mums might opt for a high tea with a…

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Top 10 Autumn School Holiday Activities in Melbourne

School holidays have already started here in Victoria, and Easter falls nicely within them this year. Term 1 has just flown by, and the Autumn school holidays are a well-earned breather before the hard work of term 2 sets in. Autumn is a fab time of year to enjoy the Autumn colour in Melbourne, as the mild weather is a…

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What's it like getting a mammogram

Ladies! It’s time to get your boobs checked

During my last visit to the GP, my doctor mentioned that maybe it was time to book in a Breast Screen. She suggested that even though I wasn’t 50 yet, it was probably a good idea to get a mammogram just so we’d have something to compare my future scans to down the track. A ‘boob baseline’ if you will….

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Succulent planting ideas

11 Clever Succulent Planting Ideas – No Pots Required

In an effort to add some more life to my outdoor space recently, I’ve been trying my hand at growing some succulents in containers. I’m pretty lucky that I have a ready supply on hand from my parents’ garden. My dad is a pretty lazy gardener so years ago he replaced all his high maintenance plants with drought tolerant succulents…

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Botanical Gardens Melbourne Autumn

Where to see the best Autumn Colours in Melbourne

Ask any Melbournian what their favourite season is, and I can guarantee most will say Autumn. We love our distinctive seasons down here in Melbourne, and as the shadows get longer and the air gets crisper, it’s the perfect opportunity to layer up, get outdoors, and enjoy the stunning displays of turning leaves in March, April and May. A Melbourne…

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