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Doc McStuffins doctor pretend play

Time for your Doc-Tober checkup with Doc McStuffins

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‘Brought to you by Nuffnang and Disney Junior’ Emma has always loved playing doctors with her toys, so when we were recently introduced to a lovable Disney Junior character called Doc McStuffins, she identified immediately. Doc McStuffins is a 6yr old little girl who wants to be a doctor just like her mum, treating and caring for her toys out…

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Eva’s Christening Gown

Eva’s Christening Gown

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This weekend I made a christening gown for my adorable niece, baby Eva. My sister didn’t want anything too over the top so she picked an embroidered vintage sheet to use for the fabric. I’ve never made anything this complicated or important before, but after making the dress for myself a few weeks ago, I was feeling confident that my…

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I made a dress…for me!

I made a dress…for me!

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I’m seriously excited (as mentioned in the vlog post yesterday) to show off the new dress I made for myself. It’s the first time I have tried anything so complex, and I’m so pleased that I took the time to treat myself.I love how it turned out. I used a vintage pattern Butterick 4835 which just happened to be my…

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Postcards from Mar del Plata: Flea Market Finds

Postcards from Mar del Plata: Flea Market Finds

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Just around the corner, and one block away from mum’s apartment, is a little plaza that on Friday, Saturday and Sunday attracts a few vendors of randomness and tat. I’ve had a little fun treasure hunting there but the pickings are slim as most of the wares are not what I’m after. It’s mostly architectural fittings, old tools and tacky…

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Blythe 10th Anniversary Exhibition

Blythe 10th Anniversary Exhibition

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Yes, I’m still talking about Japan, bear with me… Pilgrim and I were so lucky to catch this amazing Blythe Doll exhibition during our last few days in Tokyo, it was in the Parco Department store gallery space. Called ’10 Happy Memories’ it’s a collection of every Blythe doll that has ever been released in Japan. WoW! I believe it…

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Postcards from Buenos Aires…

Postcards from Buenos Aires…

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We spent two nights in Buenos Aires before moving onto the next leg of our journey to recover from the flight and adjust our body clocks a little.With a 13 hour time difference it takes a little while. Buenos Aires is a big noisy (and not always safe) city so rather than staying right in town we thought it would…

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Cinti & Emma hit the skies…

Cinti & Emma hit the skies…

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Wow, what a long trip it’s been to get to Argentina. I don’t think mum realised what she was getting into when she suggested this ‘holiday’. It all started with a 2.30am wake up to catch a 6am flight. First stop Auckland NZ. The Qantas flight was great, Emma got her own little breakfast tray and a window seat with…

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Emma Stylin’ – Stripes Ahoy!

Emma Stylin’ – Stripes Ahoy!

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Yes I know I’m half way around the world at the moment, but I just had to share these beautiful photos of Emma modeling her new stripey top. The sunshine in Melbourne last week was just too gorgeous to waste, so I thought a trip to the seaside would fit the nautical attire perfectly. Emma had been hassling me for…

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