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  • “The Pale Dreamer” and “The Bone Season” Series – Book review

    I just finished The Pale Dreamer by Samantha Shannon this morning while having a lazy Saturday cosy session in bed. It is a prequel novella in The Bone Season series, and was published between the second and third book. To give you an understanding of this novella, I will tell you about The Bone Season. This […] Read more…

  • Almond maple slice

    This almond slice is ssoo yummy. I may or may not have made double the recipe twice in one fortnight recently and devoured it all….but it was shared between three family and friends!!! If you can resist from eating it all in one sitting, it does save really well in the fridge. I’m sure you […] Read more…

Books

  • “The Pale Dreamer” and “The Bone Season” Series – Book review

    I just finished The Pale Dreamer by Samantha Shannon this morning while having a lazy Saturday cosy session in bed. It is a prequel novella in The Bone Season series, and was published between the second and third book. To give you an understanding of this novella, I will tell you about The Bone Season. This […] Read more…

  • 2017 reading goals check- in

    It may have made sense to look at how I am going with my reading goals for 2017 in June, don’t you think?!! I am a tad late! But I think that’s ok; doing it now will still help to give me a push in the areas I need one :-). My goal for the […] Read more…

Recipes

  • Almond maple slice

    This almond slice is ssoo yummy. I may or may not have made double the recipe twice in one fortnight recently and devoured it all….but it was shared between three family and friends!!! If you can resist from eating it all in one sitting, it does save really well in the fridge. I’m sure you […] Read more…

  • Choc chip almond butter cookies

    I know I have a lot of cookie recipes on my blog, and most are choc chip…but I like cookies, alright?! I enjoy trying new combinations and seeing what works (sometimes I regret this when I am craving cookies and create a new recipe only to be left with something inedible!). This recipe came about […] Read more…

Health

  • My diet update – Autoimmune Protocol, meat, and food intolerances

    It has been a long time since I have done an update regarding my diet plan, so I decided that today is the day to talk about it! I began the Autoimmune Protocol (AIP) three years ago (time FLIES!). This is a diet that aims to heal the body when there are autoimmune diseases present. […] Read more…

  • It has been four years…

    This week marks 4 years since I stopped working as a nurse. I remember a doctor telling me a little while before that it would be ideal to have at least 6 months off to deal with my health. I drove to my parents’ house and burst into tears to Mum, thinking how on earth […] Read more…

Musings

  • 8 tips for studying

    The second semester of the year has begun here in Australia (somehow I am already in week 4 at uni- how did that happen?!), and I know in other countries the new study year is fast approaching. So I thought I would a put a few ideas down about how to deal with studying. These […] Read more…

  • What I learned from Turia Pitt

    Turia Pitt is an extraordinary woman. I was able to listen to her talk last night as part of her new book tour. She has just released her second book, ‘Unmasked’, which I have started reading, and I read her first book, ‘Everything to Live For: The Inspirational Story of Turia Pitt’, a few years […] Read more…