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Thriftea art deco find, jam dots and Teaview: T2 French Earl Grey

There is a kind of beauty in imperfection – Conrad Hall Thriftea. See what I did there? *snort* I stumbled across this quirky trio in an op-shop. What is it even doing? It gabbled several languages in its haphazard green, orange, black and gold paint. I was confused and transfixed. I didn’t quite know what I thought of… Continue reading Thriftea art deco find, jam dots and Teaview: T2 French Earl Grey

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Dainty op-shop find, chocolate peppermint bites, plus Teaview: T2 Peace, Love and Peppermint

Some people say that I have a problem. I say they’re jealous. Meet my new dainty little set that I found at a local op-shop for $5. Stamped with “Haviland France” and “Haviland & Co. Limoges.” this delicate china cup and saucer is quite fine, with wear from love. A brief investigation seems to place… Continue reading Dainty op-shop find, chocolate peppermint bites, plus Teaview: T2 Peace, Love and Peppermint

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Quest for the Best – Scones. Recipe #1. Pumpkin scones. Plus teaview: Sydney Breakfast, T2

Welcome to the first instalment of my Quest for the Best series! My mission is to hunt out and try different recipes for classical favourites; sometimes traditional, sometimes with a twist. Scones, meatloaf, your mum’s lasagne recipe… nothing is safe! So join me on my odyssey of home-cookery and feel free to point me in the direction… Continue reading Quest for the Best – Scones. Recipe #1. Pumpkin scones. Plus teaview: Sydney Breakfast, T2

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Roast lime chicken with Japanese slaw recipe, and Beef and veg casserole with butter bomb dumplings

I’ve been trying new things and enjoying old family favourites, so I figured I’d show you one of both. Meet Roast Lime chicken with Japanese Slaw! This is the more healthy of the two meals in this post! The original recipe comes from Taste.com which uses Yuzu, a citrus fruit from East Asia. While I applaud people… Continue reading Roast lime chicken with Japanese slaw recipe, and Beef and veg casserole with butter bomb dumplings

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Sunday Superpost – Chicken satay burgers, scones at The Tea Project and Teaview – Very Coco Berry, T2

Happy Sunday lovelies! If you’ve come here for food porn, tea or recipes, you’re in for a treat! First up, one of my favourite eats – SATAY CHICKEN BURGERS!! This is really quite simple and you’ll want to eat the sauce with a spoon. The recipe comes from Taste.com and I’ll give you my own abridged version.… Continue reading Sunday Superpost – Chicken satay burgers, scones at The Tea Project and Teaview – Very Coco Berry, T2

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Delightfully Moroccan teacup and saucer, plus Teaview – Perth Breakfast, T2

Hello lovelies! I bought a new teacup and saucer. I don’t have a problem. Stop judging me! This delightful Moroccan-influence T2 creation comes from their new Moroccan Tealeidoscope range. They had the same in a different colour scheme some time ago which I unfortunately missed out on. That wasn’t happening this time! Besides, I need them for… Continue reading Delightfully Moroccan teacup and saucer, plus Teaview – Perth Breakfast, T2

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Tasty Saturday – The Tea Project and Coco Monde, Newcastle

The only think I like better than talking about Food is eating. – John Walters I was lucky enough to have two tasty adventures today, sans children. The first was my first visit to The Tea Project in town. Somewhere sandwiched between yoga schools, industrial-trend pubs and other reclaimed pockets of inner city Newcastle, this… Continue reading Tasty Saturday – The Tea Project and Coco Monde, Newcastle

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Happy New Year! Delicious healthy salad you can make friends with, and Teaview – Red Green and Dreamy, T2

I hope you’re all well enough after your new years debauchery (mine involved getting the kids to bed on time and falling asleep in the recliner. THE EXCITEMENT NEVER STOPS.). So are you looking to atone for your sins during the season of gluttony? Well turn over a new tea leaf (see what I did… Continue reading Happy New Year! Delicious healthy salad you can make friends with, and Teaview – Red Green and Dreamy, T2

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Giftmas, new tea set, choc-coconut balls and Teaview – White-White Cocoa, T2

Hello internet peeps! The Giftmas season is crazy, is it not? But fortunately there is food, booze and tea to get us through. It didn’t occur to me to take photos of any of the festival of gluttony, but perhaps you’ll forgive me if I unwrap a present with you. I scored myself a lovely-ly… Continue reading Giftmas, new tea set, choc-coconut balls and Teaview – White-White Cocoa, T2