Thoughts in the Life of: New Year Edit

Well, fancy seeing you all here! It certainly has been a while. Towards the end of last year, I ended up giving myself a self imposed blogging hiatus. I was getting bogged down and with the hectic nature of the holidays, I just stepped away. But I’m back! So be ready for a lot of new posts, and some I’ve had waiting in the drafts folder for a little while, and if you have any requests, let me know! But I thought I would give you a little bit of a life update of what has been going on in my non blogging world :)

  • Christmas was full of love, food and presents!
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Spoiled by a boy who knows me well!

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The bf and I made pavlova, it was the hit of lunch!

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Pre Christmas baking with the bestie. We tried our hands at sugar cookies and royal icing.

  • New year was relaxed, albeit a little bit chilly (so Melbs, I love you and all, but we’re in summer right now!)
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Taking my matchy-matchy picnic ware for a spin ;)

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New year’s Eve sunset.

  • And after new years I took advantage of a little time off to do some holiday like things!
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    After an 8 hour day of cutting, sewing and trips to Spotlight, the top was complete!

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    My completed quilt in all its hand made glory. I’m so proud of this, and am so grateful I had someone who was able to teach me!

     

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Strawberry picking! Such a delicious adventure.

  • On a related note, I’m now obsessed with quilting. I was all the fabrics and all the things.
  • Also related. Even thought you can’t eat the strawberries right away, the smell of the tub full is enough to make your mouth water.
  • WHY CAN’T HOLIDAYS GO FOR LONGER?! I just want to sew and bake all day, is that to much to ask?
  • And Melbourne, again, if you feel like breaking out summer for a bit, I’d really appreciate it. I don’t envy the extreme heat some of the other states have had, but not freezing in shorts and a singlet would be great.
  • I’ve set myself a reading target of 25 books this year, so hit me with your recommendations! Follow along with me on Goodreads here.

So that was my new year! I hope yours was fantastic, and I’d love to hear your highlights. Here’s to a fantastic 2014!

 

xx

  • Emma Bovary

    that quilt is amaaaaazing! awesome prints, so summery I want one! the cookies and the pavlova also look incredibly yum

    • MissRachii

      Thanks! I’m so very proud of it, and the food was delish!