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abeachcottage
vintage cottage living by the sea
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This is the Beach Cottage, Australia We interrupt this broadcast to advise you I am having a few problemos here hopefully normal transmission will resume soon things could be worse I could be an Australian national team soccer player or... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2010 at abeachcottage
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I don't normally stop by here on Sundays, but seeing as it is a long weeend here in Australia I find myself with more time on my hands than usual and thought I'd quickly stop in and say G'day. So,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2010 at abeachcottage
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Hello, how the devil are you all. Be warned this is a rambling post. The other day I had to answer some interview questions and I said that one of the things about this old place that is great in... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2010 at abeachcottage
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G'day! Thanks for all the lovely comments and more for your opinions on style and styling...may I just clear up though that I wasn't intimating that I have got 'style' (whatever that is) more that it irritates the **** out... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2010 at abeachcottage
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So hello, here we are again, in my tatty little cottage on Sydney's beaches talking about all things white, vintagey, beachy, coastal. I aim to please ;-) Thanks for all who guessed in the impromptu giveaway posts today...too funny...yeah I... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2010 at abeachcottage
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ok girls this is the next clue as to what I got my husband to do deep into the night yesterday clasping a beer you know my bribes are good don't you ;-) some of you are about there with... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2010 at abeachcottage
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the Beach Cottage hallway makeover is rocking my rocks so to celebrate an impromptu Beach Cottage celebration... if you fancy the chance to win a { Beach Cottage care package } full of white things & shell balls plus a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2010 at abeachcottage
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G'day. You get one guess as to what the lovely Mr Beach Cottage was putting up on the wall at 10 o'clock last night...when he should have been preparing a business speech he's delivering today he was yet again making... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2010 at abeachcottage
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I wasn't gonna post today...I thought I might have a little blogging break and spend time getting my freshly painted front door and people, not just that, a freshly painted BEAD BOARDED hallway, all ready and finished for you to... Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2010 at abeachcottage
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Hello my lovelies! With the weather here cooling down rapidly in Australia I find myself as usual turning to soup, not of course, that I don't make soup at other times of the year but as the long harsh winter... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2010 at abeachcottage
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the cheese is too too easy...you can also rub with half a garlic clove too...you literally shove it in the oven (once paper is off)...and bake for half hour...everyone loves it and it makes you look like a super hostess when you have literally done little haha my kinda dish yeah the bag drop is my new tactic too I already entered your giveaway so I guess this makes it my second entry wink wink x
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At the weekend we had a cosy little dinner for three. It had been pelting down with rain for most of the day, in fact it has been pelting down for what seems like a long time here in Sydney..the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2010 at abeachcottage
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wow isn't he looking good? but Mr Beach Cottage you are looking a bit vintage on your birthday today! not really this is a guy I see around the beaches all the time...normally he is wearing one of those rather... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2010 at abeachcottage
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G'day all! I had the misfortune to have to go to the mall today to try and find some gifts for Mr BC's birthday, I managed to stave off the Mall Witch by looking at my new camera, about to... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2010 at abeachcottage
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G'day! I went through my suitcase stash at the end of last week (errm you have a suitcase stash? errm yep that would be affirmative) looking for something to shove flowers in. There were various suitcases, from various thrifting adventures,... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2010 at abeachcottage
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Howdy! How ya doin'? Well I have to say I have been knee deep in things here in Beach Cottage Land. But mainly other than the boring stuff, I have been thrifting and painting and gardening. I am painting the... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2010 at abeachcottage
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Hallo everyone! Welcome to the Beach Cottage via me, Desiree...blogger over at Vosges Paris ...I'm a lovely guest of Sarah's today...staying at the Beach Cottage and what a wonderful time I am having here! Sarah's blog is all about one... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2010 at abeachcottage
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G'day my lovelies, hmm from my Facebook friends I am hearing that for once some of you might be having better weather and better temps than us poor fellows that have been suffering here Down Under for at least, oh... Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2010 at abeachcottage
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G'day chickas! How you all doing? We had a good weekend, if not cool and wet...a great time to stay in and get your darling husband to do some DIY dontchya think? The vintage mirror thing is far from unique...it's... Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2010 at abeachcottage
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G'day pop pickers, how you doin'? Umm yeah, before we proceed, I need to send out a warning that you may bore of your visits here because all my most recent pictures involve flowers, flowers and flowers...because on my arrival... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2010 at abeachcottage
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G'day lovelies, thanks for all the cookbook ideas. I must say I hadn't even considered the Pioneer Woman book, though for sure I have heard of it, who hasn't? I don't really follow her blog (funny how certain blogs hook... Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2010 at abeachcottage
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G'day! We are home, so very very glad to be home. I have lots more pictures from my trip but rather than bombard you with the English countryside I thought I would firstly celebrate my over-the-moon happiness to be back... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2010 at abeachcottage
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Good moaning, hope you are all well! Would you like to come on a magical tour with me of an old moated castle right in the heart of some of the best countryside? Yep? Well good as I thought I... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2010 at abeachcottage
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Well hello there from good old England! Phew it is cold here, and I don't mean an Aussie climate loving person warm-loving cold. I mean like well cold. Yesterday as I said we took ourselves off through the Garden of... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2010 at abeachcottage
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Good morning lovelies! Just popping in here from Blighty, we are having a great time and are headed to the coast this morning. Our plans were to go to the city on the train, to reminisce about the days when... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2010 at abeachcottage
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