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Patchwork Cactus
A beachside suburb on the East Coast of Australia.
Blogger, Journalist, Copy Writer... Making, Baking, Parenting, Laughing.
Interests: Living a lovely life with two little ones in tow, making stuff, cooking stuff, teaching stuff, drinking wine, taking names. Chuck it all together and that's how you patchwork a cactus. Bam!
Recent Activity
I love a good rice pudding in winter, almost as much as I love an excuse to put the oven on for an hour in winter. Oh, and I love chia seeds too. Do you? Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Patchworkcactus
Thanks Sammie! You're the best!
Toggle Commented 4 days ago on Around here - Time at Home at Patchworkcactus
Doooooooooooo it! VSCO is the BEST!
I just got my first set a few weeks ago and am totally on the team now!
Sooooooo good!
We all want to foster independence in our little people - but is the way your home is set up helping this happen? Here are some quick tweaks to help you (and them) on their way. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Patchworkcactus
Time at home is best spent unproductively, in unmade beds with cupcakes in production. Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2015 at Patchworkcactus
I was thinking about calling them jam filled donut-cakes! I'll keep it in mind. Thanks for reading.
Thanks luv! They are so easy, you could even buy pre-made cupcakes and fill then ice them!
Love you more lady!
VSCO is the best! I am the opposite to obsessive, I am totally ADD so I start a million challenges and never finish any of them!
Just get a new card. hehe. Seriously though, I went a few years ago and it was really expensive, like $400 rings. But this time it was much cheaper as a whole. You could still do some major damage though.
The Sydney Finders Keepers Markets are my favourite place to visit my fave brands and fine some new ones. It did not disappoint! Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2015 at Patchworkcactus
There are so many ways to capture your family memories using something that you probably have in your hand right now. Here are some ideas. Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2015 at Patchworkcactus
Exactly! You can do this activity with anything, lego, beads, pencils, so long as you have a phone.
I find it is a really good activity for active little people, the lure of the screen is strong!
Me too! I'm going to make them into
Oh thank you jess, let me know if you do give it a go xoxo
Oh cool! The screen stuff is great but you can't beat the hand to brain connection. Kids learn with their hands so finding a way to get the concept into the concrete world is super important!
Oh, that's the sweetest comment ever! Good work on making such a champion!
I think the two go hand in hand. Her pictures are so genuine too. I can't wait to meet her next time she is in Syd!
My cupcake game has been MIA so I'm bringing it, strong, with this Strawberry Lava Cupcake recipe, including video tutorial. Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2015 at Patchworkcactus
One of my favourite Australian photographers; her images are raw, honest and breathtaking, meet Tahnee Parsakia from Lemonade Lane. Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2015 at Patchworkcactus
I would so love to talk to you guys but I'm stuck in a Pinterest deep dive, see you on the flip side. Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2015 at Patchworkcactus