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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!
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I just spewed the inside of my brain into a blog post, more so than usual. This post has links to LOTS of cool stuff though! Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Patchworkcactus
Dip them in your vodka darling!
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These Cranberry Coconut Oat biscuits are a lunch box safe and full of chia seeds, oats, cranberries and coconut. They're seriously tasty and boarder-line-healthy-ish. Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2014 at Patchworkcactus
Thanks darling, such a rockstar!
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You know when someone you truly admire want to be part of a series on your blog and you basically lose you shit? Yeah, that happened today. So thank you Chantelle from Fat Mum Slim for agreeing to be interviewed for my happy place and making it a little happier for me. Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2014 at Patchworkcactus
Yes to Mr Wolf and Huh? to the teabag girl?
Oh my god Stephanie, Heads Down Thumbs Up was better than Christmas.
Just enjoy your long dinners, boozy nights and sleep ins while you can!
I bet you were the queen. Now I am picturing that cute little girl I saw on Instagram running the hopscotch show.
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Do you want to win some beautiful timeless children's clothing from ArchieBee? I do, but I can't win because it's my blog. Stupid rules. Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2014 at Patchworkcactus
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Oh my god life would you just slow down for one second. FFS they are basically adults already. Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2014 at Patchworkcactus
And not enough time partying!!!!
As much as I love to DIY, sometimes I find it costs more. I'm going to start sourcing more of these things from shops!
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Everywhere I turn I see things I want to buy and make for this imaginary Metallic Confetti Party I'm planning in my mind - and also on my blog, because my blog is basically just an extension of my mind. So I'm putting it out for you guys, my lovely bloggy friends. Please go forth and plan a party, complete with a DIY strawberry cake, then invite me because I'm heaps of fun and I am really good at wrapping presents. Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2014 at Patchworkcactus
These are easier than covering books, no bubbles! I like fiddly thing, I would have been a great factory worker - lol.
hahah, I put them in my newsletter! Too funny. I can't wait to see what you do!
The clouds came up really cute, hey? They were so easy!
It was rad! It would be perfect for primary aged kids, ours had a ball but were a but too little to really appreciate all the tours. xoxo
It would be great for her. I seriously can't rave about it enough!
You can ride bikes but my littles are too little so we just drove. You can also get golf carts! So much fun.
It was so so good. Next time you're here we should all do it!
Thanks, I'm just keeping it real! I used to worry about buying Kmart because of the whole sweatshop thing but lately it has come out that it's not actually always the cheaper brands who are producing in horrible conditions.
Toggle Commented Sep 19, 2014 on Threads - Zoo Stay Style at Patchworkcactus
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I love plywood, she loves dinosaurs. So I got crafty and whipped up some DIY plywood wall art for her new bedroom. Bam!!! like a freakin dinosaur. Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2014 at Patchworkcactus
Thanks so much! xoxoxoxo
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This weekend we were lucky enough to do an overnight stay at Taronga Western Plains (Dubbo Zoo) and I put together a little review, and a lot of pictures. Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2014 at Patchworkcactus