Two days in Florence

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Part of our travels last year took us through central Italy, and we were lucky enough to stop in Florence – Firenze – for a couple of days. Both Mario and I had been to Florence¬†before, but we were still pretty excited to visit again. I’m not going to lie, this time we went pretty light on the artistic and historical aspects of the city (of which there are many!), instead choosing to focus on, well, food. And wine. And also some shopping. Hey, we were on holidays ok? Continue reading

I can do that! is 6 Months Old!

thankyouSo guess what everyone? My blog is 6 months old this month! Pretty exciting stuff! This is the first blog I have ever written, and it’s been a pretty steep learning curve, I can tell you!

I think the toughest parts have been learning to ration my enthusiasm (so that I don’t do 100 posts one week, and none the next!), and realising that no, not everyone I know is going to read (or like) my blog. Even though I know they would like it if they just gave it a chance! ;) Continue reading

Chalkboard Feature Wall

Chalkboard WallHave you ever wanted to make your own blackboard feature wall, but worried slightly about what your landlords (or boyfriend) would say when they discovered you had painted an entire wall black? Well fear no more!

Last Sunday, Mario and I were passing some time at a cafe waiting for friends, and we happened to be sitting directly facing a wonderful blackboard feature wall. I’ve seen blackboards around everywhere lately, and I guess I caught the bug. After a very late brunch, I went straight to Bunnings and picked up a tin of blackboard paint and some masking tape. Continue reading