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Beginner’s Green Smoothie

It’s a New Year and you know what that means – lots of New Year’s resolutions, and I’d hedge a bet that a majority of them somehow relate to health and wellbeing.

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While I personally try to be healthy all year round,  the over-indulgence of the festive season and the thought of a fresh calendar full of new intentions tends to give me that ounce of extra motivation required to turn things up a notch.

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Summer to-do list

Have you ever made a to-do list for leisure activities?  I often do… but the best part is it doesn’t matter if you check things off or not, and the more you do check off the more fun you are having!

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Since the summer holidays have officially started, here is my summertime list of ‘to-dos’ (or in many cases, the to-dos are forcing you to just relax)

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Byron Winter Break – photo diary

Holidays rock! Even when the weather is cold and drizzly and we have made no plans, and instead lay around the house, eat warm soup and devour a book in front of the heater, the idea of a whole week off Uni with nothing planned brings a smile to my face. We decided to book a mid week getaway to Byron Bay, and though it is only an hour from home it felt like a lifetime away, with a whole day spent strolling, eating and taking photos and staying in the cutest little guesthouse I have ever seen.

Mexican Style Tablecloth DIY

Bright colours and patterns seem to be the latest in homewares with mexican blankets and turkish rugs plastered over interior design mags and the blog-o-sphere. There is so much to love about this trend, as it can take any area with neutral furniture and transform it into a space that feels fun and full of personality.

Homemade Hummus

Some things are just better when they are home made. For me, hummus is at the top of the list. It is super easy and quick to make if you have a decent food processor, and the best part is that you know exactly what is in it without scouring the label and finding things you would prefer not to eat.

Served with carrot sticks or snow peas, hummus is the perfect after work snack for us, bridging that gap of hunger between lunch and dinner time.

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