Tag Archives: summer

DIY: Neon Macrame Plant Hanger


Neon colours are perfect for summertime, and a small splash of neon in your house can brighten the whole place up and make it feel fun.

The second DIY in Fizzle Out’s summertime DIY series shows you how to make a macrame plant hanger.  Macrame is showing up all over blogs and pinterest, and has always fascinated me, so when I came across a tutorial by the people blogging for Element Eden I thought it was the perfect opportunity to give it a try.

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DIY: Simple Summer Skirt

Want to learn how to make a fun summer skirt at little expense and using only basic sewing skills?

Welcome to the first of my new summer DIY series.  Summertime feels like it is made for DIY, the long days, minimal responsibilities and amazing summer energy gets my creativity going.  If you are looking for fun little projects to make over summer, keep an eye on Fizzle Out over the next few months.

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Felafel Lettuce Wraps

Since the last day of winter almost felt like summer, I was in the mood for something light for lunch.  It is often too easy to continue eating the same old meals regardless of the season, but this year I am planning to make the most of summery foods as soon as the weather is warm enough!

My latest food infatuation is anything wrapped in lettuce.  San Choi Bau and Peanut Noodle Lettuce Wraps have been recent meals at our place, and I have been drooling over the Raw Tacos and Healthy Felafel Wraps on some of my new favourite food blogs.

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Beach break

Hello again little neglected blog…

It sure has been a while, yet I have thought about blogging almost every day.  There are some big changes happening in my life and unfortunately that sometimes means that certain things like taking photos and cooking things that I am excited to share on my blog fall by the wayside, and are replaced by study, social events and ‘setting up house’.

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Healthy treats: Strawberry and yoghurt icy poles

Kris and I love our treats, especially during summer when it is so nice to cool down on a hot afternoon with an ice cream or icy pole.

One of my favourite snacks is frozen grapes, which are sweet enough to satisfy that craving and so simple to make, just throw them in a container in the freezer.

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