Category: Liz’s Blog

Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea

Slightly sick of years of paying $45pp for High Tea each May (and alarmed at a guest list of 10+) I decided to host my own this Mother’s Day. It was our first event in our new place and was a complete success! Any…

Liz & Lottie’s Little Library

A glimpse into our little library at home.

Wine and roses

The best part of the week is Saturday mornings. They’re almost magical. The cool breeze, sunshine, birds singing and dew drying on the trees and little Lottie holding my hand as we walk up the road to our new favourite cafe in our new…

Settling in

Family exhausted. Boxes stacked against every wall. Nothing but pizza and Moët in the fridge – we are officially moved in to our new place. And there is no better way to relax after our second long weekend of moving house in 6 weeks…

Coffee and Sunshine

So it’s been almost a week since we lost our home to flooding from a hot water system and we’re holding up ok. The in-laws took us in and have been a wonderful source of support through this. But living out of suitcases on the…

A time to be grateful

The Easter long weekend is for family, relaxing and reflection. Then the hot water tank bursts just a week after the car’s gear box starts playing up and that idyllic weekend in the country with warm socks, happy children in white linen dresses, wine,…

It’s Beginning to Look A Lot like Christmas

Halloween is only just starting to get big here in Australia. Our Oct 31st tradition of closing the blinds and ignoring the one neighborhood kid who watches too much American TV is changing slowly but Christmas is still the focus. I get very excited…