French Style Crepes with Nutella

Nutella Smile Jars - Crepe Recipe - Miss Charlotte Cake

French style crepes filled with gooey Nutella… such a delicious way to start the morning. You know how some food is really good cold, like leftover slices of cold pizza? Crepes are one of them! I love saving a couple and wrapping them up to eat later once their cool, …

Besame Perfume Review – Decades of Fragrance

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The Besame ‘Decades of Fragrance’ set is based on familiar ingredients from each period ranging from the 1910’s right through to the 1960’s. This collection is a real treat; as well as six different fragrances; each petite roller ball perfume comes complete with trademark packaging to ensure you look every bit as elegant …

Pearls Are Always Appropriate

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^^ That’s a famous quote by Jackie Kennedy and it speaks to me immensely, so I knew I had to use it in this post about pearls. Isn’t it perfect?  I wear pearls most days; they are pretty much my go-to when it comes to accessories. I like having necklaces and …

Retro Addiction – Auckland’s Retro Fix

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I can safely say (and I’m sure everyone who has been there will agree with me) that Retro Addiction is Auckland’s retro fix. The best place for a diverse range of retro wares – their prices are unbeatable, a rare gem in Auckland City.  Fran Robertson and I went along …

Concert Review: Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox

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Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox AOTEA CENTRE, Auckland 5th September 2016 After their sold out NZ tour last year, Postmodern Jukebox returned to our shores to present a 7 show tour across our great nation, culminating in a show in Auckland at the Aotea Centre. With their signature style of delivering …

Postmodern Jukebox Interview: 2016 NZ Tour

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An Interview with Postmodern Jukebox’s Adam Kubota By Carl Ewen (MoBro.co.nz) Following their sold-out 2015 Australia/NZ tour and after the demand of their passionate New Zealand fan base, Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox are back in New Zealand this week for a 7 date national tour kicking off in Christchurch tonight …

True Love Stories

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I love hearing true love stories, cheesy romantic movies and I especially love learning about how couples came to be together.  I have this really adorable memory from when I was working for Lush on Queen Street. This elderly couple came through who were fresh off a cruise ship and …