Wednesday, March 23, 2011

List Nine

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This list was really hard to write, because I follow so many awesome websites and I just couldn't narrow it down! In the end I decided not to include personal blogs, and that shortened the list somewhat. Basically, this is a list of the blogs and websites I check every day, and that i get really excited about if I see a new post.

While writing this I also updated my blogroll, so check that out for more awesome and inspiring sites! ( That was also on my "blog to-do list", so check that off the list!)

The links for the list are:
I highly recommend all of them!

Sunday, March 20, 2011


I made red velvet cupcakes in the weekend. I basically love making them because the recipe calls for baking soda and vinegar together. If you remember primary school science and making 'volcanoes', this makes a great frothy reaction - very exciting! Also - unlike the volcanoes - the end result tastes good and is very cute with a swirl of buttercream on top. A win-win recipe really!
(although, as you can see from my picture, the mixture pulled away from the casings as it cooled for some reason, leaving weird craters)

Lists Seven and Eight

Blog goals:
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Hmmm, so I kinda suck at blogging... I actually really love it, and even compose posts in my head when I'm doing other things like working,  but I'm so slack at times that I just don't get around to posting it to the internet! Hence the fact that this list is at least a day late - I don't even know anymore! But this list is my declaration/wishlist of what I want to do with this blog. Bear with me while I muddle through with my lack of organisational and technological skills...
And here is (I think) today's list too:

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I've seen a lot of other blogs do a 'what's in my bag' post, and I always really enjoy them. Although it does feel kinda like snooping through someone's stuff - I'm curious, I guess! This list was really fun to do too, I just dumped all my junk on the table and attempted to sort it into some semblance of order. I did discover that I carry a lot of pens and lipglosses - I'm sure one of each would do...
What do you always have to have in your bag? Have you ever done a 'what's in my bag' post? I'd love to see it if you have! Also, let me know if you're participating in 30 Days of Lists, I love looking at how everyone differently interprets the prompts and displays them in their own way.

Thursday, March 17, 2011

List Six

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Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Ah, technology - you strike again!

At the moment I seem to be completely unable to upload pictures to this blog - making it impossible to post my contributions to 30 Days of Lists that I have been working hard on. How very frustrating!  So I shall have to promise to post them at a later date and simply give up on them for today.

Monday, March 14, 2011

Lists Four and Five

I just got so crazy-busy yesterday that I completely forgot to post my daily list! So here is yesterday's and today's together:

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Saturday, March 12, 2011

List Three

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I'm sure I'm looking forward to more things than this - I make a point to always have positive things in the future to think about - but these are what immediately spring to mind today.
Join in the challenge at 30 Days of Lists. If you do, let me know so I can check out your lists!

Friday, March 11, 2011

List Two

Today's list is "Things You're Good At". (from 30 Days of Lists)

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Thursday, March 10, 2011

30 Days of Lists: List One

Inspired by these awesome posts by the super talented Bianca at Goodnight Little Spoon, I have decided to start the 30 Days of Lists challenge! I'm kinda late starting, as the challenge started on the first of the month, but I'm so excited about it that I didn't want to wait until next month to start on the first!
It was hard to decide whether to create these lists in a collage journal form by hand or on the computer, but I decided I needed to get more comfortable with digital scrapping and that kind of thing, so this seemed like the perfect time.
The first list was "A Few Things About Yourself". This is my creation, and hopefully the first of many:

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I hope these lists will help me get used to using the computer to create things as opposed to my hands! I also want to use the challenge as an opportunity to be more open and personal on this blog... so something I have been thinking about for a while but have found hard to put into practice. Also, I just love writing lists.
I definitely recommend checking out the 30 Days of Lists blog HERE, as that's where they post the daily challenge. They also have some great examples of other participants' lists for interest and inspiration. Yay, lists are so fun! Plus it's a great way to learn stuff about your fellow bloggers!

Monday, March 7, 2011

Inspiration This Week

I'm so inspired by Anna Inghardt. Her pictures are so very light and sweet and dreamy... I could spend ages scrolling through her photostream. Beautiful!


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