Ragnar’s 1st Birthday

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 Can you believe this little guy is already ONE YEARS OLD???

Adjusting to having this little guy in our lives wasn’t too hard, but definitely something new. For someone who’s never had a pet before, I really never knew how much I could love an animal until I met Ragnar. He’s brought us so much happiness over the last year, and although there’s always challenges (like how he’s the fussiest eater!!), I wouldn’t change a single thing about him!

To celebrate his birthday, I baked him a puppy-friendly pupcake filled with banana, carrots and maple syrup. He ate a bit, but to my expectation (and disappointment), he really only was interested in the cream cheese lol.

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I somehow managed to get this hat on his head, and it resulted in the cutest birthday photos ever!

Apart from the pupcakes, he also got to enjoy an assortment of treats, thanks for my parents. His absolute favourite is the Venision from Wag, so that was definitely in the pile of gifts. Ash & I also took him out on a special adventure to Mathias Track in the Dandenong Mountains, which was great.

Happy Birthday little guy ♥

Fire Gardens @ Royal Botanical Gardens

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For four nights in October 2018, the Royal Botanical Gardens was transformed in to Fire Gardens, a magnificent piece created by French Artists, Compagnie Carabosse. 

As we walked through the Fire Gardens, the feeling that we had stepped in an otherworldly place hit me. Entrancing and intriguing music wafted through the darkness of the night, calling us to continue venturing deeper in to the heart of the gardens. The cold and darkness of the night contrasted heavily against the bright and burning flames, dancing along to the soft hums of the Fire Garden guests.

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With only flames to light our pathway, the gardens felt endless. As our feet followed the beats of the musicians, we lost all bearings and found ourselves deep within the heart of the Fire Garden. This night felt so surreal and can only describe it as if we were stepping in to an otherworldly space, with an almost cult-like atmosphere.

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This was really a fantastic transformation of the Royal Botanical Gardens by the Compagnie Carabosse – I forgot I was still in Melbourne, and felt transported in another world and time.

Fire is so fickle; beautiful and warm, but yet unwieldy and destructive.

Wishlist 2018

Wishlist2018

Naked Cherry eyeshadow palette, Naked Heat eyeshadow palette, Pusheen with chips, Logitech G603 wireless mouse, Logitech G613 wireless keyboard, Sausage dog earringsLancome vie est Belle Eau de Parfum, Dr Marten narrow fit smooth (size 5)Peter Alexander 3/4 silly sausage, Pusheen cookie pocket watch, Olympus OMD 75mm f1.8, Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II, Apple Airpods, Pooch selfie, Ted Baker crystal heart necklace, Novelty earrings, Oroton Liberty fold clutch in rust

Received: Ted Baker crystal heart necklace, Logitech G603 wireless mouse, Logitech G613 wireless keyboard, Lancome vie est Belle Eau de Parfum, Peter Alexander 3/4 silly sausage

Writing this wishlist is getting harder and harder every year…

As always I always appreciate the thought and effort behind each gift, so even though I’ve got a bunch of ideas up there, they’re just a guideline! Some things don’t change, and I still love receiving earrings, eyeshadow palettes, stationery, boxes of small trinkets and other fun, novelty gifts.