Category Archives: tutorial

Skinflint Sunday: Protect your investments.

This will be the last time I dye my hair like this. I have travel plans next year and I don’t want to risk getting denied entry because I look different to my passport photo. The hair dye I use … Continue reading

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Steamed dumplings in the thermomix

One of my customers posted on our Ultra Secret Facebook Page for Just My Customers a recipe for rice paper rolls that she made. She cooked hers in the oven but I thought I’d try steaming them instead. The first … Continue reading

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Chook proofing.

My dwarf nectarine has blossoms. I think I might let it grow a nectarine or two this year; I think it’s old enough now. I just love this country. Friday night I had a thermomix demo and I took along … Continue reading

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Thank God for central heating.

It’s a wintry afternoon here in Melbourne and I have no demos booked this weekend. A good opportunity to hunker down inside and do a few jobs that I’ve been putting off. The heating’s on and the dogs are snoring … Continue reading

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A woman of my word.

This photo has nothing to do with this post. I just like it. Monday’s public holiday was spent with me doing a massive Aldi shop, then racing around doing various little errands while the boys lolled around. Naturally, I drove … Continue reading

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Why I’m enjoying my new project.

I’m talking about my new “thing” of being a thermomix consultant. Oops. *** WARNING!!! THermomix alert!!*** I’ll be clear upfront: It’s not all beer and skittles. I’m not all that keen on the paperwork, but even in teaching I’m not … Continue reading

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How to Machine Sew Your Quilt Binding. (Without getting a line of machine sewing on the front of your quilt.)

Two days before Christmas Day I started two quilts as gifts. I don’t make mini quilts, (can’t see the sense in it apart from doll quilts), so they were ample lap quilt size, only slightly smaller than single bed size. … Continue reading

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