Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Great Gift Ideas


In Subiaco Mr Sparrow Shop has great gift ideas. Some very unique like the pop up placemat (top picture) and comfy red felt slippers.

www.mrsparrow.com.au

Michelle

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Christmas Pudding


Christmas Pudding, originally uploaded by michellechafin.

What a wonderful Christmas catching up with family. My hubby's mum makes the best Christmas pudding and Christmas cake.

Hope you all have a great start to the new year 2011!!!

Michelle

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Red Wine Jelly


Red Wine Jelly, originally uploaded by michellechafin.

This is divine!!! Red wine jelly. My sister in-law made this when we visited her in Melbourne.

I now make this every Christmas for a treat.

The recipe includes:
3 1/2 cups of red wine (I use the best wine from Margaret River)
1/2 cup lemon juice
1 pack of pectin
4 1/2 cups of sugar

Put red wine, lemon juice and pectin in a large pan and bring to boil. Then add the sugar.

Prepare your jars and place them in a tray with boiling water. Put the jelly mixture in the jars and straight into the fridge.

Serving suggestions light biscuits with cream cheese and place jelly on top. And experience the sensational taste.

Another yummy festive treat.

Michelle

Monday, December 20, 2010

Rum Balls


IMG_3847, originally uploaded by michellechafin.

A favourite festive treat. I only remembered this recipe when my sister called for the ingredients.

1 can condensed milk 395g
1 pack of milk arrowroot
2 tsp of cocoa
optional dash of rum (real is the best)
and coconut for topping.

Crush biscuits. Add cocoa and condensed milk - best to use hands to mix in. Add the rum.

Make balls and roll in coconut.

A very simple and yummy festive treat.

Michelle

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Great Finds Matt Blatt




Matt Blatt has some new arrivals which includes fake food and drinks. Beautiful furniture, handbags and jewellery.

Michelle

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Corporate Camera Bag


Camera BAG, originally uploaded by michellechafin.

I found this camera bag on A Little Sussy Blog. It was a must have...so I put it on my birthday wish and this arrived on my door step. I was very excited, it was from my beautiful girls.

I love this bag...as it's a corporate bag with components inside for your camera.
Have a look on Emera website- they showcase it.

Have a great week ahead.

Michelle

Monday, December 13, 2010

Paper Sweet Stands


Paper Sweet Stands, originally uploaded by michellechafin.

These sweet paper stands are fantastic when presenting those yummy cupcakes.

Michelle

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Beach Design



Have found a great interior designer who has an amazing style. In there out there is Carmen Darwin's website. Carmen creates a modern warm home for families.

Michelle

Sunday, December 5, 2010

Indiana Cottesloe Beach




One of my favourite restaurants is Indiana's at Cottesloe beach Western Australia. Very popular with locals and tourist, the weather is just beautiful at the moment.. sun shining perfect for enjoying the magnificent sunsets at the beach.

The whole decor in the restaurant I love!!! Once in the restaurant you feel like you are floating on the ocean....I think a few visits over summer time will be a must!

Michelle

Friday, December 3, 2010

Santa's Reindeers


Santa's Reindeers, originally uploaded by michellechafin.

The kids helped me decorate the wall - it looks great in the room!!

I bought this wall decor in a cute paper shop in Mount Hawthorn.

Have any Christmas Decorations ideas in the home please let me know!!

Michelle

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