December 2015 - The Splendid Life

Santosa – The End of 2015

Santosa – The End of 2015

Christmas has come and gone, and again I am sitting at my dining table (my favourite place to be of late) listening to some good music. It is January 1st, 2016. New Years Eve celebrations are just settling down, and I’m thinking about how lucky I am.

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Christmas Fruit Mince Pies

Christmas Fruit Mince Pies

I have probably said this before, but I absolutely love Christmas.

I love the decorations, I love planning gifts for people, and more than anything I love the food.

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High Tea Buffet at Palazzo Versace

High Tea Buffet at Palazzo Versace

There aren’t many reasons that I would traipse the hour down to the gold coast during the week-before-christmas rush.

However, the High Tea Buffet featured at Il Barocco Restaurant at the opulent Palazzo Versace may just be one of them.

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Cassandra’s Teddy Bear’s Picnic Baby Shower

Cassandra’s Teddy Bear’s Picnic Baby Shower

What a fabulous day!

I have just finally gotten home from a really special event – my sister-in-law Cassandra’s baby shower!

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Life Decisions – Vegetarianism

Life Decisions – Vegetarianism

Just a quick one tonight, folks. And it’s going to be a bit of a heartfelt one, so I’ll try to keep the pondering to a minimum!

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Christmas Do at Sirromet Winery

Christmas Do at Sirromet Winery

Yesterday was my staff Christmas Party at Sirromet Wines.

Starting off with a fantastic 10-year anniversary at Marcus Beach with my family, a trip to the winery was the perfect event to finish off a lovely weekend.

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The Best Dog-Friendly Beach on the Sunshine Coast?

The Best Dog-Friendly Beach on the Sunshine Coast?

Today was a very special day. We put on our togs, packed up the dogs, and took the hour and a half drive to the Sunshine Coast. Our destination – Marcus Beach, a dog-friendly beach 129Km north of Brisbane.

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The Manly Craft Markets

The Manly Craft Markets

Welcome Summer! Woo hoo! It’s December 1st, reports are over, and the students have all gone home!

We know that can only mean one thing…

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Emma Stuart

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