And Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas Now

Merry Christmas Eve my lovelies!

This week has been a little hectic, driving around Perth picking up last minutes goodies for the big day. However, in between the madness I’ve been embracing the last few days of Christmas cheer.

Baking a lemon and pomegranate polenta cake for an early Christmas at Dads;


Enjoying those few days where all the presents are sitting beautifully underneath the tree;


Trying out a new breakfast spot with mum, pre-errand running;


Hitting up the best Mexican in town for tequila, micheladas and tacos;


Stopping for a coffee at my favourite beach-side hang out;


and tonight will be spent eating seafood and watching Love Actually at Mum’s, our new favourite tradition.

I’m so looking forward to tomorrow, like I haven’t been counting down for months now! It’s a day for relaxing, indulging, laughing, story-telling and appreciating those crazies we call family.

I truly hope you all have a safe and happy Christmas, get spoilt rotten and finish the day with full bellies and hearts.

Much love to all, Merry Christmas!





R & J

A few weeks ago (closer to a month, woops!) I was lucky enough to celebrate the engagement of a dear friend of mine… in BrisVegas!

Jill and I met in London on our individual European adventures, and as all holiday relationships go we fell for each other hard and fast. It’s been almost four years since we met, drank our body weights in cider and beer (that subsequently grew larger as the months past), went on trips to Denmark and France, laughed and, as corny as this will sound, made memories to last a lifetime.

While I headed home to Perth, Jill stayed in London for another year before returning to her hometown of Brisbane.
And lucky she did, because it was here she bumped into her future fiancé: Reuben.

Fast-forward a few years, and I sat on a plane on my way home after spending the weekend celebrating these two love birds. It was also around this time that I realised I left my camera with her, which is why this post is so horribly late. However, there is too much love in these photos, I couldn’t not share them with you.

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