Daily Archives: October 23, 2012

Friends: This is what you’re all getting for Christmas. I am not kidding.

My friend Claire sent this in my direction today. I am so in love. I want to make millions of these little worlds in jars for everyone I know like “Hi, nice to meet you – here have a enchanted forest in a jar. Cool. We’re friends now.” Right? You can pretty much get the just of it here, but if you’re really serious about doing this, then hop skippity jump over to this link for all the deets. I was thinking of making a bunch of these as party favors for Benjamin’s second birthday next month. How awesome would that be? My inner Martha Stewart is thrilled right now.

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James & Aubrey have a little boy – Meet Sailor Rhodes Mccoy

Just when I thought I was not having another baby. I just caught up on my all-time favorite blog – Bluebird. How handsome looking is this baby? I have at least seven close girlfriends that are pregnant right now. I am not kidding. Everyone seems to be growing a little person right now. It makes my uterus do funny baby-wanting things, to be honest. Meet Sailor. 

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Cape Town Festival of Beer 2012 and the Blogger Brew Challenge

Guys. I have to tell you. I’m part of the 2012 Blogger Brew Challenge along with other TOP South African Bloggers. We’ve all been given a really cool starter brewery kit, and last week we were invited to The College of Beer where I met up with a bunch of cool media folk and bloggers. I am *not* a beer person, I really do prefer wine, but we tasted thirteen different lagers, ales etc and paired them with great foods like salmon, steaks etc. Matt (Curate this Space) is VERY clued up on the beer brewing process and he was super interesting to talk to about the process, adding flavour, what not to do, when to bottle etc. 
I (and by “I”, please know that I mean “Graeme”) started the brewing process two Sundays ago. After all the tasting I can tell you that I am definitely adding … Read the rest