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24 | Delicious | #ShakeCreative

Doesn't need an explanation really. She's my firecracker. Prone to flying into a blind rage with absolutely no warning and no discernible reason and having a capacity for fun and laughter in equal measure. Youngest children are just an entirely different breed. … Read More >>

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Life Hack: Drawing table for kids…

Awhile back my kids were going through a phase. I like to refer to everything as a phase because it reminds me it's not permanent and eventually it will pass. Sometimes, it's a really long phase. But … Read More >>

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23 | (Not a) Mistake | #ShakeCreative…

My partner in crime for the marathon on Sunday. At this point I was thinking the whole thing might have felt like a mistake. Muscles are sore. Everything is sore. So tired. It's school holidays. Which … Read More >>

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The Secret Society of Online Training…

Sixteen Weeks til Sexiness. Sixteen weeks is a long time til anything. Earlier this year I embarked on a ‘social experiment’: online group training. Hosted by one of New York’s finest personal … Read More >>

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22 | Place | #ShakeCreative…

I love this couch. We bought it when we moved and I didn't care that the dots were probably the most impractical design for matching it with anything ever. It was just so vibrant and fun and happy. … Read More >>

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21 | Found | #ShakeCreative…

You made it! The end of the marathon posts. In about two hours I'll be lining up at the start line and you never have to read about it ever again. I'm sorry, we both know that's a lie, don't we? I'll … Read More >>

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20 | Fancy | #ShakeCreative…

I've been adding to this for some time. And so have other people as well. My husband bought me the Christmas tree to celebrate my epic level of Christmas enthusiasm. Steph bought me the 21.1. Kate … Read More >>

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Procrastination is the key to your creativity…

Yes. I just said that. Procrastination is not the enemy of creativity, it is the key to creativity. If you are sitting there saying what now? NO. Emphatic NO. Procrastination is the enemy and I … Read More >>

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19 | Bare | #ShakeCreative…

“Normality is a paved road: It’s comfortable to walk, but no flowers grow on it.” - Vincent Van Gogh. I read this quote a long time ago and having spent many hours running on paved road I've … Read More >>

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18 | Built | #ShakeCreative…

Today I start carb loading and hyper hydrating which is code for a bunch of crap that superstitious runners do before they have a race. Basically the three days before I will be drinking 3L of water a … Read More >>

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How to start journaling to reach your goals…

There’s a book that sits beside my bed. A friend gave it to me. It has a hard, black cover that is embellished with a trailing floral pattern, inside there are silken pages the colour of freshly … Read More >>

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17 | Happy | #ShakeCreative…

I was going to share a picture of my hammock today. It's wear a whole lot of my happy time is spent and where a lot of my best ideas are thought up. But last night my cat died, and I'm a little low on … Read More >>

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16 | Design | #ShakeCreative…

This arrived in the post for me yesterday, a birthday present from Kate. I think the best part is how she'd had to get really creative in photos she was taking so I didn't see her phone cover. As … Read More >>