Friday, June 29, 2012

me today

Sweater - Sonia Rykiel
Tights - Glassons
Shoes- Customised Melissas
Scarf - etsy
Skirt - Kmart

stuff i am loving

Glittery starfish brooches from The Loved One.
I bought a blue one, but sadly, they're now sold out.

These lemon beauties I plan on buying when
the weather gets a little bit warmer.

If I have a daughter, she's wearing these exclusively.
They also come in fox, badger, mouse and duck.

Leith Clark, editor of Lula Magazine, just got married.
I could have guessed she would look as cute as a button.

Next purchase will be one of these Leona rose print dresses.

Thursday, June 28, 2012

new favourite

Check out the new baby around my neck.

Collar - Diva
Vintage dress - Ebay
Stockings - Columbine
Shoes - Jo Mercer

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

pearls and lace

I adore cream skirts and black stockings,
and I think this is the first time I've tried it.

Dress - Dangerfield
Shoes - Wittner
Tights - Bonds
Cardy - Cotton On
Belt - Portmans

frankie giveaway for international followers

Giving away a just-released issue of Frankie magazine to the
ladies o/s who are not lucky enough to be able to go to their
local newsagents and grab themselves a copy. To enter, leave
me a comment telling me what your must-read magazine is.
I will draw/announce the winner next Tuesday. Kisses.

lula giveaway for the aussie followers

As promised, a giveaway for the lovely ladies of Australia only.
Lula is a name on my "Girl Baby Name List". What's on yours?
Leave your answer and you will go into the draw. I shall announce
the winner next Tuesaday. Best of luck. Love, Miss TPC. xx

Monday, June 25, 2012

vintage ungaro

I thfited this Ungaro. Good work, huh?
Topshop shoes and Lovisa necklace.

Sunday, June 24, 2012

spelt, almond and quinoa breaky cookies

I've recently been inspired by a lovely lady, who owns a lovely store.
Catie is an ex-breakfast chef, a naturopath and wholefood enthusiast.
 The Staple Store is her baby, and boy is it exciting.

This is one of recipes I tried this weekend. Here is the recipe:

  • 3/4 cup organic spelt flour
  • 1 1/2 cup chemical free almond meal
  • 1 1/2 cup of chopped dates
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 4 tbsp organic quinoa flakes
  • 8 tbsp organic rapadura raw sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • 2 tbsp organic flax seeds
  • 3/4 tbs rice bran oil
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 lemon rind and juice
    1. combine all ingredients
    2. let rest for 10 mis
    3. roll into cookie shapes (about 1-2 tbsp each)
    4. bake in a 180C (pre heated) for 12-15 mins (let rest for 15 mins on the tray before removing)

    Friday, June 22, 2012

    new shoes, new earrings

    I got these fabbo Prada-rip-off earrings last night from Lovisa -
    love! These are my new shoes (it's the end of financial year sales)
    I got for $50 - but I literally took them out of the box (which was
    hidden in my car from my other half) and put them on my feet
    and went to work - without weather-proofing them. Oops.
    I hope they dry out okay. :/ How good is the heel?

    Thursday, June 21, 2012

    odd socks

    What a day. It rained all day, so no outdoor photoshoot.
    Left my heels at home so had to schlep around in my
    cat/dog Campers, also known as my "driving shoes" all day.
    BUT I have awesome tights on. Check em out - odd legs.

    Tights - Happy Socks
    Wool skirt - thrifted
    Shoes - Gift from o/s
    Skivvy - Miss Shop
    Cardy - Sportsgirl

    Wednesday, June 20, 2012

    polka dots and pink shoes

    Sweater - Cotton On cost me $20
    Skirt - ASOS
    Shoes - Jo Mercer on sale
    Paula the coat - Myer circa 1997

    If I had to sum up my wardrobe, I would say it was cheap and cheerful.

    Tuesday, June 19, 2012

    big shoe obsession

    I have a new big shoe obsession. Vintage dresses and big-arse shoes.
    Also, I am loving this colour combo sick!

    These are my first Rubi shoes on sale for $25
    Coat named Paula from Myer about 15 years ago
    Dress from ebay, it cost me $7.76
    Tights - Columbine

    Monday, June 18, 2012

    i'm miss june!

    I was so flattered to be asked to be one of Alice Jean's
    Living Doll's. If you get a minute, check out my post. :)

    it's cold outside

    We're in the middle of winter in Melbourne and very chilly.
    I've always been very conscious of layering as I'm quite curvy,
    and with too many layers I can end up looking plain bulky.

    These cardys are on special for $20 currently at Cotton On and
    I liked them so much, I bought four. I've been looking for '60s
    knitted cardigans, but these will suffice for now.

    Shoes - Topshop
    Tights - ASOS
    Dress - Leona
    Cardy - Cotton On

    Sunday, June 17, 2012

    portrait of pikelet

    Name: Pikelet Vanilla-Puffy
    Sex: Male
    Age: Four
    Hobbies: Mousing, tossing cat biscuits about, playing with Barney B

    sunday: '80s music and wholefood baking

    I'm currently obsessed with eating wholefoods.
    I eat pretty cleanly, anyway - here are my sins:

    - single packet porridge for breakfast
    - muesli bar for morning snack
    - cuppa soup for afternoon snack
    - instant hot chocolate after my dinner

    Apart from that, the rest of my diet is fruits, veggies, whole
    grains, nuts, beans etc. So I'm going to try to right my wrongs.

    Firstly, I'm going to swap the morning muesli bar for some
    homemade delights. I got this recipe from the Catie's blog, which
    is where my inspiration has sprung from. Be sure to check it out,
    if this is your kind of thing. There are loads of recipes to try.


    all you need is

    180g of organic oats
    90g of hazelnuts raw
    7 big juice dried organic figs
    80g of rapadura raw sugar
    1 tsp of cinnamon
    1/2 tsp of celtic sea salt

    to be added
    2 big eggs and 1/2 tbs of olive oil
    Put all ingredients (except the figs) into a food processor until finely ground.
    Chop the figs thinly and throw into the dry mix.
    Add the eggs and the olive oil and combine.
    Take 1-2 tbsp of the dough an roll into a sausage, then flatten with your palm.
    This dough will not spread or rise in the oven so make the
    dough into the size and shape you want your bars to take on.

    Cook in a preheated 180C oven for 10-12 mins,
    leave to cool for 10 mins before tucking in.