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Sunday, January 26, 2014

Celebrating Aus Blog Hop + Giveaway

Happy Australia Day!

Today is Australia Day. It's a national holiday (unless it falls on a weekend like today, then we get the Monday off).

Everyone dons their thongs, swimmers, hats and zinc, and heads to the beach.

Or we fill the Eskys with ice, grab a cold one, and throw some snags on the BBQ for lunch while lazing by the pool.

It's a great day.

But ... my favourite thing about Australia day ...


My mum always makes the pav with one of these:

And it's the best pav ever!

Things I love about being an Aussie and living in Australia:
  • Summer BBQs
  • The fact that the only pair of shoes you need all summer is a pair of Havaianas
  • Wearing singlet tops and short skirts
  • The smell of sunscreen
  • Running around under the sprinkler
  • Friendship and how nice Aussies are in general (we're pretty awesome!)
  • Our Beaches
  • Dancing in a sunshower
  • Camping in the Aussie bush, or by the beach
The girls at Aussie Owned and Read (that's me!) have put together a great list of prizes to win in celebration of this awesome day. And, it's our one year blog birthday! So make sure you enter via the Rafflecopter below, then hop around the other participants to see what they have to say about all things Aussie.


a Rafflecopter giveaway

K x


  1. Happy Australia Day!!! I live in northern NSW, and I'm pretty sure the word "celebration" is synonymous with "rain". -_- So no sunscreen and BBQs for us. But yay for Pavlova! And lamingtons! We always make lamingtons. :)

  2. Love a good pavlova. I've seen those magic things everywhere but haven't tried one yet - maybe I'll give it a go!

  3. SO...I need to brush up on my Aussie-isms. **takes note frantically** Have a wonderful celebration!

  4. Those pavs are the best! I hope you enjoyed one today. ;)

  5. Thanks for stopping by everyone. Unfortunately I didn't get my Pav this year because I was camping in the bush. They are not the easiest thing to cook without an oven lol.


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