things we love

Lamingtons

Just when I reintroduced jelly lamingtons to our family get-together Christmas on Boxing Day I read chocolate lamingtons are off the menu at their birthplace. For the first time in 117 years, lamingtons are off the menu at Old Government House in Brisbane, the home of the lamington. It has been available ever since at Old Government House, …

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Merry Christmas

From everyone at Because We Can, we wish you all a safe and Merry Christmas. Christmas is about enjoyment and not just for your family and friends, for you too. Try and make it as stress free as possible and remember to enjoy yourselves! Because we can is all about things we love. We love Christmas. …

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Christmas Eve

The lights are on, the food prepared as much as possible and Carols by Candlelight on the TV. We will be finishing with “Love Actually.” before bed. We seemed to have missed it this Christmas although I have discovered all the Christmas Movies on Foxtel’s Movies More channel. The stockings are hung and I cannot …

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Plants in a box

How cool is this idea, Plants in a box. Ground covers, shrubs, assorted succulents or indoor plants there is an amazing selection to suit you or for a gift. They stock a variety of plants from the mini- mondo grass to those syzygium or acmena hedging plants that will screen out your neighbours, murraya min-a-min …

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For lolly lovers

Love this idea “spotted by” Brendan at For My Petz. Maybe it’s a Christmas present hint, haha! Allen’s has popup stores in Westfield Sydney and Melbourne Central with all the favourite sweets. It’s also available at Allen’s online too. Old-time favourites such as  spearmint leaves and green frogs are back just for Christmas with some products …

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