Festive Friday – Saint Nick-aritas

How about this Christmas a twist on the old margarita? use cranberry juice! Ingredients 30ml tequila 15ml cranberry juice 30ml┬álime juice 30ml Cointreau 30ml soda water fresh lime wedges (for garnish) Instructions Combine the tequila, cranberry juice, lime juice, Cointreau and ice in a cocktail shaker. Strain into a glass filled with crushed ice. Top…

Festive Friday – Mini Plum Puddings

Good old fashion Christmas really does call for a Plum Pudding, doesn’t it? Well in my family it did, and I mean did…Moth and the kids don’t really like it, I cannot because of the ingredients. Quite sad really, I have memories of my Nan putting small coins in the pudding, surprised we didn’t get…

Merry Christmas

I just wanted to quickly jump on and wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and Thank you for you support this year ~ Julz

My Creative Journey – Week 3

Hello, Can you believe it’s nearly Christmas, wow how time flies? Have you done your Christmas Cards yet? Do you even do Christmas Cards? I know it’s a little old-fashioned, but I still send them (but admittedly it is getting less and less). How about this week we create something you could use as a…

Studio Stories…Holiday Scene

Hello again, Christmas is over for another year, but I still have a few remaining candy canes, I think this first is my favourite, but I thought I would show some of the other images in this series, showing the progression as I moved through various takes. Sometimes it is small changes and edits which…

A Merry Christmas…

Christmas morning dawned bright, sunny, hot and humid and it only continued as the morning progressed (you can see the sun shinning bright through the window). We had a small family gathering with lots of food, presents and champagne. One of the sweet treats we enjoy every Christmas is the Gingerbread House What did you…

It’s almost Christmas

Hello my friends, I know I normally don’t do a post on a weekend, but thought one more before Christmas, I hope Santa brings you everything you wish for Again, Season’s Greetings to everyone. ~ Julz, xo

Tree Trimmings…

Busy, busy, busy……….so I just thought I share a few pictures of some of our decorations, including the ginger bread house we get every year……yummo From my family to yours I wish you a very merry Christmas and a Happy New Year ~ Julz

Tree Trimming

It usually happens the first weekend in December, but we have been so very busy this year…..so it was a little delayed. Here is just a few from the lounge room, honestly tyhe whole house is covered. ~Julz

Celebrate…

Hello… It’s time to celebrate! So much to be thankful for this year; health happiness and friends………and then there are these two photos. I shot this on black perspex, with a snoot on my modelling light, set low. I put my camera on a tripod and took the shot. These are pretty much SOOC (Straight…

Table Decorations…

Hello, I thought I might do a post of some simple, festive table decorations, it doesn’t have to be for Christmas….it could be a birthday or other celebration. Swap out the Christmas Baubles and replace with flowers or even tea light candles. It’s mostly about the glass! I took a rather large wine glass and…

Christmas is…

Hello again……all ready for Christmas? I think I am now…..it’s such a busy time of year, catching up with family and friends. It’s silly I know we can see them, and we really should, any time of the year…but I know I like to catch up with everyone one final time before the year is…