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Archive for July, 2010

Melbourne Open House

Posted: July 25th, 2010 by Courtney

This weekend was Melbourne Open House, where over 60 building were opened to the public for tours. While Scott was at his soccer game, I decided to check a couple out including the Melbourne Town Hall, Old Treasury Building, Parliament building, and Intercontinental Hotel. First was the Melbourne Town Hall and Administration buildings, which are […]

“A day in Belgium”

Posted: July 17th, 2010 by Courtney

The first part of our “day in Belgium” was a trip to Koko Black, a very well known Melbourne chocolate shop and cafe.  Koko Black’s founding chocolatier was from Burges, Belgium bringing the Belgian chocolate heritage to Melbourne.  We ordered their famous hot chocolate and Belgian chocolate mousse.  The hot chocolate was the best we’ve […]

In the Kitchen

Posted: July 9th, 2010 by Courtney

Since its nice and cold outside we have been spending more time indoors, which means the kitchen!  Since getting a library card, I have been getting a few Aussie cookbooks every couple of weeks to look over.  This week I got Donna Hay’s Modern Classics Book 2 and decided to try to make a pavlova. […]