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Jasper Jones Review + announcing the next group read for A Box Of Bookclub

Jasper Jones Review + announcing the next group read for A Box Of Bookclub

A Box Of Bookclub is back for 2019 kicking off with a review of our holiday read, Jasper Jones by Craig Silvey and announcing our February Group Read, Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng plus a little bit of what's been going on at A Box Of

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A Box Of Bookclub - The Botanist's Daughter review, holiday group read + printable reading list & more

A Box Of Bookclub - The Botanist's Daughter review, holiday group read + printable reading list & more

"Delightful" is the word for the novel, from the cover to the concept of the story and all the characters inside. A historical fiction set in dual time that transports you in both time and place and has you fully invested in the outcomes.

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Women Following their Dreams - Rosanne Stone of Stone & Lea

Women Following their Dreams - Rosanne Stone of Stone & Lea

I had the support of so many people around me also telling me they loved my products, so as I was looking for a newer direction in life, I decided to give it a go, get a Food License, buy a van and take my goods to the markets on my days off. I started my first market in October 2015.

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Women Following their Dreams - Brenda Stone, Artist

Women Following their Dreams - Brenda Stone, Artist

Having always loved abstract art, and having experimented with a range of fluid mediums, I found myself drawn to the viscosity of resin; it’s glossy & thick nature. It adds another dimension to 2D paintings, and is so versatile. It is not the easiest medium to work with, but very rewarding! 

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Women Following their Dreams - Kayte Nunn author of "The Botanist's Daughter"

Women Following their Dreams - Kayte Nunn author of

Writing fiction was a long-held dream, but one I never thought I was clever enough to achieve. However, in my early 40s, it became a case of ‘now or never’ and I couldn’t ignore the voice in my head any longer.

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A Box Of Book Club - August Reader & List, Cocktails, Eleanor and Scones...

A Box Of Book Club - August Reader & List, Cocktails, Eleanor and Scones...

Friend Request, Eleanor Oliphant, books, books, chat about books and more books plus podcast and viewing recommendations & a bit of foodie fun to go along with it all too. Our monthly reading list is full of recommendations from the A Box Of Book Club Facebook Group so if you are a book lover we'd love for you to join in too.

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Women Following their Dreams - Shannon Cheung from Typoflora

Women Following their Dreams - Shannon Cheung from Typoflora

This month for our "Women Following their Dreams" series I've interviewed Shannon, the very talented creator of Typoflora, stunningly beautiful stationery designs & products. She really has turned her dreams into her reality.

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Women following their Dreams: Rebecca Abraham of Bellies & Beyond

Women following their Dreams: Rebecca Abraham of Bellies & Beyond

Rebecca Abraham founder of Bellies & Beyond and Rapt by Bellies & Beyond is a women following her dreams and we are delighted to be chatting with her today.

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Stress Free Entertaining - Dinner Party Demonstration Workshop 1st September

Stress Free Entertaining - Dinner Party Demonstration Workshop 1st September

I'm so excited to introduce a collaboration of both my little businesses "Boiled Eggs & Soldiers" & A Box Of... with the launch of  "A Box Of....Workshops". This will be the first of a series of workshops all designed to help us live life beautifully & creatively.

The very first workshop is for the people of Townsville.

Who would like to join me for an exclusive dinner party style workshop all about Stree Free Entertaining?

Over a meal cooked by me I'll give tips, tricks and ideas for easy entertaining so that you can entertain at home with confidence, style & ease and most importantly spend time with your guests rather than in the kitchen slaving away!

Friday 1st September from 6 - 9pm

North Ward Location

Tickets: $119 pp

Enjoy canapés, dinner, dessert, a glass or two of bubbles, a menu for a stress free dinner party, table styling tips, take home recipes and a fun night out.

Come on your own, with a friend or partner or book out all 8 spots for a group night out.

Bookings close Monday 28th (booking & location will be confirmed on payment)

Click here to secure your spot

Any queries contact me via hello@aboxof.com.au

I can't wait to see where these new venture takes us.  Are you interested too?

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