Where have I been? Where am I going?

Do you know that slightly trepidatious feeling you may sometimes get when you're about to see someone you haven't seen for a long time? Would you recognise each other? Would it be awkward? I feel like that after returning from a six-month blogging absence.  While I have presented as absent online, I haven't been absent…

Edited highlights: Autumn colours, freakshakes and disco

As Winter marches on new ideas are brewing in my head about the direction of The Alexcellent Life and ideas for entirely different blogs are taking shape. In the meantime, while I'm plotting and planning, I want to share some highlights from previous weeks. We have been doing so much since we moved to Canberra, along…

Eat Drink Blog 2015… Food, fun and photo freedom

In October Alexcellent Lifestyle attended the 6th annual Eat Drink Blog (EDB15) conference. Held in a different Australian city each year, 2015 was Canberra's turn to host over 80 food bloggers. I wanted to experience for myself all the new paddock-to-plate dining options and hipster havens I'd heard were happening in Canberra. It was a perfect opportunity…

Things you might not know about me

Follow my blog with Bloglovin I've been Liebsterised! The awesome Alana from Housegoeshome has nominated my blog for a Liebster award! For those that don’t know, the Liebster awards are an opportunity for bloggers to answer questions about themselves and then nominate other bloggers to do the same. It’s a great way to discover new…