{Locally Found} The Central West Handmade Markets are where you should be!

There is nothing like supporting local and on Sunday 21 September 2014 you have the chance to get your hands on some of the best local creations. handmade markets

The Central West Handmade Markets are setting up for the day at the wonderful Beekeepers Inn Cafe.

This is a wonderful chance to buy local, support local and keep the money local.

It will be a fantastic day out for the entire family.

If you want any further information you can contact the very lovely Zana by email on CWHMarkets@outlook.com or through the Central West Handmade Markets facebook page!

Have a great day Nesters!

{The Nest Buys} Macaroon Kids – buying your little people a heirloom

Every so often you stumble across something magnificent.

Macaroon Kids is that special kind of wonderful. Macaroon kids

Founded in 2011, by a very clever mumma Macaroon Kids offers something just a little bit different and lovely than the standard baby products that line the shelves of the baby shops you usually visit.

What we love most about Macaroon Kids is the combination of stylish handmade children’s gifts that actually have a social conscience.

Each product sold is lovingly created by the very talented Amanda Tuckerman, so you know your gift will be one of a kind for that very special little birdie in your life. You could even say that you are buying your family’s future heirloom.

Exciting news is on foot, because Macaroon Kids is about to release their new FRIDA range and we are desperately LOVING it.


This incredible range showcases vibrant colours, popping designs and a refreshing take on children’s fashion.

Plus, they use 100% natural fibres, luxury fabric and eco filled cornfibre in their toys. WINNING!


You can drop some well-spent coin at: www.MacaroonKids.com.au or you can find some more wonderful pieces on Etsy – Macaroon Kids

You can also find Amanda and the team on Facebook – Macaroon Kids or hit them up on Instagram.

P.S: Our very favourite product from the very talented Amanda is the MK handmade doll. It is simply sublime (and hopefully soon will be wrapped in my baby-bird’s arms).

handmade MK Doll

Happy shopping Nesters!

{Prizeapolooza} Sassy Little sistas should be on Santa’s list..

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While we usually focus on local businesses during the Christmas Prizeapolooza Sassy Little Sistas is the worthy exception!PicsArt

Owned and operated by the very talented Tanya from Leeville in Northern NSW (see: more country than city) Sassy Sistas is a wonderful place filled with great design, clever workmanship and fabulous style (plus her sister lives in Bathurst so we will accept her as a local anyway!)

While I am lucky to make a peanut butter sandwich, Tanya is delicately creating all types of gifts and clothing for the little birdies in your life. photo-3

Tanya has taken her lifelong love of sewing for family and friends and turned it into her very own business. While she studied textiles and design in school she is a self-taught handmaiden! photo

Sassy Little Sistas came about after Tanya found that she was unable to locate good quality, unique items for her own children and as a result identified a market for her own high quality, handmade items.

Tanya prides herself on quality workmanship, rather than quantity. Only using the highest quality materials and her very broad skillset she creates fabulous designs that you are unable to find anywhere else.

You can contact Sassy Little Sistas either by email or Facebook:


Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/sassylittlesistas


The gorgeous Tanya has jumped on board the Prizeapolooza train and is offering a $40.00 voucher to one very lucky winner. You can choose from rompers, or skirts, ipad covers to dresses or whatever you like! To be a winner all you have to do is ‘like’ Sassy Little Sistas’ Facebook page as well as The Central Nest on Facebook! – Easy!

Happy winning Nesters!