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W h a t ’s I n s i d e Regulars 4 Comment Corner Your thoughts and feedback received via social media and emails 5 Contributors Meet the people behind this issues articles 6 Get To Know Which micro business do we get to meet this issue? 18 Top Picks Find out which products I fell in love with this issue for Dad
Competitions 7 Win a $50 Red Balloon Gift Card Find BBQ’ing dad to go in the draw 17 Win a ‘Digital Invitation’ design Send us a photo of your funny dad and you could win an invitation designed for your next special event 21 Are you our next cover photo? Send us a Christmas family photo and your photo could be on the cover of the next issue
For the Kids 9 Meal ideas 12 Handmade gift ideas 14 Printable Fathers Day items 22 Colouring In Pages
Father’s Day Edition Welcome to Issue #3 of Find It Online’s iShop Magazine. Dad’s need special attention too and I aim to bring you a range of gift ideas, competitions, articles and more, totally dedicated to dad’s in our Father’s Day Edition. Since launching my very first issue back in June, I have had a huge number of viewers and a worldwide response to the online magazine. It’s great to see your work appreciated and know that it is all paying off with the great feedback the magazine is receiving. So from me to you, Thank You for your support and for sharing the iShop Magazine, as it is all about you and our local community.
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COMPETITION Find the BBQing dad in this issue to go into the draw to win a $50 Red Balloon gift card. Instructions: There are 7 BBQ’ing dad’s throughout this magazine. Find them and complete the entry form on page 07 with your answers Submit your entry and you could win!! Check competition terms and conditions at the back of this e-mag
Contributors & Sponsors Lizzy’s Letters – Liz is a dedicated business woman with a eye for detail and a talented hand for painting. You can find out more about her in her ‘Get To Know’ article on Page 00 Perth Design Web and Print – Mel is the backbone of the online magazine and Find It Online, providing design services from logo design to magazine publication as well as an online advertising portal for all micro businesses in Australia.
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Get to know... Lizzy’s Letters Meet Liz from Lizzy’s Letters. A super talented woman hand painting letter tiles and other wooden and canvas items for all occasions. Tell us a little about your micro business Liz: I love to hand paint personalised letter tiles of Children’s Names. I have since branched out into script words and plaques which you may like painted to suit your décor, I have painted ~ Laundry, Playroom, Grow, Laugh & Play to name a few. Why did you decide to start a micro business: I started Lizzy’s Letters when I couldn’t find the same spelling as my daughter’s name, and have found quite a few people with the same problem and so my business was born. With an artist background I had the experience and creativity to hand paint and personalise room decor. What awesome products/services do you provide: Personalised Letter Tiles of Children’s Names, Script Words, Plaques, Room Décor Paintings
What is your best seller: Personalised Letter Tiles which retail for $6.00 each.
Star tiles for Harriet. Featuring three colour variations. Cost: $42
What would be your one tip to others looking at starting their own micro business: If you have a passion for something then go for it and don’t give up even when it seems too hard, persistence does pay off. If you believe in your product and keep advertising and promoting your business, you will get known. Do you have a special offer for Find It Online iShop readers: A gift will be sent with any order placed by an iShop reader, just use “Gift” as the purchase code How can customers contact/find you? Facebook Website
Find BBQâ€™ing dad?? There are 7 to find throughout the magazine. Write them down and when you have found them all, complete the entry form using the link below and submit it! You could win a $50 Red Balloon gift voucher for your efforts!!
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Father’s Day Ideas Treat your dad this Father’s Day with some delicious meal ideas, handmade gifts and FREE printable stationery
Page 10-11 Recipes Page 12-13 Gifts Page 14-16 Printable Stationery
French toast with whipped cream and strawberries Ingredients 3 eggs, lightly beaten 1/2 cup milk 1/4 cup cream 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 1 tablespoon icing sugar 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 4 x 2.5cm-thick slices bread 2 tablespoons butter Cream to serve Fresh Strawberries to serve Instructions 1. Combine eggs, milk, cream, vanilla, icing sugar and cinnamon in a large jug. Whisk with a fork until well combined. 2. Pour mixture into a shallow ceramic dish. 3. Preheat oven to 180째C. Dip 2 brioche slices in milk mixture for 30 seconds to 1 minute each side or until well soaked. Hold over dish to drain. 4. Heat 1 tablespoon butter in a large frying pan over medium heat until bubbling. Add soaked brioche. 5.Cook for 1 to 2 minutes each side or until golden. 6. Top with a dollop of cream, fresh cut strawberries and your favourite sign for dad.
Egg in Toast Ingredients 1/2 tablespoon butter 1 slice white bread 1 egg Instructions Butter both sides of bread. Cut a circular hole in the centre of the slice of bread or cut out a shape such as a heart for that special touch â€“ about 2-1/2 inches in diameter. Heat a frying pan or griddle on medium-high heat. When the frying pan is hot, place the bread into the pan and let it brown for one minute. Flip the toast over and let the other side brown for one minute. Break the egg into the hole in the bread. Cook for 2 minutes, or until the egg is cooked to the consistency you prefer.
Crunchy Chocolate Biscotti Ingredients 3 egg whites 1/3 cup(s) vegetable oil 2 tablespoon(s) strong brewed coffee 1 teaspoon(s) vanilla extract 1 2/3 cup(s) all-purpose flour 3/4 cup(s) sugar 1/2 cup(s) unsweetened cocoa 1 teaspoon(s) baking powder 1/4 teaspoon(s) baking soda 1/4 teaspoon(s) salt 1/3 cup(s) hazelnuts or other nuts, chopped and toasted 1/3 cup(s) dried tart cherries Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease large cookie sheet. In a small bowl, beat together egg whites, oil, coffee, and vanilla. In a large bowl, stir together flour and remaining ingredients until well mixed. Pour egg mixture onto dry ingredients and stir until combined. Shape mixture into two 12" by 1" logs; place both on cookie sheet and flatten slightly. Bake 30 minutes. Remove from oven and cool 10 minutes. Transfer one log to cutting board. Slice diagonally into scant 1/2inch-thick biscotti. Arrange biscotti, cut side up, on cookie sheet. Repeat with remaining log, using a second cookie sheet if necessary. Bake 20 minutes. Transfer to wire rack to cool. Store in an airtight jar up to 1 month.
DIY Picture Frame What you'll need 5 popsicle sticks Craft glue Craft paint (2 to 3 different colors) Paint brushes Small ornament (we used a bird) Bowl Water A jar (optional) Thin cardboard Tape Scissors
How to make it 1. Submerge one popsicle stick in water for 3 to 4 hours. 2. Take the stick out and bend it in a curve. Hold it for a while until it dries. If it takes too long to dry, try taping it inside a jar and leaving it there for a while. 3. Pick one color and paint 2 sticks on the front, sides and back. Then paint 2 other sticks with another color. 4. If the ornament you picked needs paint, go ahead and paint it with a new color. 5. Glue the 4 sticks together in a square. Then glue the ornament on top of the sticks (whichever postion you prefer). 6. Cut a piece of cardboard the size of the drawing or picture and tape it to the back of the frame. Leave space on the top stick. 7. Glue the curved stick to the back of the top stick of the picture frame. 8. Now stand the picture frame up! It is ready for Dad's desk or night stand!
Dad & Me Coffee Mug What you'll need White coffee mug Enamel paints: black, red, blue or pink Thin pointed paint brush How to make it
1. Be sure that coffee mug is clean and dry. 2. Use child's thumb and red enamel paint to add the "daddy" figure on the cup. You can make the figure larger if it looks too small. 3. Use blue paint (or pink for a girl) and pointing finger to add the child on the cup. 4. Use a thin paint brush to draw on legs and arms, connect arms between characters so that they are holding hands. 5. Use thin paintbrush to add hair. 6. Use thin paintbrush to write "Daddy" above the characters and "& me" below the characters. 7. Bake mug in the oven as directed on the back of the enamel paint bottle. You can also air dry, however air drying requires many days as opposed to a few hours in a low temp oven.
FREE Father’s Day Wall Print Dad’s are very special people. They help us learn how to ride our first bike, they encourage us to explore more and they promote persistence, among other things. Dad’s are an important part of any child’s life and however you plan to celebrate this year, it's also good to take a moment to talk as a family about why your dad is so special and tell him what you really enjoy about having him as your dad. Here is one way...give him a wall print!! This FATHER print is simple, bright and let’s dad know exactly how you see him. You can download this A4 wall print for FREE, print it on your home printer or take it to Officeworks and have it printed on quality paper stock. Frame it and give it to your special dad this Father’s Day.
To my dad, I remember the things we used to do together...drives to nana’s house near the beach and saying “I can see the water”... Going to work with you in your work truck and checking those sprinklers ... It’s moments like those that remind me of the special times we spent together. I appreciate everything you have done for me and the sacrifices you made and I believe it’s part of what has made me who I am today. We are both survivors and we share a bond. I appreciate you dad and all that you are. I Love You xx
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Download your FREE Father’s Day card here
Give dad a printable card this Father’s Day THREE COLOURS TO CHOOSE FROM
Click on the card above to download the printable PDF file You will be directed to Perth Design Web and Print’s website for the full range of printable cards
Win a ‘Printable Party Package’ Do you have a special birthday coming up soon? How would you like to WIN a custom designed printable party package?? All you have to do to enter is send us a photo of your funny dad and the best entry WINS!!
Prize consists of: C6 Invitation Bunting Flags (Happy Birthday) Lolly Bag Tags 2” Party Circles Food Labels Thank You Card Bottle Labels Party Table Print Chocolate Bar Wrappers Valued at $70
Competition entries open 06:00 01/09/2013 and closes 06:00 31/10/2013
I have found my four favourite products for dad this Father’s Day. There is still a chance to get some great product, so check them out and have a great day! xx
Sugar ‘n’ Spice Party Printables is a small home business based in Sydney and was created by two mums, Belinda and Renee who have a passion for designing parties for their young children, family and friends.
Green Frog Gourmet Foods is an exciting website for all your gourmet needs. Not only do we have products for your taste but for all your senses.
Belinda and Renee can make your next party stress free by designing a complete package of printables where all you need to do is print, cut and assemble or ask Sugar ‘n’ Spice Party Printables to do the work for you for a small fee.
They specialise in products that are Australian made with the majority being Queensland made and also Bush Tucker products. There are some great old favourites like Rosella Jam that you just can’t find easily anymore more, until now! Even the body products are Australian made with a small organic range.
This Father’s Day, they have a range of printables on offer such as beer/wine wrappers, greeting cards, gift tags and chocolate wrappers.
They have a range of Father’s Day hampers available for purchase if you are near Brookside in Brisbane this weekend.
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Looking for a sweet treat gift or a centrepiece for a party or event? Check out The Enchanting Tree for chocolate trees that are perfect for any occasion. The trees are gift wrapped in cellophane bags with a personal message attached, if required. Local delivery from $10. Crown Lager chocolate trees are available for dad this Father’s Day at $30 each. Highly recommended as a unique gift. Please note that under the "Responsible Sale of Alcohol" we cannot sell alcohol, deliver alcohol to or leave a delivery of alcohol with anyone under the age of 18. Redelivery and an additional charge will be made for this. Please do not be offended if we ask for ID and a signature.
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May and Belle design elegant, unique and stylish WALL ART, TYPOGRAPHY PRINTS and POSTERS for your home. Her aim is to help you transform your abode from a house into a gorgeous home. Postage is available worldwide. These prints are a must have collection for any home. Quality, unique and simply well designed. May and Belle have a gorgeous range of Father’s Day prints for your home. From $22, these prints will be the envy of every dad this Father’s Day. Contact May and Belle -> Facebook Website Email
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