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Looks like the picture-perfect day to get lost! Welcome to Tasmazia, tucked away in the quirky Village of Lower Crackpot in Northwest Tassie. This fantastic maze complex is home to 8 mazes, including the Great Maze (one of the world’s largest botanical mazes), the Hampton Court Maze, and the coordination-shattering Balance Maze. It’s a wild day out for the whole family with plenty of fun, laughs and challenges for adventures of all sizes - and once you’re done exploring the hedges, reward yourselves with a treat in the Pancake Parlour or browse the games, puzzles and locally made crafts at the Gift Shop. Thanks for tagging #discovertasmania, @tasphotos2015! #Tasmazia #NorthwestTasmania #SeeAustralia #Tasmania #LowerCrackpot http://ift.tt/1Q2G1HD

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model/mua/hair/edit by Penny Dreadful
T-Sun Photography for Photo
Skirt and top by KMKDesigns
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https://www.etsy.com/listing/128082257/steampunk-blouse-victorian-high-neck?ref=shop_home_active
Corset by Scoundrelle’s Keep
 Jewelryby Bionic Unicorn

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Consumer Confusion by Susan Korbel | LikeTheDew.com

Our coffee grinder finally broke. First I went to Target, but when trying to decide which of three choices to buy, I looked to see where they were made. In a jingoistic pique, I rejected all the Chinese imports, and decided to try elsewhere. I scoured local grocery stores and googled “coffee grinders USA” and found some interesting sites: usstuff which lists by product category and buyamericanmart –a website that sells online.

I wrote lots of emails, and heard from Coffee Wholesale USA in Round Rock. Here is what Cristi Helton, Customer Service Specialist responded: None of the grinders and coffee makers we stock are made in the USA. You might find a Bunn product or two that is at least assembled in the US, which you may be able to order from us. I would suggest contacting the manufacturer directly for this information.

I called Bunn’s home products division, and their Bunn-O-Matic peppy customer representative said that they don’t make grinders for home use, but that one of their brands, Velocity, is “assembled” in the US, but not 100% of the parts are made domestically. I started wondering about what is produced where, and started with my state. …

Read the rest of B.Knights “First Fitting” experience and take a glimpse of our new 2015 pieces!

http://www.thehonorarycitizen.com/my-first-fitting