12 of my favourite things to do in Hahndorf

12 of my favourite things to do in Hahndorf Have you ever been to Hahndorf? If you haven’t then you need to go. Some people think it can be a little bit cheesy but I think its packed full of charm, history and good looks. Growing up my parents owned a fairy shop in the… Read more »

Gin & Tonic Iceblocks

Gin and Tonic Iceblocks   Warm weather and a love for gin calls for one thing- Gin and Tonic Iceblocks. They’re super easy to make and the recipe can be varied- what’s not to love? Make these babies the night before a hot day and you will be everyone’s best friend (or worst friend if… Read more »

25 things to do in and around Noosa

25 things to do in and around Noosa A recent trip to Noosa had me madly scrolling through google looking for the best things to see and do. After realising 7 nights was no where near enough time to pack it all in (apparently 15 cafes for brunch in 7 days is a bit of … Read more »

Good Day Co

If you are in the burbs are looking for a damn good coffee, then you need to get acquainted with the Good Day Co. Tucked away in the industrial estate in Somerton Park, the Good Day Co is a café, awesome little hangout and a shoe lovers heaven all combined into one. After owners Amy and… Read more »

Pulled Pork Burrito Bowls

Super easy Pulled Pork Burrito Bowls There’s nothing I love more than a really easy dinner (lies, I also love dogs, wine and chocolate). Seriously though, there’s nothing better than coming home from work and whipping up a dinner that takes less than 10 minutes and makes minimal mess. These burrito bowls are super easy… Read more »

SA Christmas Platter Giveaway!

SA Christmas Platter Giveaway! The best way to celebrate the festive season? With a platter of course! As a way to say Merry Christmas and to spread the cheer, I’ve put together a platter pack to giveaway, featuring some of my favourite South Australian products. This competition is super easy to enter and you can… Read more »

Eating and Drinking your way through Noosa

Eat. Drink. Noosa It’s home to some incredible beaches, beautiful weather and damn good food. During our recent visit we were overwhelmed with so much choice when it came to cafes, fine dining and coffee houses (not like I’m complaining!). Here are a few of the places we visited, tried and tested, and all come… Read more »

Bistro Blackwood launches their new ‘Apero Hour’

If you’re looking for somewhere for Friday night knock offs, or just want to get the night started a little bit earlier then you need to get acquainted with Bistro Blackwood. Their new digs on Rundle Street are the place to be on Friday and Saturday afternoons, with their Apero Hour being the perfect way… Read more »

Fridays after Five is back and better than ever!

Spring is here which means Fridays After Five is back in action! If you’ve been down to Aldinga in recent months, you may have been greeted with a stack of road works and a few tractors. However they have cleared for now and Old Coach Road is now renovated and looking schmic as ever for… Read more »

Porchland visits my favourite place- The Fleurieu Peninsula

If you love relaxed vibes, acoustic tunes, wine times and good grub then you need to clear December 2nd in your diary. Because Porchland is here and it’s bigger than ever. Porchland, the big brother to their smaller events, ‘The Porch Sessions’, is going to be held in a breathtaking location this year- The Range… Read more »

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  • Zucchini Slice

    zucchini slice the slice that tastes so good that you wouldn’t know its packed full of vegetables. perfect for kids and bigger kids (with the addition of feta, of course). this recipe was sourced from Chantelle at Fat Mum Slim. She has some ripper recipes on her site and some awfully gorgeous photos. You can… Read more »

  • Malteser Cake

    Maltesers. little balls of chocolate air that you scoff by the handful. well, that’s what I do anyway. this Malteser cake recipe has come straight from the beautiful Country Womens Association Classics Cookbook. This cookbook has all your favourite recipes from cakes and cookies to spreads and spaghetti’s. Every recipe I have made from this book has not… Read more »

  • PPH- Perfect Platter Hunting

    platters.  I like love them. And i’m forever looking for new places that serve the heartiest, cheesiest, pickle-iest platters in Adelaide. Platters to me are the perfect kind of lunch. It gives you a taste of everything and generally is packed with local goodies that you can share. Plus they’re generally teamed with wine. And we… Read more »

  • Rosey’s Cafe

    its the saturday of the long weekend (happy easter) the girls and I head to Unley Road for brekky thinking the place would be bustling. wrong. seems it is a ghost town and everything is closed. thank-the-breakfast-gods that we found Rosey’s because it was a winner. seems the all of the visitors to unley road… Read more »

  • Chocolate and Beetroot Cake

    Want a cake that is chocolaty, moist and still somewhat good for you? Look no further than this Chocolate and Beetroot cake. I have sourced this recipe from the lovely team at The Nutrition Guru and The Chef. If your looking for healthy recipes then that’s the place to go (they also have a recipe for… Read more »

  • Gluten Free & Healthy Banana Bread

    banana bread Banana bread. I love the stuff. perfect for a snack or with afternoon tea. but alot of the time its jam packed full of sugar and leaves me feeling bloated. this is my go-to recipe for banana bread. its gluten free, delicious and moist and and stores well (unless you live at my… Read more »

  • Gingerbread Men

    Ginger Bread Men These biscuits are delicious and remind me of Christmas. You can thank my mum for this recipe (I have a feeling she sourced it from a Betty Crocker cookbook). They’re super quick and easy to make and make around 2 dozen depending on what cookie cutters you use. Ingredients 125 grams butter-… Read more »

  • An Adelaide foodies guide to Melbourne

    Adelaide has my heart. always has, always will. but there is a special place in my heart for sweet ol’ Melbourne. maybe its because that’s where most my family are, or the fond memories I have of working with my mum in the Carlton gardens or trips to Frankston (don’t judge for those who know… Read more »

  • MISTER SUNSHINE’S

    it’s a warm adelaide day. the sun is beaming and there is not a cloud in the sky. seems rather fitting to try MISTER SUNSHINE’S for lunch don’t you think? and glad we did. with interiors like this, how can you not be happy? greeted with a enthusiastic welcome from a larger than life personality… Read more »

  • The Fleurieu Pantry- Pt Noarlunga

    The Fleurieu Pantry. my favourite place to eat in the south of Adelaide and has been for a very long time. hidden behind a cute home-wears store- this cute little cafe boasts a brilliant menu focused on whole foods cooked with fresh and local produce. even better they have now opened a small store next door to… Read more »

  • Jamie’s Italian

    italian’s and jamie oliver. what do they both have in common? both have sexy voices and cook delicious food. towards the end of 2014 my friends and I spent a long lunch at Jamie’s Italian in Adelaide. the restaurant is situated in the old westpac bank on king william street. they have still kept some… Read more »

  • Pickle In The Middle

    if you know me well you will probably know how much I love pickles. pickle in the middle is a brightly coloured, ply wood cladded cafe on unley road. you may have seen them in the adelaide central markets where they sold their cheese & pickle toasties and pickles by the jar. but now they… Read more »