Food & Wine Writers Picnic

Gold Coast Food Writers Picnic

This is just a quick story today, actually it is more of an invitation than a story. I have met quite a lot of food bloggers over my three years of writing and photographing food. The gatherings I have attended have all been positive and welcoming experiences. Blogger’s picnics are a great way to meet … Read more

Stormie D’s Cupcakery & a Mini Masterchef Class

“Whipping up a storm!” is the Stormie D’s Cupcakery catch phrase! That is certainly what was happening at the cupcake mini masterclass I attended with my two small children. It is a certain kind of person who is prepared to open up their kitchen to a group of children in the school holidays, let alone … Read more

ANZAC Day 2012

ANZAC Day Image

Good morning to everyone on this important Australian day. This morning I will be attending the pre-dawn breakfast as a guest of a friend who has recently returned from Afghanistan. In Afghanistan she was called upon to fire a rocket launcher (bazooka to lay people), and needed to take a loaded rifle to the toilet … Read more

Happy Easter 2012

Happy Easter!

Happy Easter! I hope the Easter Bunny was kind to everyone! Just in case you would like to indulge a little more I have a delicious Easter Cake Pop recipe for you. These would make the perfect gift wrapped in cellophane paper and finished with a bow.

Happy 21st My Baby K

What do you do when your child turns 21? Maybe a party? Perhaps reminisce over a job well done with your husband and those significant in your life. What do you do when that child isn’t with you anymore?  This is something I have never known. Do you grieve even more horribly than before? Do … Read more

Merry Christmas 2012

Christmas at the Beach

Merry Christmas Everybody!! I hope Santa was good to you and filled your stocking to the brim! I just wanted to take this opportunity to say thank you to all my wonderful readers, fellow bloggers, sponsors and advertisers, it has been a wonderful year, full of the most amazing experiences and you have all helped … Read more

I am Grateful for…

Last week I covered a few of the really BIG things I am grateful for in my life. This week I want to share one of those moments of overwhelming love. A moment when you know your life is the best it can be. For me, this week it occurred at 1.47am. My 4 ½ … Read more

A Day to be Grateful

Tylor at Gallow Beach

Today I stumbled across Maxabella Loves… a beautiful website full of gorgeously positive sentiments of a mummy blogger. Her post for today is “This week I am grateful for…” I instantly knew that I wanted to join in with the lovely sentiments and be a little indulgent on my own site. I have so many … Read more

Happy Father’s Day

Black Forest macaron, Happy Fathers Day

Happy Father’s Day to all the Dads, Dad’s-to-be, Pa’s, Grandpa’s and Poppys.  I hope you have a great day, and that there is beer and a comfy lounge with your name on it. To my gorgeous husband you are the best father, partner and friend. Love you sweetheart. So girls, give the special men in … Read more

Happy Easter!

Easter Egg Mousse Cake

Good Morning everyone and Happy Easter! I hope the Easter bunny has been good to you, and that you are all enjoying a wonderful sugar high! I am certainly enjoying the extra long holiday this year.  I hope readers have also had the chance to getaway and enjoy some much deserved time off work. Remember … Read more

Hangover Cures

Hangover cures

I had an absolutely glorious Christmas full of delicious food, wine and cocktails.  Whilst I didn’t overdo it this year, I am sure there will be some of us who over indulged just a little. After all it is the season to eat, drink and be merry. I thought it would be nice to take … Read more

Merry Christmas

Christmas at the beach-2

Good Morning and MERRY CHRISTMAS!!! I hope Santa was good to you, and that you are enjoying a lovely festive day with friends and family. Thank you so much for sharing my site over the last year; it has been an awesome experience for me.  I have met and communicated with so many wonderful and … Read more