Our Wedding Day

Planning a wedding is no easy feat.  After finding a venue and setting a date, you have to find suppliers who are not only wonderful but also available on that particular date.  Emails are sent, lists are made, details are finalized and (a fair bit of) money is spent.  It was an incredibly busy year, […]

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Hunter Valley Cheese Lovers Festival

A few weekends ago, my boyfriend and I headed to the Hunter Valley region for the annual Cheese Lovers Festival. The Hunter Valley is a wine region in New South Wales and is an easy 2 and a half hour drive from Sydney.  Even for the non-drinkers (like me), there is plenty to see, do […]

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Easy Mini Pavlovas for Christmas in Summer 

Christmas is celebrated in the summer months in Sydney (or Australia!) so the traditional feast is (sometimes) replaced by something colder, for example, swapping the steamed pudding for a cold pavlova. Pavlova – named after the Russian ballet dancer Anna Pavlova and apparently created by a chef in Wellington, New Zealand – is simply a […]

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5 things that made me happy lately….

Can you believe it’s already March? Summer is officially over (although it’s still very hot and humid) and the holiday season is well and truly over.  Work – and life in general – is starting to get busier and I can feel myself getting a little more tired, grumpy and jaded.  Which means that it’s […]

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How to See Wellington in 5 Hours or Less

Recently I travelled to Wellington and Auckand in New Zealand for a work trip. It was my first time in New Zealand despite having lived in Australia for most of my life! It’s not that I don’t want to go; it’s just further down on my travel bucket list as a place to visit when […]

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