Why I’ll Never Regret Pour Choices

Do you remember my new wine-making bestie, Paola? I frothed over her chardonnay so much that I tracked it down to a wine bar in West End called Pour Choices. I would have gone purely for the wine, but next time I’ll return for […]

SheBrisbane Long Lunch At THE APO!

I adore buildings with history, especially when they have been refitted in that trendy, exposed- brick kind of way that makes you feel edgy and cultural whenever you swan in for a drink. These days 690 Ann Street is home to a chic […]

Junkboat Asian South Bank

Junk is the new kid on the block in South Bank, although there’s been a Maroochydore version since 2014. It’s got a very funky Asian-café-meets-hipster-hangout vibe that lured me in from Little Stanley Street when I was seeking a lunch spot. The […]

Desperate/ Healthyish Chocolate Mug Cake

To feed your period monster… Apologies if I am super out of touch and mug cakes are soooo-two- years-ago – I’ve just discovered that they’re a legit food item and I need to rave about it. My latest dieting attempt is to cut […]

Online Shopping Changed My Life

Grocery shopping online  has changed my life. It’s a dramatic statement, but this simple adjustment has made the biggest difference in my day-to-day existence. I actually love grocery shopping – the pretty displays inspire me to buy ingredients for gourmet masterpieces and […]

Have I Finally Found Legit Healthy Pasta?

I wish I was one of those people whose favourite food is kale, but no matter how much I learn about nutrition I struggle to pass up on a piece of deep-fried chicken. Pasta is another favourite, especially when it’s smothered in […]

How To Do Secret Santa Like A Boss!

Both summer and December are officially here, and as well as enjoying yourself at the sudden deluge of Christmas parties, lunches, brunches and ‘drinks’, you also need to buy Christmas presents. Shopping for family and friends is a project on its own, even though […]

Five Steps to Ensure the Perfect High Tea

Five Steps to Ensure the Perfect High Tea There’s something enchanting about the sound of a high tea room. It’s in the tinkling of teacups, the chime of silverware on butter dishes and the sweet tones of ladies chatting without the interruption of […]

Carolina Kitchen = Happy BBQ Zombies

In a recent post I spoke about baking a housewarming present for a party hostess I didn’t know very well. We were merely acquaintances, but when I discovered the catering chosen for the party I knew that this was a woman I […]

Belly Bliss at Blackbird

I was recently asked to choose a restaurant for a dinner catch up with friends who were stopping by BrisVegas on their honeymoon tour. I asked what their budget was, and when they said they just wanted a good meal, I gleefully […]

My invitations have changed: now I bring cookies

Now that I’m in my thirties, I qualify for invitations to legitimate adult parties. Instead of pre-drinking, I now attend housewarming parties. Rather than Sunday sessions, I am invited to baby gender revealing celebrations. My Saturday afternoons are often taken up with […]

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