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Friday Drinks – McGuigan Black Label Shiraz and Crumbed Camembert

August 28, 2015

There was wine samples of the updated Black Label range at our local IGA last Friday, and we were readily sold on this 2014 Shiraz. Bought the 2 for $16 and then got this bonus bottle and a few accessories for the road :p This Crumbed Camembert from Aldi also goes down well on a […]

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Latest Hello Fresh Meals

August 27, 2015

Had some money sitting in my PayPal so thought I’d spend it on some healthy Hello Fresh meals. Use my code R3CDUQ to get $35 off your first order! Oven Baked Ocean Trout with fennel and lemon Za’atar Chicken Bowl Chorizo and Chick Pea Vietnamese Pork Noodle Salad Steak with the biggest mushroom in the […]

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Birthday Tastings in Pokolbin

August 26, 2015

So, I had a birthday (like we all do), and it won’t surprise you that I spent it eating and drinking, tasting and sampling, laughing and enjoying. I’d bought a Groupon for a wine a stuff tasting experience with a bottle of wine and jar of olives to take home, and insisted on that being […]

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Woolworth’s Select Asian 90-second Meals for One

August 25, 2015

These little microwave and go meals are super convenient for their $3.49 price, you eat it out of the bx once you microwave the pouches, plus there’s a plastic SPORK in the box for you! Perfect for my day a week at the school when I don’t know what time I’ll get to eat and […]

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Ez’s New Best Friend – Win a Ballerina & Me doll for your tiny dancer!

August 24, 2015

Ez received a Ballerina and Me doll for review Why not bring joy and imagination to a little girl’s world? So awesomely, we received a Ballerina and Me doll to dance with, get to know, and review. Ballerina & Me doll is a child life-size dancing doll. Fasten her elastic dancing straps to any little […]

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Op ’til you Drop!

August 23, 2015

Happy National Op Shop week!!! Red Cross, Salvos Stores and Vinnies are just some of the leading charity op shops involved in this year’s National Op Shop Week. Along with the rest of Australia’s charity op shops, they receive a large amount of donations to help them with their community work. In 2012 alone, over […]

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Flowers “Just Because”? Try Flowers for Everyone!

August 12, 2015

This post is in collaboration with FlowersforEveryone When was the last time you got given flowers? It’s been awhile for me, and while I’m personally not always a fan of cut flowers (I prefer them in the wild any day!) I do like to see the colours and perfume of flowers lighten up someone’s day. […]

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Frico Dutch Cheeses – a taste test!

August 12, 2015

Brought to you by Nuffnang and Frico Cheese Wen you are sorting out a cheese platter, what do you get for it? I’m thinking the typical Aussie gets a Camembert/Brie, a hard or crumbly cheddar, and maybe one of those fruity almond and apricot cheeses. to go with some crackers and maybe some olives. Or […]

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Lunch Under $10 – Bahn Mi / Vietnamese Pork Roll, Charlestown

August 10, 2015

There is a delicious Vietnamese Pork Roll available from the French Hot Bread shop on the Pacific Highway at Charlestown. $5.50 gets you this beauty, with a great balance of soy and coriander, and a crunchy fresh roll. I may have had two last week ;) French Hot Bread 182 Pacific Hwy, Charlestown NSW 2290 […]

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Sold Out, or Simple and Delish? Kylie Kwong and Jamie Oliver Ready-to-cook meals…

August 7, 2015

So, I’m one for convenience and a bargain. Here we go… Convenience: The Jamie Oliver range at Woolies is actually quite good and not too overpriced. Seasoned lamb shoulders, spiced chickens, finsh abkes, like below. Ready to pop in the oven and enjoy in and hour…. like this bake! And there’s the Kylie Kwong range… […]

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Cute and Quirky Homewares and Eclectic Home Solutions from Penny Miller

August 6, 2015

This post is in collaboration with Digital Parents Collective and Penny Miller How convenient is it to shop from home? We all love getting a bundle of catalogues in the letter box, browsing for bargains on eBay, and clicking through to have our groceries delivered each week! So, here’s another way you can shop from […]

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