Kid’s Australian Book Gift Guide

Looking for gift for the kids? We have some wonderful book ideas in this post from learning about the magic secrets of the West Australian Tuart Tree to a Kangaroo opening up a Cancan Cafe! These books are sure to inspire and excite through pictures of Australian landscape and wildlife. A Year on Our Farm Illustrated in charcoal pencil, watercolour and pastel, A Year on our Farm is a humble story about life ...

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Exploring the Benefits of Sauna Sessions

In this fast moving world of blurred health truths, calorie counting, slim is healthy, strong is a better healthy, medical research politics and pseudo health busters, I am going to ask a simple yes or no question - Do you sweat regularly? Yes, I genuinely want to learn if you have a good sweat! Because regardless of the latest sensationalised headlines, something as simple as sweating will positively impact your ...

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Buying Lightweight Camping Gear

Camping is a load of fun and it's more or less a cheaper way to travel close to home, or far from home.  In Australia, we are fortunate to have a range of camping specific stores, like BCF, Ray's Outdoors, Kathmandu, Mountain Designs, and the list goes on. Browsing around for gear for the Munda Biddi trip appeared to be a little different than your average camper van holiday, mainly because of ...

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Review: Vango Halo 300 3 Person Tent

If you've been reading the blog lately, you may have noticed a couple of camping posts. We have been having a load of fun discovering the perks of camping and the number of beautiful camping spots, hiking and biking trails in Western Australia. While I have a foodie and travel bucket list, it seems I now have a growing camping bucket list! What's your favourite camping spot in Western Australia? Purchasing a tent ...

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Ice cream Maker Review + Recipe

New to the household is a recently acquired bright lime green ice cream maker! Woohoo! I have being eyeing one for a while now, however, the pots and pans are slowly morphing there way into the linen cupboard and with our small (but cute) kitchen, I am always a little reluctant in bringing home anything new.  How did we end up with an ice cream maker? A couple of weeks ago ...

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Slow Cooked Sausage + Chasseur French Oven Review

When I found this recipe to slow cook sausages I was pleasantly surprise. I have been so used to cooking them on the BBQ (an Australian tradition) it had never occurred to me that I could also slow cook them! Let me tell you slow cooked sausages are amazing, so soft and the delicious flavour. Combine them with mashed potato and it becomes a great winter meal. After this revelation ...

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Waffle Iron Review and Recipe

Waffles, they are versatile dessert or snack easily found throughout the world. The difference from country to country can be the recipe and appearance of the waffle, the texture and taste can also vary too. Liege Waffles, Brussels Waffles, Belgium Waffles, Stroopwaffles, Scandinavian Waffles and Hong Kong Waffles are a just a few varieties around the place. In Amsterdam I discovered in a few places the waffles were premade, ready to go ...

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