PBJ Thumbrint Cookies

Much to the approval and appreciation of the the boys in the house, I have started rekindling my love for baking. I’ve been wanting to make some biscuits for the boys as treats (better than the store-bought variety) but lying on the sofa always seems like a better idea. This week, I stopped overthinking and…

Turkish Delight Tipple

Just in time for Galentine’s Day or Valentines Day – whatever you are into – or maybe just for a soirĂ©e you are throwing next weekend, this tasty tipple is a low in effort and high in reward. I made this with Santory ROKU Gin, which is a lovely Botanical gin distilled in Japan. Here…

Death by chocolate

A glorious play with natural light and some new props I bought at my local antique store. Great thing about antique stores is that you only need one or two pieces and not a whole set. This usually makes it quite affordable shopping, although I always leave with eight things when I only went in…

Summer Squeeze

For a while there I thought Ballarat never saw the sun but the last couple of weeks have proved me wrong. Very wrong. It just so happens that this heatwave has coincided with the longest school holiday (when will it end?) and so, we have been making plenty of slushies and ice-lollies (or ‘icy poles’…

Balla-what?

Hello Ballarat I am so, so happy to meet you. When we made the decision to move to Melbourne I was extremely excited at all the creative prospects and outlets that I had been craving for such a long time while living in the Middle East. My enthusiasm was dampened when we started thinking more…