Category: Lifestyle

Our Christmas Candle Picks for This Festive Season Featuring Ecoya & Glasshouse

Our Christmas Candle Picks for This Festive Season Featuring Ecoya & Glasshouse

| 11 December , 2012 | Reply

We have been coveting delicious festive candle scents for years, but found them impossible to ship from the US. Now, brands locally are creating Christmas scents and we couldn’t be happier.  Our two picks this year are from Ecoya who have released a limited edition three candle Christmas Scented range and Glasshouse Fragrances with their […]

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What Are Activated Nuts and Why is Activating Them Important?

What Are Activated Nuts and Why is Activating Them Important?

| 11 December , 2012 | Reply

Whenever we have a hankering for a snack, our favourite thing to reach for is a handful of humble nuts. Before recently, it was as simple as grabbing some raw nuts from the bag, but anyone who inhabits the Twittersphere would know that nuts just got a little more complicated. What started out as a […]

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New for the Kitchen Blessed & Lucky’s Scrumptious Salad Dressings & Mayo’s

New for the Kitchen Blessed & Lucky’s Scrumptious Salad Dressings & Mayo’s

| 27 November , 2012 | Reply

As summer rolls around, cooking in a hot kitchen seems less and less appealing, so instead we turn to cool and tasty salads. After a while, the same salads begin to get a bit tedious. However, Blessed & Lucky have just released a range of new premium salad dressings and mayonnaise to shake up your […]

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Lindt’s New High Tea Gourmet Truffles Have You At The First Bite & The Next …

Lindt’s New High Tea Gourmet Truffles Have You At The First Bite & The Next …

| 21 November , 2012 | Reply

High Tea has been the traditional epitome of luxury and elegance for many years. Since the 1800s, women congregated to talk in ways that they could not in mixed company, revelling in tasty treats and perfectly prepared tea. In recent years, the popularity of High Tea has surged again, as women flock once more to […]

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Channel Cool Brittania with Pimms at your Next Aussie Summer BBQ or Garden Party

Channel Cool Brittania with Pimms at your Next Aussie Summer BBQ or Garden Party

| 13 November , 2012 | Reply

Summer is the season for entertaining and us Aussies love our summer bbq’s but we thought this season, we could channel a bit of the ol’ Cool Brittania for a British inspired summer party with Pimms, a drink that we are very impartial to here in the office. Having lived in London many years ago, […]

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Now You Can Cook Desserts Adriano Zumbo Style at Home, Quickly & Easily

Now You Can Cook Desserts Adriano Zumbo Style at Home, Quickly & Easily

| 12 November , 2012 | Reply

Taking on the monumental task of baking can seem near impossible for many of us. Barely mastering the basic chocolate-chip cookie, the concept of the delicate and mouthwatering desserts shown on television seem like a far-off dream. Adriano Zumbo, one of Sydney’s most celebrated pâtissiers, and beloved celebrity chef, is making the feat entirely doable. […]

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Get Organised in Style with the Martha Stewart Home Office Collection that’s Just Arrived in Oz

Get Organised in Style with the Martha Stewart Home Office Collection that’s Just Arrived in Oz

| 12 November , 2012 | Reply

If there’s one person we trust to keep our homes stylish and elegant, it’s Martha Stewart. Officeworks are now helping to bring a little slice of that Martha Stewart style into Australian homes with her new Home Office collection. The collection focuses on the needs of modern and busy households, recognising how difficult it is […]

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Lunchbox Solutions: LA Confidential Nut Bars Recipe

Lunchbox Solutions: LA Confidential Nut Bars Recipe

| 26 October , 2012 | Reply

As I mentioned in my story about Therese Kerr, Chef Kate and Dr Jennifer Barham-Floreani’s new e-book “Lunchbox Solutions” I made Miranda’s favourite Nut Bar recipe, they call it the “LA Confidential Nut Bar” and I got permission to post it as a number of my followers were keen for the recipe. As I tend […]

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Almond Milk a Yummy Alternative to Milk

Almond Milk a Yummy Alternative to Milk

| 26 October , 2012 | Reply

All too often, Australian watch health trends come and go in the US without ever reaching our shores. One of the biggest trends at the moment is non-dairy milk alternatives. Before, those who were lactose intolerant were stuck drinking soy milk, which is now under scrutiny, but slowly more options are creeping onto the market. […]

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Easton Pearson Designer Rugs Limited Edition “Coromandel” Collection

Easton Pearson Designer Rugs Limited Edition “Coromandel” Collection

| 26 October , 2012 | Reply

Designer Rugs have teamed up with Australian Fashion Designers Pamela Easton and Lydia Pearson from Easton Pearson for their second collaboration; introducing the “Coromandel Collection.” Drawing on a variety of influences, Easton & Pearson have referenced their travels and the rich histories and culture of India, Africa and Europe, however this collection sees a focus […]

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What’s On This Weekend: West Australian Ballet & Sydney Theatre Company Present “Neon Lights”

What’s On This Weekend: West Australian Ballet & Sydney Theatre Company Present “Neon Lights”

| 19 October , 2012 | Reply

The West Australian Ballet and Sydney Theatre Company have combined forces to bring Neon Lights to the Sydney stage for the second year running. The performance celebrates the 60 year anniversary of the acclaimed ballet company and boasts a diverse program that showcases the far-spanning talents of the choreographers and the performers. The night kicks […]

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