Berry Pretty Sponge Cake

What better way to celebrate spring than with a ridiculously easy and pretty, spring-time inspired cake? This one was the result of a beautiful jar of berry jam from the Burrawang General Store, gifted to us by our beautiful neighbours, coinciding with my husbands birthday, so our little girl…

The perfect woodweave blinds

My search for the perfect woodweave blinds started back in 2014 when I was sourcing bamboo blinds for a clients home here in the Highlands. On Pinterest I would see all these homes with beautiful woodweave/bamboo blinds that looked very natural, organic, and had beautiful yellowy/grey tones (rather than red…

Ruby Grapefruit Sponge Cake

One of the things I love about winter is the abundance of citrus, so when I had a bowl of these ruby red grapefruits sitting around uneaten, I thought, why not make a citrus sponge?! It’s one of those cakes that looks pretty fancy, but isn’t difficult to make…

Shop the Look: Modern Country

For this week’s Shop The Look we’ve gone a little bit country and a little bit bling. Think quality, natural materials like leather, wood and linen, with accents of gold.

1. Children’s chair, by Vincent Sheppard at Cotswold Furniture.

2. Leather iPad cover, $49.90, Kavaj.

3. Blackbutt side table, $340, Oliver Throsby.

4. Wellington boots, approx $160,…

The Grace Files

We love nothing more than a surprise delivery at our door, and today I was lucky enough to receive these elegant health and care journals from a wonderful small business called, The Grace Files. They specialise in beautiful bespoke journals, with an emphasis on child health, cancer care and caring for others.

The timing…

Travel Tales from Terragong

Last year, I had the pleasure of being a lunch guest at the newly opened luxury Bed & Breakfast property, Terragong, in Jamberoo, on the New South Wales South Coast and it sure wasn’t what I was expecting, at all!
Terragong, circa 1858, has been given quite the makeover by its…

Quick cocktail: Classic Mojito

Is there anything more perfect for summer than an ice-cold citrus cocktail? The mojito has rightly earned its place in the classic class, with its glorious punch of mint and lime.

And it’s so, SO simple!

You’ll need:
Alcohol: white rum (or a substitute of gin makes a nice alternative)
Fresh: limes and mint (and grapefruit…