HOT: Westside Discovery Tours – Join me for a ride around Footscray!

A few times a year Maribyrnong City Council run ‘Westside Discovery Tours’, a series of free tours for locals and visitors to introduce them to the secrets of Melbourne’s west side. (Read about some of their previous tours here and here). New tours and now available for booking now and covers topics as diverse as art, history and food. Many of […]

HOT: Order food delivery online with EatNow

I’m always on the lookout for takeaway options and sites like EatNow make the choice a lot quicker and easier. EatNow is a site and an app that provides a quick and easy way to order food online from a network of restaurants all across Australia. I was invited to try out their service and […]

HOT: Not-so-devilish Chocolate Cupcakes by Cupcake Central and Natvia

It’s been a while since I’ve posted a recipe from Lady AB’s Sunday Cooking Show, what with moving house and exploring a new side of town for the blog etc etc. But it was recently T’s birthday and Lady AB and I made him some sugar-free chocolate cupcakes (Baby 2.0 just licked the spoon). I wanted […]

HOT: Bakers Delight Scones + Giveaway!

Come into my house and you’ll often find cold, ask half-drunken cups of tea dotted around. Like many mums I know I try to snatch time out by making myself a cup of tea. But then I’ll remember the laundry that hadn’t been hung…oh and the phone call I need to make…oh that chicken breast […]

HOT: Menulog – a quick and easy way to order takeaway and delivery online

I have previously mentioned that 2013 was the Year of Takeaway. Since we moved to a new side of town recently I’ve been checking out all the takeaway joints around the area, so it might just be that 2014 will also be a Year of Takeway. With two little kids and a bunch of projects […]

HOT: Charlie’s Cookies Mini Melting Moments + Giveaway

I love melting moments but frankly find them a bit fiddly to make, what with all the baking, mixing and assembling required. Plus I don’t think I could ever make melting moments as delicious as the ones from Charlie’s Cookies – a husband-and-wife team who run a company making award-winning cookies in Melbourne. I was […]

HOT: Bakers Delight Hot Cross Buns ‘How You Eat Yours’ + Giveaway!

How do you eat your buns? Easter time for our family means masses of hot cross buns. While I’ve yet to tackle a home made recipe I love how bakeries start baking fragrant, fruit studded buns in the lead up Easter and I make it a personal mission to try as many as I can […]

HOT: Cupcake Decorating Workshop with Cupcake Central, Highpoint Shopping Centre, 200 Rosamond Rd, Maribyrnong

In the second week of school holidays Highpoint Shopping Centre are holding free cupcake decorating classes for kids with Cupcake Central. It was a fun event for little ones with delicious results for mum and dad! As Lady AB decorated an apron at last week’s school holiday activity at Highpoint she insisted that she wear her […]

HOT: Zumbo Baking Chocolate Brownie Mix

I’m not usually a proponent of packet baking mixes. It’s not that I’m particularly snobby about them (I learnt to bake as a teenager using packet mixes) but I generally keep a pantry full of the ingredients so I can bake what I want when I want. As such I don’t need to use a […]

HOT: Last Minute Christmas Treats

If you’ve left it too late to do your Christmas baking then help may be at hand! For Christmas puddings This year RSPCA are doing some fantastic puddings and cakes for Christmas with proceeds going towards helping animals across Victoria. The puddings are handmade in Australia by Pudding Lane, an award-winning bakery and the team […]

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