Modern entertaining

As I have transitioned from university student to being happily married over the last 6 years, so too have my regular Friday evenings. Long gone are the late nights working at a restaurant followed by nightclubbing until the early hours.…

Good Friday lunch

Yesterday was our annual family Good Friday seafood lunch, kindly hosted by my mother-in-law. I was tasked to bring a dish, so I looked to the Mystery Box for a little inspiration. Having drawn broccoli, I knew exactly what I…

Eat Drink Blog Conference – Part 1

Yesterday I was lucky enough to be invited to attend the Eat Drink Blog Conference in Melbourne. A day filled with like-minded bloggers, great panel discussions, tips, hints, debates, photos and, of course, food. The conference was held upstairs at…

Half Marathon – Race recap

Thankyou for all your lovely words of encouragement and congratulations 🙂 A few people have asked me some questions about the race, and my training in lead up to it, so hopefully this post will answer those questions! Training As…

Beach adventures part 3

On Sunday I got up early so that I could play photographer for my friend who was racing in the long course championships (2km Swim / 83km Bike / 20km Run). She did brilliantly and finished the course in 5.5…

Beach Adventures part 2

Thankyou all so much for your sweet words about the race. It really was a lot of fun – and has definitely given me that fighting spirit to train for an even longer race! Unfortunately the triathlon season is almost…

Beach adventures – Part 1

Last weekend I headed to Huskisson to compete in the Jervis Bay Sprint Triathlon. I had an absolutely wonderful weekend, filled with lots of adventures, so I’ll break my recap into two parts. Saturday I was up bright and early…

Cool days = Baking days

This morning I am heading into town to do a little shopping. My list looks something like this: Wedding present Christening present Farewell present A new top Hmmm …how did that last one sneak in there?? I decided to take…

Triathlon Tuesday

Training: Run 7km / Swim 1.1km As most of you know, I have been competing in novice triathlons over the summer. I also have the following races coming up between now and mid March: Novice Triathlon Sprint Triathlon Aquathon Half…