Mother’s Day musings

What a busy few days we have had…. Mr BBB and I had a full agenda since arriving in Melbourne on Friday morning.  We managed to spend time with my family, attend my grandfather’s 90th birthday lunch, go for a…

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…