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How to Brew the The Perfect Chai Tea, with TeaEsk

Best Chai Tea

It’s been a huge 12 months for us, I can’t believe how quickly it’s flown by. Before we know it it’ll be November, one year since our life changing trip to India. We experienced it all, total culture shock and I loved every minute, from the mesmerising annual festival of lights (aka Diwali), to the sensory overload of the spice markets of Delhi, the magic of the Taj, and waking each morning to the sound of morning prayer echoing through…

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Weekend Wanderings with Nikki Williams

Calmly Kaotic x Cupitts Winery

I’ve driven past the turn off 100 times but on Saturday of last long weekend me and hubs decided to flick on that blinker and take a drive down Slaughterhouse Road. Admittedly that sounds like a line out of one of my old Goosbumbs books (LOL) but it’s actually a legit street and leads to Cupitt’s Winery on the South Coast, just South of Milton. What a beautiful spot! We ordered a cheese board, I had a wine and hubs had one of their boutique Cupitt’s brewed beers…

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Streetstyle in Surry Hills

streetstyle surry hills

Over the weekend hubs & I decided we needed a break from our little hot-box of a house and decided a Sydney stay-cay was in order. With one day to organise it I jumped onto The Urban List and started making breakfast, lunch and dinner plans – as you do. We travelled into the city for a night at Rydges Surry Hills and had a very quiet weekend enjoying good food & aircon. Surry Hills is one of my favourite places in Sydney; ridiculously central to everything…

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Healthy Gourmet Pizza: Kangaroo, Fig & Ricotta

Clean Eating Kangaroo, Fig & Ricotta Pizza

Did someone say Healthy Gourmet Pizza? Yup, I thought that might get your attention! Well, it’s one week down in our 6 week health and fitness challenge and so far so good! One of the things I love about this program is that there is freedom within the diet to eat food that we love, because everyone’s taste is different, right? So rather than have specific meals dictated to us, we have a listing of suggested ingredients (broken up into proteins,…

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Sunday: Boho Style

On a stinking hot day last week I dropped into my local haunt for all things boho style, Avalon Island, and grabbed this gorgeous summer dress. I shop online a lot these days (and create e-commerce websites as part of my work) but there’s nothing quite like popping into a shop and having a chat, finding that perfect item, trying it on and then taking it straight home. This dress is so cute… except for when it catches the wind and you flash your…

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Overnight OATS.EM.GEE.

Overnight Oats Recipe

Sooo there’s a good chance I’m a little late to jump on the overnight oats bandwagon but seriously if you haven’t tried this delicious beaky/brunch/anytime snack, drop what you’re doing and get in the kitchen… it’s time to try this Overnight Oats Recipe… it’s oats.em.gee. #YUM! Overnight oats is the best thing since sliced bread… because in the morning it’s literally even easier than buttering toast! There is ENDLESS options with this treat but the only real ingredients you need to…

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De-vine dining

Vine Double Bay Dining

I recently picked up an amazing deal on Travel Zoo for VINE in Double Bay… Oh.my.yum. On our recent mini break in the city me and hubs took the chance to make our booking and really indulge & unwind. This place is beautiful & we enjoyed not two, not three, but FOUR COURSES, with matching wines… hello #foodcoma. Try not to drool when you see the desert platter, which we devoured, mouthful after delicious mouthful. Check out their website &…

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Nom Nom Nom… Carrot Cake Bliss Balls

Carrot Cake Bliss Balls

I’m a little bit obsessed with bliss balls at the moment… so when I stumbled across this recipe amongst the cute kitten videos on facebook (pretty much the only reason I’m on there these days), I took a screen shot and proceeded to the kitchen… I can’t remember what page I saw it on now but credit where credit’s due! These are YUM! CARROT CAKE Bliss Balls 1 cup grated carrot 1 cup almond meal 6 large medijool dates 1/4…

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