Tandoori Mahal Indian Portarlington

We’d been invited to a party. We’re at a stage where I can leave Elliot home as he is no longer breastfed (he self weened about 15 months), and he is quite happy with almost anyone. We’d never hired a baby sitter as our family are amazing and always so happy to help with him,Continue reading “Tandoori Mahal Indian Portarlington”

Brae Restaurant

We live pretty frugally from day to day, but once a year we like to splurge.  Last year for our anniversary we went to Loam and had an absolutely delicious dinner, this year we decided to go to the newly opened Brae Restaurant. Recently opened by Dan Hunter, Brae is a modern resturant located on 30 productive acresContinue reading “Brae Restaurant”

Birthday Dinner at Whet

We flew to Cairns from Melbourne Tullarmarine on the 30th of September, it was my 28th birthday.  The flight was delayed 2 hours, we picked up the hire car in Cairns and hit road works, that slowed us down even more, but as we got further from Cairns (and I lost reception on my mobile),Continue reading “Birthday Dinner at Whet”

Vue Street Bar

We’re ticking things off, our #2013AdventureResolution is in full swing. Last week on one of those really hot days, where the winds were blowing sand off the beach and the ground was scorching your feet we decided that lunch at Vue Street Bar was in order. The first thing on my mind was trying a localContinue reading “Vue Street Bar”

A Lunch at Winters

Sunday brought my last roller derby training for the year and also my last great excuse to catch up with my lovely friend Jade for a Sunday lunch this year. Winter’s Cafe is a newly updated Pakington St cafe, which has fantastic seasonal menus.  The crowds stream in You’ll be lucky to get a table during brunch/lunchContinue reading “A Lunch at Winters”

An Application, Dinner and a Movie.

Thursday disappeared before my eyes. The morning was an adventure, picking up J’s new car, and purchasing my pieces for my OMG coffee mug swap. Then the race was on to finish writing my job application for a local primary school, by the end of the business day.  I’d been working on it for 2Continue reading “An Application, Dinner and a Movie.”

Guest Post:Vietnamese Lemongrass Beef Salad

Charlie’s blog Hotly Spiced is a fantastic blog, the perfect combination of hilarious stories and mouth watering recipes.  I’m absolutely honoured to have her guest post on my blog while I’m away. Thanks so much Clare for having me to your special space.  I love your site and it’s an honour to blog a guest postContinue reading “Guest Post:Vietnamese Lemongrass Beef Salad”

Saints & Sailors

There’s nothing much better than dinner with your best girlfriend!  I mean don’t get me wrong, I love J (duh, I married the guy), but having a night of philosophising, wine drinking and fantastic food does wonders! I am super lucky to have a wonderful lady Jade (there’s a photo of us here). Over the weekendContinue reading “Saints & Sailors”