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Recipe // Chocolate Caramel Muesli Bar Slice

This Chocolate Caramel Muesli Bar Slice is a sweet, sticky nut-free treat that freezes really well for a quick, easy to pack lunchbox snack. Ingredients Base/crumble 125 grams butter, cubed 170 grams (½ cup) sweetener (rice malt syrup, maple syrup or honey) ½ teaspoon bicarbonate soda 120 grams (1 cup approx.) mixed seeds (I used sunflower seeds and pepitas) 120 grams (1 cup) wholemeal spelt flour 200 grams ...

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A Meaningful Home with Symbolism

I’m a lover of symbolism – I observe it and tune in to it daily. Whether it’s recurring number sequences, a flower, a tree; or an insect or animal that crosses my path – I feel these encounters are synchronicities that offer us messages, insight and guidance. I often advise clients to introduce symbolism into their homes, especially if they are struggling to find the perfect artwork or a key piece to begin ...

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Ruby // A Sneak Peek

You've seen all the construction, now see what's behind the walls of the Gold Coast's next big thing... With only a few months until the Ruby Apartments opens, the countdown is on to ensure that families don’t miss out on staying at this ‘precious gem’ over the Christmas school holidays. Construction of Tower 1 in billion-dollar development “The Ruby Collection” is on track and the Ruby team confirms that e ...

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Learn Your Fruits & Veggies with Jamie Oliver

National research commissioned by The Good Foundation has revealed that 71% of Australian kids aged 3-17 are not getting the recommended daily intake of fruit and vegetables, with less than a third eating veggies every night. Knowing this, Jamie Oliver’s Ministry of Food and The Good Foundation are embarking on a mission to put fun back into fresh food and change the eating habits of kids nationwide – and t ...

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Good Vibrations

Our home is our sanctuary – a place to re-charge, relax, love and play.  For this reason it is important that our sacred haven envelopes us in good vibes and is a healthy and harmonious environment for ourselves and our families. One of the ways I love to infuse my home and life with positivity is with the use and placement of crystals.  Today I am delighted to share with you my Top 5 crystals – the benefit ...

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Kid-Proofing Your Outdoor Space

With warmer weather comes more time outside, which in turn means ensuring your outdoor living spaces are totally kid-proof – nothing ruins summer fun like a trip to the hospital. Matt Leacy, landscaping extraordinaire from Landart Landscapes, shares his tips for kid-proofing your outdoor spaces. With September school holidays underway and the countdown to summer well and truly on, now is the perfect time to ...

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Holidays, my Way

So I’m hearing all these crazy holiday ideas at the moment. Mums taking off and going on holidays without their families. Parents leaving their kids at home and going overseas without their kids. According to psychology professor Dr Nava Silton, it’s really important for mothers to be rejuvenated and refreshed (insert eye roll, yawn and loud huffing noise). She adds that by taking the time out to make sure ...

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Pretty in Pastels

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream-inspired outfits! Spring has sprung, which means candy coloured clothing in pretty pastel colours. Rosewater pink   Fairy floss blue Mint green   ...

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The Big Q // Where are Some of the Best Family-Friendly Places to Spend time on the Gold Coast?

The Gold Coast is one of the most perfect places to take in the spring school holidays. Warmth, sunshine, fresh air, saltwater, relaxation. So, where are some of the best family-friendly places to spend time on the Gold Coast? Gold Coast City Council mayor Tom Tate: “The Broadwater, either on a boat or relaxing along the foreshore. The water is calm for little ones and there’s always so much going on.” Gold ...

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Grandad Comes to Town

When the kids drive you to drink, you can (literally) at the first gin and whisky distillery on the Gold Coast! We love a family business story too and this one is cool. Granddad Jacks Craft Distillery is run by father and son duo, David and Luke Ridden. They are recreating age-old family recipes as an ode to David’s grandfather (who passed away at the ripe old age of 93 and up until that point had a whisky ...

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