Category Archive: Weekends

Remember when we had a blog?

Unbelievably this entire year has passed without a blog post.  Thankfully, the internet never forgets so this blog is still here and I’m resolving to not neglect it as much in 2016. 2015… Continue reading

The List: Item 153. The Taronga Zoo, Sydney.

Ticked off The List: November 9, 2014 I love Koalas more than any other animal, and nearly more than some humans.  It was with great giddiness that I was able to take in… Continue reading

Sydney Life: Sculptures by The Sea, Bondi

Bondi beach is one of the more famous and wickedly popular beaches of Australia and it’s currently host to its largest yet Sculptures by The Sea art exhition with more than 100 sculptures… Continue reading

Sydney Life: First Halloween in Australia

Growing up in Canada, Halloween was a big deal for me and every child I knew.  The very earliest Halloween I can remember I was dressed as a witch, with a mis-matched costume,… Continue reading

Ultimate High Tea, Shangri-La Sydney, Good Food Month Sydney

We first had the privilege of having Anna Polyviou’s desserts at Bather’s Pavillion, which I wrote about here.  Her deconstructed mango cheesecake remains perhaps the best dessert I’ve ever had.  By sheer coincidence,… Continue reading

Best Banana Bread

I used to be an awful baker.  I so desperately wanted to be a good baker, however when I was little I didn’t know how to read a recipe and thought 3/4 cup… Continue reading

The List: Item 184. Le Petit Gateau, Melbourne & Hardward Societe Cameo

Ticked off The List: October 6, 2014. Le Petit Gateau is a patisserie that I discovered via Instagram. Though it is slightly disconcerting that its software can discern recommendations for me based on… Continue reading

The List: 183. Cacao Lab, Melbourne

Ticked off The List: October 5, 2014 In a bit of a blogging fail, I didn’t get the names or descriptions of these delectable desserts from Cacao Lab in the CBD.  I assumed… Continue reading

Sydney Life: First Canadian Thanksgiving in Australia

I love Thanksgiving – it’s my second favourite holiday after Christmas.  I just love everything that Thanksgiving embodies and everything about the day.  I love that it’s a celebration of family and friends and reflecting… Continue reading

Date Night: Satang Thai Exclusive & Friday Night Chinatown Night Market

It’s our tradition to have a little date night on Fridays unless we have a jam packed weekend and then we stay in on Friday to relax.  Alas, we had little planned for… Continue reading

Date Night – Ippudo Sydney Westfield

We love Japanese food. Our first date was at Hapa Izakaya on Robson St in Vancouver. It was also the restaurant we ate at before Anh proposed and for Valentine’s Day. Like I… Continue reading

Spring Weekends

Anh and I been having some jam packed weekends of as late, filled with events and get togethers with friends. This past weekend we painted our bedroom (it’s “Sage”), went to dinner in… Continue reading