COCKTAILS | FLIRTINI

Inspired by the iconic Sex And The City, this week’s cocktail is the Flirtini – a deliciously dangerous pineapple based Martini style cocktail that is amazing. INGREDIENTS 60mL Vok Liqueurs Triple Sec 60mL Absolut Vanilia Vodka 120mL Pineapple Juice Prosecco/Sparkling Wine (I chose De Bortoli Prosecco) Maraschino Cherries for garnish Dried Pineapple Rings for garnish…

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COCKTAILS | FRENCH SANGRIA

I must admit I love sangria, but tend to lean towards rose or white sangrias. The addition of Chambord to this sangria version not only adds a French twist, however also adds a delicious depth! INGREDIENTS 750mL Red Wine (I chose McWilliams Wines On The Grapevine Shiraz) 250mL Chambord 1/4 Cup Brown Sugar 1 Orange,…

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COCKTAILS | AFTER BUNNY MINTS

This week’s Easter themed cocktail combines two of my favourite things… dark chocolate and mint! Choc mint is one of my favourite flavour combinations so of course I had to do a cocktail in theme, and to make it extra festive swap the glasses for Easter Bunny Chocolate Cups! Ingredients 120mL Vok Creme de Cacao (white)…

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COCKTAILS | CARAMELLO EGG-TINI

This week’s Easter themed cocktail is a decadent take on the popular Cadbury Caramello Easter Egg… Caramello Egg-Tini! INGREDIENTS 120mL Baileys Irish Cream 60mL Vok Creme de Cacao 30mL Hersheys Caramel Syrup (extra for garnish) Cottees Ice Magic for garnish OPTIONAL: 60mL milk for a lighter taste METHOD Drizzle Ice Magic inside the martini glasses…

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COCKTAILS | SPECKLED EGG MIMOSAS

With Easter only a few weeks away I thought I’d bring you some festive themed cocktails! First up in the easy and fun Speckled Egg Mimosa! INGREDIENTS 1 Bottle Dry Champagne or Prosecco (I chose Jacob’s Creek Trilogy Cuvee Brut NV) 1 Packet Speckled Mini Easter Eggs Belvoir Rose & Elderflower Syrup (available from Coles…

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LIFESTYLE | BEBE’S BEDROOM REVAMP

We have been wanting to update Bebe’s bedroom for almost a year now, you may remember this blog that I put together with my plans/inspiration for his room update last year! He had completely outgrown the set up, and while we still need to update his window furnishings (we want to replace the old day/night blinds with a white blockout blind and sheer curtains from ceiling to floor and wall to wall like we did in the lounge room) and renovate his wardrobe (we are going to replace the doors with mirror sliding doors and add a storage carcass into the current built in to update the storage) it’s mostly done!

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