SF Eats – Swah’s Best Places to Eat in San Francisco

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I LOVE San Francisco and would move there in a heartbeat (anyone want to give me a visa?). The beautiful architecture, fascinating history, rolling hills and sprawling parks make San Francisco a traveller’s paradise, and the sheer quality and selection of food is second to none. ♥ Tartine Bakery – 600 Guerrero St Prepare to queue, but it’s [...]

Strawberry and Coconut Cake Pops

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This is my first foray into the world of Cake Pops, which are cake crumbled and mixed with icing, rolled into balls and then dipped in melted chocolate. I hate to waste food, and I had a lot of left over cake and icing from my Strawberry and Coconut Ombre Cakes. So cake pops were [...]

How to Survive a Music Festival

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Image source I just returned from an amazing time at Splendour in the Grass, complete with handy tips courtesy of a lovely thing known as hindsight. Keep these tips in mind when embarking on your own multi-day music festival to ensure you have the best time possible! 1. Don’t camp. Seriously, if you’re a girl and [...]

BPAY View – Win a Personal Assistant for the Day!

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We all wish someone could do the boring things for us. BPAY View is like a personal assistant for your bills, the service is the easiest way to receive, view, pay and store your bills within your online banking. And with convenient reminders sent via email or text, they make it easy to pay on [...]

Coconut, Berry and Chia Porridge

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Cold winter mornings equals porridge in my books – it’s like a big warm hug. I’ve been making this coconut, berry and chia porridge religiously for the past 2 months and I’m still not sick of it! Using coconut milk instead of cow’s milk not only gives it a great coconutty flavour, but means it’s [...]

Typo’s new homewares range The Hall

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I was super excited to find out that Typo, part of the Cotton On group, has just released their new affordable homewares collection entitled “The Hall“. Full of pastel crockery, brightly patterned pillows and and array of pots, I’ve already started writing a shopping list. Some of my favourites include: 1. Textured Mug – $6.95 2. [...]

Salted Caramel and Tim Tam Cheesecake

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This decadent cake combines three of my favourite things – salted caramel, Tim Tams and cheesecake. And unsurprisingly, they each complement each other perfectly. However, you just might need a lie down after eating a slice. This cheesecake is simple to make and just requires a bit of patience to allow each layer to set. [...]