2016 Woolgoogla Curryfest – Bigger & Better!

2016 Woolgoogla Curryfest – Bigger & Better!

Curryfest is the hottest day on the calendar for the tiny seaside town of Woolgoolga. Once a year the village comes alive with sounds of Punjabi music and the smell of delicious rich curries. Yes, today was the 2016 Curryfest and it was bigger and better than EVER! Woolgoolga is privileged to Continue reading

Coffs BEST Chips – It’s a “Chip Off”

Coffs BEST Chips – It’s a “Chip Off”

Whether your a visitor to the Coffs Coast or a local, I'm sure you've wondered where to go, to get Coffs best chips. After all, what's better on a lazy weekend than ordering a serve of takeaway chips, sitting in the park, and watching the waves break onto the beach. We have some amazing hot Continue reading

Pick Your Own Blueberries on the Coffs Coast

Pick Your Own Blueberries on the Coffs Coast

Looking for something a little different to do on the Coffs Coast this Christmas holidays? Why not pick your own blueberries? Pack a picnic lunch and take the family blueberry picking. We did this the other day and everyone had a BLAST!! The "pick your own" blueberry farm is located just 15 Continue reading

Surf Spots on the Coffs Coast

Surf Spots on the Coffs Coast

Surf Spots on the Coffs Coast  & Learn to Surf Schools Coffs Harbour is a beachside town with miles of unspoiled beaches, so it stands to reason that as locals, our lives revolve around the water.  There are not many children that don't grow up learning to surf or joining the local "nippers" Continue reading

Free Summer Fun – Things To Do In Coffs Harbour

Free Summer Fun – Things To Do In Coffs Harbour

Queensland may have used the marketing phrase beautiful one day, perfect the next but as a Coffs Harbour girl I can tell you that title belongs to Coffs Harbour.  It may sound like I'm bragging but even the CSIRO agrees Coffs Harbour has the most liveable climate in Australia. In Coffs we have an Continue reading

Warm Spiced Pumpkin Cupcakes Anyone?

Warm Spiced Pumpkin Cupcakes Anyone?

In my part of the world it’s spring at the moment. That might sound wonderful but the seasons haven’t quite changed yet and I’m still waiting on some warmer weather. Meanwhile I have been watching my American friends snuggle up with delicious fall recipes, and I have been craving something Continue reading

Novotel Coffs Harbour – Family Resort

Novotel Coffs Harbour – Family Resort

Just an hour's flight from the bustling Sydney lies a family and couple's retreat. Surrounded by elements of nature - mountains, beach, forest, we had the pleasure of experiencing one serene, unperturbed night at Novotel Coffs Harbour Pacific Bay Resort. Spending a few days in Coffs Harbour Continue reading

Picnic Time – Baba Ganoush

Picnic Time – Baba Ganoush

It's picnic weather and school holidays! On the Coffs Coast we have so many wonderful places to enjoy nature and a gourmet picnic. Before we get started, this story has been kindly sponsored by Ford Australia and the 2015 Ford Cars. In view of this sponsorship I thought it would be fitting to pack a Continue reading

2014 Sawtell Chilli Festival

2014 Sawtell Chilli Festival

Nothing brings the Coffs Coast residents out like a good food festival. The Sawtell Chilli Festival just celebrated it's 16th year and was bigger and better than ever! There was something for everyone on Sawtell's main street yesterday. The Chilli Festival is a real family affair, with rides for Continue reading

Signature Dish -Saltwater Restaurant Emerald Beach

Signature Dish -Saltwater Restaurant Emerald Beach

Have you ever noticed that when you’re showing a guest around your local area you see things with fresh eyes? I have really noticed this whilst traveling around with Lorraine from Not Quite Nigella. We have stayed in gorgeous accommodation and eaten in restaurants which are showcasing the best the Continue reading

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