Healthy Eating Travel Tips -with kids!

Healthy Eating Travel Tips -with kids!

Family holidays are so much fun! We are a family of six and have holidayed all over the world with our children. I have always tried to stick to our healthy eating routine while we are away. Whether we are enjoying a weekend getaway or an overseas adventure I try to...
Take a Peek at my NEW Kitchen!

Take a Peek at my NEW Kitchen!

I am so excited! I have a new kitchen!! Well, I almost have a new kitchen, but I’m so excited I have to share my new kitchen design now! First, a little background information; I have designed and built quite a few kitchens over the years. Three kitchens in...
Sydney Reviews with Karen

Sydney Reviews with Karen

I love food.  I love cooking.  I love eating and I love going out to eat. I’ve been cooking since I was 12.  I’m one of those people if I see something on a cooking show or read a recipe I want to eat.  I get up and cook it.  Or if I feel like something in...
Happy Father’s Day!

Happy Father’s Day!

Just a quick message to all the wonderful dads out there.  It’s your special day today, an acknowledgement of the work, love and effort you put into your children and family. Happy Father’s Day! …and to my own special dad I hope you have a very Happy...
Fathers Day Gift Guide

Fathers Day Gift Guide

Each year I struggle with finding  interesting gift ideas for Father’s Day. Inevitably I procrastinate and end up buying a boring gift at the last minute. This year I decided to do a little bit research and pull together a Fathers Day Gift Guide for readers. I...
Pasta with Jam GISHWHES

Pasta with Jam GISHWHES

Occasionally in the course of writing food and restaurant reviews one meal will really stand out from the others. Usually this is due to the chef excelling above all my expectations, and I will quickly tell readers of my experience. Gourmet Getaways mission statement...
Welcome to Gourmet Getaways Alesah

Welcome to Gourmet Getaways Alesah

Hello to my lovely readers. Today I thought it would be nice to just chat. I want to tell you a little more about Alesah. As I said in my previous story Alesah is assisting me in marketing Gourmet Getaways and gaining sponsorship. She has so many great ideas. One of...
Happy Valentines Day – Wine Amnesty

Happy Valentines Day – Wine Amnesty

Happy Valentine’s Day to my lovely readers! I hope the day brings you much joy, love and happiness. Would you like a glass of bubbly to celebrate?  I enjoy sharing a bottle of sparkling wine with my love on Valentine’s Day… but not this bottle! At the risk of...
Australia Day Message

Australia Day Message

Hello lovely Gourmet Getaways readers! No I am not the queen but I thought I’d send an Australia Day message anyway. I hope you are having a wonderful Australia Day, and enjoying the great Aussie privilege… a public holiday! So throw a gourmet snag on the...
New Years Resolutions 2014

New Years Resolutions 2014

As we say goodbye to 2013 and welcome in 2014 I like to look back at the past year before I make my New Years Resolutions. 2013 was a great year for travel. Gourmet Getaways enjoyed a driving holiday across New Zealand, 2 trips to Singapore, a trip to Malaysia and 2...
In My Kitchen – August 13

In My Kitchen – August 13

Thank you so much Celia for hosting “in my kitchen” each month. I am really enjoying sharing my new food gadget and photographic styling props with everyone. I don’t have that many yummy ingredients in my kitchen at the moment but I do have some...
In My Kitchen July 13

In My Kitchen July 13

In my kitchen this month I have some very lovely “pretties” Recently I was walking past “Typo” and found some cute little treasure that made me want to squeal. Quite a few of these items have found there way back into my kitchen. Some I just...
Nuffnang Gold Coast Food Writers Picnic

Nuffnang Gold Coast Food Writers Picnic

Hmm,  Queensland the  sunshine state?? Whilst the weather wasn’t exactly horrible it certainly wasn’t a shining example of what Queensland can do if it tries. Team that with a long weekend, and bloggers busy with family commitments meant  my first Nuffnang...
Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day

Wishing every mother and grandmother the happiest of days today and every day! An extra special Mother’s Day hug and kiss to my own dear mum Dianne, such a wonderful Oma to my children, and a friend and mum to me. I also can’t forget my gorgeous husbands...