Skinny Fresh Fruit Frappe

Skinny Fresh Fruit Frappe

I have a tendency to skimp on my calories when it comes to drinks.  My reasoning is I love food so much, I like to leave all my calories for eating. When I have drinks through the day I choose water, either sparkling or still or a Diet Coke or Lemonade. That was until I came up with this skinny Continue reading

New Years Cocktail Time!

New Years Cocktail Time!

It's party time!! Do you love a good party? The "bringing in" of a new year is the perfect excuse to kick up your heels and let your hair down. I what better way to celebrate than with some pretty cocktails. I have some simple but tasty New Years Cocktails to share. Whether you are serving Continue reading

Singapore Sling at The Long Bar

Singapore Sling at The Long Bar

Who can come to Singapore and not try a Singapore Sling or two??? Not I! Even though we were running out of time in this city, and we had already dragged the children from pillar to post, we had one last stop to make.  The Long Bar at Raffles Hotel for the famous cocktail. Lets face it, Continue reading

Cactus Republic Burrito & Tequila Bar – Southbank

Cactus Republic Burrito & Tequila Bar – Southbank

Here is a quick, little story to get you through hump day... I still find that expression strange. Not so long ago we had a family function in Brisbane. The following day a group of twelve family members including children decided to have a lunch at Southbank.  (I will tell you about that another Continue reading

Lemon Calippo Cocktail

Lemon Calippo Cocktail

Yeh!! It is nearly the weekend and Alfresco Friday is back with an alcoholic splash and a view of the ocean. We have moved house over the winter and now the nice weather means we can now enjoy the benefits of a beach shack on the headland. ...but back to the recipe at hand. Have you ever made Continue reading

Cocktails on the deck anyone?

Cocktails on the deck anyone?

In the spirit of my Pacific Island holiday I decided to share a delicious cocktail recipes which I first tried on my recent Pacific Dawn cruise. There is something about this pink, sweet yet tart drink which I love, of and it certainly does pack a bit of a punch ;)! So have a drink on me and Continue reading

Alfresco Friday – Peach Sangria

Alfresco Friday – Peach Sangria

Welcome to another glorious Friday! I hope the sun is shining and you have the most wonderful plans for your weekend. Alfresco Friday is my celebration of the weekend. Usually our family will take advantage of the beautiful mild weather this time of year and have a picnic or BBQ at the beach, Continue reading

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