Each month we will be visiting all the greatest cafe’s in your local neighbourhood, giving you the heads up on our recommendations for those that are worth the visit. We’ll also showcase some yummy, fool proof recipes that are simple and tasty – for the busy parent.

Caffe 2773 @ Glenbrook

Our trip to visit Cafe 2773 in Glenbrook was such a nice surprise! We had heard wonderful things about this great cafe, but it’s another thing to experience it first hand. It’s INCREDIBLY FAMILY FRIENDLY, which is so nice as not all cafe’s are. All local organic produce it used in their meals, and you … Continue reading Caffe 2773 @ Glenbrook

Clarendon Tavern/Hot Rok Grill

244 Hawkesbury Valley Way, Clarendon We recently visited Clarendon Tavern, and had dinner at the HotRok Bar & Grill. It’s a great little restaurant, prices are reasonable, and the main meals were a great size, and very tasty. The kids meals are huge, and only $10 with free ice cream! Great value for money, and … Continue reading Clarendon Tavern/Hot Rok Grill

baking easy anzac day biscuit recipe

Get Baking! Easy Anzac Biscuits Recipe

The Anzac Day weekend will look a little differnet for many of us this year, but you can still stay in, pay your respects, and enjoy the weekend. Baking some Anzac Biscuits are are a great way to have some fun, and get the kids involved! Ingredients: Rolled oats – 1 cupPlain flour – 1 … Continue reading Get Baking! Easy Anzac Biscuits Recipe

Parks & Coffee – The Perfect Combo for Mums

Cafe’s next to play areas – within walking distance We all love to keep the kids busy by taking them to a local park. But wouldn’t it be great to grab a quick cuppa to take with you to the park, and not have to stop multiple times, getting the kids in and out of … Continue reading Parks & Coffee – The Perfect Combo for Mums

simple lamington balls recipe

Simple No Bake Lamington Balls you absolutely have to try!

Are you busy prepping some yummy food for an Australia Day celebration or maybe a party?These no-bake lamington balls are so super easy, delicious, and very affordable for you to add to your dessert choices for your next event. Makes: 35 ballsPrep time: 15 minsIngredients: 460g pre-made, unfilled vanilla sponge cake (you can purchase from … Continue reading Simple No Bake Lamington Balls you absolutely have to try!

Slow Cooked Steak Diane Casserole – Recipe

A SIMPLE, EASY TO PREPARE, TASTY MEAL FOR THE FAMILY I find that I tend to get out the slow cooker mainly in winter, and it’s the best time of year to cook up something hearty and tasty. Instead of frying or BBQing up steak, why not try this yummy Stead Diane Casserole.Suitable to feed … Continue reading Slow Cooked Steak Diane Casserole – Recipe

The Marsden Brewhouse

Cnr Richmond Rd & Hawthorn Ave, Marsden Park We recently took ourselves off to vsit The Marsden Brewhouse, as we’d heard so many great things about the kids play area. And it’s so fantastic! You can sit outside undercover at some tables, grab a coffee, and let the kids go and play. We were there … Continue reading The Marsden Brewhouse

The Village Kitchen

83 Old Bells Line of Road, Kurrajong The pretty village of Kurrajong is well worth a visit, and has some great quaint boutique shops which are lovely to stroll through on a winter’s morning. We took a visit for a morning coffee to The Village Kitchen. The staff were very welcoming, and the cafe has … Continue reading The Village Kitchen