A Shank or Two and a BBQ

Most of us aspire to be masters of the BBQ during Summer – we are in Australia after all. But personally, I find most of Summer… well… just too hot to stand around a hotplate cooking heavy, meaty meals. Autumn and … Continue reading

Cubby House Inspiration

So it’s 2015, four weeks after I’ve just had our second baby and… I’m itching for a new project. Sure, said children should be project enough. However toddlers go to Preschool and newborns sleep a lot. So while all conditions are … Continue reading

The Spring Racing Edible Garden

As Australia gets dressed up to enjoy an afternoon of drinks and punting, we’ve decided to put together something a little fancy. A tribute to the festivities of the day and the marvellous weather of the season – we’ve served up … Continue reading

Page Turner: Beloved Homes

Love a sticky beak into other people’s homes? Don’t worry, that doesn’t make you a creep, just… creatively curious. You can put your trench coat and binoculars away, because this book takes you into nine inspiring Swedish spaces with lots of … Continue reading

Page Turner: Home – 25 amazing projects for your home by Beci Orpin

You may not know this about me *grin*, but I love-love-love crafts! Yes, it’s very true. When friends visit my home, they are always surprised by how many DIY and crafting books I have in my overflowing collection. The surprise … Continue reading

Enchanted by a romantic stroll

Happy Valentines Day H&Ders! Looking for a loved up location a little closer than Paris? Don’t get me wrong, Paris is ALWAYS a good idea…. However, we recently had the most enchantingly romantic evening stroll through The Grounds of Alexandria. … Continue reading

Page Turner: Things I love by Megan Morton

It’s time for another review from the H&D book club after a sad hiatus of… well, not enough reading. I spent last Sunday having a lazy stroll through the many bookshops of Newtown. Some inspiration was needed for all the … Continue reading

Five Happy Herb Ideas

Fresh picked herbs add a new dimension to any feast, pesto, garnish… but I won’t lie, one of my favourite parts of growing my own herbs is creating cute little posies to give away to friends. Yes, I do understand … Continue reading

A splash of Summer at Eden Gardens

There are only a hand full of places that I’ve come across that manage to cater for both indoor and outdoor decorating as enthusiastically as Eden Gardens – they are a nursery, a homeware and gift store, cafe, parklands, playground … Continue reading

Endless Summer at Mrs Sippy Double Bay

We are kicking off a series that pay homage to the season that gets us all out and about, entertaining outdoors, sipping on cocktails, indulging in colour and basking in the sunshine – H&D’s Endless Summer Series – and we … Continue reading