Rhubarb and Cinnamon Cake

One of my favourite things about the changing of seasons is the chance to dust off my recipe books and crack out a few perennial favourites. Autumn, with it’s bountiful …

Easter in New York

Happy Easter! It might be Easter Monday presently in Australia but here, in New York City, it’s Easter Sunday evening. Unlike our Easters at home which are full of traditions, …

New Season Cushions: Autumn

My cushion loving ways are no secret around these parts. As I revealed in this post, I’m a cushion addict/tragic/lover from way back. And, as the change of seasons brings new …

Where to Buy Bedlinen

So I think I may have outed myself in terms of my bedlinen obsession love. I think this post on How to Style Your Bed may have done it. Luckily, there are …

Where to Buy Affordable Home Wares

Once upon a time, designer home wares were out of reach to your average Josephine. They were carefully housed in sparsely furnished warehouses in trendy inner city suburbs manned by intimidating …

How to style your bed

If you’ve been reading this blog for a while and following me over at Facebook and Instagram, you’ll have seen me post a few pics of my bed on “clean …

Summer Salads: #Jansaladaday

I totally loved my fab friend and blogging pal Colour Me Anna’s #jansaladaday challenge over January. Like a lot of other folks, I always make an effort to increase my …

Summer Brunch

It’s no secret around here that I love a spot of summer entertaining, especially over January. With no swimming lessons, sport and fewer birthday parties, it’s been nice to have …

Summer BBQ

When it comes to summer entertaining, it’s hard to beat a BBQ. The alfresco factor, fresh salads and fewer dishes are the major draw cards for me. So NYE was …

Watermelons v Pineapples

Last week, like many others, I received an email promotion from Typo . It was a graphic posing the question – Watermelons v Pineapples. I found it rather amusing that there was …

Bed Linen for Tween Girls

So it’s no secret around these parts that I heart bed linen and other soft furnishings in a big way. I’ve recently indulged my great love of cushions and last week, …