Last Saturday morning my mother- and sister-in-law and I ventured to Rocklea to visit the famed Brisbane Flower Markets. Not just any foray, our venture was of the wedding kind – to order flowers for my sister-in-law’s up and coming wedding. You may remember my post on their fabulous engagement party. Following that, Cassandra has the wedding planning down to a tee and this was the next thing to tick off the list!
The weather is finally starting to feel like Spring – isn’t it glorious! The birds are chirping, the cicadas are singing (yes, I actually heard some today!) and the sun is beating down. It is reminding me that in a few months it will be Summer…and at this rate it’ll be a scorcher!
With summer in Brisbane comes lighter clothes, swimming, the beach, and all those other lovely things that those of us who are body-conscious adore. Now, I am one who steadfastly believes that being healthy doesn’t naturally mean being thin, but if you are feeling like you ate one too many pieces of pizza or hot chips over the weekend (or both – woops!) and you just want an easy, nutritious, veggie-filled bowl of goodness to get you back on track, then this is the recipe for you.
Last Sunday, as those in Australia might know, was Father’s Day. I love Father’s Day. My dad is probably the hardest working person I know, and I always delight in the opportunity to tell him in an extra special way how much I love him and appreciate the things he does for me and our family.
I feel like recently my email inbox and Pinterest feed have been bombarded with articles and posts regarding the pros and cons of carbohydrates as part of a healthy diet. It seems that although diet fads come in and out of fashion more often than I wear clean underpants (now, now, no nasty jokes thank you very much!), the debate on carbs vs. carb free diets has been a hot topic for quite a while now. I thought I’d do a bit of research on the subject and find out just how to tell fact from fiction.