Weekend Getaway Tea Gardens via The Pineapple Cake blog

Weekend Getaway: Tea Gardens

Weeks before I arrived back in Australia Ben and I had already planned a weekend getaway 45 minutes north of our house in the Tea Gardens. Tea Gardens is a lovely little town on the coast, with a main street not much longer than a 7 minute walk, it would be the perfect place for us to go kayaking, enjoy picnics of fish and chips, and spend lots of time outdoors; little did we know the weather would put a giant wrench in those plans. Despite leaving super early Saturday morning so we could beat the rain, aka "rainmegaddon" the monstrous five day storm hitting Australia's eastern … |Read More|

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Friday Favorites XVII

Friday Favorites XVII

I am so happy it's Friday!! This week has been long and slow, after getting over a cold at the start of the week I am ready for next week when I will get into the routine I had originally planned for myself (which includes lots of baking, writing and yoga-ing). Standing between my Friday Favorites and my new routine is a weekend full of cleaning, organizing, and unpacking. … |Read More|

Back to Life, Back to Reality via The Pineapple Cake Blog

Back to Life, Back to Reality

// via // I just got back to Australia last week, and prior to coming back I made a promise to myself to be better at blogging in the moment. So what is blogging in the moment? Well if we go on a weekend away to a cool new place, writing about it on the Sunday or Monday we get back. If we try a new restaurant worth sharing, uncover a new trend, or just have a … |Read More|

Friday Favorites: The Pineapple Cake

Friday Favorites XVI

Happy Friday yall! This is my first Friday Favorites back in Australia and it's so nice to be reunited with my baking supplies, teddy bear, and of course Ben. I had a fantastic few days in San Francisco last weekend before making the journey back Down Under, and plan to highlight some of the fun from San Fran next week. In the meantime here are a few of my favorite … |Read More|

Sheep Shearing Feature

Farm Life: Sheep Shearing

While Ben and I were in Narromine for Easter there was one thing on the to-do list, shear a sheep! (and look for kangaroos, but that's not the point of this post) The week before Easter we saw a sheep shearing demonstration at the Royal Easter Show, and watched at young kids had a go with the shearers. I thought it would be so cool to learn how to sheer so I started … |Read More|