Summertime is here, the New years creeping up fast, And Homestyle and I have the perfect New years eve party for you!

We bring you the backyard movie night!

You will need ::

1 Great backyard
1 large sheet
1 Clothesline
1 projector
Cute invite, You can download HERE
A few palettes
Mountains of blankets and cushions
One brilliant movie
Some great people to share it with!

With you large sheet and clothesline, you have set up your make-shift screen! So just line up the projector, connect it to the computer, and away you go ( I needed my handy computer wizz, but I am sure you are all capable! You can also always depend on Google ) Pop a couple of palettes around the place with cushions and blankets. Snuggle time galore!

And finally, Treats. Ice cream Floats.  A bit of trip down memory lane, these are super simple and pretty darn yummy!

You will need ::

Vanilla Ice Cream
Strawberries or summer fruits
Pink Grapefruit Juice
Jars – Mine were from Countdown
Cute Straws – From Collected

First pop in your Ice Cream, then slice in some fruit, pour 1/2 with Pink Grapefruit and then fill up with Lemonade. Cute straw to finish and Bam! Done, So easy!!!

Enjoy your summer!  ( Or winter for our Northern Hemisphere friends! )
Keep safe and see you in the New Year!

Follow my summer adventures on Instagram!

Until then!

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MAKE IT // Petite Kitchens Quinoa, Spinach & Cheddar Cheese Cups

After interviewing the amazing Eleanor from Petite Kitchen I was all inspired to make the husband and I some of her delicious food. I am always up for delicious food, and especially if it means no extra crap in there that our bodies don’t really need. Eleanor’s recipes are so damn simple. Chuck it all in a bowl, Mix it, Cook it. The kind of recipes I like. So here is the delicious and easy recipes for these little puppies.

This recipe is from her Winter Recipe Journal, Available here.

2 cups cooked quinoa, cooked in stock.
4 Free range eggs
1 cup cheddar cheese ( I substituted for Edam, which I already had )
2 large handfuls of fresh spinach, finely chopped
1 spring onion, finely chopped ( I substituted for red onion, which I already had )
Sea salt

Preheat oven to 180C, and line muffin tray with baking paper

In a large mixing bowl, add all the ingredients and a large pinch of the salt and pepper. With your hands or a wooden spoon, mix well until combined. Divide the mixture between the muffin tins then bake in the oven for 25minutes or until cooked through.

Makes around 12.

Bam. So easy, So yum. Thanks once again Eleanor.

Head over HERE for more simple, whole and delish recipes.

Until next time
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MAKE IT // Winter Soup

This is one of my all time favourite winter soups, The recipe is from a dear friend of mine. It is amazingly simple, delicious and pretty darn good for you too.


Half a head of Cauliflower
A big bunch of silver beet
( I also added a bag of spinach that I needed to use up )
One white onion
4 cloves of garlic
Three potatoes
Salt and Pepper
Veggie Stock
Turmeric Powder
Curry Powder
Garam Masala Powder

Chuck a tablespoon of oil in a soup pot and throw in the chopped onion and garlic. Sautee those suckers. Roughly chop up the cauliflower, silver beet and potatoes, chuck them in as well. Mix everything in and add the veggie stock, and the spices…..I usually put a tablespoon of curry powder and a teaspoon of the others….Then pour the water in until everything is nearly covered. Let is simmer away until everything is cooked. Using a ‘wizz stick” get all those lumps out. Season that sucker and add more of the spices if needed. Serve with unsweetened yoghurt and chopped coriander. YUM.

Until next time.

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