Posts Tagged ‘christmas’

SILLY SEASON RECIPES

Are you hosting this year and stuck on what to get on the table? Or are you on dessert duty? Here are some of the top recipes we have found for a very Aussie Christmas!  We hope you enjoy.  Aussie Caesar Salad with King Prawns and Mango There is nothing better than some fresh prawns on Christmas day. Here is an Aussie twist on a summer classic.  Ingredients: 20 large green King prawns, peeled and deveined 4 cloves garlic, minced ½ bunch thyme leaves ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil Sea-salt flakes and freshly-ground black pepper Leaves of 1 head Sweet Gem lettuce 4 cups baby rocket leaves ½ cup sliced almonds, toasted 2 cups pecorino, shaved 1 bunch chives, finely chopped 2 cup cooked pappadums, crumbled 2 mangoes 1… Read More »

HOLIDAY MINDSET: HOW TO DISCONNECT THIS CHRISTMAS

It is called a holiday for a reason, but are you truly taking a break this Christmas? After what has most likely been the most stressful year to date, it is important that we are not only looking after our body, but we are also looking after our mind. The holidays should be spent with your loved ones, not glued to a phone screen. Here are our top tips that will help you disconnect from work and social media and truly appreciate what the holidays are all about! DISCONNECTING SET BOUNDARIESThis doesn’t just go for you, make it for the whole family. Rules like no devices at dinner, 30 minutes of screen time at night or starting the day with a phone-free morning routine. GO GADGET FREEEliminating the time spent… Read More »

THREE DIY CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS

Christmas is just around the corner, so we have put together three simple and easy Christmas DIY decorations you can put up in your house. Light a Christmas candle, blast some carols and get the family together to make these decorations, it will truly get you in the Christmas Spirit! 1. ORNAMENT WREATH   What you will need: – Wire coat hanger – Various sized Christmas baubles – Any other decorations you want to include – e.g. pinecones, tinsel, ribbon, greenery – Hot glue gun Method: – Bend your wire hanger to resemble a more circular type shape. – Arrange ornaments how you please and stick them to the wire hanger using the hot glue gun. – Get creative!   2. PAPER TREE ORNAMENTS   What you will need: –… Read More »