100 Things

44. Almost $18,000 raised this year

Each year organisers of The Fur Ball rally together for Hunter Animal Rescue (HAR) raising much needed funds to save the lives of local animals. Over 230 people dressed up and dug deep into their pockets at the Merewether Surfhouse to raise almost $18,000.   President of HAR, Jaimie Abbott, invited her good friend Tim Robards (pictured […]

24. Euro Patisserie and Cafe

Today I met one of my BNI friends for a short business meeting and simply could not resist ordering from the amazing selection of quality pastries on offer.  This cafe never disappoints.  These divine taste sensations are made from scratch using the freshest ingredients and traditional baking methods.  Such a convenient location at 68 Orchardtown […]

23. Twilight Dinner Cruise

Well my videoing techniques need improving but what a fabulous way to finish off a working week!  A dinner cruise on Port Stephens accompanied by my daughter and dolphins! We booked Moonshadow Cruises for their Twilight Dinner Cruise.  It was the perfect way to take in the beautiful scenery, tell each other our latest news, […]

15: Special Place for Special Occasions

Well this place never ever disappoints!   Weather you’re celebrating a special occasion like my friends and me for my birthday or an excuse for a quiet dinner for two to get out of cooking Rustica will definitely delight and tantalise the tastebuds.   Almost everyone at our table decided on a dish that two can […]


If you haven’t been already then this weekend is your last chance you can experience Snow Time at the Hunter Valley Gardens.  Take the whole family and enjoy activities like ice skating, tobogganing, show off your skills on the mechanical snow board and alpine racers, attend an origami workshop, join the snow ball challenge or watch the […]