How to Nail Golden Roast Potatoes

How to Nail Golden Roast Potatoes

In a quest to become a skinny, dong-juggling bitch I once committed to a low carb diet. Like a sicko, I put pasta in the naughty corner and I turned bread into a social pariah. Eating potatoes? Never. You see, I thought cutting carbs would give me a tight rig and...
Easy Rainbow Birthday Cake

Easy Rainbow Birthday Cake

Herbie turned 4 a couple of weeks ago and the little champ wanted a rainbow cake. Birthday cakes have escalated since the good old Women’s Weekly cake days and many children’s parties now feature an extravagant custom $200 cake. If you can afford it, good...
My New Lemon Slice

My New Lemon Slice

Parenthood is a real ride and there have been some surprises for me. I didn’t expect applying sunscreen to a toddler to be more difficult than rubbing lotion on an angry snake. I didn’t expect my nipples to look like sad emojis after breastfeeding. I didn’t expect...
Chicken & Pesto Noodle Salad

Chicken & Pesto Noodle Salad

Being a nurse really takes over your life. For a start, everyone you know asks you for medical advice, ‘Hey, Shannon, I have this cut, do you think it’s infected?’ And sympathy? Gone. You find it really hard to muster compassion for people with a cold after you just...
Chocolate Goo-Goo Cake

Chocolate Goo-Goo Cake

Chocolate cake: it’s one of life’s winners. But with a fuckload of sugar, flour and oil, it’s not exactly the most healthful shit so, if you’d rather take your health risks in the form of binge drinking, fries and pingers, then making your chocolate...
Feeling Like Sh*t Chicken Soup

Feeling Like Sh*t Chicken Soup

Sometimes we get sick and we just bloody want a bloody cuddle from our mums and some goddamn chicken soup. When my second child was born he had to be sliced out. When the surgeon lifted him skyward like Simba from The Lion King, I expected the ‘Circle of Life’ song to...