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Rick Stein seafood restaurant opened its doors at the newly built Bannisters Port Stephens in late 2018. The celebrity c... [more]
If you are living or visiting Newcastle, there are a wide range of fun and interesting things to do, all around the city... [more]
Do you have a crunchy and delicious biscotti recipe that you love? I don't claim to be an expert on biscotti, but I have... [more]
Newcastle is a city that is located just over 2 hours north of Sydney. It is a mix of old and new, as its industrial his... [more]
I often bake treats for my family that I know that they will like - see my recipes here - but occasionally I will bake s... [more]
If you love fudge - or you know someone who does - then this sweet fudge recipe is a winner, as it tastes just like Chri... [more]
Shoal Bay is a particularly stunning bay and town, that is located in Port Stephens - just 2.5 hours north of Sydney. Th... [more]
Do you love Coconut Ice? Who doesn't! It is a sweet treat that everyone loves to eat. If you love to make homemade Chris... [more]
This "cheat" recipe uses a pre-purchased cake mix, to make it quicker and easier! It is a moist, delicious cake that... [more]
If you like a tasty rice dish with lots of spices, then give biryani a try! If you don't have many spices in your cupboa... [more]
Sweet potato and chocolate sounds like an unusual combination, but sweet potato is a hidden ingredient that you can't ta... [more]
If you're anything like me, then you love the crunch of a good biscotti. Of course the chunky ingredients inside are al... [more]
If you want to make sausage rolls for a party, or just for a snack, then this recipe is easy and tastes completely home-... [more]
This quiche recipe is very easy to make, but the best part is - you can put whatever you like in them! We use ham and ch... [more]
I love a recipe that says "No-Bake". It is so much easier to make a recipe that is put in the fridge to set and then it ... [more]
Do you love the fresh flavour of lime? It isn't often that I buy real limes, but when I do I make sure that I use up eve... [more]
Have you always thought that making bread and naan was too hard? I always have - but this year my family and I decided t... [more]
This boiled fruit recipe has been passed down through my family, which I used to love as a little girl and now I make it... [more]
If you are anything like me, then you are always on the lookout for easy weeknight dinners, that the whole family will l... [more]
This moist and delicious cake is loved in our house as it contains bursts of fresh blueberries and it is complemented by... [more]
Do you love the tropical combination of pineapple and coconut? Then why not put them both together in the one slice,... [more]
As I write this in lockdown, like many areas around Australia, I start to look in the pantry to see what recipe I can co... [more]
If you are exploring the natural attractions in Newcastle, you can't miss the stunning Glenrock Conservation Area. It ha... [more]
Do you love to eat muffins, but are trying to eat healthier? Me too! This recipe uses 3 cups of almond meal, instead of ... [more]
Three Monkeys Cafe can be found on a renowned foodie street in Newcastle - Darby Street in Cooks Hill. The street has hi... [more]
Are you planning on going to the Stockton Sand Dunes at Birubi Beach? Then you are guaranteed to have a good time! They ... [more]
If you are reading this, then you love the combination of banana and chocolate together. I have previously written a rec... [more]
Do you have a favourite slice recipe, that everyone always loves? This recipe, below, is my family's favourite. I make i... [more]
Nelson Bay is a colourful, waterside town in the region of Port Stephens in NSW. It is a tourist hot spot all year aroun... [more]
The Newcastle Light Rail is a bright red tram that travels through the city and runs parallel to the Hunter River in New... [more]
Newcastle Ocean Baths is a historical public swimming pool located on Shortland Esplanade in Newcastle. You can't miss t... [more]
Do you have bored kids on your hands this summer? The summer school holidays are a lot of fun but they also go on for a... [more]
Do you love to give baked goods or sweet food gifts at Christmas? I do! I think it is a thoughtful gift to give at this ... [more]
It is hard to be healthy at Christmas, but with this tasty Christmas Peppermint Bliss Balls recipe, you can eat well and... [more]
Are you looking for a budget-friendly dessert that the whole family will love? Then pick up a home-brand tub of Neapolit... [more]
Are you a teenager, researching what there is to do in Nelson Bay? Or perhaps you are a parent, looking for ways to ente... [more]
As summer approaches and locals and tourists flock to the bays and beaches around Nelson Bay, it may be surprising to kn... [more]
Are you stuck for a Christmas present for someone who is hard to buy for? Are you looking for a gift voucher for an expe... [more]
The Nelson Bay area is a popular tourist destination in the Port Stephens region, 2.5 hours north of Sydney. It is popul... [more]
Fingal Spit is a bridge of sand that is only visible at low tide, that connects Fingal Beach to Shark Island in Fingal B... [more]
Box Beach is a secluded beach that is located in Tomaree National Park, just a short 5 minute drive from Shoal Bay in Po... [more]
Zenith Beach is located just around the headland from Shoal Bay, in the scenic Port Stephens region. It is a reasonably ... [more]
Nelson Bay is located in the Port Stephens region, 2.5 hours north of Sydney and 1 hour north of Newcastle, in NSW. It i... [more]
Do you love to make your own sausage rolls at home? Do you have a favourite recipe? Although it is easy to pick up a box... [more]
If you have clicked on this article, then you may be a self-confessed chocoholic, like me. You just can't beat the comfo... [more]
There are times when you need to pop out to the shops and buy a cake for when guests come over, for a special afternoon ... [more]
If you are trying to change your diet or remove flour from the foods that you eat, then check out this egg-free, flour-f... [more]
Revolution is an indoor trampoline, inflatables and sports park, that is located in Maryville in Newcastle, NSW. At the ... [more]
Do you like the flavour of peanut butter and honey sandwiches? This raw peanut butter slice reminds me of that flavour -... [more]
Do you love the flavour of lemon? My daughter often requests that I make her favourites Mini Lemon Cheesecakes and Lemon... [more]
Nelson Bay in Port Stephens is a popular whale-watching destination between May and November, with cruise boats going ou... [more]
As the weather heats up in Australia, we try and figure out ways to cook where we don't need to turn on the oven, as it ... [more]
As summer approaches, it is always a good idea to have some "no bake" recipes handy, for those hot days when you don't w... [more]
Sometimes we all need comfort food to cheer us up and make us feel all warm and cosy. This recipe combines the flavours ... [more]
Wreck Beach is a secluded beach that is located between Zenith Beach and Box Beach in Shoal Bay, in the scenic Port Step... [more]
There are some flavours which just taste like Christmas. Ginger spice always reminds me of gingerbread men, whilst nutme... [more]
When my family and I lived in New Zealand for a few years, we discovered the joy of Afgan biscuits (read about their ori... [more]
Do you have a favourite risotto recipe that you go back to, time and time again? This recipe below, is on our dinner rot... [more]
Are you looking for an easy recipe for the classic "spag bol" that your teenager could make for themselves? Or maybe you... [more]
Robinson Reserve is located along the beachfront at Birubi Beach at Anna Bay, in the scenic Port Stephens region. You ca... [more]
Do you love to make your own raw slices? I personally love an easy raw slice recipe, which I can make for my family and ... [more]
Do you like to have a basic slice recipe which you can quickly make, for when friends come around for afternoon tea? Thi... [more]
As I write this, Australia is in the middle of winter and Ugg boots are firmly in place all around the country. When the... [more]
If you are looking for a new side salad or you like to try new and interesting salads to take to work, then keep scrolli... [more]
Are you looking for a filling and healthy-ish cookie recipe that you can eat for breakfast, take on a hike or pop in you... [more]
Are you looking for something tasty to make tonight for dessert? This recipe is easy and delicious, but it does have one... [more]
Are you looking for a sweet slice recipe to make for morning tea? Or are you looking for a new slice recipe to make for ... [more]
Are you planning on visiting Nelson Bay in the stunning Port Stephens region? There is a lot to do in the bay, with whal... [more]
Are you looking for snack ideas for after school, the lunch box, for a family get-together or just to eat at home? This ... [more]
If you love carrot cake, then you will enjoy making this easy, nut-free carrot cake recipe for guests who come over, the... [more]
If you're reading this in the cooler months, then you may be on the hunt for a creamy risotto recipe to fill you up - an... [more]
Are you looking at your empty Moccona coffee jar and wondering what you can make with it? The glass is so thick and it i... [more]
Do you have a favourite baked treat that your Grandma used to make, when you were a kid? Did it instantly make you feel ... [more]
Are you kids climbing the walls with boredom? Then take a scroll through this list to find some ideas that suit your... [more]
If you have filled up your freezer with staples so you don't have to food shop often - or to prepare for a Cornavirus pa... [more]
If you are looking for a cheap and fun activity to entertain your kids on a rainy day, sick day or school holidays, then... [more]
Nelson Bay and Port Stephens is a dog-friendly region, with pet-friendly accommodation, walks and cafes which welcome po... [more]
If you are visiting Nelson Bay with your pooch, or you are a local looking for a new place to walk your dog, then you ar... [more]
The Newcastle Memorial Walk (also known as the ANZAC Memorial Walk) is a 450 metre scenic walk along the headland, locat... [more]
Blackbutt Reserve is located in Kotara, right in the heart of Newcastle's inner suburbs. This busy suburb, with a Westfi... [more]
Richley Reserve Mega Adventure Playground is located in Richley Reserve, which is part of the Blackbutt Nature Reserve i... [more]
If you are visiting Nelson Bay in Port Stephens on holidays, then you will probably be wanting to take advantage of all ... [more]
The Courtyard is a restaurant precinct at Stockland Green Hills Shopping Centre in East Maitland, in the Hunter region. ... [more]
The Beehive is a popular café, located in the trendy Honeysuckle Precinct along the Hunter River in Newcastle. This new ... [more]
Christmas is an exciting time of year to get together with friends, family and workmates, to celebrate the festive seaso... [more]
Port Macquarie is located on the Mid-North Coast of NSW - a 4 hour drive north of Sydney and a 6 hour drive south of Bri... [more]
The Nelson Bay region is renowned for its pristine waters, abundance of seafood, scenic national parks and picturesque w... [more]
So you've booked a holiday to the Nelson Bay area in Port Stephens (congratulations, good choice!) and you may now be wo... [more]
Each year, restaurants around Nelson Bay open their doors to celebrate Christmas with fresh local seafood, traditional r... [more]
As the temperatures start to drop in winter, many people close the curtains, stay glued to their couches and spend the w... [more]
If you are on a health kick, or simply like to eat healthily, then tracking down a good, healthy café is like hitting th... [more]
Oakvale Wildlife Park (formally Oakvale Farm & Fauna World) is located at Salt Ash, in the beautiful Port Stephens regio... [more]
If you are looking for delicious cakes, fresh sourdough bread and a good ol' fashioned bakery that smells like heaven wh... [more]
Are you looking for somewhere romantic to spend Valentine's Day in the Nelson Bay area? Or perhaps you are celebrating a... [more]
The Stockton Ferry is a regular ferry service across the Hunter River, from the northern Newcastle suburb of Stockton to... [more]
Spirited - A Creative Play Café is located in the industrial area of Taylors Beach, a short drive from Salamander Bay in... [more]
Little Nelson Bay is located in Port Stephens, just a short walk along the foreshore from the town of Nelson Bay. It is ... [more]
Tomaree Aquatic Centre is located just off Nelson Bay Road, in front of Toboggan Hill Park tourist attraction. This outd... [more]
Are you staying or living in Sydney and want to escape for the weekend, but don't want to go too far? Then why not drive... [more]
Are you going for a holiday with the kids to Nelson Bay, but you're not sure what to do, or where to go? There are hundr... [more]
The question at the top of this article has many answers, as all of the bays around Nelson Bay are family friendly - wit... [more]
So you've woken up on holidays in Nelson Bay and the rain has set in. What now? The kids will be banging down the door s... [more]
Little Beach is a scenic bay in the Port Stephens region, just around the coastline from Nelson Bay. It is popular all y... [more]
Nelson Bay is a popular tourist town in the Port Stephens region, with thousands of people flocking to its shores every ... [more]
If you enjoy having fish and chips by the water, then you can't go past the Bay Harbour Cafe in Nelson Bay. It is situat... [more]
When you visit Nelson Bay in Port Stephens, it is almost a necessity to try the local seafood and taste the fresh catch ... [more]
If you like to start your day with an invigorating walk and stunning coastal views, then you will find what you're looki... [more]
Nelson Bay in Port Stephens is the perfect family-friendly destination with calm waters, quiet sandy bays and small ripp... [more]
On a hot summer's day, there is nothing better than to buy a cold ice-cream, find a shady spot to sit and enjoy the ... [more]
When you move to a new town or go on holidays, there is always a popular, scenic walk that the locals like to do. Whethe... [more]
Inner Light Tea Rooms is located at Nelson Head Lighthouse, on the headland between Nelson Bay and Shoal Bay, in the bea... [more]
For locals and tourists to Nelson Bay, there is no better way to experience the beauty of the region than by looking out... [more]
The Tomaree Head Summit Walk is a must-do for locals and tourists, when exploring the scenic Port Stephens region. The e... [more]
If you love to scour through op shops looking for brand name clothing at bargain prices or enjoy looking for one good bo... [more]
BIG4 Ingenia Holiday Park at Soldiers Point is located near the end of the Soldiers Point peninsula, just 15 minutes fro... [more]
My family recently moved from the city of Canberra to the blue waters of Port Stephens, and let's just say, it wasn't a ... [more]
 
Isn't this a cute idea? My daughter made these at school one Christmas and they looked so effective, that we've bee... [more]
As someone who enjoys eating vegetarian food, I was keen to find a spinach roll that all my family enjoyed. When I cooke... [more]
New Year's Eve is on its way - so what's happening in Newcastle this year? Plenty! The highlight will be a firework spec... [more]
Celebrate the end of 2021 and ring in the new year with a firework spectacular over Lake Burley Griffin! There will be ... [more]
After a long time of silence during the COVID-19 pandemic, live music is slowly coming back to our pubs, clubs and taver... [more]
Stockton is a suburb of Newcastle, located across the Hunter River from Newcastle's city centre. It is a suburb that is ... [more]
Rocky Road is usually made with marshmallows, nuts and chocolate, however you can really add what ingredients that you l... [more]
Are you planning a holiday to the Port Stephens region to stay at Nelson Bay, Shoal Bay, Salamander Bay, Soldiers Point,... [more]
Celebrate Christmas at Dee Why Beach, with this popular annual family carols night! It will be held at James Meehan Rese... [more]
10/12/2021
Are you looking for an easy chicken recipe to put on the BBQ, or to cook in the frypan, so you don't need to put the ove... [more]
Rissoles are a favourite meal for families and to take to BBQ's, as you can use them in a variety of ways. In our family... [more]
If you love a good prawn pizza, then check out this easy recipe below, which has just 5 ingredients and is made in less ... [more]
This 4-ingredient recipe is an easy dinner idea that is jam-packed full of protein, takes minutes to put together an... [more]
If you're a seafood lover, then Christmas and Easter is the best time of the year for you! Of course, you can drive to t... [more]
Christmas is fast approaching and if you don't feel like cooking, then why not book in for a decadent Christmas lunch on... [more]
If you love a good carrot cake, then you will want to try this recipe - which has all the delicious ingredients of a car... [more]
When you want to go out for lunch with children, it is always handy to know which venues have a little playground or pla... [more]
Are you looking for a fun day out with your friends to celebrate the Melbourne Cup, and enjoy being social again? Then d... [more]
02/11/2021
The Melbourne Cup is almost here (on 2nd November) and events are selling out quickly, with the Honeysuckle Social and C... [more]
02/11/2021
Can you believe it - we are back to celebrating the Melbourne Cup! Life is slowly returning to normal and now we can cel... [more]
02/11/2021
Medowie is an inland town that is located in Port Stephens, 35 minutes from Newcastle and 30 minutes from Nelson Bay. It... [more]
School is almost back and it is time to start thinking about what to put in the lunch boxes again! If you're anythin... [more]
Are you looking for somewhere to enjoy Christmas Day around the Newcastle region? There are a wide variety of venues... [more]
After such an uncertain year, it is comforting to know that families and friends will be together this Christmas. Each y... [more]
They look good, don't they? These cute little sultana cakes are dripping with lemon icing and are so easy to make, t... [more]
This sweet and tangy pork marinade is made from ingredients that you may already have in your pantry or fridge, right no... [more]
Are you looking for cheap and fun ways to entertain the kids at home, these school holidays? For many of us, the school ... [more]
Are you looking for recipes that you can make with your kids for Father's Day? These recipes, below, are some of the mea... [more]
If you love Butter Chicken and you love pizza, then why not combine the two with this easy and spicy pizza recipe! My fa... [more]
If you're anything like me, you are always after quick and healthy dinner recipes - which don't have many ingredients. T... [more]
Are you looking for healthy, easy dinner recipes that the whole family will love? Then check out this Prawn Fried Ri... [more]
There are times when all you want is something sweet. Maybe you have had a hard day and you need to raid the hidden choc... [more]
Seabreeze Hotel is located in the heart of Nelson Bay on Stockton Street, opposite d'Albora Marinas. The hotel offers ac... [more]
The winter school holidays are on their way! Are you wondering what you are going to do whilst living, or holidaying, ar... [more]
28/06/2021 - 11/07/2021
If you are on holidays in Nelson Bay, or just have a craving for fish and chips on the beach, then you have many tasty c... [more]
Do you love to celebrate Christmas in July? Perhaps you couldn't celebrate with your friends and family last Christmas? ... [more]
24/07/2021 - 25/07/2021
A Pooch Affair is back in 2021 for all dogs and their owners! It will be held at the EPIC (Exhibition Park in Canberra) ... [more]
19/06/2021
Timezone is a games arcade that is located on the top floor ("The Rooftop") at Westfield Kotara, Newcastle. You can find... [more]
Mother's Day is on its way - have you thought about where you would like to take Mum around Nelson Bay, Port Stephen... [more]
09/05/2021
Can you believe it is almost May? This year is flying by so fast! Last year seemed to go by so slowly, as COVID-19 impac... [more]
09/05/2021
Mother's Day is a special time for families, all around the country. In Canberra, there are dozens of ways to spend the ... [more]
Suitcase Rummage is back in Canberra but this time it will be located at Haigh Park on Saturday, 1st May, between 11pm -... [more]
01/05/2021
Momo Wholefood is a vegetarian cafe that is located in Newcastle - just a short walk from the Crowne Street light rail s... [more]
ANZAC Day is a special time of year for all Australians and New Zealanders, as we remember the people who have fought fo... [more]
Do you love Choc Chip muesli bars, that you buy from the supermarket? This recipe, below, tastes just like them, so you ... [more]
If you are reading this article, then you are looking for new and fresh ideas for what to buy or make for your kids thes... [more]
If you live in NSW and have your Dine and Discover vouchers ready to use, then why not spend them at local attractions a... [more]
Murray's Brewery is located on Nelson Bay Road at Bobs Farm, Port Stephens. You can find it on the main road into the Ne... [more]
Do you enjoy baking with Cacao? I recently bought a bag of Organic Cacao powder to try in my breakfast smoothies and pro... [more]
I don't know about you, but I am always on the look-out for easy dinner dishes which are healthy, low in salt, low in fa... [more]
Cass Kiosk is a takeaway food outlet located near the car park at One Mile Beach, Port Stephens. It is owned and run by ... [more]
I love the combination of banana and chocolate in muesli bars, smoothies and banana splits - don't you? This recipe, bel... [more]
If you have ever been to a buffet breakfast, you may have been offered a beautiful range of cold options, such as tropic... [more]
Hunter Valley Zoo is located 1 hour west of Newcastle and 2 hours north of Sydney. It is a small regional zoo, so it can... [more]
Holey Moley is a unique mini golf venue that has 18 locations across NSW, QLD, VIC, WA and SA, with one at Charlestown S... [more]
Gan Gan Lookout is located off Nelson Bay Road, on the way into Nelson Bay Town Centre. It is the best place to start yo... [more]
Are you looking for an easy chicken marinade that packs some punch? This recipe only has 6 ingredients to spread over th... [more]
Here in Australia, Christmas Day is often a hot summer scorcher, so you don't always feel like having a hot Christmas pu... [more]
Do you love the taste of coconut ice? Then why not check out this variation - peppermint ice! If you love the flavour of... [more]
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