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A LETTER TO MY 9 YEAR OLD DAUGHTER

By Jess Caire Image Credit :: @jesscaire I was having coffee with a friend recently who was quite upset because her 6-year-old daughter had told her that she thought only blonde girls were beautiful. This little 6yo, her mother and her sister are all brunette. I could see the pain this comment had caused my friend, […] Read more…

SA’s Award-winning restaurants + cafes!

So, the 2017 Awards for Excellence – Restaurant and Catering  in SA have happened. And it’s with much joy, that we share these beautiful award-winning places with YOU.  Here is the list. Now go out and eat, drink and be merry! Adelady x BAKERY/PATISSERIE/DESSERT BAR Sponsored by Fleurieu Milk WINNER – Red Cacao, STIRLING BREAKFAST RESTAURANT – METRO NORTH […] Read more…

Skin-care for Brides!

Guest Blog by :: Australian Skin Clinics You’ve planned everything from the dress, to the seating plan, right down the topping on your cake. But have you thought about your skin? With all eyes on you, it is important to start the beauty preparations early to ensure radiant, glowing skin on your wedding day.   12 […] Read more…

Protecting your Brilliant Idea: Legal Tips for starting a Small Business

By Vanessa Ho :: Websters Lawyers Protecting your Brilliant Idea: Legal Tips for starting a Small Business You’ve had a lightbulb moment. Or, to quote Oprah, an “a-ha” moment. You’ve identified a gap in the market and have come up with that one big idea that’s going to make you rich and famous. It’s exciting times, but […] Read more…

WHY HAVING A ‘FRENTOR’ COULD CHANGE YOUR LIFE

By Jess Caire In today’s crazy age there’s a term for just about everything, and, if you’re anything like me the words entrepreneur, protégé and mentor make you dry retch because they’ve become so over-used they’ve lost their value (similar to the words amazing and inspirational!). I was gushing to a friend of mine recently, about […] Read more…

Simple ways to build wealth!

Guest Blog By Kathryn Liebezeit :: Hood Sweeney Follow along on social :: FACEBOOK     :: LINKEDIN Accumulating wealth doesn’t happen by chance. It’s the old adage, ‘People don’t plan to fail, they fail to plan’. While this seems cliché when it comes to accumulating wealth it’s important to have a plan to ensure a comfortable lifestyle when you are […] Read more…

Conversations with Jess – Zara Quentin

By Jess Caire Conversations with Zara Quentin Zara Quentin is an Adelaide mummy who in amongst raising her three adorable children, has also just published her first young adult fantasy fiction novel, Airwoman! Zara graduated from Law with an Honours thesis in international criminal law but some time later met her husband and became a mummy, and rediscovered […] Read more…

Hop-on Hop-Off Wine Tours with Trailhopper

By Jess from Dressed in Copper To our dearest wine-loving Adeladies, let me tell you about something I think you’ll love… Trailhopper Hop-On Hop-Off Wine Tours! Operating in the Adelaide Hills, Barossa Valley and McLaren Vale, Trailhopper is a cost effective and easy way to cellar-door-hop around your favourite wine regions for a fraction of the price […] Read more…

One of Adelaide’s most exquisite wedding dress designers

By Jess Caire Conversations with Greta Kate  Image credit: gretakate.com.au I recently had the privilege to watch Adelaide’s own Greta Kate make my sister’s exquisite wedding gown. She makes the entire process special and personal, so you walk down the aisle in a unique design that captures the essence of you. Greta’s work has been seen […] Read more…

39 reasons why Adelaide is the best place on the planet

By Hayley Pearson Adelaide is the best place on the planet. Sure, it isn’t overflowing with high-rise buildings, but within, are hundreds of teeny tiny hidden gems that make it so wondrous. We have some of the most spectacular countryside, rolling vines and crowd-free beaches in the world — but we’re not cocky about it.  We just sit […] Read more…

FRUCHOC MUD CUPCAKES – WITH A SURPRISE

By Laura Bakhtiarian :: @Piecesofme___ Ingredients 135g butter, chopped 150g dark chocolate, chopped 1/2 cup (125ml) hot water 1 cup (200g) brown sugar 2/3 cup (100g) plain flour, sifted 1/4 cup (40g) self-raising flour, sifted 2 tablespoons cocoa powder, sifted 1 egg Fruchocs for decoration and hidden surprise in each cupcake Chocolate Ganache 200g dark chocolate 200g […] Read more…

The perfect Adelady day out at Glenelg

By Hayley Pearson Every Adelady needs a day out. One whole day to refuel and feed the soul. But the hardest part is, other than staying in your pjs all day, where do we go? Here’s a hot tip, Glenelg! It’s back to business at the Bay, so, we’ve put together the perfect Adelady day out. […] Read more…

The right BLUSH for your skin!

By Stacey Caruso Makeup Ladies, gone are the days of the 80s makeup trends of bright blue eyeshadow and strong coloured blush almost striped across the cheeks. But why does it seem that so many women are afraid of using blush today? In an era where women are getting brows tattooed, fillers in their lips […] Read more…

Holidaying in Adelaide – everything you MUST do while you’re here!

By Kim Lamb Original post on Eat Play Love Travel Regular Adelady lovers will know that I grew up in Adelaide but now live on the Eastern seaboard. (Yes, I’m one of those people – Adeladies, please don’t peg me with tomatoes). When my fellow New South Welshians find out that I’m from Adelaide, I’m […] Read more…

Mr Goodbar – The coolest place you never knew existed

Looking for an inner-city bar for your next function? Let us introduce you to Mr Goodbar, one of Adelaide’s best kept secrets! Whether it’s a birthday, engagement party, corporate or social gathering, Mr. Goodbar is multi-functional and super cute. This hidden gem tucked away just off Rundle Street exudes coolness. With its 1950s soul-inspired interior […] Read more…

3 quick and easy brekky ideas

3 QUICK AND EASY BREKKY IDEAS :: Moo Premium Foods 3 Quick & Easy Breakfasts We often hear that “breakfast is the most important meal of the day”. Yes it helps kickstart your metabolism. Yes it refuels your energy levels, and yes it improves memory and concentration. But let’s be honest, sometimes some extra ‘snooze […] Read more…

Black rice and roast veggie salad

By Laura :: Romeo’s Healthy dinner to work-lunch idea — Black rice and roast veggie salad. All ingredients available from your local Romeo’s. Ingredients 1 1/2  cup black rice 1kg butternut pumpkin, deseeded, cut into squares 10-15 small brussel sprouts 1 red onion, diced 80ml (1/3 cup) extra virgin olive oil 2  tablespoon white balsamic vinegar […] Read more…

Rhubarb and Berry Crumble Pie Recipe

 By Laura ::  G-Fresh Spices   Main ingredients 1 sweet crust pastry 200g caster sugar 2 tbsp cornflour Zest of one orange 400g rhubarb (trimmed of rough ends and cut into 1.5cm pieces) 350g mixed berries (fresh or frozen) Crumble 100g plain flour 40g brown sugar 2 tbsp caster sugar 1 tbsp G-Fresh Vanilla Sugar 1/4 tsp G-Fresh […] Read more…

Spiced Cauliflower Soup Recipe

By Laura ::  G-Fresh Spices  Ingredients 1 small cauliflower (cut into small florets) 2 tsp G-Fresh Ground Cumin 2 tsp G-Fresh Paprika (Hot) 1 tsp G-Fresh Ground Coriander ½ tsp G-Fresh Ground Cinnamon 2 tbsp olive oil G-Fresh Pink Himalayan Salt (fine) 1 brown onion (chopped) 1 tsp G-Fresh Minced Garlic 3 cups vegetable stock 2 tbsp chopped […] Read more…

Thai Red Curry Soup Recipe

By Laura ::  G-Fresh Spices  Ingredients 1tbsp vegetable oil 1 large brown onion (chopped) 2 tbsp G-Fresh Minced Chilli 1 tbsp G-Fresh Minced Ginger 1 tsp G-Fresh Coriander (ground) 850g sweet potato (peeled and chopped) 4 cups (1 litre) vegetable stock 1 cup of water 1 tbsp fish sauce 1 tbsp lime juice 2 tsp brown sugar […] Read more…

Yummy Tomato Soup Recipe

By Laura ::  G-Fresh Spices  Ingredients 1 tbs olive oil 1 large brown onion (chopped) 1 tbs G-Fresh Minced Garlic 300g sweet potatoes (peeled and chopped) 600g tomatoes (chopped) 1 tbs G-Fresh Mixed Herbs 1/4 tsp G-Fresh Pink Himalayan Salt (fine) 2 tbs tomato paste 3 cups vegetable stock 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves   Method Heat […] Read more…

SA weekend getaway accommodation ideas

By Hayley Pearson We’ve spent the last eight months travelling around our beautiful state, bed-hopping (in a non-sexual kind of way), to find some of our fave SA weekend accommodation picks. Here’s what we found: RENMARK :: 6 Star, The Frames Luxury Accommodation Website :: luxuryaccommodationsouthaustralia.com.au Our review :: 10-reasons-to-visit-the-frames-luxury-accommodation Or Wilkedene Woolshed Brewery Houseboats Website :: aboverenmark.com.au/micro_brewery CLARE […] Read more…

The Best Beauty and Hair Trends for Winter

Guest Blog By Leah Brunoli – CEO/Managing Director/Bridal Coordinator of Adelaide-based hair and beauty empire Fresh Hair & Body. The Best Beauty and Hair Trends for Autumn/Winter 2017 Winter is here, so time to switch over beauty trends and products. As the northern hemisphere steals our warmth and we steadily get cooler, we can also […] Read more…

5 Simple Style Tips To Give New Life To Your Home

Guest Blog by the Adeladies at Somo-Studio Somo studio are an online based interior design and styling service. Follow along on social… :: WEBSITE     :: FACEBOOK     :: INSTAGRAM 1. Go Green! Indoor greenery is such an affordable and rewarding way to add life and brighten your space. They not only look […] Read more…

Let’s FORK CANCER together!

By Hayley Pearson Cancer is never invited. EVER. But sometimes it rocks up unexpectedly in the people we love most. We are doing something special for our mums. For our friends. For our grandmothers and for all Adeladies affected by cancer. We’re holding a Longest Table dinner to FORK CANCER. And we are not doing […] Read more…

The best Middle Eastern recipe

By Dinah Crowe :: G-Fresh Inspired by my trip to Dubai Ingredients Serves 4-6 6 forequarter lamb chops Lightly dust forequarter chops in seasoned flour then pan fry in olive oil until nicely browned on both sides. Set aside. 6 celery sticks finely diced 3 carrots finely diced 2C vegetable pulp from cold press juicer […] Read more…

Where are SA’s best platters?

By Jess from Dressed in Copper It’s been a long time between platter posts- let’s face it, I’ve been too busy eating cheese and not spending enough time writing about it. Now that the vineyards change colour and the weather begins to get cooler, it’s the perfect time to hunt out some fabulous cellar doors […] Read more…

The email that stood out to us like dog’s balls

By Hayley Pearson Once upon a time… we met Laura. Isn’t it weird when you meet someone as an adult and even though you’ve only known them a short time, that person feels like “home”? That’s what Laura is. She’s an old (really OLD) “school friend” that we’ve only just met. We get lots of emails […] Read more…

​​So, you want to start your own business? 7 things they never tell you!

Guest Blog by Marisa Riccio, Hood Sweeney Follow along on social :: FACEBOOK     :: LINKEDIN So, you want to start your own business? – 7 things they never tell you At Hood Sweeney we are excited about the new generation of serial entrepreneurs that we see walking through our doors on South Terrace. There’s […] Read more…

5 reasons why you should step up your work outs this winter!

5 reasons why you should step up your work outs this winter Stair climbing is the perfect high intensity work out – it’s explosive, fast, based on strength and it gets results. Plus, it’s fun! With Stadium Stomp, the ultimate stair climbing challenge returning to Adelaide Oval on Sunday 9 July, we thought we’d give […] Read more…

GIANT FRUCHOC SMASH OR MELT

By Laura Bakhtiarian :: @Picesofme___   Ingredients 200g  Good quality Dark Chocolate, chopped. Menz FruChocs, mixed dark and melt chocolate. Method Start by bringing the 3/4 of the chopped chocolate to 101°F, using the double boiling method.  Once the chocolate is throughly melted and up to temperature, remove it from the stove and gently mix in the […] Read more…

GRILLED SCOTCH FILLET SALAD RECIPE

By Dinah Crowe :: Romeo’s Featured on episode 14 of Adelady on Channel 9, Adelaide… All ingredients available from your local Romeo’s. GRILLED SCOTCH FILLET SALAD WITH SIRACHIA AIOLI AND FRESH HERBS Ingredients 2 x scotch fillet olive oil sea salt 2T whole egg mayonnaise 1T sirachia sauce Juice and rind of lime 2C mixed […] Read more…

5 ways to make your EYES look 1000 times better!

Guest Blog by Ashlea Battaglia — Ooh Lala Lash Boutique, King William Road Follow Ooh Lala Lash Boutique on social: WEBSITE     FACEBOOK LUXE LASH LIFT Wake up with curled natural lashes with the The Luxe Lash Lift. Providing a natural to dramatically curled look on your natural lashes lasting 6-8 weeks. In just 45minutes, […] Read more…

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