• Eating out

    Kokomo Kitchen + Bar, Coomera

    Kokomo Kitchen + Bar is a waterfront cafe in Coomera, situated inside The BoatWorks. It's a quirky little venue with a tropical vibe, overlooking the super yachts and Coomera River.

  • Free to do,  Indoors,  Parenting

    Rainy day activities for Gold Coast Kids

    Rainy days are usually few and far between on the Gold Coast, so when the rain does set in, we’re often scrambling for indoor activities for kids to keep occupied. I’ve rounded up some of the best spots on the Gold Coast to eat, activities to do and things to see that are indoors, family and kid friendly, and out of the rain!

  • Eating out,  Family life

    BSKT Nobby Beach

    BSKT (pronounced biscuit) opened in 2013 as a family orientated and puppy friendly cafe that caters to all dietary types. Situated right beside Nobby Beach, BSKT has delicious food, ample indoor and outdoor seating and a fenced children's play area, making it a popular destination for locals.

  • Eating out,  Family life

    The Boathouse Tavern, Coomera

    The Boathouse Tavern at Coomera is family friendly dining in a tropical setting! Surrounded by beautiful water features, fire torches and cabana huts, it's the perfect place for a meal with the family. The kids will love the jumping castle and the games room!

  • Eating out,  Free to do,  Playgrounds

    Latte Lounge, Southport

    Kids love playgrounds, parents love coffee – it’s a simple fact. The people behind Latte Lounge at Southport know this, and have created the perfect space that is drawing parents and children in from across the Gold Coast!

  • Recipes

    Daisy Cookies

    I love simple recipes to make with the kids - bonus points if they look cute too! These Daisy Cookies are the best combination: only a few ingredients that you'll definitely have on hand, and easy enough to make that the kids will love joining in.

  • Easter,  Recipes

    Easter Egg Rocky Road

    If your kids are anything like mine, they don't actually like to eat their Easter eggs. Gathering and counting, yep. Eating, nope. Last year I turned to the old trick of using up Easter eggs to make rocky road, and boy oh boy was it a good decision! The monotony of egg after egg is broken up by bites of flavoursome goodness.